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Executive Council (EC)

The Executive Council is the executive body of the Organization, which meets annually, implements decisions of Congress, coordinates the programmes, examines the utilization of budgetary resources, considers and takes action on recommendations of regional associations and technical commissions and guides their work programme, provides technical information, counsel and assistance in the fields of activity of the Organization and studies and takes action on matters affecting international meteorology and related activities.

The Council is composed of 37 directors of National Meteorological or Hydrometeorological Services, serving in an individual capacity as representatives of the Organization and not as representatives of particular Members thereof. They include the President and three Vice-Presidents who are elected by Congress, and the presidents of the six regional associations, by whom they are elected. The remaining 27 members are elected by Congress. Acting members are elected by the Executive Council if any place becomes vacant before the next Congress.

  (Updated 10/2014 )

Composition of the Executive Council


    Executive Council President: Mr David GRIMES (Canada)

    Executive Council First Vice-President: Dr Antonio Divino MOURA (Brazil)

    Executive Council Second Vice-President: Prof. Dr Mieczyslaw S. OSTOJSKI , Ph.D. (Poland)

    Executive Council Third Vice-President: Mr Abdalah MOKSSIT (Morocco)

Ex officio members of the Executive Council (presidents of regional associations)
    Regional Association I President: Dr Mamadou Lamine BAH (Guinea)
    Regional Association II President: Mr Ahmed ABDULLA MOHAMMED (Qatar)
    Regional Association III President: Lic. Julián BÁEZ (Paraguay)
    Regional Association IV President: Mr Juan Carlos FALLAS SOJO (Costa Rica)
    Regional Association V President: Dr Andi Eka SAKYA (Indonesia)
    Regional Association VI President: Mr Ivan CACIC (Croatia)

Members of the Executive Council
 REGION I 
    Dr Agnes L. KIJAZI (Ms) - United Republic of Tanzania - Executive Council Acting Member
    Mr Camille LOUMOUAMOU - Congo - Executive Council Elected Member
    Mr Daouda KONATE - Côte d'Ivoire - Executive Council Acting Member
    Mr Jacob NKOMOKI - Zambia - Executive Council Elected Member
    Dr A.C. ANUFOROM - Nigeria - Executive Council Elected Member
    Mr Fetene TESHOME - Ethiopia - Executive Council Acting Member
    Dr Linda MAKULENI (Ms) - South Africa - Executive Council Elected Member

 REGION II 
    Mr Noritake NISHIDE - Japan - Executive Council Acting Member
    Dr ZHENG Guoguang - China - Executive Council Elected Member
    Mr KO Yunhwa - Republic of Korea - Executive Council Acting Member
    Dr Saad Mohamad S. MOHALFI - Saudi Arabia - Executive Council Elected Member
    Dr Laxman Singh RATHORE - India - Executive Council Acting Member

 REGION III 
    Ing. Carlos NARANJO JÁCOME - Ecuador - Executive Council Elected Member

 REGION IV 
    Mr Juan Manuel CABALLERO GONZÁLEZ - Mexico - Executive Council Acting Member
    Mr Tyrone W. SUTHERLAND - British Caribbean Territories - Executive Council Elected Member
    Ms Laura K. FURGIONE - United States of America - Executive Council Acting Member

 REGION V 
    Ms CHE GAYAH Ismail - Malaysia - Executive Council Acting Member
    Mr Alipate WAQAICELUA - Fiji - Executive Council Elected Member
    Dr Robert VERTESSY - Australia - Executive Council Acting Member

 REGION VI 
    Dr Alexander V. FROLOV - Russian Federation - Executive Council Acting Member
    Mr John HIRST - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - Executive Council Elected Member
    Mr Miguel Angel LOPEZ GONZALEZ - Spain - Executive Council Acting Member
    Col. Dr Luigi DE LEONIBUS - Italy - Executive Council Acting Member
    Prof. Dr Gerhard ADRIAN - Germany - Executive Council Elected Member
    Mr Jean-Marc LACAVE - France - Executive Council Acting Member
    Prof. Petteri TAALAS - Finland - Executive Council Elected Member

NUMBER OF VACANT POST(S): RAIII 1 vacant



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