Current IRG Committees

 

 

Executive Council

Position Member Term*
President Dr Lone Ross, Norway 2023
Vice-president Dr Rod Stirling, Canada 2023
Members Representing regular members:  
  Dr Christian Brischke 2025
  Dr Magdalena Kutnik, France 2023
  Dr Hiroshi Matsunaga, Japan 2024
  Representing corporate members:  
  Dr Kevin Archer, USA 2023
  Dr Morten Klamer, Denmark 2023
  Dr Tripti Singh, New Zealand 2025
(ex officio) Dr Jeff Lloyd, USA 2023
(ex officio) Dr Alan Preston, USA 2025
Secretary (ex officio) Dr Mats Westin, Sweden 2023

Scientific Programme Committee

Leadership   Term*
Chair Dr Rod Stirling, Canada 2023
Vice-Chair Dr Lone Ross, Norway 2023
     
Sections Members    
  Section 1: Biology 2023
Chair Dr Nadine Amusant, France  
Vice-Chair Dr Mark Mankowski, USA  
  Section 2: Test Methodology and Assessment 2024
Chair Dr Erik Larnøy, Norway  
Vice-Chair Ms Lesley Francis, Australia  
  Section 3: Wood Protecting Chemicals 2025
Chair Mr Patrick Meckler, Germany  
Vice-Chair Dr Kevin Candelier, France  
  Section 4: Processes and Properties 2025
Chair Dr Jan Van den Bulcke, Belgium  
Vice-Chair Dr Jinzhen Cao, China  
  Section 5: Sustainability & Environment 2023
Chair Mr Dallin Brooks, USA  
Vice-Chair Dr Lars Tellnes, Norway  
     
Secretary - ex officio Dr Mats Westin, Sweden 2023

Finance Committee

Position Member Term*
Chair Dr Jeff Lloyd, USA 2023
  Dr Mats Westin, Sweden 2023
  Dr Lone Ross, Norway 2023

Communications Committee

Position Member Term*
Chair Dr Alan Preston, USA 2025
Members Dr Lili Cai, USA 2025
  Dr Jinzhen Cao, China 2023
  Dr Tamara Franca, USA 2025
  Dr Dennis Jones, Sweden 2025
  Dr Lina Nunes, Portugal 2023
  Dr Notburga Pfabigan, Austria 2025
  Dr Anna Sandak, Slovenia 2023

Ron Cockcroft Award Committee

Position Member Term*
Chair Dr Joris Van Acker, Belgium 2023
Members Dr Rod Stirling, Canada 2023

Nominations Sub-committee

Position Member Term*
Chair Dr Joris Van Acker, Belgium 2023
Members Dr Lone Ross, Norway 2023
  Dr Jeff Lloyd, USA 2023
  Dr Rod Stirling, Canada 2023

 


*Year when term of office ends