The secretariat of SALAR is managed by Vesna Jovic, Director General, who is responsible to each of the Association's committees for the day-to-day running of the Association.
The Executive Group: Vesna Jovic and each Head of Division
Hans Karlsson is head of the Health and Social Care Division, which covers issues regarding health and medical care, elderly care and other social care (with the exception of financial aid), public health, issues relating to disabled persons, patient security and development and quality issues.
Hans Karlsson, Head of Divison
+46 8 452 75 04
Per-Arne Andersson is head of the Education and Labour Market Division, which is in charge of issues relating to schools and preschools, staffing and recruitment, employment, the labour market, integration, staffing incentives/financial aid.
Per-Arne Andersson, Head of Divison
+46 8 452 79 30
Gunilla Glasare is head of the Growth and Community Development Division, which is responsible for matters relating to growth, local and regional development, infrastructure, environment and energy, safety and security, planning and building, culture, external and internal IT.
Gunilla Glasare, Head of Division
+46 8 452 74 75
Jenny Birkestad is head of the Digitalisation Division. The Divisions activities aim to achieve smart ways of working and better digital welfare services within Swedish local authorities and regions.
Jenny Birkestad, Head of Division
+46 8 452 76 42
Annika Wallenskog is Chief Economist for SALAR and head of the Economy and Governance Division. The division is responsible for issues relating to the community organisation, division of duties in society, democracy, socio-economic analysis, analysis of data regarding the activities, finances and staff, overall responsibility for governance and management - and management issues, statistical support for methods, gathering statistics.
Annika Wallenskog, Head of Division
+46 8 452 72 27
Agneta Jöhnk is head of the Employer Policy Division, which covers issues related to wage bargaining agreements, salaries, pensions and insurance, labour law, working environment and health matters.
Agneta Jöhnk, Head of Division
+46 8 452 74 63
Germund Persson is head of the Legal Affairs Division, which covers issues from a municipal, civil law and tax law perspective. Areas might include municipal competence and self-government, publicity and confidentiality, but also EU law and specific branches of law, e.g. procurement, social services, schools, property, environment, local government infrastructure, IT and e-commerce.
Germund Persson, Head of Divison
+46 8 452 79 82
Monica Björklund Aksnes is head of the Communication Division and responsible for matters relating to information, internal and external communication, public opinion, the media and business intelligence.
Monica Björklund Aksnes, Head of Divison
+46 8 452 77 09
Lena Dahl is head of the Administrative Division, which covers internal personnel, financial and administrative functions as well as administrative support to the association's political leaders and elected representatives with international assignments.
Lena Dahl, Head of Divison
+ 46 8 452 75 05
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