SCI President Paul Babaz has appointed Dr. Miguel Estade of Spain as chairman of the SCI’s International Affairs and Development Committee for 2017-2018. Dr. Estade is an International Director of SCI.
Dr. Estade will be assisted by two vice chairman, Joao Russo Corceiro of Portugal and Rew Goodenow of the United States. Mr. Corceiro is president of the SCI Lusitania Chapter. Mr. Goodenow is chairman of the SCI Legal Task Force.
The IADC’s membership represents the very diverse international membership of SCI. Members of the IADC include Rick Capozza of the United States, Herb Atkinson of the United States, Bernhard Hluszik of Austria, Ragnar Jorgenson of Denmark, Jose Maria Losa Reverte of Spain and Uberto d’Entreves of Italy. The committee has several liaisons to other SCI committees. Sherry Maddox of the United States will serve as liaison to the Executive Committee; Larry Higgins of the United States will serve as liaison to the Record Book Committee; Kevin Anderson of the United States will serve as the IADC’s CITES Representative and Dwight James of Canada will serve as the IADC’s Canada Committee Representative.
The IADC’s advisors include Lodovico Caldesi of Italy, Anders Engstrom of Sweden, Bob Keagy of the United States, Zsolt Köhalmi of Hungary, Bela Hidvegi of Hungary, Emilo Paris of Argentina, and John Monson of the United States.
The committee’s staff liaisons include Anna Seidman, (Advocacy Liaison), Johan Svalby (European Advocacy Consultant) and Michael Roqueni (Membership Liaison).
The 2017-2018 IADC will hold its first meeting at the SCI August Board Meeting in Tucson, Arizona on Thursday, August 24 at 9:00 A.M. U.S. Pacific Time.