Authorities: Councils/Committees

Permanent Council

Carlos Alberto Játiva Carlos Alberto Játiva
Chair of the Permanent Council
and the General Committee
Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Ecuador

Alejandro Ordóñez Maldonado Alejandro Ordóñez Maldonado
Vice Chair of the Permanent Council
and the General Committee
Ambassador, Permanent
Representative of Colombia


Leonidas Rosa BautistaCommittee on Juridical and Political Affairs (CAJP), Chair
Ambassador Leonidas Rosa Bautista, Permanent Representative of Honduras

Elisa Ruiz DíazCommittee on Administrative and Budgetary Affairs (CAAP), Chair
Ambassador Elisa Ruiz Díaz, Permanent Representative of Paraguay

Anthony Phillips-SpencerCommittee on Hemispheric Security (CSH), Chair
Ambassador Anthony Phillips-Spencer, Permanent Representative of Trinidad and Tobago

Ana Rosa María Valdivieso Santa MaríaCommittee on Inter-American Summits Management and Civil Society Participation in OAS Activities (CISC), Chair
Ambassador Ana Rosa Valdivieso, Permanent Representative of Peru

Working Groups of the Permanent Council and its Committees

Inter-American Council for Integral Development (CIDI)


          • Chair: Ambassador Carlos Trujillo, Permanent Representative of the United States
          • Vice Chair: Ambassador Jesús Sierra Victoria, Permanent Representative of Panama


      Committee on Partnership for Development Policies (2016-2017)

      • Chair: Magda Mercedes Guerra Ayala, Alternate Representative of Guatemala
      • Vice Chair: Appointment pending


      Committee on Migration Issues (2016-2017)

      • Chair: Álvaro Calderón Ponce de León, Alternate Representative of Colombia
      • Vice Chair: Appointment pending


      Working Group on Strengthening CIDI and its Organs (2016-2017)

      • Chair: Mateo Barney, Alternate Representative of Canada
      • Vice Chair: Appointment pending


      Current Members of the Management Board

  • Chair (2015-2016): Louis Woodroffe, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Finance and Economic Affairs of Barbados
  • Vice Chair: Appointment pending

Member State Term
The Bahamas 2016-2018
Barbados 2015-2017
Bolivia 2016-2018
Dominica 2015-2017
Ecuador 2015-2017
El Salvador 2016-2018
Mexico 2016-2018
Dominican Republic 2015-2017
Uruguay 2016-2018