- Sikyong Mr. Penpa Tsering, President of Central Tibetan Administration (Chairman)
- Kalon for Department of Security, CTA (Co-Chair) (Vacant)
- Kalon for Department of Information and International Relations (Co-Chair) (Vacant)
- Mr. Tsegyal Chukya Dranyi, Kashag Secretary (Member)
- Mr. Dawa Tsering, Director, Tibet Policy Institute (Member)
- Mr. Tempa Gyaltsen Zamlha,Deputy Director (Member)
Sikyong Mr. Penpa Tsering (Chairman)
Mr. Penpa Tsering was born in 1967 at Bylakuppe Tibetan Settlement, India. He studied at the Central School for Tibetans, Bylakuppe and topped the merit list in Class XII. He was graduated with Economics Major from Madras Christian College, Chennai.
During his student days, he served as the General Secretary of both the Tibetan Freedom Movement and Nigerian-Tibet Friendship Association. Later he served as the General Secretary of the Central Executive Committee of Domey. He then worked as the Executive Director at the Tibetan Parliamentary and Research Centre (TPPRC) in New Delhi from 2001-2008. Since 1996, he was elected consecutively in 12th, 13th, 14th and 15th Tibetan Parliament in Exile. In 2008, he was sworn in as the speaker of the 14th parliament and the 15th Parliament in 2008 and in 2011 respectively.
In July 2016, he was appointed as the Representative of His Holiness the Dalai Lama in North America to the Office of Tibet, Washington, D.C. He formally took charge on 29 August 2016.
In 2021, he was elected as the President (Sikyong) of Central Tibetan Administration and was sworn in on 27 May 2021.
Kalon – Department of Security (Co-Chair) (Vacant)
Kalon – Department of Information and International Relations (Co-Chair) (Vacant)
Mr. Tsegyal Chukya Dranyi, Kashag Secretary (Member)
Secretary Tsegyal Chukya Dranyi joined the Central Tibetan Administration in 1993 and initially worked in the Department of Health. In 1997, he was promoted to Deputy Secretary and then transferred to Dalhousie as the director of handicraft centre cum Settlement officer in 2000. In 2002, he was transferred to the Department of Home after being promoted as the Joint Secretary and later joined the Department of Health in 2004. From 2006 to 2010, he worked under deputation as the director of Ngoenga School for Tibetan Children with special needs. In 2010, he was promoted to Additional Secretary and transferred to the Department of Health after a short stint at the Interim Placement Section of Kashag Secretariat. In 2014, he worked as the secretary of the Department of Health and then transferred to the Department of Religion and Culture in 2016 for a brief tenure. He resumed the secretarial position at the Department of Health in 2016. In 2019, he was assigned as the Kashag Secretary.
Mr. Dawa Tsering, Director, Tibet Policy Institute (Member)
Mr. Dawa Tsering was born in 1963 in the eastern Kham region of Tibet. He completed his schooling in Tibet and his school education was entirely taught in Chinese.
In 1993, after clearing the Tibetan civil service exams, which test both Tibetan and Chinese language skills, he was appointed the deputy secretary of the Research and Analysis section of the Department of Security, Central Tibetan Administration (CTA). In 1995, he was appointed the head of the newly formed China Desk section of the Department of Information and International Relations of CTA. As the head of the China Desk, he was mainly responsible for the CTA’s Chinese outreach initiatives as well as bringing out publications in Chinese.
On 27 February 2008, he was appointed as the chairman of the Tibet Religious Foundation of His Holiness the Dalai Lama (also known as the Representative of His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Central Tibetan Administration) in Taiwan. During his successful thirteen years as the Representative, Representative Dawa Tsering was able to invite His Holiness the Dalai Lama to Taiwan and establish a close relationship between Taiwan and Tibet.
He has published many books, such as: 1. An Oblation to the Land of Snows (The book is about the Tibetan military resistance to the Chinese invasion in 1959 and is based on in-depth interviews with over a hundred people.) 2. Chinese translation of the book The Status of Tibet by Dr. Dr. Michael van Walt. And also contributed many research articles on Sino-Tibetan issues to over 10 publications.
Secretary Dawa Tsering formally took charge as the new Director of Tibet Policy Institute, the official think tank of the Central Tibetan Administration on 26 July 2021.
He has dedicated almost 30 years in service of the Central Tibetan Administration