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The SCAR Executive Committee is responsible for working with the Secretariat and members of the community to execute decisions set forth by the SCAR Delegates. It comprises the President and four Vice-Presidents (each appointed for a term of four years), the immediate Past-President (appointed for a term of two years immediately following their presidency), and the SCAR Executive Director. The Executive Committee is elected by the SCAR Delegates.

President

Steven Chown

Prof Steven Chown

Monash University

Australia

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Vice Presidents

Karin Lochte

Prof Dr Karin Lochte
- Vice President for Capacity Building, Education and Training

Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research

Germany

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Terry Wilson

Prof Terry Wilson
- Vice President for Administration

Ohio State University

USA

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Jefferson Simoes

Prof Jefferson Cardia Simões
- Vice President for Finance

Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul

Brazil

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Azizan Abu SamahProf Dr Azizan bin Abu Samah
- Vice President for Science

National Antarctic Research Centre

Malaysia

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Immediate Past President

Jeronimo Lopez

Prof Jerónimo López-Martínez

Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

Spain

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Executive Director

Jenny BaesemanDr Jenny Baeseman

SCAR Secretariat

United Kingdom

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Past Elected Officers of SCAR

Officers' names are given in the meeting where they were elected. They assume their duties at the close of the meeting.

1958 - I SCAR,
The Hague, Netherlands
G R Laclavère, France; K E Bullen, Australia; V Schytt, IGU.
1958 - II SCAR,
Moscow Russia, formerly USSR
G R Laclavère, France; K E Bullen, Australia; V Schytt, IGU.
(G de Q Robin Acting Sec, UK)
1959 - III SCAR,
Canberra, Australia
G R Laclavère, France; K E Bullen, Australia; G de Q Robin, UK.
1960 - IV SCAR,
Cambridge, United Kingdom
G R Laclavère, France; K E Bullen, Australia; G de Q Robin, UK.
1961 - V SCAR,
Wellington, New Zealand
G R Laclavère, France; K E Bullen, Australia; G de Q Robin, UK.
1962 - VI SCAR,
Boulder, United States
G R Laclavère, France; R N M Panzarini, Argentina; G de Q Robin, UK.
1963 - VII SCAR,
Cape Town, South Africa
L M Gould, USA; R N M Panzarini, Argentina; G de Q Robin, UK.
1964 - VIII SCAR,
Paris, France
L M Gould, USA; R N M Panzarini, Argentina; G de Q Robin, UK.
1966 - IX SCAR,
Santiago, Chile
L M Gould, USA; R N M Panzarini, Argentina; G de Q Robin, UK.
1968 - X SCAR,
Tokyo, Japan
L M Gould, USA; G A Avsiuk, USSR; G de Q Robin, UK.
1970 - XI SCAR,
Oslo, Norway
G de Q Robin, UK; G A Avsiuk, USSR; R W Willett, IUGS.
1972 - XII SCAR,
Canberra, Australia
G de Q Robin, UK; T Nagata, Japan; R W Willett, IUGS.
1974 - XIII SCAR,
Jackson Hole, United States
T Gjelsvik, Norway; T Nagata, Japan; G A Knox, New Zealand.
1976 - XIV SCAR,
Mendoza, Argentina
T Gjelsvik, Norway; P Welkner, Chile; G A Knox, New Zealand.
1978 - XV SCAR,
Chamonix, France
G A Knox, New Zealand; P Welkner, Chile; G A Avsiuk, USSR.
1979 G R Laclavère, France (interim Vice-President following the resignation of P Welkner).
1980 - XVI SCAR,
Queenstown, New Zealand
G A Knox, New Zealand; T Gjelsvik, Norway; R M Martinez Abal, Argentina; G A Avsiuk, USSR.
1982 - XVII SCAR,
Leningrad Russia, formerly USSR
J H Zumberge, USA; G A Knox, New Zealand; R M Martinez Abal, Argentina; J P De Wit, South Africa; G A Avsiuk, USSR.
1984 - XVIII SCAR,
Bremerhaven, Germany
J H Zumberge, USA; G A Knox, New Zealand; J P De Wit, South Africa; G Hempel, FRGermany; C Lorius, France.
1986 - XIX SCAR,
San Diego, United States
C Lorius, France; J H Zumberge, USA; G Hempel, FRGermany; E S Korotkevich, USSR; A C Rocha-Campos, Brazil.
1988 - XX SCAR,
Hobart, Australia
C Lorius, France; J H Zumberge, USA; E S Korotkevich, USSR; W F Budd, Australia; A C Rocha-Campos, Brazil.

