Each of IFAPA regions requires nominations for the position of IFAPA Regional Representative to the Board.
In addition to the recent call for nominations for secretary and treasurer of the IFAPA board, each region can have a representative on the board. Contact your Regional Board representative and find out if your region already has a nomination for the board.
Dr. Ogu Okey Charles, Nigeria
Dr. Tomoyasu Yasui, Japan
Dr. Kwok Ng, Finland
Middle East Representative
Dr. Pınar Yaprak Kemaloğlu, Turkey
North America Representative
Dr. Iva Obrusnikova, USA
Oceanic Region Representative
Dr. Peter Downs
South & Central America Representative
Dr. Neiza Fumes, Brazil
Description of the positions are presented below.
12.7 Regional Representatives
12.7.1 Regional Representatives are seven board members, with full Board responsibilities and benefits, who are elected at regional meetings,or during the IFAPA General Assembly. Elections are also permissable via electronic voting in cases where a region does not conduct regional meetings and cannot send a significant portion of its membership to ISAPA. Their main purpose is to serve as liaisons in the promotion of APA growth and development between IFAPA and their geographical region (usually a continent).
12.7.2 Regional Representatives are elected by members who live within their region: Africa, Middle East, Asia, Oceania, Europe, Central/South America (and the Spanish-speaking Caribbean), and North America (Puerto Rico and the English-speaking Caribbean). If no members from a particular region are present at the General Assembly, the President may appoint the representative
12.7.3 The duties of the Regional Representatives are:
220.127.116.11 promote implementation the Federation’s purposes in their region;
18.104.22.168 submit proposals for working programs of IFAPA taking into consideration specific conditions and requirements in the respective regions;
22.214.171.124 popularize services of IFAPA and make them available to interested parties;
126.96.36.199 seek to enroll new members and encourage their active participation in the work of IFAPA and their regional organizations.
188.8.131.52 submit regular reports on the activities in their region for publication on the website, in the IFAPA newsletters, and in other media.
12.7.4. The office of regional representative is held for a term of two years and are eligible for reelection twice.