Executive Committee Members


  • Helianthe Kort (Netherlands): President
  • Anthony Sterns (USA): Secretary General
  • Henk Herman Nap (Netherlands): Treasurer
  • Yeh-Liang Hsu (Taiwan): Editor-in-Chief and IT Director
  • Yeong-Ran Park (Korea): Vice President (ISG 2022)
  • Espen Aspnes (Norway): Vice President (ISG 2020)
  • Gloria M. Gutman (Canada): Marketing and Events Director
  • Taiuani Marquine Raymundo (Brazil): Director of Communication
  • Manuel Jesús Azabal (Spain): President of Student Chapter

Board Members


  • Yasemine Afacan (Turkey)
  • Pauline van den Berg (Netherlands)
  • Thomas Bock (Germany)
  • J.E.M.H. van Bronswijk (Netherlands)
  • Alan H.S. Chan (Hong Kong)
  • Mauro Colombo (Italy)
  • Luigi Corrado (Switzerland)
  • Céline Franco (France)
  • Gloria Gutman (Canada)
  • Yeh-Liang Hsu (Taiwan)
  • Shigekazu Ishihara (Japan)
  • William D. Kearns (USA)
  • Barbara Klein (Germany)
  • Helianthe Kort (Netherlands)
  • Ming Ming Lai (Malaysia)
  • Sebi Lekalakala-Mokgele (South Africa)
  • Sushil K. Meher (India)
  • Sari Merilampi (Finland)
  • Laura Mello Machado (Brazil)
  • Sylvian Moreno (Canada)
  • Maurice Mulvenna (UK)
  • Henk Herman Nap (Netherlands)
  • Britt Östlund (Sweden)
  • Yeon-Ran Park (S. Korea)
  • Sebastiaan Peek (Netherlands)
  • Bob De Schutter (Belgium)
  • Carla Da Silva Santana (Brazil)
  • Dušan Šimšík (Slovakia)
  • Anthony Sterns (USA)
  • Kuo-Ming Wang (Taiwan)
  • Yongping Zheng (HK)

All members of the Executive Committee and the Board fulfill their functions on a voluntary, i.e. unpaid, basis.

Honorary Presidents


  • Herman Bouma
  • Vappu Taipale

Honorary Members


  • Neil Charness
  • J.A.M. Graafmans
  • Paolo Dario
  • John H.R. Pieper
  • Ger Maas
  • Kuo-Ming Wang
  • Gloria Gutman
  • Gerard Cornet

Grand Masters


  • James L. Fozard
  • Herman Bouma
  • Vappu Taipale
  • J.E.M.H. van Bronswijk
  • Alain Franco
  • Neil Charness
  • Anthea Tinker
Listed in the order of the date in which they were elected.

Chapter Presidents


  • Helianthe S.M. Kort: President Dutch-Flemish Chapter
  • Shigekazu Ishihara: President Japanese Chapter
  • Gloria Gutman: President of the North America Chapter
  • Luigi Corrado: President Francophone Chapter
  • Yeh-Liang Hsu: President Sinophone Chapter
  • Barbara Klein: President Austrian-German-Swiss Chapter
  • Carla da Silva Santana Castro: President Brazilian Chapter
  • Yeong-Ran Park: President Korean Chapter
  • Yongping Zheng: President Hong Kong Great Bay Area Chapter

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