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World Gastroenterology Organisation
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Nominations Committee

The Nominations Committee is a group formed from inside the membership of the World Gastroenterology Organisation (WGO) for the purpose of overseeing the nominations process resulting in the selection of candidates to serve in the leadership and committees of WGO.

James Toouli

Committee Chair

James Toouli
(Australia, WGO Past President)


David Bjorkman (USA, WGO President)
Henry Cohen (Uruguay, WGO Past Past President)
Boris Vucelic (Croatia, One of two Governing Council nominations)
Finlay Macrae (Australia, Second of two Governing Council nominations)
Carlos Zapata (Peru, At-large representative from region 1: Americas, nominated by Governing Council)
Jean-Christophe Saurin (France, At-large representative from region 2: Europe, nominated by Governing Council)
Kentaro Sugano (Japan, At-large representative from region 3: Asia Pacific, nominated by Governing Council)
Olufunmilayo Lesi (Nigeria, At-large representative from region 4: Africa/Middle East, nominated by Governing Council)

Staff Liaison

Caley Mutrie, WGO/WGOF Executive Director