Liviu Nicolae Dragnea

• Date and place of birth, marital status
• October, 28,1962, married, 2 children

• 2004 National Defence College, National Defence University;
• 2001 Management of local public administration, postgraduate course, Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest;
• 1997 Intensive course, Upper School of Public Administration, Interior Ministry of Italy;
• 1987 Engineer, Faculty of Transports, Polytechnic Institute of Bucharest;

• 2000-2012 Chairperson, Teleorman County Council Prefect, Teleorman County
• 1996-2000; Administrator, Private firms
• 1987-1991Trainee engineer

Offices, activities in a political party
• 2010-present General Secretary of PSD;
• 2005- present PSD Teleorman County Organisation President , Member of PSD National Political Bureau;
• 2001-2005Executive President, PSD Teleorman, Member of the Central Executive Bureau;
• 1995-2001;Vice President, PSD Teleorman County Organization,

Offices, activities in a central or local public administration organization;
• 2000 – present, Chairperson, Teleorman County Council;
• 1996 – 2000, Prefect, Teleorman County
• June 1996 – December 1996, Advisor, Local Council, Turnu Magurele

Offices, activities in other national organizations
• 2004- present, President of the National Union of County Councils of Romania;

Offices, activities in international organizations
• 2004, Rapporteur of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of Europe(CLRAE);
• 2003, CLRAE Rapporteur for the project “Water Resources Management in river basins”;
• 2001, Member of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of Europe;

• "Freeman of Leon County", Florida, USA, 2001, for the contribution to the success of "International mission for the knowledge of local public and Government administration of the United States";
• "Oscar for Excellence 2003" to reward personality of the year in Teleorman County, for outstanding community service;
• "Diploma of Excellence 2004" awarded by Federation of Local Authorities in Romania, to reward the most active county council president, for exceptional results in local public administration;

Initiation and implementation of some large projects:
• 2000-2003: restructuring and modernization of equipment for child protection in accordance with EU standards, the first county in Romania that dismantled residential care institutions and provided family conditions for all institutionalized children; There have been implemented 13 non – refundable projects through the programme "Children First", worth 1.3 million euro;
• June 2002: Initiation and Promotion of the "Border crossing point with Turnu – Magurele- Nikopol ferry "financed from Phare-CBC funds;
• October 2002: Development of the first county integrated information system in Romania;
• 2005: initiation and implementation of large investment project benefiting Teleorman, "Integrated System of Waste Management" project included in the " clean Teleorman " Programme;
• Initiation and achievement of the largest investment project in water supply and sanitation in Teleorman County - "Rehabilitation and extension of water supply and sewerage systems»
• Rehabilitation of Emergency County Hospital in Alexandria, Virginia
• Water supply for 300,000 residents of rural Teleorman county;
• Rehabilitation of 704 km of county roads
• Construction of social housing
• Rehabilitation of schools in the county
• Annual afforestation of degraded lands
• Purchase of special equipment to improve the capacity and quality of emergency response system and emergency medical assistance and first aid qualified in Sud- Muntenia Region.

• May 1997: initiation, as prefect of the Teleorman county, the formation of the first regions (South Muntenia) and establishment of the Regional Development Agency;
• September 1997: organization in Turnu Magurele, under the aegis of the Council of Europe of the "Seminar on cross-border cooperation of Danube Riparian counties", which marked the beginning of the Romanian-Bulgarian cooperation;
• October 1997 organization under the slogan "Romania-Africa", of a documentary and friendship visit in Teleorman County for heads of diplomatic missions of seven African countries accredited in Bucharest. The visit aimed at initiating economic relations between Teleorman and the respective countries;
• June 1998: organizing a documentation visit to Teleorman of senior officials of the European Commission (in charge of DGs of external relations, regional policies, rural development, agriculture, fishing, employment) with a view to preparing Romania’s access to financial instruments for pre-accession to the European Union;
• June 1998: organization in collaboration with the Ministry of National Defence and National Defence College of the round table on "Security issues at the end of the Second Millennium", attended by Romanian and NATO member countries’ officers;
• 1998-2000: initiation and implementation of extensive modernization works of the link road between Alexandria and Bucharest, which led to reclassifying DN 6 in European road E 70;
• May 1999: organizing national seminar "Agriculture-National Priority", attended by experts from the Ministry of Agriculture and policy makers (prefects and presidents of county councils in all counties);
• 2001: developing the new strategy for rehabilitation of county roads which aims at modernizing, repairing ansd maintaining the entire county road network;
• 2002-2012: initiating contacts with regions of EU countries in order to achieve collaboration and twinning agreements: region Gelderland, Overijssel (Netherlands), Oise (France), Stockholm (Sweden), Abruzzo, Tuscany, Lazio, Veneto (Italy), An Hui (China);
• October 2002: initiation at CLRAE in Strasbourg, as co-rapporteur of the project "Water management in the Danube Basin, based on experience of Rhine Basin regions";
• November 2002: setting up of the Teleorman county representation in Brussels - the only county in Romania represented in the capital of Europe;
- 2003 - present: activities to promote Romania and local public administration at the Committee of the Regions in Brussels;
• Setting up youth structure " County Council of students," composed of representatives of all high schools in the county, operating according to the structure and organization of Teleorman County Council, Members of Pupils County Council participated in drafting European Handbook "Education for Danube"
• April 2003: organization as CLRAE Rapporteur of the European conference on water management in the Danube Basin, on the report "The role of regional and local authorities in water resources management", attended by guests from over 20 European countries, representatives of Romanian Government and European Union institutions;
• May 2003: the report was adopted unanimously by the CLRAE as Resolution and the Council of Europe as Recommendation;
• May 2003: organization in Brussels of the first major event for the promotion and knowledge in the European Union countries of a region of the candidate countries - "Teleorman -Open Day";
• September 2003: participation in the " Romanian-French Forum of local authorities", as a member of the Romanian delegation;
• December 2003: cultural promotion of Romania and Teleorman County in the European Union countries, made through the show "Cultural Teleorman" presented in Brussels by "Burnas" songs and dances assembly, County Council;
• March 2004: initiation of the procedure to set up in Brussels of UNCJR representation Office;
• 2005: initiator of the "Danube Strategy" for Teleorman development through implementation of the project of border ferry crossing at Turnu Magurele (Romania), Nikopol (Bulgaria);
• October 2005 - the official launch of UNCJR representation Office in Brussels;
• September 2006: initiator of the draft law amending local public administration law to promote decentralization and expansion of regional and local autonomy;
• January 2007: signatory of the Cooperation Agreement between the Teleorman County and the Department of Seine-et-Marne (France);
• Initiator of several amendments to legislative acts to promote local autonomy and decentralization of public administration funding;