Chairman of the Commission and Contracting Party delegations

Chairman of the Commission and Contracting Party delegations

 

 

The chairmanship of the Commission is held by each Contracting Party delegation in turn for a three-year term. The delegation holding the chairmanship for a given period designates the Chairman of the Commission for that period. The Chairman represents the Commission and chairs ordinary and extraordinary meetings of the Commission and heads of delegation meetings.


During the first period of the Commission’s operation, that also includes the Interim Commission (1996-1999), until the end of the 2001 the chairmanship was held by the Delegation of the Polish Republic. During this period, the office of the ICPO Chairman was held by Leszek Bagiński, Radosław Gawlik and Janusz Zaleski.

Between 2002-2004 the post of Chairman was held by Jaroslav Kinkor representing Czech Republic Delegation. Between 2005 – 2007 the chairmanship of the Commission was taken over by the Federal Republic of Germany, whereas the post of the Chairman was held by Mr. Thomas Stratenwerth. Polish Delegation took over the chairmanship for 3 years in 2008. Mariusz Gajda was nominated to a post of the Commission Chairman and later in January 2008 the post was given to Mr. Janusz Zaleski.

Between 2011 and 2013 the ICPO chairmanship was held by Mr. Pavel Punčochář from Czech Republic. On 1 January 2014 there was an official transfer of the chairmanship between Czech Republic and Germany and Mrs Heide Jekel became an ICPO chairman. On 1 January 2017 there was an official transfer of the chairmanship between Germany and Polish Republic and Mrs Iwona Koza became an ICPO chairman.

 
Composition of Polish delegation:
Surname Name Institution Position
Koza Iwona

Państwowe Gospodarstwo Wodne Wody Polskie

Krajowy Zarząd Gospodarki Wodnej, Warszawa

Chairman of the Commission
Kęsy Robert

Państwowe Gospodarstwo Wodne Wody Polskie

Krajowy Zarząd Gospodarki Wodnej, Warszawa

Head of delegation

Kosierb

Ryszard

Instytut Meteorologii i Gospodarki Wodnej, Wrocław

member of delegation

Kreft Andrzej

Państwowe Gospodarstwo Wodne Wody Polskie

Regionalny Zarząd Gospodarki Wodnej w Szczecinie

member of delegation
Kroc Artur

Państwowe Gospodarstwo Wodne Wody Polskie

Krajowy Zarząd Gospodarki Wodnej, Warszawa

member of delegation
Winter Jan Politechnika Warszawska,
Warszawa
member of delegation

Composition of German delegation:
Surname Name Institution Position
Jekel Heide Bundesministerium für Umwelt, Naturschutz, Bau und Reaktorsicherheit, Bonn Head of delegation
Beyer Knut Bundesministerium für Umwelt, Naturschutz, Bau und Reaktorsicherheit, Bonn deputy head of delegation
Messing Sebastian Bundesministerium für Verkehr und digitale Infrastruktur, Bonn member of delegation
Socher Martin Sächsisches Staatsministerium
für Umwelt und Landwirtschaft,
Dresden
member of delegation
Augustin Kurt Ministerium für Umwelt, Gesundheit und Verbraucherschutz (MUGV)
des Landes Brandenburg,
Potsdam
member of delegation
Henneberg Simon Ministerium für Ländliche Entwicklung, Umwelt und Landwirtschaft des Landes Brandenburg,
Magdeburg
member of delegation

Composition of Czech delegation:
Surname Name Institution Position
Záruba Lukáš Ministerstvo životního prostředí RČ Head of delegation
Pokorný Daniel Ministerstvo zemědělství deputy head of delegation
Tušil Petr Výzkumný ústav vodohospodářský TGM Praha,
pobočka Ostrava
member of delegation
Bachtíková Petra Ministerstvo životního prostředí, Praha member of delegation

The annual statement of accounts is audited by three auditors proposed by the delegations and appointed by the Commission for a three-year term of office. In 2002, the auditors were Andrzej Żyłajtys for the Polish delegation, Hubert Gladbach for the German delegation and Petra Tachecí for the Czech delegation.


Last update: 2017.05.12