Between November 2011 and January 2012, members around the world voted in elections for the WSSCC Steering Committee. The elections were held for four global and regional positions altogether. As a result, three new members, as well as an existing member (renewed term) were elected by their peers.
The elected WSSCC Steering Committee members, including their constituencies are:
Open seat: Nomathemba Neseni, Director, Institute of Water and Sanitation Development, Zimbabwe
Open seat: Barry Jackson, Independent Consultant (former head of the WSSCC Global Sanitation Find Programme), South Africa
North Middle and West Africa region: Peter Cookey, Lecturer and Independent Consultant, River State of College of Health Science and Technology, Nigeria (renewed term)
Eastern and Southern Africa region: Victor Chipofya, Professor of Water and Environment, Institute of Water and Environmental Sanitation, Malawi (unopposed nomination)
WSSCC would like to welcome new members to its Steering Committee and would like to thank all members who stood for elections and those who voted.
Each member will serve a three-year term on the Steering Committee. For more information on WSSCC Steering Committee members please click here.
The Steering Committee is the governing body of WSSCC and is elected by its members. The Steering Committee is accountable for WSSCC’s work to the members and to WSSCC’s donors by deciding the policies and strategies of the organization.