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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:  
  Dr Miha Humar, Slovenia 2021
  Dr Adam Taylor, USA 2019
  Mr Bruce Breedt, South Africa 2020
  Representing sponsors:  
  Mr Ron Eddy, New Zealand 2019
  Dr Rod Stirling, Canada 2021
(ex officio) Dr Peter Hayward, New Zealand 2019
(ex officio) Ms Francisca Latorre, Chile 2021
Secretary – ex officio Dr Mats Westin, Sweden 2019

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 Magdalena Kutnik, France
Dr Nadine Amusant, France
2020
  Section 2: Test Methodology and Assessment
Dr Christian Briscke, Germany
Dr Erik Larnøy, Norway
2020
  Section 3: Wood Protecting Chemicals
Dr Jun Zhang, USA
Mr Patrick Meckler, Germany
2021
  Section 4: Processes and Properties
Mr Paul Merrick, USA
Dr Jan Van den Bulcke, Belgium
2021
  Section 5: Sustainability and Environment
Dr Morten Klamer, Denmark
Mr Dallin Brooks, USA
2019
Secretary - ex officio Dr Mats Westin, Sweden 2019

Finance Committee Members

Position Member Term
Chairman Dr Peter Hayward, New Zealand 2019
  Dr Mats Westin, Sweden 2019
  Dr Joris Van Acker, Belgium 2019

Communications Committee Members

Position Member Term
Chairman Ms Francisca Latorre, Chile 2021
Members Mr William Abbott, USA 2019
  Dr Christian Brischke, Germany 2019
  Mr Doug Howick, Australia  2019
  Dr Miha Humar, Slovenia 2019
  Dr Dennis Jones, UK 2021
  Dr Erik Larnøy, Norway 2019
  Dr Lina Nunes, Portugal 2019
  Dr Alan Preston, USA 2021
  Dr Tripti Singh, New Zealand 2019

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

 


*Year when term of office ends