We are pleased to announce that Marta Dabrowska, Stephen Kimaru and Rob Lancaster were elected at the recently completed Global Assembly to serve on the International Council (IC). Their terms will begin January 1, 2021. Marta and Rob will begin four-year terms and Stephen will continue his current IC role with another two-year term.
Marta Dabrowska is an associate professor at the Institute of English Studies of the Jagiellonian University, located in Cracow, Poland. Since her first visit to Caux Conference and Seminar Centre in 1992 as a Caux Forum interpreter, she has stayed actively engaged with Caux Forum and has served on the Caux Preparation Group, which was responsible for co-coordinating the summer conferences. More recently she helped with co-organising of the online IofC Hub this past July.
After receiving his law degree, Stephen Kimaru volunteered full-time with IofC Kenya for 10 years. Now, while consulting for a legal firm and running a small company promoting sustainable tourism, he serves as Secretary/Treasurer of the IofC Kenya board, is a member of the African Coordination Group and remains actively involved in a variety of IofC initiatives.
Rob Lancaster has worked with IofC teams in eight countries, involved in many programmes including at Caux. He is currently managing a peacebuilding programme in South Sudan on behalf of the Oxford Policy Management, an international development consultancy. He has degrees in Law and Arts, as well as a Master of Public Policy from Oxford University.
We are grateful for all the people who participated in the nominations and election process. Please join us in welcoming our new Council members!