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.
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
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