Regional Boards

The Regional Boards are the link between the National Directors and the IAAS World Executive Committee.
Regional Boards exist officially of a Regional Director and a Regional Exchange Coordinator.

IAAS is divided into 4 main regions:

 


 

 

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Lan Rajlić , Regional Director of Europe

Country: Croatia

Email: europe@iaasworld.org

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Anđela Komnenić, European Coordinator of Communication

Country: Montenegro

Email: communication.europe@iaasworld.org

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Jonathan Rixhon, European Coordinator of Finance

Country: Belgium

Email: finance.europe@iaasworld.org

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Celine Callewaert , European Coordinator of External Relations

Country: Belgium

Email: partnership.europe@iaasworld.org

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Jerneja Štor , Regional Exchange Coordinator of Europe

Country: Slovenia

Email: expro.europe@iaasworld.org

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Joaquin Rivas, Regional Director of Americas

Country: Chile

Email: americas@iaasworld.org

Skype: joaquin.riva@live.cl

Message: Aloha IAASers everywhere!

My name is Joaquín Rivas, I’m 23 years old, I am from Chile and I study Agricultural Engineering in Santiago. I love to create, organize and live things related to what I like the most, like urban agriculture, sustainability, sports, I love to skate, trekking, and ride bike, camping in the nature and watch the stars on a campfire. I also play percussion, I love music. I’m an IAAS member since 2015 where I was a member of the OC of the DMA Chile 2015, which was a successful event, with many participants motivated to begin as active members and create their own committees. After I was ND of IAAS Chile in 2016, we worked hard to expand IAAS in our country and we did. As a Regional Director, my mission is to support the new members to establish their committees in their countries with a solid base, I´d like to promote the organize of events, projects and campaigns in our region, also start a solid exchange program in AMERICA. 
Let’s GO North, Latino and South AMERICA!

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Edward Colind, Regional Director Asia Pacific

Country: Indonesia

Email: asia.pacific@iaasworld.org

Skype: edward.colind

Message: Dear IAASers,

My name is Edward Colind A.P. and 21 years old from Indonesia. I’m majoring Forest Products Technology, Faculty of Forestry in Bogor Agricultural University (IPB), Indonesia. I love travelling and coffee enthusiast.

Lastly, I am running for Vice Director of Partnership IAAS Indonesia 2016/2017. I’ve been a member of IAAS since 2013 in IAAS Indonesia LC IPB. Year by year I realized that “Damn, I just love to be here, I love with the whole things about IAAS” so I decided to continue my journey in IAAS by becoming RD and it’s the way of my giving back.
What do I dream of IAAS Asia Pacific in the future? We’re going to have 1) the strong generation to foster IAAS Region itself and ensuring the sustainable regeneration, 2) Tackling the new challenges by making impactful-realistic-adoptable project in agricultural and related sciences, and 3) blasting IAAS Asia Pacific itself. IAAS is the one of organization who always create the fruitful young generation and we must preserve it. There’s no impossible, everything is possible as long as we have strong will. We’re a team, we stand for IAAS, and We’re ready to assist the world.

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Ramoudane Orou Sannou, Regional Director Africa

Country: Benin

Email: africa@iaasworld.org

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Message: Hello dear fellows,

My name is Ramoudane, I’m 22 years old and come from Benin, a developing West African country where I’m currently enrolled in final year of master’s degree in agricultural economics.
I am heavily involved since 2011 in the activities of IAAS local board in my university. IAAS is a great chance for all members because it allow us to : i) Meet people who share similar ideals with us and stimulate our critical thinking so as to develop agriculture in the world, ii) Acquire our first professional experience trough ExPro and iii) Boost our leadership potential.

My goals as RD are:
1st: Enlarge our family. I’m member of a wide network of young leaders’ trough Africa, so I can easily support current candidate members and make new countries join our association.
2nd: Raise fund for African region. I hope to work with VP finance and VP external relation so as to gather more financial means for my region.
3rd: Promote IAAS Africa. My final goal is to give a better attractiveness to IAAS in Africa through strong and active partnership and networking with regional institutions, member countries and members around the world.
Thank you!

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Dennys Lizama, Regional Exchange Coordinator of Americas

Country: Chile

Email: expro.americas@iaasworld.org

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Message: I´m a member of IAAS since 2015, I started in this great association because I like meeting motivated people, agriculture and traveling.
I grew in farm in the south of Chile, near a little town called Temuco, always I have seen crops, like oat, wheat, barley, and raps. I have worked all my vacations in there. I know how is the job that and the opportunities in that sector to have a Exchange Program are awesome.
Today in South America there are not places of Expro, I want to change that, and motivate all countries in America to have even one place of exchange to start, then gradually opening more places.
It will be hard work, but I am willing to take that challenge, I know, that America has a great agricultural potential and motivated student to do a ExPro, we have to take advantage of it and make it a great network exchanges.
 
Being a Regional Exchange Coordinator, for me is a great privilege, I never thought I would reach this position.
Thanks for the people who trusted me, I'm going to do my best.

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Juli Purnomo, Regional Exchange Coordinator of Asia-Pacific

Country: Indonesia

Email: expro.asia.pacific@iaasworld.org

Skype: julipurnomo

Message: Hello IAASers.
I’m Juli Purnomo, Bachelor of Agriculture who studied in Agribusiness Major, Agriculture Faculty, Sebelas Maret University Surakarta, Indonesia. In this four years, I was joined with IAAS in Indonesia and found many great experiences to build agriculture.
Agricultural sectors will find many problems in the future. That is why youth generation really needs to get experiences and empowerment to achieve the glory of agriculture. 
Diversity and differences of agriculture sector in each countries made me have spirit to improve my interest to exchange knowledges, ideas, and experiences. Regional Exchange Coordinator of IAAS Asia-Pacific has a strength to answer the agricultural problems. I have big motivation to improve exchange system and quality of IAAS to spread many impacts for youths. 
IAAS members, especially in Asia-Pacific Region have to be facilitated easily to gain many experiences between exchange of participants or knowledges about agricultural practices and impacts in the  future. In addition, it has aims to together with all youths spread the information and positive impacts for optimizing the agricultural potential in each countries. I believe that with great exchange system of IAAS, it will strengthen IAAS role in agriculture sector, and make amazing IAAS in 2020.

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Franck-Hervé Aman, Regional Exchange Coordinator of Africa

Country: Côte d'Ivoire

Email: expro.africa@iaasworld.org

Skype: ashikaga23

Message: Hello FamillIAAS,
I am Franck from IAAS Côte d’Ivoire and studying in the field of Agriculture has been a fulfilled dream. I am currently an M.Sc. student in Agricultural Biochemistry and Nutrition at the University of Ibadan in Nigeria. My interest in agricultural sciences started since when I was in primary school. This feeling somewhat is due to my father being a farmer and tirelessly worked hard to fund my studies in the most renowned schools in my country. Also through a mere power of tireless, I have successfully contributed of the establishment of IAAS in Cote d’Ivoire. I participated in various learning activities in my region and this have relatively exposed me to extensive knowledge of global issues related to agriculture. In my career, I hope to not only work to avoid future financial collapses, but also to empower youth towards agricultural development to achieve food security especially in Africa.