The Governing Committee and Counselors

The Governing Committee carries out the decisions of the Council, approves the annual budgets and proposals prepared by the Secretariat and monitors the implementation by the Secretariat of the Council’s decisions. The Committee is composed of the ICMC President, the Vice-President, the Treasurer, the Secretary and regional representatives all of whom are elected by the Council for a mandate of four years.



Elected Members
  • H.E. John Cardinal Njue (Kenya) - President ad Interim
  • Vice President - vacant
  • H.E. Bishop Joseph Pibul Visitnondachai (Thailand) - Secretary
  • Sr. Maryanne Loughry (Australia) - Treasurer
  • H.E. Christoph Cardinal Schönborn (Austria)
  • H.E. Thomas Christopher Cardinal Collins (Canada)
  • H.E. Oscar Andres Cardinal Rodriguez Maradiaga (Honduras)
  • H.E. Archbishop Emilio Carlos Belaunzarán (Mexico)
  • H.E. Archbishop Simon Ntamwana (Burundi)
Representatives of the Dicastery for the Promotion of Integral Human Development (Holy See)
  • H. E. Archbishop Silvano M. Tomasi, C.S., Advisor
  • Rev. Father Michael Czerny, S.J., Co-Secretary, Section for Refugees and Migrants
  • Rev. Father Fabio Baggio, C.S., Co-Secretary, Section for Refugees and Migrants
  • Rev. Mons. Slawomir D. Kawecki (Poland)
  • Sr. Janete Ferreira (Brazil)
  • Mrs. Anne Dussart (Belgium)
  • Mr. William Wise (USA)
  • Mr. William Canny (USA)