Alice Genoud is the new president of the Vert·e·s vaudois·es. The 30-year-old woman from Lausanne, who was the only candidate in the running, was officially elected on Friday evening during her party’s General Assembly in Lausanne.
The member of the Grand Council takes over from Alberto Mocchi, in office for six years and who announced in March that he wanted to leave room for the next generation.
Alice Genoud has been a member of the Vert·e·s vaudois·es for 15 years, of which she notably chaired the youth section from 2011 to 2015. She was also a municipal councilor in Lausanne from 2016 to 2019, where she co-chaired the group during two years. She entered the Grand Council in December 2019. Today vice-head of the group, she was re-elected last March during the cantonal elections.
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Alice Genoud currently works as a project manager for participatory approaches in an office in Lausanne and as a parliamentary assistant to the national green councilor Sophie Michaud Gigon.
Tributes to two party figures
The Vert e s vaudois es also took advantage of their assembly to pay tribute to two figures of the party: Béatrice Métraux, who will retire from the Council of State at the end of June after 11 years, and Daniel Brélaz, who has left office. of elected after 44 years of diverse mandates.