Past SPAC members

SPAC members as of June 2017 (IAI CoP-25)

Brigitte Baptiste (Chair)
Director
Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humboldt, Colombia
Appointment: 2014-2015; 2015-2017; 2017-2019

Walter Baethgen
Director
Regional Program for Latin America and the Caribbean
International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI)
Columbia University, USA
Appointment: 2014-2015; 2015-2017; 2017-2019

Gilberto Câmara
Image Processing Division (DPI)
Brazilian Institute for Space Research (INPE)
Brazil
Appointment: 2016-2019

Javier Gracia-Garza
Director General
Science and Technology Branch
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Appointment: 2015-2018

Yolanda Kakabadse
President
WWF International, Ecuador
Appointment: 2014-2015; 2015-2016; 2016-2019
Resigned in April 2018

Nicolas Lucas
Appointment: 2015-2018
Resigned in February 2018

Maria Netto Schneider
Inter-American Development Bank (IADB), USA
Appointment: 2014-2015; 2015-2017; 2017-2020

Evelia Rivera Arriaga
UNDP-INECC, Instituto EPOMEX-UAC
Appointment: 2017-2019

James Rusak
Group Leader
Dorset Environmental Science Centre
Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change
Queen’s University, Canada
Appointment: 2015-2018

SPAC members as of June 2016 (IAI CoP-24)

Javier Gracia-Garza (chair)
Director General
Science Program Branch at Canadian Forest Service
Natural Resources, Canada
Appointment: 2015-2018

Walter Baethgen
Director
Regional Program for Latin America and the Caribbean
International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI)
Columbia University, USA
Appointment: 2014-2015; 2015-2017

Brigitte Baptiste
Director
Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humboldt, Colombia
Appointment: 2014-2015; 2015-2017

Luís Basterra
Chair, Commission for Agriculture
Chamber of Deputies, National Congress
Argentina
Appointment: 2014-2015; 2015-2016; 2016-2019

Gilberto Câmara
DPI, INPE
Brazil
Appointment: 2016-2019

Yolanda Kakabadse
President
WWF International, Ecuador
Appointment: 2014-2015; 2015-2016; 2016-2019

Nicolas Lucas
Conservation Manager
The Nature Conservancy, Argentina
Appointment: 2015-2018

Maria Netto Schneider
Inter-American Development Bank (IADB), USA
Appointment: 2014-2015; 2015-2017

James Rusak
Group Leader
Dorset Environmental Science Centre
Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change
Queen’s University, Canada
Appointment: 2015-2018
 

SPAC members as of June 2015 (approved at IAI CoP-23)

Walter Baethgen
Director
Regional Program for Latin America and the Caribbean
International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI)
Columbia University, USA

Brigitte Baptiste
Director
Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humboldt, Colombia

Luís Basterra
Chair, Commission for Agriculture
Chamber of Deputies, National Congress
Argentina

Carlos Henrique de Brito Cruz
Scientific Director
Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo (FAPESP), Brazil

Javier Gracia-Garza
Director General
Science Program Branch at Canadian Forest Service
Natural Resources, Canada

Yolanda Kakabadse
President
WWF International, Ecuador

Nicolas Lucas
Conservation Manager
The Nature Conservancy, Argentina

Maria Netto Schneider
Inter-American Development Bank (IADB), USA

James Rusak
Group Leader
Dorset Environmental Science Centre
Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change
Queen’s University, Canada
 

SPAC members as of August 2014 (approved at IAI CoP-22)

First committee composition

The initial composition of the Committee was approved by the CoP in 2014.

Walter Baethgen
Director, Regional Program for Latin America and the Caribbean, International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI), Columbia University, USA
Appointment: 2014-2015

Brigitte Baptiste
Director, Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humboldt, Colombia
Appointment: 2014-2015

Luís Basterra
Chair, Commission for Agriculture, Chamber of Deputies, National Congress of Argentina
Appointment: 2014-2015

Carlos Henrique de Brito Cruz
Scientific Director, Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo (FAPESP), Brazil
Appointment: 2014-2015

Bob Corell
Climate Communication: Science and Outreach, USA
Appointment: 2014-2015

Boris Graizbord
Coordinator, Programa de Estudios Avanzados en Desarrollo Sustentable y Medio Ambiente del Colegio de México
Appointment: 2014-2015

Yolanda Kakabadse
President, WWF International, Ecuador
Appointment: 2014-2015

Emilio Moran
Center for Systems Integration and Sustainability, Michigan State University, USA
Appointment: 2014-2015

Maria Netto Schneider
Inter-American Development Bank (IADB), USA
Appointment: 2014-2015