Photo taken during the IBE General Assembly on 1st July
The new International Executive Committee and Regional Executive Committees (2009-2013) began their terms of office on 1st July 2009.
The changeover took place at the IBE General Assembly during the 28th International Epilepsy Congress in Budapest, which was attended by over 100 people.
The members of the International Executive Committee (2009-2013) are:
The members of the Regional Committees 2009-2013 are as follows:
Chair: Anthony Zimba (Zambia)
Vice Chair: Jacob Mugumbate (Zimbabwe)
Secretary: Noeline De Goede (South Africa)
Chair: Najib Kissani (Morocco)
Vice Chair: Asma Enright (Saudi Arabia)
Secretary: Chahnez Triki (Tunisia)
Chair: Thanos Covanis (Greece)
Vice Chair: Michael Alexa (Austria)
Secretary: Aisling Farrell (Ireland)
Seppo Sarkkula (Finland)
Victoria Dimech (Malta)
Presidenta: Dra Lilia Núñez (México)
Vice-Presidenta: Dra Elza Marcia Yacubián (Brasil)
Secretario: Dr Tomás Mesa (Chile)
Past-Presidente: Dr Carlos Acevedo (Chile)
Due to the number of members in the region, there is no elected Regional Executive Committee for North America. Instead, representatives from the IBE member associations meet informally and communicate largely through email.
South East Asia
Chair: HV Srinivas (India)
Vice Chair: MM Mehndiratta (India)
Secretary: M Mannan (Bangladesh)
Chair: Robert Cole (Australia)
Vice Chair: Yuan-Fu Tseng (Taiwan)
Secretary: Denise Chapman (Australia)
IBE wishes all members every success during their term of office.