WHO’S WHO IN CENTRAL TIBETAN ADMINISTRATION (Updated on 17 October 2014)

The order of this list does not necessarily reflect the actual hierarchy of the CTA portfolio

Judiciary: Supreme Justice Commission

  • Chief Justice Commissioner – Kargyu Dhondup
  • Justice Commissioner –  Tsering Dhondup
  • Justice Commissioner – Ngawang Choedak Choetri Tengpa
  • Secretary General –  Tashi Gyatso Shadrong

Legislature: 15th Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile

  • Speaker – Penpa Tsering
  • Deputy Speaker – Lopon Khenpo Sonam Tenphel

Members of standing committee of the 15th Tibetan Parliament in exile

  1. Speaker Penpa Tsering
  2. Deputy Speaker Khenpo Sonam Tenphel
  3. Geshe Gazi Tse Ringpo, Member
  4. Geshe Rongpo Lobsang Nyandak, Member
  5. Geshe Monlam Tharchin, Member
  6. Karma Yeshi, Member
  7. Acharya Yeshi Phuntsok, Member
  8. Tenpa Yarphel, Member
  9. Lobsang Yeshi, Member
  10. Gyarig Thar, Member
  11. Jamyang Soepa, Member

Members of the 15th Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile (2011 – 2016)

NYINGMA: Khenpo Sonam Tenphel(Deputy Speaker), Bhutuk Gyari

SAKYA: Norbu Tsering, Geshe Gazi Tse Ringpo

KAGYUE: Karma Chophel, Tenpa Yarphel

GELUG: Geshe Rongpo Lobsang Nyandak, Atruk Tseten

BON: Geshe Monlam Tharchin, Geshe Namdak Tsukphue

U-TSANG: Acharya Yeshi Phuntsok, Pema Jungney, Sharling Tenzin Dadon, Geshe Kelsang Dadul, Karma Yeshi, Dawa Tsering, Dagne Dolma Tsering, Bhumo Tsering, Dawa Phunkyi, Jigme Jungney

DO-TOE: Bawa Kelsang Gyaltsen, Serta Tsultrim, Juchen Kunchok Choedon, Jamyang Soepa, Youdon Aukatsang, Choekyong Wangchuk, Yangchen Dolkar, Tsultrim Tenzin, Lobsang Yeshi, Ghang Lhamo

DO-MEY: Penpa Tsering (Speaker), Thupten Lungrig, Tsering Youdon, Menpa Khenrab, Sonam Gyaltsen, Yeshi Dolma, Mogru Tenpa, Gyarig Thar, Dolkar Kyap, Tashi Dhondup

EUROPE: Thupten Wangchen, Wangpo Tethong

NORTH AMERICA: Tashi Namgyal, Norbu Tsering

Parliamentary Secretariat

  • Secretary – Topgyal
  • Additional Secretary – Ngawang Namgyal
  • Joint Secretary – Yeshi Choedon Dhoechugtsang

Executive: 14th Kashag

  • Sikyong Dr. Lobsang Sangay
  • Kalon Pema Chhinjor
  • Kalon Dolma Gyari (Mrs.)
  • Kalon Tsering Dhundup
  • Kalon Ngodup Tsering
  • Kalon Ngodup Dongchung  (Resigned on 6 April 2016)
  • Kalon Dicki Chhoyang (Ms.) (Resigned on 28 February 2016)
  • Kalon Dr. Tsering Wangchuk

Kashag Secretariat

  • Secretary – Karma Gelek Yuthok
  • Adviser – Tsering Wangchuk Buzong Lhamo Tsang
  • Additional Secretary – Sonam Tenzin
  • Joint Secretary – Jigme Namgyal Namgyalkhang
  • Joint Secretary – Jigmey Passang
  • Joint Secretary – Kelsang Tsering

Kashag History Documentation and Interim Placement Section

  • Director – Tsering Dorjee Zotsang ( Additional Secretary )

Election Commission

  • Commissioner – Sonam Choephel Shosur
  • Additional Secretary – Tsering Topgyal Lhakang

Public Service Commission

  • Chairman – Sonam Choephel Shosur
  • Secretary –

Office of the Auditor General

  • Auditor General – Gompo Phuntsok
  • Secretary  – Rigzin Choephel (Officiating)
  • Additional Secretary – Tashi Topgyal
  • Joint Secretary – Tsering Tamdin
  • Joint Secretary – Jinpa Tharchin
  • Joint Secretary – Thinley Wangdue

Department of Religion and Culture

  • Kalon – Pema Chhinjor
  • Secretary – Tsegyal Chukya Dranyi
  • Additional Secretary – Tenzin Lungtok
  • Joint Secretary – Thupten Tsering

Department of Home

  • Kalon – Dolma Gyari (Mrs.)
  • Secretary – Sonam Topgyal Khorlatsang
  • Additional Secretary – Tsewang Dolma
  • Additional Secretary – Palden Dhondup
  • Joint Secretary –
  • Joint Secretary – Tsewang Tashi
  • Joint Secretary – Tsering Tsomo

Department of Finance

  • Kalon – Tsering Dhundup
  • Secretary – Trinlay Gyatso
  • Secretary (SARD) – Ngodup Dorje Shingchen
  • Additional Secretary – Wangdue Tsering Chok-khang
  • Joint Secretary –  Namgyal Samdup

Planning Commission

Chief Planning Officer – Dr. Kunchok Tsundue (Additional Secretary)

Department of Education

  • Kalon – Ngodup Tsering
  • Secretary – Dr. Ngawang Rabgyal
  • Secretary – Topgyal Tsering Zongkha
  • Additional Secretary –
  • Additional Secretary – Karma Singhe
  • Joint Secretary – Kunga Gyaltsen
  • Joint Secretary – Tsering Samdup,
  • Joint Secretary – Dolkar Wangmo
  • Joint Secretary – Chemi Tseyang Lutritsang

Department of Security

  • Kalon – Ngodup Dongchung (Resigned on 6 April 2016, Replaced by Kalon Tsering Dhundup)
  • Secretary (Administration) – Phagpa Tsering
  • Secretary (Security) – Wangchuk Phasur
  • Additional Secretary – Karma Rinchen
  • Additional Secretary – Kunga Tashi

Reception Centre for New Arrivals from Tibet

  • Director – Norbu Tashi (Additional Secretary)

Department of Information and International Relation

  • Kalon – Dicki Chhoyang (Resigned on 28 February 2016, taken over by Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay)
  • Secretary (International Relations) –  Sonam Norbu Dagpo
  • Secretary (Information) – Tashi Phuntsok
  • Additional Secretary  – Jigme Tsering
  • Additional Secretary – Yeshi Wangmo
  • Joint Secretary – Sonam Dorjee
  • Joint Secretary – Namgyal Tsewang
  • Joint Secretary – Tsering Choezom (TCRC)
  • Joint Secretary –

Tibet Policy Institute

  • Executive Director – Thubten Samphel
  • Advisor – Lobsang (Additional Secretary)
  • Additional Secretary – Tsering Yangkey

Department of Health

  • Kalon – Dr. Tsering Wangchuk
  • Acting Secretary – Chhimey Rigzen
  • Joint Secretary –