14th July 2016

ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE

THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY

Composed of all the associated constituent members, it is the Office’s most important body. It meets every four years.

THE COUNCIL

Formed by 24 voting members, representing all regions, it is elected by the General Assembly. The Council elects its President and Vice-Presidents. A body for reflection and deliberation, it oversees the General Assembly’s decisions. It meets once a year.

COUNCIL
President: Paul Barber EUROPE – England and Wales
Vice-president: Augusta Muthigani AFRICA – Kenya
Vice-president: Joseph Manippadeth ASIA – India
Vice-president: Maria Antonieta Garcia Carrizales AMERICA – Peru
Vice-president: Antonios Kalta MENA – Egypt
Treasurer: José Alberto Mesa EUROPE-Italy

THE SECRETARY GENERAL

Elected by the General Assembly, he organizes and directs the General Secretariat, the Office’s executive body. He coordinates and motivates the activity of the Regional Secretariats and Permanent Representations. He represents the Office in its external relations.

GENERAL SECRETARY
General Secretary: Philippe Richard, France secretaire.general@oiecinternational.com
ADMINISTRATION
Assistant: Béatrice Linn, Italy secretary@oiecinternational.com
Event manager (Congress 2019): Camille Chevallier, France congres2019@oiecinternational.com
Translation: Chloé Zartarian, France chloe.zartarian@orange.fr

THE REGIONAL SECRETARIES

Motivate the Office’s activities at a regional level. The regions are Africa, with headquarters in Yaoundé (Cameroon); Americas, with headquaters in Bogotá (Colombia); Asia and Oceania, with headquarters in New Delhi (India); Europe, with headquarters in Brussels (Belgium) and the Near and Middle East, with headquarters in Beirut (Lebanon).

REGIONAL SECRETARIES
Regional Secretary AFRICA: P. Épiphane Ahouanse, Benin
Regional Secretary AMERICA (CIEC): Oscar A. Pérez Sayago, Colombia
Regional Secretary ASIA: Fr. Roderick Salazar, Philippines
Regional Secretary EUROPE (CEEC): M Guy Selderslagh, Belgium
Regional Secretary MIDDLE EAST (MENA): P. Boutros Azar, Lebanon

BOARD MEMBERS

GENERAL SECRETARY OIEC
Philippe Richard
REGIONAL SECRETARIES
Regional Secretary AFRICA: P. Épiphane Ahouanse, Benin
Regional Secretary AMERICA (CIEC): Oscar A. Pérez Sayago, Colombia
Regional Secretary ASIA: Fr. Roderick Salazar, Philippines
Regional Secretary EUROPE (CEEC): M Guy Selderslagh, Belgium
Regional Secretary MIDDLE EAST (MENA): P. Boutros Azar, Lebanon
ASIA
Alain P. Manolo, Philippines
Ivan Perera, Sri Lanka
François Xavier Decha Arpornratana, Thailand
Joseph Manippadeth, India
AMERICA
Ana Julia Suriel Sanchez, Dominican Republic
José Alberto Alvarez, Argentina
Maria Antonieta Garcia Carrizales, Peru
Romulo Lopez Seminario, Ecuador
EUROPE
Paul Barber, England and Wales
José Maria Alvira Duplá, Spain
Louis-Marie Piron, France
Etienne Michel, Belgium (french speaking)
AFRICA
Anne Baker, RSA
Augusta Muthigani, Kenya
Epiphane Ahouanse, Benin
Noël N’Tungu Bisibu, RDC
MENA
Marc Boucrot, Marocco
Antonios Kalta, Egypte
Abdel Masih Fahim, Holy Land
Elie Delplace, Turkey
Associate members
Marist Brothers: Brother Carlos Alberto Rojas
Figlie di Maria Ausiliatrice Salesiane di Don Bosco/ FMA: Sister Martha Séïde
Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur/ SNdeN: Sister Maria Delaney
Sociétà di Maria (Marianisti) – SM: Brother E. Maximin Magnan

MANAGERS OF PROGRAMS

Manager of the program “Development of the Academic Project of the OIEC” : Brother Juan Antonio Ojeda Ortiz, Spain, (FEC)

Manager of the “APP and Communication program”: Mr Xavier Buyse, Spain

Manager of the program “Solidarity school insurance”: Mr Eugenio Molina, Spain

Manager of the program “Representation in International Organizations”: Mr Michel Bertet, France

PERMANENT REPRESENTATIONS

In the International Institutions in Paris, Geneva, Rome, Strasbourg, New York and Vienna.

PERMANENT REPRESENTATIONS
Permanent R. Paris: Marie-Christine Jeandelle
Permanent R. Geneva: Ignasi Grau i Callizo
Permanent R. Rome:
Permanent R. Strasbourg: Bernard Senelle
Permanent R. New York: Jerry Cattaro