Chairman of the Commission and Contracting Party delegations

Chairman of the Commission and Contracting Party delegations

 

The chairmanship of the Commission is held by each Contracting Party delegation in turn for a three-year term. The delegation holding the chairmanship for a given period designates the Chairman of the Commission for that period. The Chairman represents the Commission and chairs ordinary and extraordinary meetings of the Commission and heads of delegation meetings.

 

During the first period of the Commission’s operation, that also includes the Interim Commission (1996-1999), until the end of the 2001 the chairmanship was held by the Delegation of the Polish Republic. During this period, the office of the ICPO Chairman was held by Leszek Bagiński, Radosław Gawlik and Janusz Zaleski.

 

Between 2002-2004 the post of Chairman was held by Jaroslav Kinkor representing Czech Republic Delegation. Between 2005 – 2007 the chairmanship of the Commission was taken over by the Federal Republic of Germany, whereas the post of the Chairman was held by Mr. Thomas Stratenwerth. Polish Delegation took over the chairmanship for 3 years in 2008. Mariusz Gajda was nominated to a post of the Commission Chairman and later in January 2008 the post was given to Mr. Janusz Zaleski.

 

Between 2011 and 2013 the ICPO chairmanship was held by Mr. Pavel Punčochář from Czech Republic. On 1 January 2014 there was an official transfer of the chairmanship between Czech Republic and Germany and Mrs Heide Jekel became an ICPO chairman. Between 2017 and 2018 the ICPO chairmanship was held by Mrs Iwona Koza and between 28 March 2018 and 31 December 2019 the post was given to Mrs Joanna Kopczyńska. On 1 January 2020 there was an official transfer of the chairmanship between Polish Republic and Czech Republic. Mr Daniel Pokorný became an ICPO chairman.

 

 

Composition of Polish delegation:
Surname Name Institution Position
Niemiec-Butryn Monika

Ministerstwo Gospodarki

Morskiej i Żeglugi Śródlądowej,

Warszawa

Head of delegation

Delis-Szeląg

Katarzyna

Ministerstwo Gospodarki

Morskiej i Żeglugi Śródlądowej, Warszawa

member of delegation

Gruszecki Przemysław

Państwowe Gospodarstwo

Wodne Wody Polskie

Krajowy Zarząd Gospodarki

Wodnej, Warszawa

member of delegation
Pietras Tomasz

Państwowe Gospodarstwo

Wodne Wody Polskie

Regionalny Zarząd Gospodarki

Wodnej w Szczecinie

member of delegation
Przybylski Mariusz

Państwowe Gospodarstwo

Wodne Wody Polskie
Regionalny Zarząd Gospodarki

Wodnej we Wrocławiu

member of delegation
Ciećko Paweł

Główny Inspektorat Ochrony Środowiska

member of delegation

 

Composition of German delegation:
Surname Name Institution Position
Jekel Heide

Bundesministerium für Umwelt,

Naturschutz, Bau und

Reaktorsicherheit, Bonn

Head of

delegation

Beyer Knut

Bundesministerium für Umwelt,

Naturschutz, Bau und

Reaktorsicherheit, Bonn

deputy head of

delegation

Socher Martin Sächsisches Staatsministerium
für Umwelt und Landwirtschaft,
Dresden

member of

delegation

Augustin Kurt

Ministerium für Landwirtschaft,

Umwelt und Klimaschutz

des Landes Brandenburg, Potsdam

member of

delegation

Henneberg Simon

Ministerium für Landwirtschaft,

Umwelt und Klimaschutz

des Landes Brandenburg, Potsdam

member of

delegation

Wey Jennifer

Bundesministerium für Verkehr

und digitale Infrastruktur

member of

delegation

 

Composition of Czech delegation:
Surname Name Institution Position
Pokorný Daniel Ministerstvo zemědělství

Chairman of

the Commission

Záruba Lukáš

Ministerstvo životního

prostředí RČ

Head of

delegation

Soldán Přemysl

Výzkumný ústav

vodohospodářský, T.G.M., v.v.i.

member of

delegation

Lysá Petra

Ministerstvo životního

prostředí RČ

member of

delegation

 

The annual statement of accounts is audited by three auditors proposed by the delegations and appointed by the Commission for a three-year term of office. In 2002, the auditors were Andrzej Żyłajtys for the Polish delegation, Hubert Gladbach for the German delegation and Petra Tachecí for the Czech delegation.


Last update: 2020.01.10