Executive Committee 2023

Members of the TDWG Executive Committee for the 2023 calendar year.

Image by Tim Graf

Managing officers

Role Name Affiliation Term of office
Chair Elycia (Ely) Wallis CSIRO, Melbourne, Australia 2023-2024
Deputy Chair David Bloom VertNet, Berkeley, CA, USA 2023-2024
Secretary Visotheary Ung Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle, Paris, France 2023-2024
Treasurer William Ulate Missouri Botanical Garden, MO, USA 2022-2023

Subcommittee chairs

Functional Subcommittee Name Affiliation Term of office
Technical Architecture Group Steve Baskauf Vanderbilt University Heard Libraries, Nashville, Tennessee, USA 2022-2023
Fundraising and Partnerships TBA   2022-2023
Infrastructure Tim Robertson Global Biodiversity Information Facility, Copenhagen, Denmark 2022-2023
Outreach and Communications Mareike Petersen Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin, Germany 2023-2024
Time and Place Patricia Mergen Royal Museum for Central Africa and Botanic Garden Meise, Belgium 2022-2023

Regional Representatives

Region Name Affiliation Term of office
Africa Ian Engelbrecht Natural Science Collections Facility, South Africa 2023-2024
Asia (co-rep) Vijay Barve Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, CA, USA 2023-2024
Asia (co-rep) Takeru Nakazato Biological Resource Center (NBRC), National Institute of Technology and Evaluation (NITE), Tokyo, Japan 2023-2024
Europe Laurence Livermore Natural History Museum, London, England 2023-2024
Latin America Paula Zermoglio VertNet, Bariloche, Argentina 2022-2023
North America Chandra Earl Bishop Museum, Honolulu, Hawaii 2023-2024
Oceania Shelley James Western Australian Herbarium (PERTH), Keiran McNamara Conservation Science Centre, Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions 2022-2023

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