The Secretariat is composed of the Director and other staff members who shall have an agreed fixed contract of employment. The Director is responsible for smooth functioning of the Secretariat and reports to the EC and the President on implementation of the decision of the GA and EC. The Secretariat is responsible for the day-to-day administration of CCIVS, ensures liaison with the member organisations, direct the different services of the headquarters and assists member organisations in the fulfilment of any project or task which may be entrusted to them by the GA or the EC.
Coordinating Committee for International Voluntary Service
- Bogdan IMRE CCIVS Interim Director
Bogdan Imre worked for 10 years as a youth worker and trainer at the European and international level. From 2001 to 2007, based in Romania, he was involved in European youth policy working with international youth governmental and non-governmental organisations such as Youth Action for Peace International, the European Commission or the Council of Europe. He extended his experience and expertise on youth-related issues while working for the People-to-People Exchange Department at the Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) between 2007 and 2010, developing programmes and activities focused on non-formal education. In 2010 he was appointed as Programme Director at CCIVS. At the end of the 2012, he assumed as Interim Director.
- Charlotte BEAL CCIVS Assistant WHV Coordinator
Charlotte Béal graduated from a Master in Communication from the Université Catholique de Lille and the Universidad Pontificia de Salamanca in December 2012. She studied in France, in Italy and in Spain.
She acquired experience in intercultural communication working for the French Theater in Rome in 2010, and for the worldwide French speaking radio RFI (Radio France Internationale) in 2011. She's now in charge of WHV Coordination in collaboration with Anne-Cécile Antalik.
- Anne-Cécile ANTALIK CCIVS Assistant WHV Coordinator
Anne-Cécile Antalik graduated in october 2012. After a first degree in Political Sociology at the University of Nanterre (France), she made a master in International and Cultural Project Management. During her studies she participated in an Erasmus programme in Spain and into international student meetings, which strengthed her involvement in international and intercultural youth exchanges. She is now in charge of WHV coordination at CCIVS in collaboration with Charlotte Béal.
- Özgür YILDIZ CCIVS Media and Communication Manager
Özgür is a volunteer, idler and wanderer. He takes photos, shoots videos and he sometimes writes. Although he has studied sociology, he still believes that another world is possible. Nowadays, he is obsessed by Woody Allen's remark "I don't want to achieve immortality through my work. I want to achieve it through not dying." He is doing his best so as to survive.
- Emmanuelle FRANCILLETTE CCIVS Intern
Emmanuelle has been an active IVS volunteer for the past four years. She has been involved last year as a long term volunteer in Solidarités Jeunesses main office in Paris (France) for 6 months and also at NICE regional project, Akame no mori in Nabari (Japan) for 6 months. She now works on CCIVS 2013 current projects such as IMPACT, social inclusion seminar and the media training.
Directors/Executive Secretaries since 1948
|Hans Peter Mueller||1952-1960|
|Charles Johnson (Interim)||1960-1961|
(this was a duumvirate)
|August 1961-Sept. 1962
June 1961- Sept 1963
|Jean-Michel Bazinet||1962- February 1967|
|Michael Lakin||February 1967- mid 1969|
|François Pouliot||mid 1969 – mid 1971|
|Anna Pindorova||Acting director 1971|
|Mark Schomer||February 1972-October 1975|
|Karin Erlenbach||July 1976-February 1978|
|Brigitte Battonier||February 1978-January 1979|
|Francis Atta Donkor||January 1979-December 1981|
|John Read||February 1982 – March 1983|
|Sabine Decker-Horz||July 1983 - October 1985|
|Cristian Barbé||November 1985-Nov1988|
|Alexei Krouglov||November 1988-January 1992|
|Nigel Watt||January 1992-June 1998|
|Patrick Duong||June 1998-December 1999|
|Simona Costanzo-Sow||April 2000 – December 2008|
|Roel Forceville||Interim director Aug 2002 – Jan 2003|
|Helmut Warmenhoven||Interim director March 2004 – Nov 2007|
|Francesco Volpini||January 2009 - January 2013|
|Bogdan Imre||January 2013 - present|