After the election of a new board member at the AGM in Sydney, WYSE Travel Confederation is pleased to welcome Manel Bassols to the Executive Board as a new member for three years, also Carla Ferreira was voted back to the Executive Board to take a vacant seat for two years.
The first meeting of the Executive Board for 2014 was held on 23 January and as part of the business conducted, a new Chair and Chair Elect were chosen by the board members.
Manel Bassols, Agora BCN CETT, Spain joined the Executive Board as a member at large after being acclaimed by the members present at the AGM in September and Ashraf Wali has been elected Chair of the Executive Board. Ashraf is additionally the representative for International Association of Student Insurance Services (IASIS), and Philip Houghton has been made Chair Elect and continues in his role on the Finance Committee. Philip is additionally the representative for Safe Travel Accommodation for Youth (STAY WYSE). The Executive Board now has seven representatives, the maximum allowed by the constitution.
Both the Executive Board and Association Boards would like to thank Dave Dahl for his stewardship throughout 2013.
See a complete overview of the WYSE Travel Confederation Executive Board here.