Executive Committee – 2022-2026

OFFICERS – SECRETARY GENERAL

MEMBERS

Ms. Anaclara Rodriguez Canzani, Uruguay – Mr. Cristiano Freitas Ristov, Brazil – Ms. Maurine Kouba, East Jerusalem
Ms. Sarah Bremner, Scotland – Ms. Lena Schickhaus, Germany –  Ms. Brenda Flaherty, Canada – Mr. Christopher Lewis, Australia

Ms. Nalisoa Andrianarivo, Madagascar – Mr. Ronald Senghore, The Gambia –  Mr. Harvin Vallabhaneni, USA –
Ms. Karren Joy Fetalvero, The Philippines

AREA PRESIDENTS – PAST PRESIDENT –
Y’s MEN LIAISON – CO-OPTED

President
Ms. Soheila Hayek, Lebanon

Deputy President
Mr. Ronald Yam, Hong Kong

Treasurer
Ms. CiCi Rojas, USA

Secretary General (non-voting):
Mr. Carlos Madjri Sanvee, Togo

MEMBERS

Africa

Mr. Ronald Senghore, The Gambia

Ms. Nalisoa Andrianarivo, Madagascar

 

Asia and Pacific

Ms. Karren Joy Fetalvero, The Philippines

Mr. Christopher Lewis, Australia

 

Canada

Ms. Brenda Flaherty, Canada

 

Europe

Ms. Lena Schickhaus, Germany

Ms. Sarah Bremner, Scotland

 

Middle East

Ms. Maurine Kouba, East Jerusalem

 

Latin America and Caribbean

Mr. Cristiano Freitas Ristov, Brazil

Ms. Anaclara Rodriguez Canzani, Uruguay

 

USA

Mr. Harvin Vallabhaneni, USA

Past President
Ms. Patricia Pelton, Canada

Co-opted
Duncan Ingram. England & Wales

Area Presidents
Dr Adrien Coly, Senegal, Africa Alliance
Mr. Chin-Seng Chen, Taiwan, Asia & Pacific Alliance
Ms Emma Osmundsen,  England & Wales, YMCA Europe
Mr. Gerardo  Medina, Peru , Latin American & Caribbean Alliance

Y’s Men Liaison
Mr. Kohei Yamada, Japan

What is the Executive Committee

Composition

The Executive Committee shall consist of:

The Officers of the World Alliance elected by the World Council, each representing different geographic regions.

Eleven  elected by the World Council representing different geographic regions, with a minimum of 4  being 30 years of age or under when elected, and a maximum of seven from the same gender.

Presidents of Area Organisations recognised by the World Council.

The Secretary General of the World Alliance, with no power to vote.

Immediate Past President of the World Alliance, with no power to vote.

Y’s Men International Liaison to the World Alliance, with no power to vote.

Functions of the Executive Committee

To carry out the policy and specific instructions of the World Council, to complete all matters committed to its charge, and to act with all the powers of the World Council

To monitor the work, finances and personnel of the World Alliance.

To undertake the planning and orientation of World Council meetings.

To undertake such actions and responsibilities as required for the good governance of the World Alliance and as required by the World Alliance or World Council in compliance with the Constitution, resolutions and all proposals of the World Council.

To appoint the Secretary General.

To represent the World Alliance in its relationship with other world organisations.

To issue each year the call for observance by Young Men’s Christian Associations throughout the world of the Week of Prayer and World Fellowship.

Quorum for Executive Meetings

No meeting shall proceed to transact any business unless there is a quorum. A majority of the Executive Committee members shall constitute a quorum at the meetings.

A simple majority of Members present and voting shall suffice for a decision and each Member present shall be entitled to one vote.

The number of abstentions does not affect the result of the vote.