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Organization and Governance

The WFTO is a non-governmental organization (NGO), with international headquarters at the offices of the Applied Science Technologists & Technicians of British Columbia, Canada.
The WFTO is governed by a Board of Directors elected at each General Assembly held at the time of the International Symposium. The Secretary General of the WFTO is the Chief Staff Officer and provides leadership and management on behalf of the Board. Country Representatives (CR’s) are appointed by the Secretary General to represent and provide a contact for WFTO, and to deliver services at the local level.
WFTO has hired, ( on a part-time basis ) a Manager, Projects and Administration to assist the Secretary General with the workload.

WFTO Board

The affairs of the Federation shall be managed by a Board of no more than twelve persons. These members will be elected by the Nominating Committee at a General Assembly and will take office immediately after the General Assembly and will serve until the next General Assembly (three years).

Current Board of WFTO 1998-2009

Secretary General John Leech, AScT, CAE
Applied Science Technologists & Technicians of B.C.
10767 - 148th St.
Surrey, B.C. V3R 0S4

Peter Voss
Society of Engineering Associates
[email protected]
Jean-Robert Vaillancourt
Association of Canadian Community Colleges
[email protected]
Eke Emmanuel Azubuike
Dynamite Gaze Limited
[email protected]
Vladimir Zharov
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization
Muredach Tuffy
Institution of Engineers of Ireland
United States
Sandra Sanders
Broward Community College
William Rwambulla
Commonwealth Association of Polytechnics in Africa
Wong Loke Hai
Singapore Institute of Engineering Technologists
[email protected]
United Arab Emirates
Phil Anderson
Higher Colleges of Technology
[email protected]
South Africa
Johan De Koker
Institute of Professional Engineering Technologists
[email protected]
Martin Eppler
European Higher Engineering and Technical Professionals Association
Trinidad & Tobago
Clyde Phillip
Caribbean Association of Technologists, Technicians and Craftsmen
[email protected]