Introduction

My name is Csaba Borboly, I am the president of the Harghita County Council in Romania. My mandate at the European Committee of the Regions started in 2012.

Studies: I was born on 8th of August in 1974, in Gyergyótekerőpatak (Valea Strâmbă). After spending my childhood in Gyergyócsomafalva (Ciumani), I graduated from the Márton Áron High School of Csíkszereda (Miercurea Ciuc), IT class, in 1992. Afterwards I joined the Századvég Political School in Budapest, Hungary, attending political management classes in 1992-1993, before starting my studies at the Eötvös Loránd University between 1993-1999 attending political science at the Faculty of Law.

Political activity: Since my high school years I have been very active within several civil and youth organizations. I joined the Democratic Alliance of Hungarians in Romania (DAHR) department of Csík region in 1994. Between 1999-2004 I was president of the Youth Council of Csík Region, currently I am the president of the department of Csík region. Since 2000 I’m active member of Harghita County Council: between 2000-2004 as a county councillor, between 2004-2008 as vice president of the institution and since 2008 as president. Also in the same time I am the president of the National Council of Local Authorities’ representatives of DAHR.

I currently have a permanent residence in Miercurea-Ciuc. I have been married since 1998, my wife, Borboly Melinda is a lawyer. We have three girls: Eszter, Anna and Zsolna.