Young Member Presidential Group
The mission of the YMPG is to increase the attractiveness of the ISSMGE for younger generations of geotechnical engineers. This is accomplished through the cooperation and exchange of ideas from students and younger members across the world.
EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP TEAM:
The YMPG Executive Leadership Team is comprised of a Chair, appointed by the ISSMGE President for a term of 4-years, and a Vice-Chair and Secretary, elected by the YMPG members for a term of 2-years. The leadership team starting in 2016 is:
REGIONAL MEMBERS (2016-2017):
The YMPG consists of 19 members total. In addition to the Chair, there are 3 members selected from each region, nominated by the regional VP. Membership is restricted to ISSMGE members 35 years of age or younger at the time of appointment. Members serve 2-year terms, renewable for an additional 2 years depending on activity level and eligibility. For this term, the make-up is about 50/50 academia/practioner, 70/30 male/female, and 80/20 new member/returning member.
Want to learn more about the members? Check out the Member Bios!
|Africa||Daniel Avutia||South Africafirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Lucy Wu||Hong Kongemail@example.com|
|North America||Robert Godinez||USAfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|South America||Juan Ayala||Chileemail@example.com|
|Marcelo Llano Serna||Colombiafirstname.lastname@example.org|
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ISSMGE BOARD LIAISONS:
Roger FRANK (ISSMGE President)
Fatma BALIGH (VP for Africa)
Paul MAYNE (VP for North America)
Vlasta SZAVITS-NOSSAN (Appointed Board Member)