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Sorted by country (13)

ARGENTINA:

  • Graciela Barreiro

AUSTRALIA:

  • Tim Geyer
  • Neil McCarthy
  • Jason Summers

CANADA

  • Anne D. Charlton
  • Murray W. Kopp

ENGLAND:

  • Peter Holman
  • Mary Worrall

FRANCE:

  • Daniel Boulens
  • Elisabeth Fournier

GERMANY:

  • Dr. Anna Steidle

IRELAND:

  • Dr. Christy Boylan
  • Liam A. Casey
  • Kevin Halpenny

ISRAEL:

  • Hugo Jan Trago

JAPAN:

  • Hiroki Akazawa
  • Makoto Etani
  • Miho Kataoka
  • Tomoki Kato
  • Hiroshi Kawahara
  • Takeyuki Kitayama
  • Haruto Kobayashi
  • Shin Kobayashi
  • Tsunato Mizuno
  • Masako Muraoka
  • Tadashi Nogami
  • Kenzo Oguchi
  • Ryu Ono
  • Kazuma Takeda
  • Kouichi Tanaka
  • Yoritaka Tashiro
  • Seiji Uchiyama
  • Kiho Yanagi

NEW ZEALAND:

  • Geoff Canham
  • Nicholas Crous
  • Derek Roozen
  • Chris Rutherford
  • Russel Wedge
  • Dr. Digby Whyte
  • Paul Wilson

NORWAY:

  • Ingjerd Bratterud
  • Felicitas Heimann
  • Torgeir Esig Soerensen

SOUTH AFRICA:

  • Dr. Richard Hendrick
  • Emmanuel Maphorogo
  • Willem Nel

SPAIN:

  • Alberto Ipas

USA:

  • Dr. Lynn Jamieson
  • Dr. Charles Leider
  • Steve Wolter

Sorted by name (44)

A:

  • Hiroki Akazawa (Japan)

B:

  • Graciela Barreiro (Argentina)
  • Daniel Boulens (France)
  • Dr. Christy Boylan (Ireland)
  • Ingjerd Bratterud (Norway)

C:

  • Geoff Canham (New Zealand)
  • Liam A. Casey (Ireland)
  • Anne D. Charlton (Canada)
  • Nicholas Crous (New Zealand)

D:

E:

  • Makoto Etani (Japan)

F:

  • Elisabeth Fournier (France)

G:

  • Tim Geyer (Australia)

H:

  • Kevin Halpenny (Ireland)
  • Felicitas Heimann (Norway)
  • Dr. Richard Hendrick (South Africa)
  • Peter Holman (England)

I:

  • Alberto Ipas (Spain)

J:

  • Dr. Lynn Jamieson (USA)

K:

  • Miho Kataoka (Japan)
  • Tomoki Kato (Japan)
  • Hiroshi Kawahara (Japan)
  • Takeyuki Kitayama (Japan)
  • Haruto Kobayashi (Japan)
  • Shin Kobayashi (Japan)
  • Murray W. Kopp (Canada)

L:

  • Dr. Charles Leider (USA)

M:

  • Emmanuel Maphorogo (South Africa)
  • Neil McCarthy (Australia)
  • Tsunato Mizuno (Japan)
  • Masako Muraoka (Japan)

N:

  • Willem Nel (South Africa)
  • Tadashi Nogami (Japan)

O:

  • Kenzo Oguchi (Japan)
  • Ryu Ono (Japan)

P:

Q:

R:

  • Derek Roozen (New Zealand)
  • Chris Rutherford (New Zealand)

S:

  • Torgeir Esig Soerensen (Norway)
  • Dr. Anna Steidle (Germany)
  • Jason Summers (Australia)

T:

  • Kazuma Takeda (Japan)
  • Kouichi Tanaka (Japan)
  • Dr. Yoritaka Tashiro (Japan)
  • Hugo Jan Trago (Israel)

U:

  • Seiji Uchiyama (Japan)

V:

W:

  • Russel Wedge (New Zealand)
  • Dr. Digby Whyte (New Zealand)
  • Paul Wilson (New Zealand)
  • Steve Wolter (USA)
  • Mary Worrall (England)

X:

Y:

  • Kiho Yanagi (Japan)

Z: