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IDLSoc Secretariat

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Telephone Enquires +44 (0)1460 298 090

IDLSoc Committee Structure

Society Structure

The Society is guided by a governing council named the General Committee. The committee comprises a multi-national group of Society members from both government and industry. Below the General Committee are three other committees that focus on key activities within the Society. A member from each of these committees sits on the General Committee.

Position Current Occupent(s) Society Email Address
Chairman LtCol Volker Schaaf Login to view email
Vice Chair Mr Don Kiley Login to view email
General Secretary Mr Don Kiley Login to view email
Treasurer Mr Stephen Lewis Login to view email
Assistant Treasurer Mr Marcel Jussaume N/A
Head of Secretariat Ms. Emma Jane Taylor Login to view email
Chair of Technical Committee Mr Nick Kropp Login to view email
Government Co-Chair of AS/NZ Chapter LCDR Bobby McFerran N/A
Industry Co-Chair of AS/NZ Chapter Graham Priestnall N/A
Chair of Swedish Chapter Sqn Ldr Johan Backman Rydberg N/A
Chair of UK Chapter Sqn Ldr Darren Martin N/A
President of US Chapter Mr Mark Yelsits N/A
Chair of DACH Chapter Mr Kai Thurner N/A
Co-Chair of DACH Chapter Capt. Jens Paulzen N/A
Industry Representatives Ms. Janet Mackett N/A

Note: For legal reasons, several US Government members are currently unable to hold positions on the committee. However representatives from the US Military are invited to attend the General Committee Meetings.

Corporate Advisory Board

The CAB provides a forum for Corporate Member organisations (within industry, government and academia) to influence the activities that Society undertakes. View the Terms of Reference, here.

IDLSoc Chapter Chairs

Chapters of the Society are lead on a volunteer basis by a chairperson. This person is appointed by consensus of members. Contact details are available on the chapter pages.