16.3.2005   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 69/37


COUNCIL DECISION

of 17 February 2005

appointing ten French members and six French alternate members of the Committee of the Regions

(2005/215/EC)

THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION,

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community, and in particular Article 263 thereof,

Having regard to the proposal from the French Government,

Whereas:

(1)

On 22 January 2002 the Council adopted a Decision appointing the members and alternate members of the Committee of the Regions (1),

(2)

Seven seats as members of the Committee of the Regions have become vacant following the expiry of the mandates of Mr Jean-Pierre BAZIN (FR), Mr Marc BELLET (FR), Mr Yannick BODIN (FR), Ms Mireille KERBAOL (FR), Mr Robert SAVY (FR) and Mr Jacques VALADE (FR) notified to the Council on 9 April 2004 and of Mr Valéry GISCARD d'ESTAING (FR), notified to the Council on 7 August 2004.

A seat as an alternate member of the Committee of the Regions has become available following the death of Mr Claude GIRARD (FR), notified to the Council on 9 April 2004.

Two seats as alternate members of the Committee of the Regions have become vacant following the resignation of Mr Philippe RICHERT (FR), notified to the Council on 11 November 2004, and Mr Augustin BONREPAUX (FR), notified to the Council on 22 December 2004.

Three seats as alternate members of the Committee of the Regions have become available following the expiry of the mandates of Ms Nicole GUILHAUDIN (FR), Mr Alain PERELLE (FR) and Ms Marie-Françoise JACQ (FR), notified to the Council on 9 April 2004.

Three seats as alternate members of the Committee of the Regions have become available following the expiry of the mandates of Mr Claudy LEBRETON (FR), notified to the Council on 13 October 2004, Ms Mireille LACOMBE (FR), notified to the Council on 22 December 2004 and Mr Ambroise GUELLEC (FR), notified to the Council on 19 January 2005,

HAS DECIDED AS FOLLOWS:

Sole Article

(a)

 

Mr Camille de ROCCA SERRA

Président de l'assemblée territoriale Corse

 

Mr Raymond FORNI

Président du conseil régional de Franche-Comté

 

Ms Mireille LACOMBE

Conseillère générale du Puy-de-Dôme

 

Mr Jean-Yves LE DRIAN

Président du conseil régional de Bretagne

 

Mr Martin MALVY

Président du conseil régional Midi-Pyrénées

 

Mr Raymond MARIGNE

Vice-président du conseil général des Hautes-Alpes

 

Mr Daniel PERCHERON

Président du conseil régional du Nord-Pas-de-Calais

 

Mr Alain ROUSSET

Président du conseil régional d'Aquitaine

 

Mr Michel THIERS

Vice-président du conseil général du Rhône

 

Mr Adrien ZELLER

Président du conseil régional d'Alsace

(b)

 

are hereby appointed members of the Committee of the Regions,

Mr Jacques AUXIETTE

Président du conseil régional des Pays-de-la-Loire

 

Mr Pierre BERTRAND

Vice-président du conseil général du Bas-Rhin

 

Mr Charles JOSSELIN

Vice-président du conseil général des Côtes d'Armor

 

Mr Jean-Jacques LOZACH

Président du conseil général de la Creuse

 

Ms Nathalie MANET

Conseillère régionale d'Aquitaine

 

Mr Jean-Vincent PLACE

Conseiller régional de l'Île-de-France

are hereby appointed alternate members of the Committee of the Regions, for the remainder of their term of office, which runs until 25 January 2006.

Done at Brussels, 17 February 2005.

For the Council

The President

J.-C. JUNCKER


(1)  OJ L 24, 26.1.2002, p. 38.