Board of Directors

ParlAmericas is run by parliamentarians for parliamentarians, with a Board of Directors composed of 18 legislators, representing 15 countries from North, South, Central America and the Caribbean.

In addition, the Board has ex-officio representation from the ParlAmericas International Secretariat and the OAS General Secretariat.

Click on the pins below to meet the members of our board:

2016 Election Results

During the 13th Plenary Assembly, several seats on the Board of Directors and Executive Committee of the Group of Women Parliamentarians were open for election. The results of the elections were the following:


- Marcela Guerra, Senator, Mexico

 Vice Presidency

- Robert Nault, MP, Canada

North America (3 seats open)

- Canada

- Mexico

Central America (1 seat open)

- Nicaragua

The Caribbean (2 seats open)


- Trinidad and Tobago

South America (2 seats open)

- Chile

- Ecuador

Host Parliament - 14th Plenary Assembly

- Colombia

Vice Presidencies GoWP (2 seats open)

- Claudia Nogueira, MP, Chile

- Mobina Jaffer, Senator, Canada


* The members of the Board of Directors must be active members of their respective Chambers. A Board Director cannot simultaneously hold office as a Cabinet minister in the executive branch of his/her government.

** According to Resolution 34-03, ratified at the 11th Plenary Assembly, Parliaments will need to remain current with their membership due payments to run for and retain a seat on the Board. Payment receipt for the current year must be confirmed by the International Secretariat the day prior to the election.