East Asian and Pacific Regional Committee
After more than ten years of lying dormant, the East Asian and Pacific Regional Committee (EAPRC) of the Bernoulli Society finally came to life. At the 51st ISI Session held in August 1997 in Istanbul, the Working Committee for the revival of the EAPRC put together the following new EAPRC:

Honorary Advisor: David Vere-Jones,

Chair: Tim Brown (Australia)

Members:

  • Tim Brown, (Australia) (1997-1999)
  • Bong Dae Choi, (Korea) (1997-1999)
  • Masatoshi Fukushima, (Japan) (1997-1999)
  • Tran Manh Tuan, (Vietnam) (1997-1999)
  • Jia-Ding Chen, (China) (1997-2001)
  • Wei-Liem Loh, (Singapore) (1997-2001)
  • David Scott, (New Zealand) (1997-2001)
  • Ana Tabunda, (Philippines) (1997-2001)
  • Choon-Peng Tan, (Malaysia) (1997-2001)

The Working Committee also formulated the following working rules:

The East Asian and Pacific Regional Committee (EAPRC) will organize international meetings on probability and statistics and from time to time sponsor or support other meetings in the East Asia-Pacific Region. It shall comprise the committee chair, the past committee chair, and eight to ten ordinary members selected to ensure broad geographical representation. The term of office of an ordinary member shall be four years, with approximately one-half elected every two years. NO ORDINARY MEMBER SHALL SERVE MORE THAN TWO CONSECUTIVE TERMS. The term of office of the chair shall be two years. The chair is eligible for re-election and shall serve no more than two consecutive terms. The term of office of the past committee chair shall be two years.

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