Hon. Hocine Ait Chalal, is a national of Algeria and was elected as a member of the AUABC during the 31st Ordinary Session of the Executive Council of the African Union held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from 30th June to 2nd July 2017. Hon. Ait Chalal took the oath on 24th July 2017 during the inaugural session of the Board held in Arusha, United Republic of Tanzania, at the headquarters of the AUABC. He was elected by his peers as Vice Chairperson of the Board during the same session, for a renewable mandate of 2 years. Hon. Chalal has been an Advisor in the President’s office of the Republic of Algeria since 2000 and along with that he has also occupied other posts of responsibilities including; Counsel of the Supreme Court, Prosecutor of the Republic in the Tribunal of Medea, Prosecutor General in the Alger Court, Director General of Training and Administrative Reform, Director of Research Secretariat of the Government and Head of Office at the General Secretariat of the Government. Hon. Hocine Ait Chalal is married with 4 children.