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Prefect

BOŽO GALIĆ, B.Sc.Eng.

PREFECT OF THE VUKOVAR-SRIJEM COUNTY

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PERSONAL DATA

Name: Božo Galić
Date of birth: August 30th 1952
Place of birth: Crne Lokve (Bosnia and Hercegovina)
Marital status: Married, two children

EDUCATION

• graduated in 1977 at Faculty of Geodesy in Zagreb- BA, engineer of cultural techniques
• Authorized civil engineer, registered with the Croatian Chamber of Architects and Civil Engineers
• Secondary education obtained in Vinkovci (completed Grammar School Matija Antun Reljković), and elementary education in Municipality of Ivankovo

WORK EXPERIENCE

• 2009 - prefect of Vukovar-Srijem County, second term
• 2005- 2009 - prefect of Vukovar-Srijem County, first term           
• 2004-2005 -Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management, State Secretary in Directorate for Water Management
• 1997- 2001- Deputy Mayor of the City of Vinkovci
• 1994- 2004 –Water and Sewage utility company Vinkovci, Director
• 1979- Water and Sewage utility company Vinkovci, clerk, technical supervisor


HONORS AND AWARDS


• 1999 – by Decision of the President of Republic of Croatia Franjo Tudjman, awarded the Medal of Croatian Danica with imprint of Blaž Lorković, as a recognition for active participation and implementing series of infrastructure projects in the Vukovar-Srijem County
• Awarded Homeland war Recognition

FOREIGN LANGUAGES

• German-passive

OTHER

• He was named president of the Croatian Counties Association on April 8th 2008 and after the local elections in 2009 the Electoral Assembly of the Croatian Counties Association has elected him once again on 12th October 2009.  The same body has reelected him for president for the third time on 25th January 2012.
 • For many years he has been active in sports and professional associations on county and state level, such as the Association for the Protection of Water, Association of building and architectural engineers and technicians, Association of Water Supply Croatia and the Croatian Football Federation.
Vukovar-Srijem
• 2011 - Chairman of the County Football Association