Presidency

PRESIDENCY

Estonia stepped in as the presidency of CIOR on Aug. 5, 2022, during the closing ceremony of CIOR’s Summer Congress in Athens, Greece. The Estonian presidency will serve the over 1 million reserve officers from 34 nations.

PRESIDENCY Team

President

Lt Col Toomas LUMAN, Army

Secretary General

Maj Andre LILLELEHT, Army

Assistant Secretary General – Organisation

Lt Mari UUEMAA, Navy

Assistant Secretary General – Operations

Lt Col Kaupo KIIS, Army

Assistant Secretary General – Plans

Lt Col Andres REKKER, Army

Assistant Secretary General – International 

Lt SG Pekka MÄKELÄ, Navy

Permanent Representative to NATO

Lt Col Ben JONCKERS, Army

ANNUAL Reports to NATO MC

FORMER Presidencies

Year Nation President Secretary General
1948 – 1952 Belgium Maj Michel Deveze Lt Col (Baron) Jean S. Bloch
1952 – 1954 France Maj Marcel Rebourset Lt Col Lucien Bochet
1954 – 1956 The Netherlands Maj Aarnold Theodooir Kastein Maj W. Erdmann
1956 – 1958 Luxembourg Capt Gaston Kieffer Capt Lucien Meyer
1958 – 1960 Denmark Maj Arne Hoff Maj F. Castenskiold-Benson
1960 – 1962 United States Lt Col Leon G. Turrou Col Edward F. Grecki
1962 – 1964 Greece Lt Col HRH Prince Peter of Greece and Denmark Capt Nicholaos Papantoniou
1964 – 1966 Italy Lt GT Giuseppe Pizzorno Brig Gianfranco Conati Barbaro
1966 – 1968 Germany Como Hans Rudolf Rosing Capt Hans Cohaus
1968 – 1970 Belgium Lt Col (Baron) Jean S. Bloch Capt George-Henri Deby
1970 – 1972 Norway Cdr Per Birkevold Maj Niels Ebbesen
1972 – 1974 France Lt Col Louis Rouzee Capt de Fregate Francis Renauldon
1974 –1976 United States Maj Gen James E Frank Col Robert S. Shea
1976 – 1978 United Kingdom R Adm Philip Graham Sharp Maj Oliver C. Champion
1978 – 1980 Canada Maj Gen J. P. Charbonneau Maj Gen Bruce J. Legge
1980 – 1982 Denmark TC Peter J. Jorgensen Lt Col Ole Arnold Busck
1982 – 1984 The Netherlands Lt Col Baron Pierre Louis D’Aulnis Lt Col Willem Venker
1984 – 1986 Italy Col Dr Luigi Sartori 1Lt Franco Andreetta
1986 – 1988 Germany Col Roland Ziegler Sr Cdr Meinrad Prinz von Hohenzollern-Emden
1988 – 1990 Canada Maj Gen R. W. Lewis Brig Gen J.R. Genin
1990 – 1992 Norway Lt Col (R) Torgeir Stensrud Lt Col (R) Petter Th. Bagstevold
1992 – 1994 United States Maj Gen Evan L. Hultman Brig Gen Walter Vartan
1994 – 1996 France Medecin General Etienne Tissot Lt Col Patrice Fichet
1996 – 1998 United Kingdom Brig Michael Browne Capt Peter James
1998 – 2000 Belgium Lt Col Eric Thiry Lt Col Jean Pierre Vincke
2000 – 2002 Denmark Lt Col Karsten Thuen Lt Col Jesper Hjulmand
2002 – 2004 Italy Lt Cdr Giuseppe Filippo Imbalzano Capt Giuseppe Collot
2004 – 2006 Germany Lt Col Hans-Jürgen Schraut Major Christian J. Faul
2006 – 2008 Canada Capt (Navy) Carman McNary Major Derek Cheff/

Major James Cross

2008 – 2010 The Netherlands LtCol Willem J. Verheijen LtCol Arthur Bolder
2010 – 2012 Norway Capt (Navy) Jon Erling Tenvik

 

Colonel Knut Jahr
2012 – 2014 France Cdr Richard Roll Col Herve Boca
2014 – 2016 Bulgaria Lt Col Dimitar Popov Lt Plamen Lazarov
2016 – 2018 Czech Republic Lt Col Arnost Libezny 1Lt Jaroslav Hajecek
2018 – 2020 United Kingdom Col Chris Argent (Retd.) Col Adrian Walton
2020 – 2022 Germany Capt (Navy) Jan Hörmann Maj André Roosen
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