On 19 October 2009, World Water Council Members elected their new Board of Governors. UNESCO-IHE Rector András Szöllösi-Nagy was elected as one of the four WWC Bureau Members.
The elections took place during the triennial General Assembly for which more than 280 members had gathered in Marseille, France.
Through majority rule voting, the members elected the 36 Governors from 74 candidatures and appointed Loic Fauchon to continue to serve as President of the World Water Council. The Board of Governors will oversee and guide the Council's work for the coming three years.