President of the Senate
Voorzitter van de Eerste Kamer der Staten-Generaal
Coat of arms of the Eerste Kamer.svg
Coat of arms of the Senate
Jan Anthonie Bruijn
Incumbent
Jan Anthonie Bruijn

since 2 July 2019
StyleMr President
(within the Senate)
His Excellency (diplomatic)
Member ofPresidium of the Senate
Term lengthNo term limit
Constituting instrumentConstitution of the Netherlands
Formation21 September 1815; 206 years ago (1815-09-21)
First holderCharles Thiennes de Lombise
DeputyDeputy Speaker
Salary€126,975.48 annually
(including €7,887.24 expenses)

The President of the Senate (Dutch: Voorzitter van de Eerste Kamer der Staten-Generaal) is one of the 75 members of the Senate of the Netherlands and is elected to lead its meetings and be its representative. The officeholder also chairs the Internal Committee (Huishoudelijke Commissie), the Committee of Senior Members (College van Senioren) as well as the joint sessions of both houses of the States General, the so-called Verenigde Vergadering.[1]

The office has been held by Jan Anthonie Bruijn of the People's Party for Freedom and Democracy (VVD) since 2 July 2019.

See also

References

  1. ^ "Rules of Procedure of the Senate of the States General" (PDF). Senate. 15 March 2015. Retrieved 16 January 2016.