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Board of Directors


Board Members

Ben Fontes, Environmental Health & Safety, Yale University; Chair

Lela Bakanidze, Georgia Biosafety Association (GeBSA), Biosafety Association for Central Asia & Caucasus (BACAC); Vice-Chair

Toon De Kesel, President, European Biosafety Association (EBSA)

Maureen O’Leary, American Biological Safety Association (ABSA)

Tony Della-Porta, Association of Biosafety for Australia & New Zealand (ABSANZ)

TM Chua, President, Asia-Pacific Biosafety Association (A-PBA)

Tubi Abiola, President, African Biological Safety Association (AfBSA)

Prasad Kuduvalli, Assistant Director for Sustainable Development, ASM International Affairs

Reed Cohen, President, Frontline Foundation

Tsehaynesh Messele, Chief Executive Officer, African Society for Laboratory Medicine (ASLM)

Jim Welch, Executive Director, Elizabeth R Griffin Research Foundation


Board Observers

Medhi Elharrak, Director MCI Santé Animale, Morocco, OIE Representative

Michelle McKinney, Biorisk Lead, Defense Threat Reduction Agency

Keith Landy, President, Germfree Inc.

Vibeke Halkjaer-Knudsen, Sandia National Laboratories 

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International Federation of Biosafety Associations Secretariat
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