WHO’S WHO IN CENTRAL TIBETAN ADMINISTRATION (Updated on 16 November 2022)

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

Judiciary: Supreme Justice Commission

  • Chief Justice Commissioner – Karma Dadul (Acting)
  • Justice Commissioner – Tenzin Lungtok
  • Justice Commissioner –
  • Secretary – Yeshi Wangmo
  • Additional Secretary – Lhadruk
  • Joint Secretary – Pema Sangpo

Legislature: 17th Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile

  • Speaker – Khenpo Sonam Tenphel
  • Deputy Speaker – Dolma Tsering

Members of the standing committee of the 17th Tibetan Parliament in exile

I.   Gyundrel Deytsen (Finance) :

  1. Parliamentarian Serta Tsultrim
  2. Parliamentarian Geshe Atong Rinchen Gyaltsen

II.  Chabsi Deytsen (Political) :

  1. Parliamentarian Tenpa Yarphel
  2. Parliamentarian Geshe Lharampa Gowo Lobsang Phende
  3. Parliamentarian Tsering Lhamo
  4. Parliamentarian Tsering Yangchen
  5. Parliamentarian Phurpa Dorjee Gyaldhong

III. Zinkyong Tokship Deytsen (Administration):

  1. Parliamentarian Khenpo Kada Ngedup Sonam
  2. Parliamentarian Lobsang Thupten

Members of the 17th Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile

NYINGMA: Khenpo Sonam Tenphel, Khenpo Jamphel Tenzin

SAKYA: Lopon Thupten Gyaltsen, Khenpo Kada Ngedup Sonam

KAGYUE: Kunga Sotop, Tenpa Yarphel

GELUG: Geshe Gowo Lobsang Phende, Geshe Atruk Tseten

BON: Geshe Atong Rinchen Gyaltsen, Geshe Monlam Tharchin

U-TSANG: Dolma Tsering, Dawa Phunkyi, Migyur Dorje, Ngodup Dorje, Lobsang Gyatso Sither, Tsering Yangchen, Rigzin Lhundup, Lhagyari Namgyal Dolkar, Dawa Tsering, Tenzin Choezin

DO-TOE: Dorje Tseten, Youdon Aukatsang, Kunchok Choedon Juchen, Tenzin Jigdal, Serta Tsultrim, Choephel Thupten, Tsering Dolma, Gyaldong Phurbu Dorje, Kunchok Yarphel, Wangdue Dorje

DO-MEY: Pema Tso, Dhondup Tashi, Tsering Lhamo, Tashi Dhondup, Ratsa Sonam Norbu, Karma Gelek, Yeshi Dolma, Lobsang Thupten, Geshe Gangri, Choedak Gyatso

EUROPE: Thubten Wangchen, Thupten Gyatso

NORTH AMERICA: Tenzin Jigme, Dhondup Tsering

AUSTRALASIA: Tenzin Phuntsok Doring

Parliamentary Secretariat

  • Secretary – Sonam Dorjee
  • Additional Secretary –  Tseten Kalsang
  • Additional Secretary – Tenzin Choedon

Executive: 16th Kashag

  • Sikyong Penpa Tsering (sworn in on 27 May 2021)
  • Kalon Tharlam Dolma Changra
  • Kalon Dolma Gyari
  • Kalon Norzin Dolma

Kashag Secretariat

  • Secretary – Tsegyal Chukya Dranyi
  • Political Secretary – Tashi Gyatso Shadrong
  • Additional Secretary – Lobsang Choedak
  • Additional Secretary – Tsering Choezom
  • Joint Secretary – Dolma

Kashag History Documentation and Interim Placement Section

  • Director –
  • Additional Secretary – Ngawang Namgyal

Election Commission

  • Commissioner – Wangdu Tsering Pesur

Public Service Commission

  • Chairman – Wangdu Tsering Pesur
  •  Secretary – Tsering Yangkey

Office of the Auditor General

  • Auditor General – Arya Pema Dadul
  • Secretary  – Tashi Topgyal
  • Additional Secretary – Thinley Chomphel
  • Joint Secretary – Dorjee Wangdue
  • Joint Secretary – Tenzin Sheden
  • Joint Secretary – Nyima Ngodup

Department of Religion and Culture

  • Kalon – Sikyong Penpa Tsering
  • Secretary – Chime Tseyang Lhutrutsang
  • Additional Secretary – Dhondul Dorjee

Department of Home

  • Kalon – Sikyong Penpa Tsering
  • Secretary – Palden Dhondup
  • Additional Secretary – Tenzin Norbu
  • Joint Secretary – Tashi Dickey
  • Joint Secretary – Migmar Dorjee
  • Joint Secretary – Tsering Dorjee
  • Joint Secretary – Tenzin Kusang

Department of Finance

  • Kalon – Sikyong Penpa Tsering
  • Interim Secretary – Tenzin Legdup
  • Additional Secretary –
  • Joint Secretary – Gedun Choephel
  • Joint Secretary – Lobsang Tenzin

Department of Education

  • Kalon – Tharlam Dolma Changra
  • Secretary – Jigme Namgyal Namgyalkhang
  • Additional Secretary – Dolkar Wangmo
  • Additional Secretary – Tenzin Dorjee
  • Additional Secretary – Tenzin Pema
  • Additional Secretary – Sonam Sangpo
  • Joint Secretary – Sonam Sangmo
  • Joint Secretary – Jamyang Wangyal
  • Joint Secretary – Tsering Dolma

Department of Security

  • Kalon – Gyari Dolma
  • Secretary – Karma Rinchen
  • Additional Secretary – Tsering Dhondup
  • Joint Secretary – Tenzin Dhonden
  • Joint Secretary – Nyima Tsering

Reception Centre for New Arrivals from Tibet

  • Director – Tsering Dhondup

Department of Information and International Relations

  • Kalon – Norzin Dolma
  • Secretary – Karma Choeying
  • Additional Secretary  (International Relations)- Tenzin Lekshay
  • Additional Secretary (Information) – Namgyal Tsewang
  • Additional Secretary – Tashi Phuntsok Barling
  • Joint Secretary. – Ngawang Thogmed

Tibet Policy Institute

  • Executive Director – Dawa Tsering ( Secretary )
  • Additional Secretary – Kunga Gyaltsen
  • Joint Secretary – Tenzin Dhetan

Department of Health

  • Kalon – Sikyong Penpa Tsering
  • Secretary – Dawa Tsultrim
  • Additional Secretary – Jampa Phuntsok
  • Joint Secretary – Tsering Youdon
  • Joint Secretary – Dekyi Dolkar
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