Director of the Municipal Administration of the Municipality of Krško

Melita Čopar was born on March 4, 1971 in Maribor. She spent her youth in a family of six in the countryside in Ljubno ob Savini. Today, together with her partner and sons Domen and Matija, she lives in Kremen in the municipality of Krško.

After graduating from the Gymnasium in Velenje, she continued her studies at the Faculty of Economics and Business in Maribor, and after graduating in 1996, she began her business career in the City of Ljubljana at the Department of Finance and Budget.

In 2000, she accepted the business challenge in the municipal administration of the Municipality of Krško, where she soon took over the implementation of internal audit.

In 2007, Mayor Franc Bogovič appointed her director. When she took office, she said: “I believe that together we will be able to successfully build positive relations and courageously continue the development strategy of the municipality of Krško.” The commitment is being boldly implemented, as the Municipality of Krško is one of the most successful development-oriented municipalities in Slovenia and takes care of the balanced development of both urban and rural areas of the municipality.

Melita Čopar is a member of the Supervisory Board of the Waste Management Center for the Dolenjska, Bela krajina and Posavje regions, and since April 2009 she has also been a member of the Supervisory Board of Kostak, d. d. At the Association of Municipalities she is the President of the Commission for Legal and Legislative Issues, andas of 2021 she took over the management of the Association of Directors of Municipal Administrations.