Saint Petersburg
Russian Federation

OWHC Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is made up of up to eight Mayors. It is elected by the General Assembly and meets at least once a year. The current Board of Directors’ President is Mr. Jacek Majchrowski, Mayor of Cracow, and successor of Mr. Jean-Paul L’Allier, first President and Founder of the OWHC.


Here is the history of the Presidents of the OWHC:

City

Mayor

Mandate

City:

Quebec (Canada)

Mayor:

Jean-Paul L'Allier

Mandate:

1993-1999

City:

Bergen (Norway)

Mayor:

Ingmar Ljones (1999) and Anne-Grete Strom-Erichsen

Mandate:

1999-2001

City:

Toledo (Spain)

Mayor:

José Manuel Molina García

Mandate:

2001-2003

City:

Rhodes (Greece)

Mayor:

George Giannopoulos

Mandate:

2003-2007

City:

Cuenca (Ecuador)

Mayor:

Marcelo Cabrera Palacio

Mandate:

2007-2009

City:

Beemster (Netherlands)

Mayor:

Harry N.G. Brinkman

Mandate:

2009-2013

City:

Sintra (Portugal)

Mayor:

Basílio Horta

Mandate:

2013-2015

City:

Lyon (France)

Mayor:

Gérard Collomb and Georges Képénékian

Mandate:

2015-2017

City:

Quebec (Canada)

Mayor:

Régis Labeaume

Mandate:

2017-2019

City:

Cracow (Poland)

Mayor:

Jacek Majchrowski

Mandate:

2019 to present

Members of the OWHC Board of Directors 2019-2021

President


Mr. Jacek Majchrowski

Mayor - Cracow (Poland)
President of the OWHC

Vice-Presidents


Mr. Dirk De fauw

Mayor - Brugge (Belgium)
Vice-President of the OWHC

Mr. Victor Boluarte Medina

Mayor - Cuzco (Peru)
Vice-President of the OWHC

Mr. Nakyoung Joo

Mayor - Gyeongju (Republic of Korea)
Vice-President of the OWHC

Ms. Lydie Polfer

Mayor - Luxembourg (Luxembourg)
Vice-President of the OWHC

Mr. Jim Kenney

Mayor - Philadelphia (United States)
Vice-President of the OWHC

Mr. Luis Alberto Villarreal García

Mayor - San Miguel de Allende (Mexico)
Vice-President of the OWHC

Dr. Huang Yong

Representative of the city of Suzhou - Suzhou (China)
Vice-President of the OWHC

Secretary General


Mr. Denis Ricard

Secretary General of the OWHC

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Schedule of meetings of the Board of Directors

June 2019

March 2019

April 2018

May and June 2017

September and October 2016

March 2016

November 2015

November 2013

May 2013

October 2012

March 2012

November 2011

April 2011

September 2010

March 2010

September 2009

March 2009

July 2008

January 2008

June 2007

January 2007

April 2006

November 2005

December 2004

February 2004

September 2003

April 2003

December 2002

May 2002

October 2001

April 2001

September 2000

September 1997

June 1997

May 1996

June 1995

June 1994

September 1993