View the elected officials of the Boards and Commissions responsible for implementing the vision of AO CMF

The AO CMF International Board is responsible for overseeing and coordinating the strategy, and all the functions and activities of AO CMF globally.

On a regional level, the five regional boards (Asia Pacific, Europe and Southern Africa, Middle East and Northern Africa, Latin America, and North America) are responsible for planning the full range of educational activities. Moreover, they provide regional input to the respective commissions for education, community development and research.

The four AO CMF commissions are responsible for establishing standards, coordinating and leveraging ideas, and ensuring best practice transfer between the regions in the fields of education, research and development, community development. The boards and commissions are composed of elected representatives and comply with the AO’s Code of Ethics and Shared Values.

For a complete overview of roles within the AO CMF, click here

Regional Boards

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  • AO CMF Europe and Southern Africa Board

    Max Heiland, DE

    Board Members:
    Isabelle Barthelemy, FR
    Ignacio Ismael Garcia Recuero, ES 
    Ian Sharp, UK
    Sunil Aniruth, ZA
    Patricia Stoor, FI
    Guilermo Ramieri, IT

    Regional Manager: 
    Diana Greiner, CH

  • AO CMF Asia Pacific Board

    Gopal Krishnan Kulandaswamy, IN

    Board Members:
    Tonogi Morio, JP
    Hee-Kyun Oh, KR / Richard Su, HK
    Joselito David, PH | Liao Han-Tsung, TW
    Peng Xin, CN
    Raymond Wong, SG / Kwang Lim Yang, MY
    Sunisa Rochanavibhata, TH / Mirta Reksodiputro, ID
    Simon Lou, NZ / Alf Nastri, AU

    Regional Manager: 
    Isabella Wong, HK

  • AO CMF Latin America Board

    Nicolas Homsi, BR

    Board Members:
    Rodrigo Liceaga, MX
    Ricardo Morales, CO
    Eduardo Mazzaro, AR
    Jaime Matta, GT
    Rene Rojas, CL
    Juan Carlos Orellana, EC

    Regional Manager: 
    Micheline Bertolani, CO

  • AO CMF Middle East and Northern Africa Board

    Amir Elbarbary, EG

    Board Members:
    Isaam Zairi, TN
    Zein Goussous, JO
    Mohammed Nadershah, SA
    Noorul Wahab, PK
    Manjunath Margasahayam, OM
    Seidu Bello, NG

    Regional Manager: 
    Thomas Welte, CH

  • AO CMF North America Board

    Chair: Travis T. Tollefson, US

    Representative to the AO CMF International Board: Andrew Murr, US

    Board Member:
    Larry L. Cunningham, US
    Delora L. Mount, US
    Lamont R. Jones, US
    David Powers, US

    Regional Manager: 
    Chitra Subramaniam, US



  • AO CMF Education Commission
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    Iain McVicar, UK

    Commission Members:
    Mike Leung
    Fernando Briceño, CO 
    Gorman Louie, CA
    Irfan Shah, PK
    Larry Cunningham, US

    Business Manager:
    Ginesa Aviles, CH

  • AO CMF R&D Commission
    Eppo Wolvius, NL

    Commission Members:
    Daniel Buchbinder, US
    Andreas Thor, SW
    Thomas Dodson, US
    Lamont Jones, US

    Business Manager:
    Philipp Büscher, CH

  • AO CMF Community Development Commission

    Community Development Chair:
    Sabine Girod, US

    Community Development Representatives:
    Florian Thieringer, Europe and Southern Africa
    Ferdinand Pamintuan, Asia Pacific
    Fadi Zibdeh, Middle East and Northern Africa
    Delora Mount, North America
    Ana Catalina Tobon Trujillo, Latin America

    Business Manager:
    Erich Roethlisberger, CH


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