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Firefighter at CERN

The CERN Fire Brigade - professionals at your service

Stéphane Wiand, a CERN firefighter since 2002, has been a delegate with the Staff Association since 2009. His main motivation to join the SA was to understand how CERN works and the decision-making process that impacts both the financial and social conditions of all staff at CERN.

Stéphane Wiand: "In the fire brigade, we often have the impression that there is a certain amount of distance between us and the Organization. It is important for me to understand who makes the decisions that govern our lives and how I can influence them.

ELECTIONS 2019 to Staff Council

Make your voice heard, support your candidates!

We hope that you will be many to vote and to elect the new Staff Council! By doing so, you can support and encourage the women and men, who will represent you over the next two years.

The voting takes place from 21 October to 11 November, at noon at


Thank you !

The survey launched by the Staff Association is now closed and we would like to warmly thank all those who participated!

1887 questionnaires were finalized on all staff and fellows solicited, for an overall response rate of 55.2 %.

Staff delegates: representatives of all the Organization's members of personnel

As already announced in the previous ECHO, in October of this year, elections will be held for your staff delegates for the 2020-2021 term.

To take part in the vote and choose your representatives, you must, if you are not yet a member, join the Staff Association.

This week at the Staff Association

You can follow the weekly work of the Staff Association by clicking on the table below.