Interested in the development of orienteering? IOF Commissions are looking for new members

Posted on | December 21, 2018 | Category: News, Newsletter

As we enter the new strategic period for the IOF, we have identified a number of needs to strengthen IOF Commissions with new members. We would therefore ask your help in identifying new commission members for the following commissions.

FootO Commission – needs 1 new member. Experience as an organiser of high level orienteering events is required. More information can be given by FOC Chair  Aron Less – aronless (a t)

SkiO Commission – needs at least 1 new member. Background and experience should be in according with the following requirements: Good knowledge of SkiO rules, Experience as SEA or EA or organiser at high level SkiO competitions, experience as an elite competitor is desired, must have good communication skills and network within the SkiO community. More information can be given by SOC Chair Tatiana Kalenderoglu – tatiana (a t)

Regional and Youth Development Commission – needs 2-3 new members. Particular interest in: nominations from out-of-Europe federations (America, Asia, Oceania, Africa) to get a broader perspective on RYDC projects and activities and nominations of a (preferably) young person to take over responsibility for social media and promotion of RYDC activities and projects. More information can be given by RYDC Chair Lenka Klimplova – lenka.klimplova (a t)

IT Commission – looking for 2-3 new members. Beyond basic skills in IT and orienteering related technology, special requests are for experience and interest working with GPS Tracking systems and experience and interest in live media solutions.  More information can be given by ITC Chair Håkan Blomgren – Hakan.Blomgren (a t)

In consideration of the IOFs ambitions to achieve an improved gender and age balance in the IOF structure, we would encourage you to consider this when identifying potential commission members. Female and younger candidates are welcomed.

If you have interested candidates please submit a show of interest including Orienteering CV to Please confirm also that the candidate will be supported by their member federation. Nominations should reach the IOF Office by January 6, 2019. Nominations received after that date will be evaluated if positions are still open and as they are received.

More information about working within the IOF structure can be found here.

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