Francisco Javier Ayala Ortega, mayor of Fuenlabrada, is a member of EULiST because he was proposed by the Rey Juan Carlos University during the kick-off meeting at Leibniz University Hannover to join the advisory board.

From this November 2023 Javier Ayala is also a member of the Council of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe in representation of the Spanish Federation of Municipalities and Provinces (FEMP), which is the Association of Local Entities at the state level that brings together City Councils, Provincial Councils and Island Councils. As he has shared on his social networks: Instagram and X.