According to the A2S statutes the social entities of the association are the General Assembly, the Board of Directors and the Supervisory Board, who are elected for 3-year mandates by the associated members.
The A2S General Assembly is a deliberative body which meets annually or whenever is necessary and it is responsible to ensure the regular functioning of the association. Among its most important functions is the election of the social entities and the analysis and vote of anual plans and activity reports and budget.
The Board of A2S is responsible for administration. Meets monthly, or whenever necessary and is composed by seven members, with a majority of private entities. It is responsible for implementing the Local Development Strategy designed for the territory effectively and efficiently in order to ensure that the selection of projects accomplishes the goals and objectives defined.
The Supervisory Board is responsible for monitoring and supervising the activities of A2S, ensuring its regular functioning.
In the General Meeting held on March 30 of 2015 the following social entities were elected to the 2015-2018 mandate.
President – AGROCOL – José Costa and Oliveira
Secretary – Frutoeste – Agricultural Cooperative of West Hortofruticultores, CRL – Pedro Bernardes
2nd Secretary – Business Association of Trade and Services of the municipalities of Loures and Odivelas – Mario Saramago
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
President – Loures Municipality – Antonio Pombinho
Member – Municipality of Mafra – Joaquim Sardinha
Member – Municipality of Sintra – Pedro Ventura
Member – Viticultural Commission of the Lisbon Region – Vasco D’Avillez
Member – Sintra’s Business Association – Olga Figueiredo
Member – Mafra’s Farmers Association – David Sardinha
Member – Cooperativa Agrícola de Loures – José António Barreira
1st Substitute – S. Pedro de Lousa’s Social and Parish Center – José António Parente
2nd Substitute – Santa Casa da Misericórdia de Mafra – Aníbal Rodrigues da Silva
3rd Substitute – Social Center and Parish of St. Pedro de Lousa – José Luís
4 th Substitute – CENINTEL – Formative Intelligence Center, Vocational Education and Training Lda. – Jose Luis Furtado
President – Adega Cooperativa of Azueira – João Moreira
Member – Loures Beneficiaries Association – Gregório Silva
Member – Colares Regional Cellar – José António Vicente-Paulo
1st Substitute – Mafra’s Business, Industry and Services Association – César Gonçalves
2nd Substitute – Mafra’s Agricultural Credit Cooperative Bank – David Ferreira