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 08/2015)

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 Amos Makarau (Zimbabwe)
  • 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 

  • Mr Richard Philippe - Cameroon - Executive Council Elected Member 
  • Dr Mamadou Lamine Bah - Guinea - Executive Council Elected Member 
  • Mr Fetene Teshome - Ethiopia - Executive Council Elected Member 
  • Dr Agnes L. Kijazi (Ms) - United Republic of Tanzania - Executive Council Elected Member 
  • Dr A.C. Anuforom - Nigeria - Executive Council Elected Member 
  • Mr Daouda Konate - Côte d'Ivoire - Executive Council Elected Member 
  • Dr Linda Makuleni (Ms) - South Africa - Executive Council Elected Member 

REGION II 

  • Dr Ayman Salem Ghulam - Saudi Arabia - Executive Council Elected Member 
  • Dr Laxman Singh Rathore - India - Executive Council Elected Member 
  • Dr Zheng Guoguang - China - Executive Council Elected Member 
  • Mr Noritake Ni Shide - Japan - Executive Council Elected Member 
  • Mr Ko Yunhwa - Republic of Korea - Executive Council Elected Member 

REGION III 

  • Prof. Andrea Celeste Saulo (Ms) - Argentina - Executive Council Elected Member 
  • Dr Guillermo E. Navarro - Chile - Executive Council Elected Member 

REGION IV 

  • Mr Juan Manuel Caballero González - Mexico - Executive Council Elected Member 
  • Mr Tyrone W. Sutherland - British Caribbean Territories - Executive Council Elected Member 
  • Dr Laura K. Furgione (Ms) - United States of America - Executive Council Elected Member 

REGION V 

  • Ms Wong Chin Ling - Singapore - Executive Council Elected Member 
  • Mr Ravind Kumar - Fiji - Executive Council Elected Member 
  • Dr Robert Vertessy - Australia - Executive Council Elected Member 

REGION VI 

  • Col. Dr Leonardo Musmanno - Italy - Executive Council Elected Member 
  • Mr Ismail Günes - Turkey - Executive Council Elected Member 
  • Mr Robert Varley - United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - Executive Council Elected Member 
  • Prof. Dr Gerhard Adrian - Germany - Executive Council Elected Member 
  • Mr Miguel Angel López González - Spain - Executive Council Elected Member 
  • Dr Alexander V. Frolov - Russian Federation - Executive Council Elected Member 
  • Mr Jean-Marc Lacave - France - Executive Council Elected Member 

 

NUMBER OF VACANT POST(S): None

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