The Parliamentarian 2016 Issue Three

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The Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA)

Executive Committee, Officers, CPA Secretariat and Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians (CWP) Steering Committee Patrons VICE-PATRON: Vacant

Portrait of The Queen © John Swannell/Camera Press

PATRON: Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II Head of the Commonwealth

CPA Executive Committee Executive Committee Members’ dates of membership are indictated below each name.

Officers

Regional Representatives

PRESIDENT: Vacant

AFRICA

ASIA

BRITISH ISLANDS AND MEDITERRANEAN

VICE-PRESIDENT: Vacant

Hon. Thandi Modise, MP Chairperson of the National Council of Provinces, South Africa (2013-2016)

Hon. Karu Jayasuriya, MP Speaker of Parliament, Sri Lanka (2013-2016)

Hon. Carmelo Abela, MP Minister for Home Affairs & National Security, Malta (2013-2016)

CHAIRPERSON OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE (2014-2017): Hon. Dr Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury, MP Speaker of Parliament, Bangladesh VICE-CHAIRPERSON (2015-2016): Hon. Shirley M. Osborne, MLA Speaker of the Legislative Assembly, Montserrat Also Regional Representative for Caribbean, Americas and the Atlantic Region (2013-2016) TREASURER Acting Treasurer (2016): Hon. Vicki Dunne, MLA Australian Capital Territory CHAIRPERSON OF THE COMMONWEALTH WOMEN PARLIAMENTARIANS (CWP) (2013-2016): Rt Hon. Rebecca Kadaga, MP Speaker of Parliament, Uganda

Hon. Machana Ronald Shamukuni, MP Botswana (2013-2016) Hon. Mutimura Zeno, MP Rwanda (2014-2017) Rt Hon. Themba Msibi, MP Speaker of Parliament, Swaziland (2014-2017) Hon. Emilia Monjowa Lifaka, MP Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Cameroon (2015-2018) Hon. Umar Buba Jibril, MP Deputy House Leader, Nigeria (2015-2018)

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Hon. Mian Tariq Mehmood, MPA Provincial Assembly, Punjab, Pakistan (2014-2017)

Hon. Derek Thomas, MLC St Helena (2014-2017)

Hon. Imran Ahmad, MP Bangladesh (2015-2018)

Rt Hon. Sir Alan Haselhurst, MP United Kingdom (2015-2018)

AUSTRALIA

CANADA

Hon. Don Harwin, MLC President of the Legislative Council, New South Wales Acting Regional Representative (2016)

Hon. Tom Osborne, MHA Speaker of the House of Assembly, Newfoundland and Labrador (2013-2016)

Hon. Kezia Purick, MLA Speaker of the Legislative Assembly, Northern Territory (2014-2017) Hon. Russell Paul Wortley, MLC President of the Legislative Council, South Australia (2015-2018)

Hon. Jackson Lafferty, MLA Speaker of Legislative Assembly, Yukon Acting Regional Representative (2014-2017) Hon. Alexandra Mendes MP Canada (2015-2018)