Dragan Crnogorac (politician)

Dragan Crnogorac
Драган Црногорац
President of Joint Council of Municipalities
Preceded by Jovan Ajduković
Assumed office
Personal details
Born (1978-09-04) 4 September 1978
Vinkovci, Croatia
Citizenship Croatian (ethnicity:Serb)
Political party Independent Democratic Serb Party
Alma mater University of Novi Sad, Zrenjanin

Dragan Crnogorac is president of Joint Council of Municipalities, a sui generis body that aligns interests of Serb ethnic community in Osijek-Baranja and Vukovar-Syrmia County. Since October 2012 he is also a member of the Croatian Parliament.[1] Over and above, he is also member of Independent Democratic Serb Party, Serbia-Croatia Intergovernmental Mixed Committee for Minorities, Assembly of Serb National Council, Croatian Radiotelevision program committee, Secretary of the Municipal Council of the Serbian national minority in Stari Jankovci municipality, president of local branch of Independent Democratic Serb Party in Stari Jankovci, Vice President of City Council of the City of Vukovar and member of County Council of the Serbian national minority of Vukovar-Syrmia County.[2]

President of Joint Council of Municipalities

Dragan Crnogorac won his first presidential term in 2005. His election at this point was unexpected since he was only 27 years old and worked as a young professor of technical education and technical drawing.[3] He took the term from former president Jovan Ajduković, becoming the third president since establishment of JCM in 1997.[3] As one of its main priorities in the first term he set education.[3] In addition, he announced reform and modernization of Joint Council of Municipalities internal organizational structure.[3]

As a President of Joint Council of Municipalities among other he held a formal meetings with Croatian President Ivo Josipović,[4] Serbian President Boris Tadić,[5] U.S. Ambassador in Croatia James B. Foley[6]...

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