WHO’S WHO IN CENTRAL TIBETAN ADMINISTRATION (Updated in June 2019)

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 –  Dr Ngawang Rabgyal
  • Justice Commissioner –  Karma Damdul
  • Secretary General –  Tashi Gyatso Shadrong
  • Joint Secretary – Thupten Tsering

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. Youdon Aukatsang, Member
  4. Lobsang Dakpa, Member
  5. Geshe Monlam Tharchin, Member
  6. Geshe Lharampa Gowo Lobsang Phende, Member
  7. Khenpo Sonam Tenphel, Member
  8. Tenpa Yarphel, Member
  9. Khenpo Kada Ngedup Sonam, Member
  10. Tsering Lhamo, Member
  11. Dhondup Tashi Tsaneytsang, 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: Thupten Wangchen, Jampa Tsering Samdho

NORTH AMERICA: Pema Chakzoetsang, Tsewang Rigzin

AUSTRALASIA: Kyinzom Dhongdue

Parliamentary Secretariat

  • Secretary – Tsering Topgyal Lhakhang
  • 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 -Yeshi Choedon Dhoechugtsang
  • Additional Secretary –
  • Joint Secretary – Kelsang Tsering
  • Joint Secretary –

Kashag History Documentation and Interim Placement Section

  • Director –   Lhakpa Dorjee (Additional Secretary)
  • Additional Secretary – Ngawang Namgyal
  • Additional Secretary – Jigmey Tsultrim
  • Joint Secretary – Dekyi Dolkar

Election Commission

  • Commissioner – Sonam Choephel Shosur
  • Secretary – Tsering Yangkey

Public Service Commission

  • Chairman – Sonam Choephel Shosur
  •  Secretary – Tsering Yangkey

Office of the Auditor General

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

Department of Religion and Culture

  • Kalon – Ven Karma Gelek Yuthok
  • Secretary – Tenzin Lungtok
  • Additional Secretary – Dawa Tsultrim
  • Joint Secretary –

Department of Home

  • Kalon – Sonam Topgyal Khorlatsang
  • Secretary – Wangdu Tsering Pesur
  • Additional Secretary –
  • Additional Secretary –
  • Joint Secretary – Dhondul Dorjee
  • Joint Secretary – Tashi Dekyi

Department of Finance

  • Kalon – Karma Yeshi
  • Secretary – Yeshi Wangmo
  • Additional Secretary –
  • Director (SARD) – Kelsang Dorjee Aukatsang
  • Joint Secretary – Gedun Choephel
  • Joint Secretary – Tenzin Legdup
  • 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 – Karma Singey
  • Additional Secretary – Tsering Samdup
  • Additional Secretary -Jigme Namgyal Namgyalkhang
  • Additional Secretary -Dolkar Wangmo
  • Joint Secretary – Kunga Gyaltsen
  • Joint Secretary – Tenzin Pema
  • Joint Secretary – Sonam Sangmo

Department of Security

  • Kalon – Phagpa Tsering Labrang
  • Secretary (Security) –
  • Secretary (Administration) – Karma Rinchen
  • Joint Secretary – Tenzin Dhonden
  • Joint Secretary – Tashi Yangzom

Reception Centre for New Arrivals from Tibet

  • Director –  Tsering Dhondup

Department of Information and International Relations

  • Kalon – Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay (Sikyong Dr Lobsang Sangay has temporarily taken the additional charge of Department of Information and International Relations from 3 June 2016)
  • Secretary (International Relations) –  Sonam Norbu Dagpo
  • Secretary (Information) – Tsewang Gyalpo Arya
  • Additional Secretary – Chime Tseyang (Administrator)
  • Joint Secretary – Tashi Dhondup
  • Joint Secretary – Dhondup Gyalpo
  • Joint Secretary – Namgyal Tsewang
  • Joint Secretary – Tashi Phuntsok Barling

Tibet Policy Institute

  • Executive Director – Tsewang Dolma (Secretary)
  • Deputy Director – Tenzin Lekshay (Joint Secretary)

Department of Health

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