Appointed civil servants
Žolt Sakalaš, Under-Secretary
He was born in 1984 in Novi Sad. He completed the Grammar School “Svetozar Marković” in Novi Sad in Hungarian language as the language of instruction. He studied at the Faculty of Law, University of Novi Sad.
During his studies and after graduation, he attended some professional training courses and completed several modules at faculties in Germany (Campus Europae) and Hungary. In 2008 he acquired the Bachelor of Laws title and in 2010 he completed his master studies and was presented with the award for academic excellence during his studies at the University of Novi Sad. In 2011 he was the recipient of the International Parliamentary Scholarship (IPS) of the German Bundestag. He acquired his professional experience at the Municipal Court in Novi Sad as a judicial trainee – volunteer, which was followed by his work at the provincial administration from 2009, including short interruptions. He completed the Diplomatic Academy at the Ministry od Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia. In addition to his native Hungarian and Serbian, he speaks English and German fluently and has basic knowledge of French.
Biljana Kašerić, Acting Assistant Provincial Secretary for Education
She was born in 1964 in Prijepolje, where she attended the Mathematics education programme at the Education Centre „Branko Radičević“ and acquired the title of Mathematical-Technical Associate.
She graduated from the Faculty of Sciences in Novi Sad and acquired the professional title of Secondary School Physics Teacher. She passed the Teaching Licence Examination, as well as the State Qualifying Examination required for employment in public authorities.
She worked as a physics teacher at the Primary School „Jovan Popović“ in Novi Sad, where she held the position of the Assistant Principal from 2007 to 2010. From 2010 she worked as and education inspector at the City Administration for Education in Novi Sad.
She speaks Russian and English language. She lives in Novi Sad.
Slađana Jovetić, Acting Assistant Provincial Secretary for Administration
She was born in 1968 in Bačka Topola. She is a Bachelor of Laws.She has worked for the AP Vojvodina administration authorities since 1996 and was in charge of different administrative affairs. In the period from 2001 to 2016 she was the secretary of the Examination Committe for State Qualifying Examination, secretary of the Examination Committe for Bar Examination, as well as the secretary of the Examination Committee for Teaching Licence Examination for Pre-School, Primary and Secondary School Teachers and Expert Associates.
Tijana Pavlov, Acting Assistant to the Provincial Secretary for Regulations and General Legal Affairs
Born in Novi Sad on 18 April, 1973, she completed primary school in Petrovaradin and graduated from Grammar School in Sremski Karlovci. In 2001, she graduated from the Faculty of Law in Novi Sad. In the same year, she was employed in the Secretariat for Urban Planning, Housing Affairs and Environment of the City of Novi Sad. In June, 2005 she worked
in the City Administration for Public Affairs and Utilities of the City of Novi Sad as senior officer for public space occupancy. A year later she was appointed Chief of the Public Space Occupancy Affairs Department. In 2007, she was appointed Head of the Novi Sad City Administration for Culture and in 2011 she was appointed Chief of the Novi Sad City Administration for Urban Planning and Housing Affairs. In 2012, she was appointed Member of the Novi Sad City Council in charge of administration and regulations and was an employee of the PE “Office Space” in Novi Sad. On 1 December, 2012 she was appointed Assistant Provincial Secretary for Administration and Regulations. She is married and a mother of one.
Lívia Korponai, Acting Assistant Provincial Secretary for Finance
Ms. Korponai was born in Senta in 1983. She graduated from the Vocational High School of Economics in Bečej and in 2007 she graduated from the Faculty of Economics in Subotica, majoring in Finance and Accounting. In 2009 she earned her Master’s degree in Accounting and Auditing at the same Faculty. Upon graduating she worked in the private sector for seven years. She speaks English and resides in Bačko Petrovo Selo.
Milinka Hrćan, Acting Assistant Provincial Secretary for National Minorities – National Communities
She was born in 1978 in Novi Sad. She completed the primary education in the Slovak language in Kisač, followed by the secondary education at the Technical School “Jovan Vukanović“ in Novi Sad. She graduated from the Faculty of Drama and Puppetry at the Academy of Arts in Bratislava, in 2001.
She completed the courses of Fundamentals of Journalism in Print Media, TV and Radio Žur-Škola, organised by the National Council of the Slovak National Minority, publishing company “Hlas ľudu” and Editorial Office in Slovak Language with the Radio Television of Vojvodina. She volunteered in the Public Broadcasting Service of Television of Vojvodina, worked for Radio Kisač and Broadcasting Institution of the Radio Novi Sad - Editorial Office in Slovak Language. She is actively involved in the theatrical production and cultural events. She lives in Kisač. She is married and has two children.