Member Associations gather annually at Conference where the Federation Constitution By-Laws and Policies can be reviewed and revised if necessary, Conference has the ultimate authority within the Federation. Between Conferences, the Federation is governed by the Executive Board. They are responsible for the day-to-day running of the Federation, for making decisions as necessary affecting the implementation of policy, and for interpreting and applying the Constitution and By-Laws. For more information about conference, click here.
As the second highest governing body of the Federation, the Executive Board consists of the President, Deputy President, Executive Vice-President (Administration, Membership & Finance), Executive Vice-President (Professional & Government Affairs), Executive Vice-President (Technical & Safety Standards), and the Executive Vice-Presidents (Region). For more information about the IFALPA Executive Board Members, click here.
Regional Vice-Presidents (RVPs)
There are five IFALPA Regional Groups and each is represented by an elected IFALPA Regional Vice-President to deal with industrial, social and technical matters, and to facilitate the implementation of IFALPA policies.
1. Africa and Middle East (AFI/MID) 2. Asia and the Pacific (ASIA/PAC) 3. Caribbean and South America (CAR/SAM) 4. Europe (EUR) 5. North America (NAM)
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IFALPA Standing Committees
Standing Committees are required to:
develop work programme items to Policy status for endorsement by the Membership;
develop immature policy into proposals of mature policy status and formulate proposals to update existing policy in accordance with the latest developments;
formulate briefing material and working papers for the Federation's representatives attending international and other meetings;
suggest suitable Federation representatives for particular meetings;
advise the Executive Officers generally on matters pertaining to their specific area of interest and expertise.
There are 10 IFALPA Standing Committees & 1 Advisory Group
Professional Staff are based in IFALPA offices in Canada and are responsible for supporting the work of the Federation on a day-to-day basis. Directorate works closely with the Executive Board to ensure that the Board’s strategy and decisions are implemented. The Managing Director is based at the Montreal Headquarters. Meanwhile, Captain Mike Jackson, the Representative to ICAO, is based at the ICAO building. He is a permanent IFALPA observer on the ICAO Air Navigation Commission (ANC) and plays a major part in implementing the Federation’s policies, by influencing the development of ICAO Standards and Recommended Practices.
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