WHO’S WHO IN CENTRAL TIBETAN ADMINISTRATION (Updated on 7 June 2021)

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 (Pro Tem)
  • 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

  1. Speaker Khenpo Sonam Tenphel
  2. Deputy Speaker Dolma Tsering
  3. Geshe Lharampa Gowo Lobsang Phende
  4. Geshe Gangri
  5. Serta Tsultrim
  6. Khenpo Kada Ngedup Sonam
  7. Lhagyari Namgyal Dolkar
  8. Phurpa Dorjee Gyaldhong
  9. Choedak Gyatso
  10. Tenpa Yarphel
  11. Geshe Atong Rinchen Gyaltsen

Members of the 17th Tibetan Parliament-in-Exile (Sworn in on 7 October 2021 by pro tem Speaker Dawa Tsering)

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, Dhondup Tashi, Rigzin Lhundup, Lhagyari Namgyal Dolkar, Dawa Tsering

DO-TOE: Dorje Tseten, Aukatsang Youdon, Juchen Kunchok Choedon, 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: Doring Tenzin Phuntsok

Parliamentary Secretariat

  • Secretary – Tsewang Ngodup
  • Additional Secretary – Tenzin Choedon
  • Joint Secretary – Tsering Lhamo
  • Joint Secretary – Tashi Thakchoe

Executive: 16th Kashag

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

Kashag Secretariat

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

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
  • Additional Secretary – Tenzin Norbu

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
  • Joint Secretary – Tenzin Tsepak

Department of Home

  • Kalon – Sikyong Penpa Tsering
  • Secretary – Tsewang Dolma Shosur
  • Additional Secretary – Dawa Tsultrim
  • Additional Secretary – Tseten Kalsang
  • Joint Secretary – Tashi Dickey
  • Joint Secretary – Migmar Dorjee
  • Joint Secretary – Dekyi Dolkar
  • Joint Secretary – Dhondup Tsering

Department of Finance

  • Kalon – Sikyong Penpa Tsering
  • Interim Secretary – Tenzin Legdup
  • Director (SARD) –
  • Secretary – Dr Kunchok Tsundue (Chief Planning Commissioner)
  • Additional Secretary –
  • Joint Secretary – Gedun Choephel
  • Joint Secretary – Lobsang Tenzin
  • Joint Secretary – Tsering Dorjee

 

Department of Education

  • Kalon – Tharlam Dolma Changra
  • Secretary – Jigme Namgyal Namgyalkhang
  • Additional Secretary – Dolkar Wangmo
  • Joint Secretary – Tenzin Pema
  • Joint 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
  • Joint Secretary – Tashi Phuntsok Barling
  • Joint Secretary – Namgyal Lhekshey
  • Joint Secretary – Tashi Yangzom
  • Joint Secretary. – Ngawang Thokmay

Tibet Policy Institute

  • Executive Director – Dawa Tsering
  • Joint Secretary – Tempa Gyaltsen Zamlha
  • Joint Secretary – Tenzin Dhetan

Department of Health

  • Kalon – Sikyong Penpa Tsering
  • Secretary – Palden Dhondup
  • Additional Secretary – Jampa Phuntsok
  • Joint Secretary – Tsering Youdon
  • Joint Secretary – Lhakpa Dolma
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