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CPA International Executive Committee

Below is a current list of the members of the CPA International Executive Committee. For more information on the overall governance of the CPA follow this link

CPA Officers

CPA Officers are also Members of the CPA Executive Committee and the CPA Coordinating Committee

Rt Hon. Alban Bagbin, MP, Speaker of the Parliament of Ghana
CPA President
Commonwealth Parliamentary Association hq.sec@cpahq.org
Hon. Matthew Mason-Cox, MLC, President of the New South Wales Legislative Council
CPA Vice-President
Commonwealth Parliamentary Association hq.sec@cpahq.org
Hon. Ian Liddell-Grainger, MP, Member of the UK Parliament
Chairperson of the CPA Executive Committee
Commonwealth Parliamentary Association hq.sec@cpahq.org
Hon. Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu, MP, Majority Leader and Member of Parliament of Ghana
Vice-Chairperson of the CPA Executive Committee
Commonwealth Parliamentary Association hq.sec@cpahq.org
Hon. Shri Anurag Sharma, MP, Lok Sabha, Parliament of India
CPA Treasurer
Commonwealth Parliamentary Association hq.sec@cpahq.org
Hon. Dr Zainab Gimba, MP, Federal Parliament of Nigeria
Chairperson of the Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians (CWP)
Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians (CWP) hq.sec@cpahq.org
Joy Burch, MLA, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of the Australian Capital Territory
Chairperson of CPA Small Branches
CPA Small Branches hq.sec@cpahq.org
Hon. Laura Kanushu Opori, MP, Parliament of Uganda
Chairperson of Commonwealth Parliamentarians with Disabilities (CPwD)
Commonwealth Parliamentarians with Disabilities (CPwD) hq.sec@cpahq.org

AFRICA REGION

CPA Regional Representatives from the Africa Region

Hon. Dr Makali Mulu, MP
Member of Parliament
National Assembly of Kenya clerk@parliament.go.ke
Vacant
Hon. Osei Kyei-Mensah-Bonsu, MP, Majority Leader and Member of Parliament of Ghana
Vice-Chairperson of the CPA Executive Committee
Commonwealth Parliamentary Association hq.sec@cpahq.org
Rt Hon. Dr Abass Bundu, MP
Speaker of the Parliament of Sierra Leone
Parliament of Sierra Leone sierraleoneparliament@hotmail.com
Hon. Lechesa Solomon Tsenoli, MP
Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly
Parliament of the Republic of South Africa pmasiza@parliament.gov.za
Hon. Raymond Nkhata, MP
Member of Parliament
Parliament of Malawi fionakalemba@yahoo.com

ASIA REGION

CPA Regional Representatives from the Asia Region

Hon. Dr Lal Chand Ukrani, MPA
Member of the Provincial Assembly
Sindh Provincial Assembly, Pakistan info@pas.gov.pk
Hon. Mahinda Yapa Abeywardana, MP
Speaker of the Parliament
Parliament of Sri Lanka cpa@parliament.lk
Hon. Kazi Nabil Ahmed, MP
Member of Parliament
Parliament of Bangladesh

AUSTRALIA REGION

CPA Regional Representatives from the Australia Region

Hon. Bruce Atkinson, MLC
Member of the Legislative Council
Parliament of Victoria cpabranch@parliament.vic.gov.au
Senator Hon. Sue Lines
President of the Senate
Parliament of Australia cpa@aph.gov.au
Hon. Mark Shelton, MP
Speaker of the Legislative Assembly
Parliament of Tasmania CPA@parliament.tas.gov.au

BRITISH ISLANDS AND MEDITERRANEAN REGION

CPA Regional Representatives from the BIM Region

Hon. Leona Roberts, MLA
Member of the Legislative Assembly
Falkland Islands Legislative Assembly clerkofassembly@sec.gov.fk
Hon. Chris Elmore, MP
Member of Parliament
Parliament of the United Kingdom cpauk@parliament.uk
Hon. Stuart McMillan, MSP
Member of Parliament
The Scottish Parliament iro@parliament.scot

CANADA REGION

CPA Regional Representatives from the Canada Region

Hon. Randy Weekes, MLA
Speaker of the Legislative Assembly
Provincial Legislature of Saskatchewan, Canada cpa@legassembly.sk.ca
Hon. Terry Duguid, MP
Member of Parliament
Parliament of Canada cpa@parl.gc.ca; CCOM@parl.gc.ca
Hon. Ted Arnott, MPP
Speaker of the Legislative Assembly
Legislative Assembly of Ontario tdecker@ola.org

CARIBBEAN, AMERICAS AND ATLANTIC REGION

CPA Regional Representatives from the CAA Region

Hon. Claudius J. Francis
Speaker of the House of Assembly
Parliament of St Lucia housespeaker@gosl.gov.lc
Hon. Gordon J. Burton, MHA
Speaker of the House of Assembly
Turks and Caicos House of Assembly tiparker@gov.tc
Hon. Arthur Holder, MP
Speaker of the House of Assembly
Parliament of Barbados clerk@barbadosparliament.com

INDIA REGION

CPA Regional Representatives from the India Region

Shri Biswajit Daimary, MLA
Speaker of the Legislative Assembly
Assam Legislative Assembly, India cpaassam@gmail.com
Vacant - awaiting nomination
Member of Parliament
Parliament of India cpaindia@sansad.nic.in
Hon. Ritu Khanduri Bhushan, MLA
Speaker of the Legislative Assembly
Uttarakhand Legislative Assembly cpauttarakhand@hotmail.com

PACIFIC REGION

CPA Regional Representatives from the Pacific Region

Hon. Therese Kaetavara MHR
Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives
Bougainville House of Representatives robert.tapi2009@gmail.com
H. E. Hon. Ratu Epeli Nailatikau MP
Speaker of Parliament
Parliament of the Republic of Fiji info@parliament.gov.fj
Hon. Gerry Brownlee, MP
Member of Parliament
Parliament of New Zealand cpa@parliament.govt.nz

SOUTH EAST ASIA REGION

CPA Regional Representatives from the South East Asia Region

Hon. Dr Lim Biow Chuan MP
Member of Parliament
Parliament of Singapore PARL_SPS@parl.gov.sg
Hon. Datuk Wira Dr Mohd Hatta Md Ramli, MP
Member of Parliament
Dewan Rakyat, Parliament of Malaysia cpamalay@parlimen.gov.my
Hon. Dato' Law Choo Kiang, MLA
Speaker of the State Legislature of Penang
Speaker of the State Legislature of Penang hasmahasim@penang.gov.my