Presidency of Piraea
|Presidency of the Piraean Republic
προεδρία της Πειραιηκή Δημοκρατία
Proedría tis Pireikí Dimokratía
|Term length||Six years|
The Presidency of the Piraean Republic (Piraese: προεδρία της Πειραιηκή Δημοκρατία, tr. Proedría tis Pireikí Dimokratía), also known as the Presidency of Piraea, is the collective Head of State of the Piraean Republic. The Presidency is a three-member council appointed by the Piraean Senate. Members of the presidency serve six-year terms and are limited by the constitution to a single term. The presidency has the procedural duty of appointing the premier with the consent of the legislature. Members of the presidency must be Independents and are constitutionally prohibited from membership in a political party while in office.
Unlike many countries with a presidency, the presidency does not serve as commander in chief of the armed forces. During peacetime, the office of commander in chief is vacant. During times of war, the presidency appoints a commander in chief with the consent of the legislature. The presidency has some influence over foreign policy.
The current chairman of the presidency is Pavlos Kassapidis. He was appointed in 2016 alongside Stella Davakis and Stefanos Xanthos. The chairmanship rotates every two years.
|Stella Davakis||11 March 2016||Independent|
|Pavlos Kassapidis||11 March 2016||Independent|
|Stefanos Xanthos||11 March 2016||Independent|