Tatiana Badan

President, NALAS and CALM & Mayor, Selemet Municipality

Mrs. Tatiana Badan is NALAS President for the term 2021-2022, the Mayor of Selemet Municipality, Republic of Moldova, on behalf of the Congress of Local Authorities from Moldova (CALM). Mrs. Badan has over 28 years of experience in local public administration, serves as a Mayor for more than 18 years, in 5 mandates, and each time she was elected with more than 80% of the votes, which confirms the trust that her voters have in her program and her personality. In 2014 Mrs. Badan was awarded the title “Mayor of the Year”.

During her long-lasting Mayor's career Mrs. Badan implemented various projects related to social centre for disabled and vulnerable children, kindergarten, general and music school, local museum, regional market for local producers, etc. Engaged for the cultural emancipation of the village, Tatiana Badan didn’t neglect the infrastructure projects. By integrating diaspora into local development, in the last years, Selemet has a boom of local producers and is increasing its potential as a rural tourism attraction. Mrs. Badan is President of the Congress of Local Authorities from Moldova since its creation in 2010. Also, Mrs. Badan is very active internationally. Mrs. Badan is a consistent promoter of gender equality and of the idea that women must participate in the governance structures at all levels and she advocates for the most active and fair involvement of women in the decision-making processes.