1990 - XXI SCAR,
São Paulo, Brazil

R M Laws, UK; C Lorius, France; W F Budd, Australia; C R Bentley, USA; C A Rinaldi, Argentina; A C Rocha-Campos, Brazil.

1992 - XXII SCAR,
San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina

R M Laws, UK; C Lorius, France; C R Bentley, USA; C A Rinaldi, Argentina; Z Dong, China; K Birkenmajer, Poland.

1994 - XXIII SCAR,
Rome, Italy

A C Rocha-Campos, Brazil; R M Laws, UK; Z Dong, China; O Orheim, Norway; P G Quilty, Australia; K Birkenmajer, Poland.

1996 - XXIV SCAR,
Cambridge, United Kingdom

A C Rocha-Campos, Brazil; R M Laws, UK; O Orheim, Norway; P G Quilty, Australia; R H Rutford, USA; F J Davey, New Zealand.

1998 - XXV SCAR,
Concepción, Chile

R H Rutford, USA; A C Rocha-Campos, Brazil; F J Davey, New Zealand; J Valencia, Chile; A D M Walker, South Africa; R Schlich, France.

2000 - XXVI SCAR,
Tokyo, Japan

R H Rutford, USA; A C Rocha-Campos, Brazil; J Valencia, Chile; A D M Walker, South Africa; R Schlich, France; C G Rapley, UK.

2002 - XXVII SCAR,
Shanghai, China

J Thiede, Germany; R H Rutford, USA; R Schlich, France; C G Rapley, UK; J López-Martínez, Spain; C Howard-Williams, New Zealand.

2004 - XXVIII SCAR,
Bremen/Bremerhaven, Germany

J Thiede, Germany; R H Rutford, USA; J López-Martínez, Spain; C Howard-Williams, New Zealand; M C Kennicutt II, USA; H Shimamura, Japan.
2005 Z Zhang, China (co-opted to serve as a Vice-President until XXIX SCAR in 2006 following the resignation of H Shimamura in 2005).
2006 - XXIX SCAR,
Hobart, Australia
C G Rapley, UK; J Thiede, Germany; M C Kennicutt II, USA; Z Zhang, China; A Meloni, Italy; S A Marenssi, Argentina.
2008 - XXX SCAR,
Moscow, Russia
M C Kennicutt II, USA; C G Rapley, UK; A Meloni, Italy; S A Marenssi, Argentina; A H L Huiskes, Netherlands; R Ravindra, India (C G Rapley resigned at XXX SCAR, halfway through his Presidency).
2010 - XXXI SCAR,
Buenos Aires, Argentina
M C Kennicutt II, USA; S A Marenssi, Argentina; A H L Huiskes, Netherlands; R Ravindra, India; Y D Kim, Korea.

2012 - XXXII SCAR,
Portland, Oregon, USA

J López-Martínez, Spain; M C Kennicutt II, USA; S A Marenssi, Argentina; Y D Kim, Korea; K Lochte, Germany; B Storey, New Zealand.
2014 - XXXIII SCAR,
Auckland, New Zealand
J López-Martínez, Spain; K Lochte, Germany; B Storey, New Zealand, T Wilson, USA; A Samah, Malaysia.
2016 - XXXIV SCAR,
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
S L Chown, Australia; J López-Martínez, Spain; K Lochte, Germany; T Wilson, USA; A Samah, Malaysia; J Simões, Brazil.

The office of Secretary became a fourth Vice-President in 1997, following approval by ICSU of the revised Constitution agreed at XXIV SCAR. From 2002, the position of Past-President was reduced to a two-year term, being completed at the end of the following SCAR meeting.


