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Our Current Committees

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Executive Council Members

Position Member Term*
President Dr Joris Van Acker, Belgium 2019
Vice-president Dr Lone Ross Gobakken, Norway 2019
Members Representing regular members:  
  Lina Nuñes, Portugal 2018
  Dr Adam Taylor, USA 2019
  Representing sponsors:  
  Jörg Habicht, Germany 2018
  Mr Rod Eddy, New Zealand 2019
(ex officio) Dr Peter Hayward, New Zealand 2019
(ex officio) Dr Alan Preston, USA 2018
Secretary – ex officio Mr Jöran Jermer, Sweden 2016

Scientific Programme Committee Members

Position Member Term
Chairman Dr Lone Ross Gobakken, Norway 2019
Members Dr Joris Van Acker, Belgium 2019
  Section 1: Biology
Dr Rod Stirling, Canada
Dr Magdalena Kutnik, France
2017
  Section 2: Test Methodology and Assessment
Dr Miha Humar, Slovenia
Dr Christian Briscke, Germany
2017
  Section 3: Wood Protecting Chemicals
Dr Lehong Jin, USA
Dr Jun Zhang, USA
2018
  Section 4: Processes and Properties
Dr Tripti Singh, New Zealand
Paul Merrick, USA
2018
  Section 5: Sustainability and Environment
Dr Adam Taylor, USA
Dr Morten Klamer, Denmark
2018
Secretary - ex officio Mr Jöran Jermer, Sweden 2016

Finance Committee Members

Position Member Term
Chairman Dr Peter Hayward, New Zealand 2019
  Mr Jöran Jermer, Sweden 2016
  Dr Joris Van Acker, Belgium 2019

Communications Committee Members

Position Member Term
Convener Dr Alan Preston, USA 2018
Members William Abbott, USA 2018
  Dr Christian Brischke, Germany 2018
  Mr Doug Howick, Australia  2018
  Dr Miha Humar, Slovenia 2018
  Dr Erik Larnøy, Norway 2018
  Ms Francisca Latorre, Chile 2018
  Dr Lina Nunes, Portugal 2018
  Dr Tripti Singh, New Zealand 2018

Ron Cockcroft Award Committee Members

Position Member Term
Convener Dr Jeff Lloyd, USA 2019
Members Dr Lone Ross Gobakken, Norway 2019

Nominations Sub-committee Members

Position Member Term
Convener Dr Jeff Lloyd, USA 2019
Members Dr Joris Van Acker, Belgium 2019
  Dr Lone Ross Gobakken, Norway 2019
  Mr Jack Norton, Australia 2019
  Dr Peter Hayward, New Zealand 2019

IRG Travel Award Committee Members

Position Member Term
Convener Dr Laurence Podgorski, France 2019
Members Dr Nami Kartal, Turkey 2019
  Dr Andrew Zahora, USA 2018
     

 


*Year when term of office ends