International Council for Traditional Music

A Non-Governmental Organization in Formal Consultative Relations with UNESCO

List of ICTM Executive Board Committees

This document lists appointed responsibilities within ICTM, including (a) Executive Board committees and (b) Other committees. 

A) Executive Board committees

  • Bulletin of the ICTM: Don Niles (Chair), Ursula Hemetek, Carlos Yoder (ex-officio).
  • Colloquia: Svanibor Pettan (Chair), Salwa El-Shawan Castelo-Branco, Marcia Ostashewski.
  • Ethics: Naila Ceribašić (Chair), Beverley Diamond, Marcia Ostashewski, Muriel Swijghuisen-Reigersberg, Tan Sooi Beng, J. Lawrence Witzleben.
  • ICTM Archive: Salwa El-Shawan Castelo-Branco (Chair), Naila Ceribašić, Catherine Foley, Ursula Hemetek, Jeanette Mollenhauer, Don Niles, Anthony Seeger, Carlos Yoder.
  • Internet Presence: Don Niles (Chair), Marcia Ostashewski, J. Lawrence Witzleben, Carlos Yoder (ex-officio).
  • Liaison with National and International Organizations: Salwa El-Shawan Castelo-Branco (Chair), Ursula Hemetek, Svanibor Pettan.
  • Maud Karpeles, Young Scholars, and Other Funds: Marie Agatha Ozah (Chair), Ursula Hemetek, Don Niles.
  • Outreach with Africa: Marie Agatha Ozah (Chair), Susanne Fürniss, Marílio Wane.
  • Outreach with Latin America: Silvia Citro (Chair), Samuel Araújo, Adriana Cerletti, Miguel A. García, Gabriela López, Suzel Reily.
  • Outreach with Middle East and Central Asia: Salwa El-Shawan Castelo-Branco (Chair), Hisham Chami, Kanykei Mukhtarova, Razia Sultanova, Saida Yelemanova.
  • Outreach with Museums and Archives: Don Niles (Chair), Nancy Groce, Gerda Lechleitner, Hsin-chun Tasaw Lu, Dan Lundberg, Terada Yoshitaka, Xiao Mei.
  • Outreach with Student and Early Career Researchers: Marie Agatha Ozah (Chair), Naila Ceribašić, Don Niles, Filip Petkovski, Svanibor Pettan. 
  • Prizes: J. Lawrence Witzleben (Chair), Brian Diettrich, Ursula Hemetek (ex-officio), Lee Tong Soon, Razia Sultanova, Louise Wrazen.
  • Publications: Svanibor Pettan (Chair), Don Niles, Kendra Stepputat, J. Lawrence Witzleben, Louise Wrazen.
  • Revision of the ICTM Statutes, Memoranda, Guidelines, and Terminology: Salwa El-Shawan Castelo-Branco (Chair), Naila Ceribašić, Ursula Hemetek, Don Niles, Marie Agatha Ozah, Anthony Seeger, Razia Sultanova.
  • Study Groups: Don Niles (Chair), Naila Ceribašić, Ursula Hemetek, Svanibor Pettan, J. Lawrence Witzleben.
  • UNESCO: Naila Ceribašić (Chair), Salwa El-Shawan Castelo-Branco, Marie Agatha Ozah, Svanibor Pettan.
  • Search for a New Secretariat: Svanibor Pettan (Chair), Salwa El-Shawan Castelo-Branco, Ursula Hemetek (ex-officio), Anthony Seeger.
  • Search for Host Institution for 2023 ICTM World Conference: Svanibor Pettan (Chair), Brian Diettrich, Ursula Hemetek, Marie Agatha Ozah, Tan Sooi Beng.

B) Other committees

  • Nomination Committee for 2021 elections: Helen Lawlor, Marie Agatha Ozah, Cara Stacey
  • Programme Committee of 2021 World Conference: Susana Sardo (Co-Chair), Kati Szego (Co-Chair), members TBA.
  • Local Arrangements Committee of 2021 World Conference: João Soeiro de Carvalho (Chair), members TBA.
  • Editorial Board for Yearbook for Traditional Music: Egil Bakka, Linda Barwick, Chi-Fang Chao, Miguel A. García, Georgiana Wierre-Gore, Junko Konishi, Maria Elizabeth Lucas, Imani Sanga, Anthony Seeger, Emin Soydaş, Deborah Wong. 
  • Editors of Volume Celebrating the International Council for Traditional Music: Reflections on the First Seven Decades: Naila Ceribašić, Don Niles, Svanibor Pettan.

Last update: 3 September 2019