Organisational structure of the CSG Steering Committee
The Steering Committee meets at least every two years, at the CSG’s working meetings, and communicates regularly by e-mail.
Regional Chairmen/Vice Chairmen
Southern and East Africa
Regional Chairman: Christine Lippai (South Africa).
Regional Vice Chairmen: Dr. Alison Leslie (South Africa), Howard Kelly (South Africa).
West and Central Africa
Regional Chairman: Dr. Samuel Martin (France), Dr. Matthew Shirley (Cote d'Ivoire)
Regional Vice Chairman: Christine Lippai (South Africa), Prof. Guy Apollinaire Mensah (Benin).
East and Southeast Asia
Regional Chairmen: Lonnie McCaskill (USA/Cambodia), Dr. Jiang Hongxing (China).
Regional Vice Chairmen: Dr. Choo Hoo Giam (Singapore), Dr. Nao Thuok (Cambodia), Uthen Youngprapakorn (Thailand), Yosapong Temsiripong (Thailand).
South Asia and Iran
Regional Chairman: Anslem de Silva (Sri Lanka).
Regional Vice Chairmen: Dr. Ruchira Somaweera (Australia/Sri Lanka), Raju Vyas (India), Abdul Aleem Choudhury (Pakistan), Asghar Mobaraki (Iran), Dr. S.M.A. Rashid (Bangladesh), Maheshwar Dhakal (Nepal).
Australia and Oceania
Regional Chairman: Charlie Manolis (Australia).
Regional Vice Chairmen: Steve Peucker (Australia), Eric Langelet (Papua New Guinea).
Regional Chairmen: Dr. Jon Hutton (UK), Dr. Samuel Martin (France).
Regional Vice Chairman:
Latin America and the Caribbean
Alfonso Llobet (Bolivia), Dr. Carlos Piña (Argentina), Alvaro Velasco (Venezuela).
Regional Vice Chairmen: Dr. Marisa Tellez (USA), Dr. Luis Bassetti (Brazil), Manuel Tabet (Cuba), Sergio Medrano-Bitar (Colombia), Hesiquio Benitez Diaz (Mexico). Regional Trade: Bernado Ortiz (Ecuador).
Regional Chairmen: Dr. Ruth Elsey (USA), Allan Woodward (USA).
Regional Vice Chairman: Noel Kinler (USA), Frank Mazzotti (USA), Dr. Thomas Rainwater (USA).
Vice Chairman: Hank Jenkins (Australia).
Deputy Vice Chairman: Dr. Yoshio Kaneko (Japan).
Vice Chairmen: Dr. Valentine Lance (USA), Dr. Mark Merchant (USA).
Vice Chairman: Don Ashley (USA).
Deputy Vice Chairmen: Yoichi Takehara (Japan), C.H. Koh (Singapore), Kevin Van Jaarsveldt (South Africa), Enrico Chiesa (Italy), Jorge Saieh (Colombia), Thomas Kralle (Germany), Chris Plott (USA), Simone Comparini (Italy), Jerome Caraguel (France).
Vice Chairman: Curt Harbsmeier (USA).
Vice Chairman: John Caldwell (UK).
Deputy Vice Chairmen: James MacGregor (UK), Steve Broad (UK).
Vice Chairman: Dr. Paolo Martelli (Hong Kong), Dr. Cathy Shilton (Australia).
Vice Chairman: Dr. Kent Vliet (USA).
Public Education and Community Participation
Vice Chairman: Myrna Cauilan-Cureg (Philippines).
CSG IUCN Red List Authority
Dr. Perran Ross
Task Force/Working Groups
Tomistoma Task Force: Chairman: Bruce Shwedick (USA).
Chinese Alligator Working Group: Chairman: Dr. Jiang Hongxing (China).
Siamese Crocodile Task Force: Chairman: Dr. Parntep Ratanakorn (Thailand).
Future Leaders Working Group: Chairman: Dr. Matthew Shirley (Cote d'Ivoire), Deputy Chairman: Dr. Marisa Tellez
Ted Joanen (USA)
Romulus Whitaker (India)
Phil Wilkinson (USA)
Prof. F. Wayne King (USA)