Council of Global Governors

Mission: To represent CHEST and advance its mission around the world. 

Roles and Responsibilities


Council Composition

The Global Nominating Committee will select Governors from among qualified applicants:


Countries With 50 or More Members

Argentina
Australia
Bangladesh
Brazil
China
Egypt
France
Germany
Greece
Hong Kong
India
Italy
Japan
Mexico
Netherlands
Philippines
Saudi Arabia
Singapore
Switzerland
Turkey
United Kingdom

Terms

Each Governor will serve a term of 2 years and be eligible for up to two reappointments. The Council Chair and Vice-Chair will serve a 1-year term and be selected by the Global Nominating Committee. 

Meetings

The Council shall meet annually at the CHEST annual meeting and have teleconference meetings, as necessary.

Accountability

The Council is accountable to CHEST Board of Regents representing CHEST and its membership.

Council of Global Governors, 2017-2018

Chair: Subhakar Kandi, MBBS, FCCP

Vice-Chair: Dimitar Sajkov, MD, PhD, FCCP

Immediate Past Chair: Islam M. Ibrahim, MD, FCCP

Governors Representing Countries With 50 or More Members
Argentina Hector A Defranchi, MD, FCCP
Australia Dimitar Sajkov, MD, PhD, FCCP
Bangladesh S M Abdullah Al Mamun, MBBS, FCCP
Brazil Mauro M. Zamboni, MD, FCCP
China Guangfa Wang, MD, FCCP
Egypt Ahmed S. Al-Halfawy, MBBCh, FCCP
France Olivier L. Axler, MD, PhD, FCCP
Germany Rudolf M. Huber, MD, FCCP
Greece Nickolaos G. Koulouris, MD, FCCP
Hong Kong

Jane C. K. Chan, MD, FCCP

India Gopi C. Khilnani, MBBS, FCCP
Italy Girolamo Pelaia, MD, FCCP
Mexico Jose F. Villegas, MD, FCCP
Philippines Camilo C. Roa Jr., MD, FCCP
Singapore Pyng Lee, MD, PhD, FCCP
Switzerland Mace M. Schuurmans, MD, FCCP
Turkey Meltem Tor, MD, FCCP
United Kingdom Devapriya Dev, MD, MBBS, FCCP

 

Global Governors At-Large
Argentina Silvia A. Quadrelli, MD, FCCP
Belgium Rudy Peche, MD, FCCP
Belgium Philippe E. Pierard, MD, FCCP
Egypt Abdelbaset Mohamed Saleh, MBBCh
Egypt Hamdy Mohammadien, MBBCh, FCCP
France Jean-Louis Teboul, MD, FCCP(Hon)
Greece Panagiotis K. Behrakis, MD, PhD, FCCP
India Sai Praveen Haranath, MBBS, MPH, FCCP
India Kinila Mohan, MBBS, FCCP
Israel Israel E. Priel, MD, FCCP
Italy Giuseppe E. Anzalone, MD, FCCP
Italy Roberto G. Carbone, MD, FCCP
Lebanon Pierre K. Bou-Khalil, MD, FCCP
Nigeria Gregory Efosa Erhabor, MBBS, FCCP
Phillipines Liza L. Garcia, MD, FCCP
Romania Oana C. Arghir, MD, PhD, FCCP
Romania Paraschiva A Postolache, MD, PhD, FCCP
Spain Javier Flandes, MD, PhD, FCCP
Thailand Theerasuk Kawamatawong, MD, FCCP
Turkey Semra Bilaceroglu, MD, FCCP
Turkey Serhat Findik, MD, FCCP

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