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Vice-President of CCl-16

Barbara Tapia

Barbara Tapia, Vice-President of CCl-16Barbara Tapia is a meteorologist with 19 years of experience in the Chilean Meteorological Service. Since 2008, she has been working at the Regional Meteorological Center on Easter Island. Throughout this period, she has gained invaluable experience in understanding the significant influence of the Pacific Ocean on the climate system of the area and also the challenges that small islands face in terms of their resources and access to technology. Furthermore, in the last 4 years, she has led the Working Group on Climate Services for South America (RA III) and she has been a member of expert & task team in OPACE 3.



Terms of Reference

  1. Assist the president of the Commission and lead the activities assigned by the president as and when required, represent the Commission on occasions when the president cannot personally participate and chair the meetings of the MG in his absence;
  2. Ensure effective communications between the CCl Management Group and regional working groups and rapporteurs on their climate activities and priorities, especially before sessions of WMO constituent bodies addressing climate-related matters;
  3. Liaise with the OPACE co-chairpersons in implementation of their workplans, seek solutions for and advise on overcoming problems in completion of the agreed tasks, in consultation with the president, the CCl MG and the Secretariat;
  4. Coordinate reports to the Management Group and the Secretariat for meetings, newsletters, constituent body sessions and for the next session of the Commission.





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