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Steering Committee

The Steering Committee is SWA’s ultimate decision-making body and is led by a Chair and Vice-Chair. Each of the 5 constituencies elects their representatives to serve three-year terms.

All approved minutes from Steering Committee meetings are available here.

Chair of the Steering Commitee
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Mr. Patrick Moriarty

IRC
SWA Chief Executive Officer
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Ms. Catarina de Albuquerque

SWA Chief Executive Officer
Government
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Dr. Kepha Ombacho

Kenya
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Makhosini Khoza

Swaziland
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Dr. Khalid Massa

Tanzania
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Mr. Pie Djivo

Benin
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Mr. Djoouro Bocoom

Mali
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Mr. Andre Patinde Nonguierma

Burkina Faso
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Mr. Tej Raj Bhatta

Nepal
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Ms. Nguyen Thi Lien Huong

Viet Nam
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Ms. Haydee Rodriguez Romero

Costa Rica
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Mr. Hugo Ramón Ruiz Fleitas

Paraguay
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Ms. Rabab Gaber Hassan Abbas

Egypt
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Ms. Alexandra Carvalho

Portugal
External Support Agencies
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Ms. Sue Coates

Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC)
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Ms. Lisa Schechtman

United States Agency for International Development
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Mr. Hans Olav Ibrekk

Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Civil Society
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Mr. Mohammad Zobair Hasan

Development Organization of the Rural Poor (DORP)
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Ms. Sareen Malik (Steering Committee Vice-Chair)

African Civil Society Network on Water and Sanitation (ANEW)
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Ms. Lotte Feuerstein

Water Integrity Network and End Water Poverty (EWP)
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Ms. Vanessa Dubois (Steering Commitee Vice Chair)

Asociación Regional Centroamericana para el Agua y el Ambiente (ARCA)

Ms. Fatema Akter

Nagar Daridra Basteebashir Unnayan Sangstha (NDBUS)
Research and Learning
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Ms. Erma Uytewaal

IRC
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Dr. Anna Virginia Machado

LabGEA
Private Sector
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Mr. Neil Dhot

Aquafed
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Dr. Nicholas Igwe

Zenith Water Projects
Secretariat Host (Ex Officio)
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Ms. Kelly Ann Naylor

United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
Host of High-level Meetings

To be confirmed

World Bank
Observers
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Mr. Federico Properzi

UN-Water
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Mr. Bruce Gordon

WHO
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Mr. Canisius Kanangire

AMCOW