The Executive Committee of ICAR is elected from and by members of the Standing Committee, with due reference to maintain an appropriate geographical spread of representation.

Each member is elected for a term of office not exceeding eight years; with the exception of the Secretary General who may be re-elected for a period of up to sixteen years.

The President’s term of office is normally four years.

Current Executive Committee

Position: Member:
President Professor Matt Lucy (USA)
Vice President Professor Sean Fair (Ireland)
Secretary General Professor Simon de Graaf (Australia)
Past President (co-opted) Professor Fulvio Gandolfi (Italy)
Executive Committee (Ordinary Members) Professor Carlos Ambrosio (Brazil)
Dr Sofia Ortega (USA)
Dr Pascal Mermillod (France)
Professor Ann Van Soom (Belgium)
Local secretary Obihiro (co-opted) Dr Kazuhiro Kikuchi (Japan)

Past Presidents of ICAR

Period Served: Member:
1948-1961 N. Lagerlof (Sweden)
1961-1972 Th. Stegenga (The Netherlands)
1972-1976 Ch. Thibault (France)
1976-1980 N.O. Rasbech (Denmark)
1980-1984 J.A. Laing (U.K.)
1984-1988 M. Parez (France)
1988-1996 W.C. Wagner (U.S.A.)
1996-2000 S.J. Dieleman (The Netherlands)
2000-2004 S.D. Johnston (USA)
2004-2008 W.W. Thatcher (U.S.A.)
2008-2012 H. Bertschinger (R South Africa)
2012-2016 P.J. Hansen (USA)
2016-2022 Professor Fulvio Gandolfi (Italy)

Past Secretaries General of ICAR

Period Served: Member:
1948-1964 T Bonadonna (Italy)
1964-1980 J.A. Laing (U.K.)
1980-1996 S. Einarsson (Sweden)
1996-2016 G. Evans (Australia)