Executive Committee 2019

Members of the TDWG Executive Committee for the 2019 calendar year.

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Role Name Affiliation Term of office
Chair James Macklin Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, ON, Canada 2019-2020
Deputy Chair Deb Paul iDibBio, Florida State University, Tallahassee FL USA 2019-2020
Secretary Quentin Groom Botanic Garden Meise, Belgium 2019-2020
Treasurer William Ulate Missouri Botanical Garden, MO, USA 2018-2019

Subcommittee chairs

Functional subcommittee Name Affiliation Term of office
Technical Architecture Group Paul Morris Museum of Comparative Zoology, MA, USA 2018-2019
Fundraising and Partnerships Connie Rinaldo Ernst Mayr Library of the Museum of Comparative Zoology (MCZ), Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA 2019-2020
Infrastructure Tim Robertson Global Biodiversity Information Facility, Denmark 2018-2019
Outreach and Communications Prabhakar Rajagopal Strand Life Sciences and Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment (ATREE), India 2019-2020
Time and Place Patricia Mergen Royal Museum for Central Africa and Botanic Garden Meise, Belgium 2018-2019

Regional representatives

Region Name Affiliation Term of office
Africa Brenda Daly South African National Biodiversity Institute, Cape Town, South Africa (SANBI) 2019-2020
Asia Ji Liqiang Institute of Zoology Chinese Academy of Sciences, China 2019-2020
Europe Wouter Addink Naturalis Biodiversity Center, Netherlands 2019-2020
Latin America Bruno de Carvalho Albertini University of Sao Paulo, Brazil 2018-2019
North America Holly Little Dept Paleobiology, NMNH Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC, USA 2019-2020
Oceania Simon Checksfield CSIRO, Australia 2018-2019

Regularly invited participants (non-voting)

Role Name Affiliation
Conference Program Committee Co-Chair Gail Kampmeier Urbana-Champaign, IL, USA
Administrator, TDWG Secretariat Stan Blum San Francisco, CA, USA