President, Vice-President, Secretary, Honorary Member

    President Vice-President Secretary Honorary Member
G A Avsiuk Russia, formerly USSR   1968-1972 1978-1984 1984-1988
C R Bentley USA   1990-1994    
K Birkenmajer Poland     1992-1996  
W F Budd Australia   1988-1992    
K E Bullen Australia   1958-1962    
S L Chown Australia 2016-      
F J Davey New Zealand   1997-2000 1996-1997  
J P De Wit South Africa   1982-1986    
Z Dong China   1992-1996    
T Gjelsvik Norway 1974-1978     1978-2007
L M Gould USA 1963-1970     1970-1995
G Hempel Germany   1984-1988    
C Howard-Williams New Zealand   2002-2006    
A H L Huiskes Netherlands   2008-2012    
M C Kennicutt USA 2008-2012 2004-2008   2012-
Y D Kim Korea   2010-2014    
G A Knox New Zealand 1978-1982   1974-1978 1982-2008
E S Korotkevich Russia, formerly USSR   1986-1990   1990-1993
G R Laclavère France 1958-1963 1979-1980   1963-1994
R M Laws UK 1990-1994     1996-2014
K Lochte Germany   2012-    
J López-Martínez Spain 2012-2016 2002-2006    
C Lorius France 1986-1990   1984-1986 1996-
S A Marenssi Argentina   2006-2014    
R M Martinez Abal Argentina   1980-1984    
A Meloni Italy   2006-2010    
T Nagata Japan   1972-1976   1984-1991
O Orheim Norway   1994-1998    
R N M Panzarini Argentina   1962-1968   1968-1992
P G Quilty Australia   1994-1998    
C G Rapley UK 2006-2008 2000-2004   2008-
R Ravindra India   2008-2012    
C A Rinaldi Argentina   1990-1994    
G de Q Robin UK 1970-1974   1959-1970 1974-2004
A C Rocha-Campos Brazil 1994-1998   1986-1992 2002-
R H Rutford USA 1998-2002 1996-1998   2004-
A Samah Malaysia   2014-    
R Schlich France   1998-2004    
V Schytt IGU     1958-1959  
H Shimamura Japan   2004-2005    
J Simões Brazil   2016-    
B Storey New Zealand   2012-2016    
J Thiede Germany 2002-2006     2006-
J Valencia Chile   1998-2002    
A D M Walker South Africa   1998-2002    
P Welkner Chile   1976-1979    
R W Willett IUGS     1970-1974  
T Wilson USA   2014-    
Z Zhang China   2005-2008    
J H Zumberge USA 1982-1986     1990-1992

SCAR Officers by Country

    President Vice-President Secretary Honorary Member
Argentina S A Marenssi   2006-2014    
R M Martinez Abal   1980-1984    
R N M Panzarini   1962-1968   1968-1992
C A Rinaldi   1990-1994    
Australia W F Budd   1988-1992    
K E Bullen   1958-1962    
S L Chown 2016-      
P G Quilty   1994-1998    
Brazil A C Rocha-Campos 1994-1998   1986-1992 2002-
J Simões   2016-    
Chile J Valencia   1998-2002    
P Welkner   1976-1979    
China Z Dong   1992-1996    
Z Zhang   2005-2008    
France G R Laclavère 1958-1963 1979-1980   1963-1994
C Lorius 1986-1990   1984-1986 1996-
R Schlich   1998-2004    
Germany G Hempel   1984-1988    
K Lochte   2012-    
J Thiede 2002-2006     2006-
India R Ravindra   2008-2012    
Italy A Meloni   2006-2010    
Japan T Nagata   1972-1976   1984-1991
H Shimamura   2004-2005    
Korea Y D Kim   2010-2014    
Malaysia A Samah   2014-    
Netherlands A H L Huiskes   2008-2012    
New Zealand    F J Davey   1997-2000 1996-1997  
C Howard-Williams   2002-2006    
G A Knox 1978-1982   1974-1978 1982-2008
B Storey   2012-2016    
Norway T Gjelsvik 1974-1978     1978-2007
O Orheim   1994-1998    
Poland K Birkenmajer     1992-1996  
Russia
(formerly USSR)
G A Avsiuk   1968-1972 1978-1984 1984-1988
E S Korotkevich   1986-1990   1990-1993
South Africa J P De Wit   1982-1986    
A D M Walker   1998-2002    
Spain J López-Martínez 2012-2016 2002-2006    
United Kingdom R M Laws 1990-1994     1996-2014
C G Rapley 2006-2008 2000-2004   2008-
G de Q Robin 1970-1974   1959-1970 1974-2004

United States

C R Bentley   1990-1994    
L M Gould 1963-1970     1970-1995
M C Kennicutt II 2008-2012 2004-2008   2012-
R H Rutford 1998-2002 1996-1998   2004-
T Wilson   2014-    
J H Zumberge 1982-1986     1990-1992
IGU V Schytt     1958-1959  
IUGS R W Willett     1970-1974  

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