IGU Commission for Water Sustainability

Steering Committee

Steering committee 2020-2024

Frank Winde
Chair
Frank Winde
Germany
Daniel Karthe
Vice Chair
Daniel Karthe
Mongolia
Liliana Zaharia
Vice Chair
Liliana Zaharia
Romania

Member
Danijel Oresic
Croatia
Lanhui Zhang
Member
Lanhui Zhang
China
Heejun Chang
Member
Heejun Chang
USA
Marcela Gonzalez
Member
Marcela Gonzalez
Argentina
Tony Jones
Honorary Member
Tony Jones
UK
Olga Eugenia Scarpati
Honorary Member
Olga Scarpati
Argentina

Advisory Member
Natalia Frolova
Russia

Advisory Member
Chansheng He
USA

Appointing Chair and Steering Committee (SC) members (IGU rules)

Election process/ approval

  • The Chair is to be appointed by the General Assembly
  • The list of SC-members is to be approved by the Executive Committee
  • Vacancies occurring after ExCo-approval may be filled by Commission

Restrictions

  • There is a maximum of 11 SC-members (incl. the chair)
  • No two SC-members should represent the same country (except secretaries supporting the chair)
  • No SC-member should serve on another Commission’s SC
  • Normal appointment period to SC is 4 years, maximum 8 years
  • SC members who served as Chair may serve for a maximum of 12 years

Structure

  • Each SC can have a Co-Chair, Vice Chair and a Secretary (if desired)
  • SC candidates/ members should regularly attend meetings and have a track record of actively participating in the Commission’s activities in order to qualify for appointment/ justify continued representation at the SC.
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