Committees

ISTT has below committees to pursue its own goals. To join a committee, you must be a member of an ISTT's affiliated societies.       

 1. International No-Dig Committee
 2. Membership Committee
 3. Support Fund Committee
 4. Technology and Education Committee
 5. Outreach and Marketing Committee
 6. Finance Committee
 7. Governance Committee




1. International No-Dig Committee

Purpose: The International No-Dig Committee provides guidance and direction for the ISTT International No-Dig Conferences and Exhibitions. The committee is dedicated to continually improving the International No-Dig Conference by reviewing current practices and identifying areas for improvement. The committee has a number of initiatives including the development of best-practice guidelines for hosting the International No-Dig Conference and has prepared criteria used to select the host country for the Show. 

Name Position Society Country
Kim Staheli Chair NASTT United States
Trevor Gosatti Member ASTT Australia
Paul Harwood  Member - United Kingdom
John Matthews Member NASTT United States
Carlos Munera Member CiSTT Colombia
Ian Ramsay Member UKSTT United Kingdom
Thorsten Schulte Member GSTT Germany
Ken-Jian (Albert) Shou Member CTSTT Chinese Taipei
Craig Vandaelle Member NASTT United States
Jari Kaukonen ExOfficio FISTT Finland
Dec Downey Advisor ISTT United Kingdom



2. Membership Committee

Purpose: The Membership Committee is responsible for relations with existing members of ISTT, including Affiliated Societies and individual members. It recruits and approved applications from potential new societies and administers the ISTT Grant Program for Affiliated Societies.

Name Position Society Country
Mark André Haebler Chair AATT Austria
Sam Efrat Member SASTT South Africa
Tiia Lampola Member FISTT Finland
Carlos Munera Member CiSTT Colombia
Mike Willmets Member NASTT United States
Huo  Yuxiang Member CSTT China
Trevor Gosatti Member ASTT Australia
Tom Sangster Member UKSTT United States
Jari Kaukonen Ex Officio FISTT Finland



3. Support Fund Committee

Purpose: The purpose of the Support Fund Committee is to provide strategic planning support and policy oversight on the funding for the regional activities of trenchless technology, such as regional No-Dig conference and education program. This Committee shall cooperate with the other committees, especially the Membership Committees and the Finance Committee to make the support more feasible.

Name Position Society Country
Ken-Jian (Albert) Shou Chair CTSTT Chinese Taipei
Yan Chunwen Member CSTT China
Mark  Haebler Member AASTT Austria
Stanislav Lovecky Member CzSTT Czech
Luis  Maldonado Member CISTT Colombia
Kim Staheli Member NASTT Unite States
Jari Kaukonen Ex Officio FISTT Finland



4. Technology and Education Committee

Purpose: The purpose of the Committee is to provide strategic planning support and policy oversight on various technology issues that come before the ISTT, enhance the education of trenchless technology, such as webinars, master programs and other certified courses; and to enhance the professional recognition of ISTT by awarding projects and professionals and promoting ISTT fellow program.

Name Position Society Country
Ken-Jian (Albert) Shou Chair CTSTT Chinese Taipei
Gennaro  Albarella Member UKSTT United Kingdom
Sam Ariaratnam Member NASTT United States
Li-Hsien Chen Member CTSTT Chinese Taipei
Dec Downey Member UKSTT United Kingdom
Gerald Goger Member AATT Austria
Tiia Lampola Member FISTT Finland
John Matthews Member NASTT United States
Jan Borge Persson Member IbSTT Spain
Kim Staheli  Member NASTT United States
Ray Sterling Member NASTT United States
Jiang Zhiguang Member CSTT China
Jari Kaukonen Ex Officio FISTT Finland



5. Outreach and Marketing Committee

Purpose: The Outreach and Marketing Committee will design and develop activities that promote growth in membership and promotion of ISTT and the trenchless industry at large. The committee will engage in marketing initiatives to explore branding and other marketing strategies for trenchless and ISTT.

Name Position Society Country
Trevor Gosatti Chair ASTT Australia
Enrico Boi Member NASTT United States
Dawn Greig Member UKSTT United Kingdom
Jenna Hale Member NASTT United States
Lynn Maclachlan Member UKSTT United Kingdom
Houming Ni Member CSTT China
Ian Ramsay Member UKSTT United Kingdom
Arlex Toro Member CISTT Colombia
Yasin Torun Member TSITT Turkey
Paulo  Trombetti Member IATT Italy
Jari Kaukonen Ex Officio FISTT Finland



6. Finance Committee

Purpose: The Finance Committee was established to oversee the financial planning, operation, and administration of ISTT. The committee will develop annual ISTT budgets and report monthly to the Board of Directors.

Name Position Society Country
Enrico Boi Chair NASTT United States
Wout Broere Member NSTT The Netherlands
Silke Cubert Member AATT Austria
Matthew Izzard Member NASTT United States
Ken-Jian (Albert) Shou Member CTSTT Chinese Taipei
Jari Kaukonen Ex Officio FISTT Finland



7. Governance Committee

Purpose: The Governance Committee has a responsibility to oversee the administration and governance of the ISTT.

Name Position Society Country
Sam Efrat Chair SASTT South Africa
Wing Chan Member CHKSTT Hong Kong
Matthew Izzard Member NASTT United States
Jeff Pace Member ASTT Australia
Juan Pareja Member CISTT Colombia
Marc Peters Member GSTT Germany
Neil van Rooyen Member SASTT South Africa
Jari Kaukonen ExOfficio FISTT Finland