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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

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CPA Officers

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

Rt Hon. Anthony Rota MP, Speaker of the House of Commons, Canada
CPA President
Commonwealth Parliamentary Association hq.sec@cpahq.org
Rt Hon. Alban Bagbin, MP, Speaker of the Parliament of Ghana
CPA Vice-President
Commonwealth Parliamentary Association hq.sec@cpahq.org
Hon. Ian Liddell-Grainger, MP, Member of the UK Parliament
Acting 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
Acting Vice-Chairperson of the CPA Executive Committee
Commonwealth Parliamentary Association hq.sec@cpahq.org
Hon. Datuk Seri Shamsul Iskandar Mohd Akin MP, Member of the Parliament of Malaysia
CPA Treasurer
Commonwealth Parliamentary Association hq.sec@cpahq.org
Hon. Shandana Gulzar Khan, MNA, Member of the National Assembly of Pakistan
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
Acting Chairperson of CPA Small Branches
CPA Small Branches hq.sec@cpahq.org

AFRICA REGION

CPA Regional Representatives from the Africa Region

Hon. Lazarous Bwalya Chungu MP
Member of Parliament
Parliament of Zambia clerk@parliament.gov.zm
Hon. Dr Makali Mulu MP
Member of Parliament
National Assembly of Kenya clerk@parliament.go.ke
Rt Hon. Sephiri Enoch Motanyane MP
Speaker of the National Assembly
Parliament of Lesotho parliam@ilesotho.com
Hon. Osei Kyei Mensah Bonsu MP
Majority Leader and Member of Parliament
Parliament of Ghana clerk@parliament.gh
Rt Hon. Dr Abass Bundu MP
Speaker of the Parliament of Sierra Leone
Parliament of Sierra Leone sierraleoneparliament@hotmail.com
Hon. Lechesa Tsenoli, MP
Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly
Parliament of South Africa ltsenoli@parliament.gov.za

ASIA REGION

CPA Regional Representatives from the Asia Region

Hon. Dr Fehmida Mirza MP
Member of the National Assembly
Parliament of Pakistan secretary@na.gov.pk
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

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. Slade Brockman
President of the Senate
Parliament of Australia cpa@aph.gov.au
Hon. Jonathan O'Dea, MP
Speaker of the Legislative Assembly
New South Wales Legislative Assembly cpa.nsw@parliament.nsw.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. Julie Elliott MP
Member of Parliament
House of Commons, UK Parliament cpauk@parliament.uk
Hon. Stuart McMillan, MSP
Member of Parliament (Standing in for Northern Ireland)
The Scottish Parliament iro@parliament.scot

CANADA REGION

CPA Regional Representatives from the Canada Region

Hon. Maryse Gaudreault, MNA
Vice-President of the National Assembly
National Assembly of Québec, Canada Maryse.Gaudreault.HULL@assnat.qc.ca
Vacant - awaiting nomination
CPA Canada Region cpa@parl.gc.ca
Hon. Randy Weekes, MLA
Speaker of the Legislative Assembly
Provincial Legislature of Saskatchewan cpa@legassembly.sk.ca

CARIBBEAN, AMERICAS AND ATLANTIC REGION

CPA Regional Representatives from the CAA Region

Hon. Arthur Holder MP
Speaker of the House of Assembly
Parliament of Barbados clerk@barbadosparliament.com
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

INDIA REGION

CPA Regional Representatives from the India Region

Shri Premchand Aggarwal MLA
Speaker of the Legislative Assembly
Uttarakhand Legislative Assembly, India cpauttarakhand@hotmail.com
Shri Biswajit Daimary, MLA
Speaker of the Legislative Assembly
Assam Legislative Assembly, India cpaassam@gmail.com
Shri Anurag Sharma MP
Member of the Lok Sabha
Lok Sabha, Parliament of India cpaindia@sansad.nic.in

PACIFIC REGION

CPA Regional Representatives from the Pacific Region

Hon. Gerry Brownlee MP
Member of Parliament
Parliament of New Zealand cpa@parliament.govt.nz
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

SOUTH EAST ASIA REGION

CPA Regional Representatives from the South East Asia Region

Hon. Suhaizan Kayat MLA
Speaker of the Legislative Assembly
Johore Legislative Assembly, Malaysia jurutulis@johor.gov.my
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