Young Member Presidential Group
The mission of the YMPG is to engage the next generation of geotechnical engineers in the ISSMGE. This is accomplished through mobilising students and younger members from across the world to share knowledge and ideas, to connect with leaders in the field, and to create opportunities for the international geotechnical community.
EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP TEAM:
The YMPG Executive Leadership Team is comprised of a Chair, appointed by the ISSMGE President for a term of 4-years, and a Vice-Chair and Secretary, elected by the YMPG members for a term of 2-years. The leadership team starting in 2018 is:
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REGIONAL MEMBERS (2018-2019):
The YMPG consists of 20 members total. In addition to the Chair, there are 3 members selected from each region, nominated by the regional VP. Membership is restricted to ISSMGE members 35 years of age or younger at the time of appointment. Members serve 2-year terms, renewable for an additional 2 years depending on activity level and eligibility. For this term, the make-up is about 45/55 academia/practioner and 72/28 male/female.
Want to learn more about the members? Check out the Member Bios!
|Africa||Jean Potgieter||South Africa|
|Daniel John Avutia||South Africa|
|Asia||Ceres Chung||Hong Kong Special Administrative Region|
|Fei (Tiffany) Wang||China|
|Australasia||David Buxton||New Zealand|
|Truong Hoang Minh||Australia|
|Ashe Cooper||New Zealand|
|North America||Ezra Setiasabda (Tjung)||USA|
|South America||Mauro Sottile||Argentina|
|Vitor Pereira Faro||Brazil|
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ISSMGE BOARD LIAISONS:
Charles Ng (ISSMGE President)