WHO’S WHO IN CENTRAL TIBETAN ADMINISTRATION (Updated on 5 October 2020)

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

Judiciary: Supreme Justice Commission

  • Chief Justice Commissioner – Sonam Norbu Dagpo
  • Justice Commissioner –  Karma Damdul
  • Justice Commissioner –  Tenzin Lungtok
  • Secretary General –  Tashi Gyatso Shadrong
  • Additional Secretary – Lhadruk (wef 18 August 2020)

Legislature: 16th Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile

  • Speaker – Pema Jungney
  • Deputy Speaker – Acharya Yeshi Phuntsok

Members of the standing committee of the 16th Tibetan Parliament in exile

  1. Speaker Pema Jungney
  2. Deputy Speaker Acharya Yeshi Phuntsok
  3. Khenpo Sonam Tenphel, Member
  4. Tenpa Yarphel, Member
  5. Khenpo Kada Ngedup Sonam, Member
  6. Geshe Lharampa Gowo Lobsang Phende, Member
  7. Geshe Monlam Tharchin, Member
  8. Serta Tsultrim, Member
  9. Ngawang Tharpa, Member
  10. Tsaneytsang Dhondup Tashi, Member
  11. Lobsang Choejor, Member

Members of the 16th Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile (2016 – 2021)

NYINGMA: Khenpo Sonam Tenphel, Khenpo Jampel Tenzin

SAKYA: Lopon Thupten Gyaltsen, Khenpo Kadrak Ngodup Sonam

KAGYUE: Ven Kunga Sotop, Ven Tenpa Yarphel

GELUG: Geshe Atruk Tseten, Gowo Lobsang Phende

BON: Geshe Monlam Tharchin, Tsewang Tashi Bhara

U-TSANG: Dhondup Tashi, Acharya Yeshi Phuntsok, Dolma Tsering, Pema Jungney (Speaker), Namgyal Dolkar Lhagyari, Samten Choedon, Dawa Phunkyi, Dawa Tsering, Migyur Dorjee, Tenzin Jamyang

DO-TOE: Kunchok Choedon Juchen, Yangchen Dolkar, Serta Tsultrim, Dorje Tsetan, Youdon Aukatsang, Kunchok Yarphel, Pema Delek, Lobsang Dakpa, Ngawang Tharpa, Lobsang Yeshi

DO-MEY: Thupten Lungrig, Tashi Dhondup, Tsering Lhamo, Yeshi Dolma, Gyarig Thar, Lobsang Choejor, Dhondup Tashi, Sonam Norbu Dratsa, Karma Gelek, Tsering Youdon

EUROPE: Jampa Tsering Samdho

NORTH AMERICA: Pema Chakzoetsang, Tsewang Rigzin

AUSTRALASIA: Kyinzom Dhongdue

Parliamentary Secretariat

  • Secretary – Tsewang Ngodhup
  • Additional Secretary –
  • Joint Secretary -Tseten Kalsang
  • Joint Secretary- Tenzin Choedon

Executive: 15th Kashag

  • President Dr Lobsang Sangay (Sikyong)
  • Kalon Ven Karma Gelek Yuthok
  • Kalon Sonam Topgyal Khorlatsang
  • Kalon Karma Yeshi
  • Kalon Dr Pema Yangchen
  • Kalon Phagpa Tsering Labrang
  • Kalon Choekyong Wangchuk

Kashag Secretariat

  • Secretary – Tsegyal Chukya Dranyi
  • Additional Secretary –
  • Joint Secretary – Kunga Gyaltsen

Kashag History Documentation and Interim Placement Section

  • Director – Lhakpa Dorjee (Additional Secretary)
  • Additional Secretary – Ngawang Namgyal

Election Commission

  • Commissioner – Wangdu Tsering Pesur
  • Secretary – Tsering Yangkey

Public Service Commission

  • Chairman – Wangdu Tsering Pesur
  •  Secretary – Tsering Yangkey

Office of the Auditor General

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

Department of Religion and Culture

  • Kalon – Ven Karma Gelek Yuthok
  • Secretary – Tsegyal Dranyi
  • Additional Secretary – Dhondul Dorjee
  • Joint Secretary –

Department of Home

  • Kalon – Sonam Topgyal Khorlatsang
  • Secretary – Tsewang Dolma Shosur
  • Additional Secretary – Dawa Tsultrim
  • Joint Secretary – Tashi Dickey

Department of Finance

  • Kalon – Karma Yeshi
  • Secretary – Yeshi Wangmo
  • Director (SARD) –
  • Additional Secretary – Tenzin Legdup
  • Joint Secretary – Gedun Choephel
  • Joint Secretary – Lobsang Tenzin
  • Joint Secretary – Tsering Dorjee

Planning Commission

Chief Planning Officer – Dr Kunchok Tsundue (Secretary)

Department of Education

  • Kalon – Dr Pema Yangchen (from 3 April 2018)
  • Secretary – Jigme Namgyal Namgyalkhang (wef 3 September 2020)
  • Additional Secretary – Dolkar Wangmo
  • Joint Secretary – Tenzin Pema
  • Joint Secretary – Sonam Sangpo
  • Joint Secretary – Sonam Sangmo

Department of Security

  • Kalon – Phagpa Tsering Labrang
  • Secretary – Karma Rinchen
  • Joint Secretary – Tenzin Dhonden
  • Joint Secretary – Tashi Yangzom

Reception Centre for New Arrivals from Tibet

  • Director –  Tsering Dhondup (Additional Secretary)

Department of Information and International Relations

  • Kalon – Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay (Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay has taken the additional charge of Department of Information and International Relations from 3 June 2016)
  • Secretary (International Relations) – Karma Choeying
  • Secretary (Information) – Chemi Tseyang (wef 1 September 2020)
  • Joint Secretary – Namgyal Tsewang
  • Joint Secretary – Tashi Phuntsok Barling
  • Joint Secretary – Namgyal Lhekshey
  • Joint Secretary – Tenzin Dhetan

Tibet Policy Institute

  • Executive Director – Tenzin Lekshay (Joint Secretary)
  • Deputy Director –
  • Joint Secretary – Tempa Gyaltsen
  • Joint Secretary – Dekyi Dolkar

Department of Health

  • Kalon – Choekyong Wangchuk
  • Secretary – Palden Dhondup
  • Additional Secretary – Jampa Phuntsok
  • Joint Secretary – Tsering Youdon