INCB Membership

The International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) consists of 13 members who are elected by the Economic and Social Council and who serve in their personal capacity, not as government representatives. Three members with medical, pharmacological or pharmaceutical experience are elected from a list of persons nominated by the World Health Organization (WHO) and 10 members are elected from a list of persons nominated by Governments.

The term of office of each member of the Board shall end on the eve of the first meeting of the Board which his successor shall be entitled to attend (Article 10 paragraph 2 of the 1961 Single Convention).

The members, with mandates expiring in the year indicated below, are:

 

Vacant

 

 

David T. JOHNSON

United States

2017

Galina Aleksandrovna KORCHAGINA

Russian Federation

2015

Alejandro MOHAR BETANCOURT

Mexico

2017

Marc MOINARD

France

2015

Lochan NAIDOO

South Africa

2015

Rajat RAY

India

2015

Ahmed Kamal Eldin SAMAK

Egypt

2017

Werner SIPP

Germany

2017

Viroj SUMYAI

Thailand

2015

Sri SURYAWATI

Indonesia

2017

Francisco E. THOUMI

Colombia

2015

Raymond YANS

Belgium

2017*

Elected by ECOSOC from among nominees submitted by WHO.

* re-elected for a new five year mandate (2012-2017)

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