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: Augusta Muthigani AFRICA – Kenya
Vice-president: Roderick Salazar ASIA – Philippines
Vice-president:
Vice-president: José María Alvida EUROPE – Spain
Vice-president: Antonios Kalta MENA – Egypt
Treasurer: Louis-Marie PIRON EUROPE-France

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

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, Bénin
Regional Secretary AMERICA (CIEC): Oscar A. Pérez Sayago, Colombie
Regional Secretary ASIA: Fr. Roderick Salazar, Philippines
Regional Secretary EUROPE (CEEC): M Guy Selderslagh, Belgique
Regional Secretary MIDDLE EAST (MENA): P. Boutros Azar, Liban

BOARD MEMBERS

GENERAL SECRETARY OIEC
Philippe Richard
REGIONALS SECRETARIES
Regional Secretary AFRICA: P. Épiphane Ahouanse, Bénin
Regional Secretary AMERICA (CIEC): Oscar A. Pérez Sayago, Colombie
Regional Secretary ASIA: Fr. Roderick Salazar, Philippines
Regional Secretary EUROPE (CEEC): M Guy Selderslagh, Belgique
Regional Secretary MIDDLE EAST (MENA): P. Boutros Azar, Liban
ASIA
 Alain P. Manolo, Philippines
Joseph Chartchai Phongsiri, Thailande
François Xavier Decha Arpornratana, Thailande
Joseph Manippadam, India
AMÉRICA
Marli Arauzo Da Silva, Brésil
Maria Antonieta Garcia Gonzales, Pérou
Romulo Lopez Seminario, Equateur
EUROPE
Christine Mann, Europe, Autriche
José Maria Alvira Duplá, Espagne
Louis Piron, France
Etienne Michel, Belgique francophone
AFRICA
Anne Baker, RSA
Augusta Muthigani, Kenya
Jean-Marie Vianney Thior, Sénégal
Paul Guinimanguimi, RCA
MENA
Rashid Mustrih, Jordanie
Antonios Kalta, Egypte
Abdel Massih Fahim, Terre Sainte
Associates members
Pères maristes: Frère Carlos Alberto Rojas
Filles de Marie Auxiliatrice: Soeur Martha Séïde, FMA
Soeurs de ND de Namur: Sœur Maureen White, SNdeN
SJ: Père José Alberto Mesa, sj

RESPONSIBLES OF PROGRAMS

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

Responsible for the “APP and Communication program”: Mr Xavier Buyse, Spain

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

Responsible for the program “Representation in International Organizations”: Mr Michel Bertet, France

PERMANENTS REPRESENTATIONS

In the Internationals Institutions in à Paris, Genève, Rome, Strasbourg, New York et Vienne.

PERMANENTS REPRESENTATIONS
R. Permanent Paris: Marie-Christine Jeandelle
R. Permanent Genève: Ignasi Grau i Callizo
R. Permanent Rome:
R. Permanent Strasbourg: Bernard Senelle
R. Permanent New York: Jerry Cattaro
Translations: Chloé Zarkarian