IGU Commission for Water Sustainability

Steering Committee

Steering committee

Frank Winde

Frank Winde
Chair
South Africa

Natalia Frolova

Natalia Frolova
Vice Chair
Russia

Chansheng He

Chansheng He
Vice Chair
USA

Ivan Canjevac

Ivan Čanjevac
Member
Croatia

Daniel Karthe

Daniel Karthe
Member
Germany

Liliana Zaharia

Liliana Zaharia
Member
Romania

Lanhui Zhang

Lanhui Zhang
Member
China

Tony Jones

Tony Jones
Honorary Member
UK

Olga Eugenia Scarpati

Olga Scarpati
Honorary Member
Argentina

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.