As per articles 17.2 and 17.3 of the EFPC constitution, the Executive Board will select a candidate who will then be co-opted on to the Board and approved by the next General Assembly in 2020:
17.2. The general meeting selects the Executive Board members from among the members of the association. In making such a selection, attention shall be paid to establishing diversity within the Executive Board in the field of gender, profession and region.
17.3. The Executive Board is authorized to appoint one or more Executive Board members, provided that the number of them is less than half of the number of Executive Board members, by means of cooptation.