President of Emilia Romagna, President of the Italian Association of Municipalities, Regions and other local communities (AICCRE) and CEMR vice- President
Stefano Bonaccini was born in Modena in 1967; he is married and has two daughters.
His career as public administrator began in 1990 when he became Councillor with responsibility for Youth Policy, Culture, Sports and Free Time in Campogalliano town, near Modena.
For the mandate 1999 - 2006 he was Councillor for Public Works and Historical Heritage in Modena city.
On March 2010 he was elected regional Councillor of Emilia-Romagna Region.
On December 2013 he was elected, Executive in charge of Local Authorities of National Secretariat of The Democratic Party.
On 23rd November 2014, he was elected President of the Regional Council of Emilia-Romagna -obtaining 49% of the votes - and on 29th December 2014 he officially joined the full exercise of his functions.
At the same time, he was appointed Deputy Commissioner for the implementation of interventions for reconstruction, assistance to the population and the economic recovery of the areas affected by the Italian earthquakes of 20th and 29th May 2012.
He is President of the National Conference of Regions and Autonomous Provinces since 17th December 2015.
He has been elected President of AICCRE (Italian Association of Municipalities, Provinces, Regions and other local communities) on 18th March 2016. Since March 2016 is CEMR vice- President.