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Organisational Structure

The WVA Organisational Structure is:

WVA General Assembly

The General Assembly (GA) is the Association’s most important platform for discussion and policy making. It is attended by representatives of all WVA Member Associations.

WVA Council

The Council comprises the President, President Elect, Immediate Past President, and 14 elected representatives from different world regions and International Organizations members.

WVA Committees and Working Groups

The WVA Committees and Working Groups comprise the Council members and Ad hoc members that were nominated by the WVA member associations to support and to strengthen the work and expertise of these groups.

WVA Secretariat

The WVA secretariat based in Brussels, Belgium. The secretariat is responsible for daily management of the Association, communication, maintenance and development of Membership.

WVA Council


President

Rafael Laguens

Immediate Past President

Patricia Turner

President-Elect

John de Jong

Councillor for North America

Shannon Mesenhowski

Councillor for North America

Enid Stiles

Councillor for Europe

Heidi Kellokoski-Kiiskinen

Councillor for Europe

Slaven Grbić

Councillor for Middle East and North Africa

Roula Shaaban

Councillor for Middle East and North Africa

Salah Al-Shami

Councillor for Latin America

Arturo Carlos Sánchez Mejorada Porras

Councillor for Latin America

Helio Blume

Councillor for Africa

James Ouma

Councillor for Africa

Cynthia Charlotte Nkuna

Councillor for Asia and Oceania

Chou Chin-Cheng

Councillor for Asia and Oceania

Ganokon Urkasemsin

Councillor for International Regional Organizations

Olatunji Nasir

Councillor for International Discipline-Centered Organizations

Wanyong (William) Pang