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The Council of IAH, appointed by election by the full membership every four years, is the Association’s governing body.  Our current Council was elected at the General Assembly in Montpellier, France in September 2016 and its members are listed below. You can find out more about each individual, including contact details, by clicking on their name.

In accordance with the Memorandum and Articles of IAH, Council may appoint an Executive Committee consisting of the President, the Secretary General, the Treasurer and as many of the other members of the Council as the President deems appropriate. The Council may from time to time give and delegate any of their powers to the Executive Committee and otherwise the Executive Committee shall exercise such delegated powers as are from time to time set out in the Rules.

IAH also has a small team of “Advisors to Council” representing different parts of the Association, who are also listed below.  The Advisors are called upon as necessary and do not have any voting rights on Council.

The next Council election will be taking place in 2020. The candidate nomination period was on 1 January to 31 March 2020; further details concerning those standing and the voting process will be published shortly.

Antonio Chambel

IAH President, Portugal

Prof. Ken Howard

Past President, Canada

Prof. Bruce Misstear

Secretary General, Ireland

Dr Teodóra Szöcs

Vice President - Finance and Membership, Hungary

Prof. David Kreamer

Vice President - Science and Programme, USA

Prof. Makoto Taniguchi

Vice President - Asia, Japan

Dr Wendy Timms

Vice President - Australasia and the Pacific, Australia

Natalia Vinograd

Vice President - Eastern Europe and Central Asia, Russia

Marco Petitta

Vice President - Europe (West and Central), Italy

Carlos Molano

Vice President - Latin America and the Caribbean, Colombia

Ahmed Fekri

Vice President - Middle East and North Africa, Morocco

Joanne Thompson

Vice President - North America, Canada

Callist Tindimugaya

Vice President - Sub Saharan Africa, Uganda

Advisors to Council

Jared van Rooyen (South Africa)

Representative for Early Career Hydrogeologists, Canada

Ian Davey

Executive Manager, United Kingdom

Nick Robins

Editor-in-Chief, Books, United Kingdom

Dr Cliff Voss

Executive Editor - Hydrogeology Journal, USA