The Ordinary General Assembly elects the IOF Council for a two year term, until the end of the following Ordinary General Assembly. The Council shall consist of:
• A President
• Three Vice Presidents
• Seven other members

The Council leads the IOF between General Assemblies and shall meet at least three times a year. The Council organises its own work in accordance with the Statutes and the decisions of the General Assembly.

Council meeting minutes

IOF Council 2014-2016

President Brian Porteous (GBR)
Email: brian.porteous(a t)

Senior Vice President Leho Haldna (EST)
Email: leho.haldna(a t)

Vice President Michael Dowling (AUS)
Email: michael.dowling(a t)

Vice President Astrid Waaler Kaas (NOR)
Email: astrid.waaler.kaas(a t)

Owe Fredholm (SWE)
Email: owe.fredholm(a t)

Tatiana Kalenderoglu (TUR)
Email: tatiana.kalenderoglu(a t)


Mikko Salonen (FIN)
Email: mikko.salonen(a t)

Nik Suter (SUI)
Email: nik.suter(a t)

Maria Silvia Viti (ITA)
Email: maria.silvia.viti(a t)

Ting-wang ‘Dominic’ Yue (HKG)
Email: dominic.yue(a t)
l_zentai_p-120x150 Laszlo Zentai (HUN)
Email: laszlo.zentai(a t)

Event Supervisory Board

Leho Haldna, chair
Tatiana Kalenderoglu
Nik Suter
Tom Hollowell


The Event Supervisory Board (ESB) works in a reactive mode and can be called on by Council, the IOF Office, Commissions, Senior Event Advisers and Event Adviser teams. The ESB serves as a first level escalation body. On behalf of Council, the ESB deals with Special Rules, requests for rule deviations of a technical nature, appointments of Senior Event Advisers and Event Adviser teams and, when called upon, initiates measures to resolve event quality related problems. Any decisions taken by the ESB shall be noted in the minutes of the subsequent Council meeting.
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