IST Officebearers

The IST has only a small executive to coordinate its activities. These officebearers for the Society are elected by members at the World Congress of the IST, held every 3 years. Elections at this meeting are not for the following 3 years, but for the next 3 year term, commencing at the following World Congress.

The current Officebearers are listed in the right hand column.

Past Presidents of the IST:
Findlay E.Russell (USA) 1962-1966
Sherman A.Minton (USA) 1966-1968
André de Vries (South Africa) 1968-1970
Hugh Alistair Reid (UK) 1970-1972
Heribert Michl 1972-1974
Y.Sawai (Japan) 1974-1976
C.R.Diniz (Brazil) 1976-1979
Borje Uvnäs (Sweden) 1979-1982
Gerhard Habermehl (Germany) 1982-1985
Chen-Yuan Lee (Taiwan) 1985-1988
Philip Rosenberg (USA) 1988-1991
Gerhard Habermehl (Germany) 1991-1994
Charlotte L.Ownby (USA) 1994-1997
Franc Gubensek (Slovenia) 1997-2000
Hervé Rochat (France) 2000- 2003
John Harris (UK) 2003-2006
André Ménez (France) 2006-2008
P Gopalakrishnakone (Singapore) 2008-2009
P Gopalakrishnakone (Singapore) 2009-2012
Alan Harvey (UK) 2012-2015

Past Secretary Treasurers of the IST:
Paul R.Saunders (USA) 1962-1966
Joseph F.Gennaro (USA) 1966-1968
Erich Kaiser 1968-1975
Akira Ohsaka (Japan) 1975-1982
Dietrich Mebs (Germany) 1982- 2009
Julian White (Australia) 2009-2015

Past Redi Award recipients may be found on a page covering the Redi Award.

Current IST Officebearers

President (2015-2019): Prof. Jay Fox (Charlottesville, USA).

President Elect (2019-2023): Prof. M Kini (Singapore) - to be confirmed.

Immediate Past President: Prof. Alan Harvey (UK).

Secretary Treasurer (2015-2019): Prof. Julian White (Adelaide, Australia).

Council Members (2015-2017)

To be elected. Outgoing Councillors were:
European Section:
Prof. David Warrell (Oxford, UK)
Dr. Reto Stocklin (Geneva, Switzerland)

Pan-American Section:
Prof. Chema Gutierrez (San Jose, Costa Rica)
Prof. Lourival Possani (Cuernavaca, Mexico)

Asia-Pacific Section:
Prof. Glenn King (Brisbane, Australia)
Prof. M Kini (Singapore)

President, European Section:
Prof. Juan Calvete (Valencia, Spain)
Secretary, European Section:
Assoc. Prof. Rob Harrison (Liverpool, UK)

President, Pan-American Section:
Dr. Denise Tambourgi (Sao Paulo, Brazil)
Secretary, Pan-American Section:
Dr. Yara Curry (Sao Paulo, Brazil)

President, Asia-Pacific Section:
Prof. Songping Liang (Hunan, China)
Secretary, Asia-Pacific Section:
Prof. Sulan Luo (Hainan, China)

Secretary Treasurer Elect (2019-2023): Prof. Julian White (Adelaide, Australia)