Past Presidents

Since the society’s foundation (as CIDA) in 1965, the following colleagues have held the post of President; which rotates every three years during the International Congress:

  • 2013–2016: Yael Lubin, Israel
  • 2010–2013: Charles Griswold, USA
  • 2007–2010: Nikolaj Scharff, Denmark
  • 2004–2007: Ansie Dippenaar-Schoeman, South Africa
  • 2001–2004: Paul Selden, United Kingdom
  • 1998–2001: Robert Raven, Australia
  • 1995–1998: Norman Platnick, USA
  • 1992–1995: Rudy Jocqué, Belgium
  • 1989–1992: Volker Mahnert, Switzerland
  • 1986–1989: Konrad Thaler, Austria
  • 1983–1986: Peter Van Helsdingen, Netherlands
  • 1980–1983: Herbert Walter Levi, USA
  • 1977–1980: Paolo Tongiorgi, Italy
  • 1974–1977: Lambertus Vlijm, Netherlands
  • 1971–1974: Eric Duffey, United Kingdom
  • 1968–1971: Roland Legendre, France
  • 1965–1968: Otto Kraus, Germany
  • 1963–1965: Max Vachon, France