26th Annual General Meeting of Felca
The 26th Annual General Meeting of Felca took place on September 1st 2023, in London, hosted by Alphe UK.
In attendance were 20 presidents and representatives of the national associations that are members of the Federation. After four years, 2023 was the election year for the Felca Board. These are the new appointees who will remain in office until 1 September 2027.
Felca Board members 2023-2027
Paolo Barilari (from Ialca, Italy) President
Maura Leao (from Belta, Brazil) Vice president – representing Latin America
Tatsu Hoshino (from Jaos, Japan) Vice president – representing Asia
Pascal Carré (from Abelio, Belgium) Vice president – representing Europe
Juan Manuel Elizalde (from Aseproce, Spain) Treasurer
Gabriela Ardito (from Arsaa, Argentina) Board member
Julia Richter (from FDSV, Gemany) Board member
Oscar Porras (from Aseproce, Spain) Board member
Annop Kanthatham (from TIECA, Thailand) Board member
Yamada Masaru (from Jaos, Japan) Advisory committee
Eren Goker Masaru (from UED, Turkey) Advisory committee
Scott Wade (Study Travel Network) Coordinator
Many important topics were discussed, and some decisions were made.
Firstly, the presence of three vice-presidents instead of two, in order to better represent the three continents that are part of Felca, Latin America, Asia and Europe.
In addition, was re-established the rule that each nation can be represented by only one national association.
The new Board and all the presidents of the National Associations that are members of Felca will soon start working according to a schedule that includes a Board meeting every month, a vice-presidents’ meeting every three months, and one or two General Assemblies per year, as needed, one of which, as tradition, in presence the day before Alphe UK opens.
Among the objectives of the new presidency and board is primarily Felca’s role as spokesperson for the positions of the agencies of thirteen important markets in our industry.
National associations members of Felca