Skål International Committees 2022

President Burcin Turkkan launched a series of committees earlier this year to work towards Skål International's 2022 objectives.

These committees were opened to the membership and were formed at the end of January.




List of Committees and their respective Executive Board member liaison

Our thanks to all Skålleagues who have accepted the invitation to join and work together.

GOVERNANCE

  • Hulya Aslantas: Skål International Interim Vice President

  • Franz Heffeter: Austria / Europe | Co-chairman

  • J F Cote: Canada / Americas | Co-chairman

  • Holly Powers: USA / Americas | Co-chairman

  • Ash Munn: Australia / Oceania

  • Johannes Jungwirth: Germany / Europe

  • Sanjay Datta: India / Asia

  • Tito Livio Mongelli: Italy / Europe

  • Maureen Ogola: Kenya / Africa

  • Fernando Azcona: Mexico / Americas

  • Juliana Tongrit: Nigeria / Africa

  • Fiona Angelico: South Africa / Africa

  • Juan Vazquez Mateos: Spain / Europe

  • Heike Garcon-Suiheran: Thailand / Asia

  • Mustafa Yalcin: Turkey / Europe

  • Tim Hemphill: USA / Americas

  • Mario Costa: Uruguay / Americas

STATUTES/BY-LAWS  

  • Juan Steta: Skål International Vice President

  • Salih Cene: Turkey / Europe | Co-chairman

  • Mok Singh: USA / Americas | Co-chairman

  • Shekhar Divadkar: India / Asia

  • Burjis Mehta: India / Asia

  • Pietro Bembo: Italy / Europe

  • Tony Clegg Butt: Kenya / Africa

  • Isidro Martinez: Mexico / Americas

  • Fernanda Soler: Mexico / Americas

  • Constantine Panoussi: Monaco / Europe

  • Jan Sunde: Norway / Europe

  • Vernon Kirsten: South Africa /Africa

  • Francisco Rivero: Spain / Europe

  • Art Allis: USA / Americas

  • John Ruzich: USA / Americas

  • Karen Trevino: USA / Americas

ADVOCACY & GLOBAL PARTNERSHIPS

  • Marja Eela Kaskinen: Skål International Director

  • Olukemi (Kemi) Soetan: Nigeria / Africa | Co-Chairman

  • Steve Richer: USA / Americas | Co-Chairman

  • Carlos Asensio: Argentina / Americas

  • Alfred Merse: Australia / Oceania

  • Susan Webb: Canada / Americas

  • Ville Riihimäk: Finland / Europe

  • Stella Appenteng: Ghana / Africa

  • Mark Mendes: India / Asia

  • Hari Valmiki: India / Asia

  • Carl Vaz: India / Asia

  • Rosemary Mugambi: Kenya / Africa

  • Jane Garcia: Mexico / America

  • Kit Wong: Mexico / Americas

  • Mayumi Hu: Taiwan / Asia

  • Handan Boyce: Turkey / Europe

  • Eric Etienne: United Kingdom / Europe

  • Joost Demeyer: USA / Americas

  • Andres Hayes: USA / Americas

  • Iris Salazar: USA / Americas

TRAINING & EDUCATION

  • Julie Dabaly-Scott: International Skål Council President

  • Paul Durand: Canada / Americas | Co-Chairman

  • Lavonne Wittmann: South Africa / Africa | Co-Chairman

  • Marjolaine De Sa: Canada / Americas

  • Shalini Charles: India / Asia

  • Janet Chamia: Kenya / Africa

  • Lucy Macridis: Kenya / Africa

  • Carol Bayne: South Africa / Africa

  • Benita Bezuidenhout: South Africa / Africa

  • Tekin Ertan: Turkey / Europe

  • Jim Dwyer: USA / Americas

  • Mark Irgang: USA / Americas

MEMBERSHIP DEVELOPMENT

  • Denise Scrafton: Skål International Director

  • Trish May: New Zealand / Oceania | Co-Chairman

  • Valerie Cote: Canada / Americas

  • Benyam Bisrak Woldemeskel: Ethiopia / Africa

  • Nicolle Martin: France / Europe

  • Manav Soni: India / Asia

  • Luigi Sciarra: Italy / Europe

  • Gabriel Larrea: Mexico / Americas

  • Daniel Sanchez: Mexico / Americas

  • Alejandro Reyes: Mexico / Americas

  • Victoria Wales: New Zealand / Oceania

  • Rafael Guzman Villarreal: Spain / Europe

  • Dushyanthi Jayaweera: Sri Lanka / Asia

  • Selcuk Nazilli: Turkey / Europe

  • Patina Farnham: UK / Europe

  • Karin Andersen: USA / Americas

  • Isaias Sarmiento: Venezuela / Americas

TECHNOLOGY

  • Daniela Otero: CEO

  • Denis Smith: Canada / Americas | Co-Chairman

  • Enrique Flores: Mexico / Americas | Co-Chairman

  • Ugursal Ugur: Turkey / Europe - Co-Chairman

  • David Reeves: Australia / Oceania

  • Sandy Hammond: Australia / Oceania

  • Claude Boumal: Belgium / Europe

  • Barbara Kosterski: Canada / Americas   

  • Stefan Parent: Canada / Americas

  • Alan Racic: Croatia / Europe

  • Stuart Gow: Fiji / Oceania

  • Susanna Saari: Finland / Europe

  • Naveen Manchanda: France / Europe

  • Wolfgang Hofmann: Germany / Europe

  • Shawn Mendes: India / Asia

  • Sabrina Horgan: Ireland / Europe

  • Bruno Strati: Italy / Europe 

  • Fulvio Giannetti: Italy / Europe

  • Seema Raval: Kenya / Africa

  • Shenaz Neky: Kenya / Africa

  • Alberto Rodriguez: Mexico / Americas

  • Antonio Macias Pardo: Spain / Europe

  • Andreas Kunz: Switzerland / Europe

  • Fred Münger: Thailand / Asia

  • James Thurlby: Thailand / Asia

  • Kevin Rautenbach: Thailand / Asia

  • Tess Vismale: USA / Americas

MEDIA & PUBLIC RELATIONS

  • Annette Cardenas: Skål International Director

  • Juergen Steinmetz: Germany / Europe | Co-Chairman

  • Frank Legrand: USA / Americas | Co-Chairman

  • Richard Eeckhout: Belgium / Europe

  • Mitchell Mcclung: Canada / Americas

  • June Mukherjee: India / Asia

  • George Pokrovsky: Japan / Asia

  • Victor Shitakha: Kenya / Africa

  • Jose Maria Manzanares: Mexico / Americas

  • Maria Elena Jean: Mexico / Americas

  • Roberto Baca: Panama / Americas

  • Riaan Jordaan: South Africa / Africa

  • David Fontanella: Switzerland / Europe 

  • Wayne Lee: USA / Americas

  • William Schroeder: USA / Americas

AID

(Formed in March 2022)

  • Matanyah Hecht: Israel / Middle East

  • Jan Sunde: Norway / Europe

  • Florin Tancu: Romania / Europe

FUNDRAISING 

(Formed in August 2022)

  • Burcin Turkkan: Skål International President

  • Anurag Gupta: India / Asia | Co-Chairman

  • Deniz Anapa: Turkey / Europe | Co-Chairman

  • Ahmet Can Yesildag: Canada / Americas

  • Altan Demirkaya: Canada / Americas

  • Sudipta Deb: India / Asia

  • Sujata Mariwalla: India / Asia

  • Atilla Acet: Turkey / Europe