President Šefik Džaferović was elected to a four-year term as a Member of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina on October 7, 2018. Prior to his election to the Presidency, he served four terms as a Representative in the House of Representatives of the Parliamentary Assembly of Bosnia and Herzegovina (2002-2018) and was the Chairman/Vice-Chairman of the House from 2014 to 2018. He has held a number of important positions in the Party of Democratic Action and is currently its Vice-President. From 1986 to 1992, he served as a higher court judge and as a municipal court judge from 1979 to 1986. President Džaferović graduated from the Faculty of Law at the University of Sarajevo in 1979.