Paralympic Games Committee
Established to provide strategic advice and recommendations to the Governing Board of the IPC on policy matters and specific issues related to the Paralympic Games including the Paralympic Games sport programme.
Membership: The Paralympic Games Committee currently consists of seven members, whereas the maximum is 10 members at any time. The Committee usually meets twice per year.
Function: The specific functions of the Committee include the following:
Provide recommendations regarding the general concepts and strategies related to the Paralympic Games, thus guiding the IPC activities and defining the parameters for the further development of the Paralympic Games
Provide advice on the collaboration and level of integration with the IOC for any aspects related to the Games
Follow the general direction and preparation process of the different local organising committees within the framework set by the IPC Governing Board
Status: The Committee was formed in 2006 and held its first meeting in April 2007.
|Chairperson||Matt Smith* (SUI/USA)|
|Interim Chairperson||Dena Coward (CAN)|
|Member||Tim Hollingsworth (GBR)|
|Member||Masoud Ashrafi (IRI)|
|Member||Evgeny Bukharov (RUS)|
|Member||Julie O'Neill (USA)|
|Member||Terje Jentoft Roel (NOR)|
|Member||Lambis Konstantinidis (GRE)|
|Member||Cyril More (FRA)|
|*inactive due to health reasons|