GA committees

IFSAM General Assembly (GA) can create committees and working groups for specific issues. Currently, there are six committees dealing with IFSAM strategy, awards, the 2022 congress, research, education and practice. The creation of the three last committees was approved late 2020. Current composition results from last GA decisions (April 6, 2022).

Strategy

  • Goals/tasks: reflect about the challenges the field and the Federation face and make recommendations about directions for future development to the General Assembly
  • Composition:

Xavier Castañer (Ex-Officio, President), Chair

André Aquino

Osmar Arandia

Sandro Castaldo (President Elect)

Wafa Khlif

Lee Lu

Yang Zhang (Ex-Officio, Past President)

Awards

  • Goals/tasks: make recommendations to the GA about the number, purpose, advertising and selection process of IFSAM awards as well as for the composition of each award selection committee
  • Composition:

Michael Morley (AB), Chair

Isabelle Bouty

Xavier Castañer (Ex-Officio, President)

Wafa Garah (delegate of GA member, AMG)

Baniyelme Zoogah

Events

  • Goals/tasks: make recommendations to the GA about the design of events
  • Composition:

Martin Spring (Ex-Officio, VP conferences), Chair

Sandro Castaldo (Ex-Officio, President Elect)

Wafa Khlif (Ex-Officio, Treasurer)

Silviya Svejenova Velikova (Ex-Officio, VP Research)

Sergio Wanderley (Ex-Officio, VP Education)

Lee Lu (Ex-Officio, VP Practice)

Mohammed Hassainate

Baniyelme Zoogah

Research

  • Composition: 

Silviya Svejenova Velikova (Ex officio, VP Research), Co-Chair

Xavier Castañer (President), Co-Chair

Osmar Arandia

Sandro Castaldo (President Elect)

Stewart Clegg (ad Personam)

Phylis Lan Lin

Renate Meyer (ad Personam)

Christine Moser (Deputy VP Research – Guest)

Education

  • Composition: 

Sergio Wanderley (Ex officio, VP Education), Chair

Dev Raj Adhikari

Osmar Arandia

Sandro Castaldo (President Elect)

Charles Dhanaraj (ad Personam)

Wafa Garah (delegate of GA member, AMG)

Trish McLaren

JC Spender (ad Personam)

Practice

  • Composition: 

Leehsing Lu (Ex officio, VP Practice), Co-Chair

Yang Zhang (Past President), Co-Chair

Dev Raj Adhikari

Koldo Echebarrìa (ad Personam)

Wafa Khlif

Katy Mason

Prof. Vijayakumar Parameswaran Unnithan (Deputy VP Practice –  Guest)

Juan José Nájera Sánchez (delegate of GA member, ACEDE)

Sim Sitkin (ad Personam)