Call for Nominations for Election to the Executive Board of WYSE Travel Confederation

Nominations open on Monday 12th August at 10am CET

Nominations for the election of Full Individual Members to the Executive Board are invited to be submitted for election at the Annual General Meeting to be held at WYSTC in Sydney on 17th September 2013 at 14.15.

The available seats are:

  • One seat for a two year period to replace a resigned member.
  • One seat for a three year period as part of the board rotation.

The process of the Nominations, proposals and seconding is as follows:

  • Members wishing to stand for election will complete an online application which will be available on the WYSE TC website. Nomination forms can also be downloaded from the site and may be sent by e-mail, letter or fax to the Confederation but must be received within the specified timeframes.
  • Applications must be accompanied by a statement of why the member wishes to be considered for a Board position along with a colour portrait picture.
  • To be eligible to stand, a member must be:
    • A full individual member of the WYSE Travel Confederation who has been in continuous membership for three years or more.
    • Have paid all membership fees to the Confederation and to any relevant sector association in full before the opening of the Nominations.
    • Be a member of good standing, versed in the Aims and Objectives, and workings of the Confederation
    •  Nominations open on Monday 12th August 2013 at 10am CET and close on Saturday 7th September at 10am CET.
    • Nominations will be checked for eligibility within two working days and any rejection will be advised to the nominee.
    • Eligible candidates will be posted onto the Confederation website for members to view, propose or second. Proposing and seconding will also close on 7th September at 10am CET.
    • Nominees can address the AGM for a maximum of three minutes if they so wish.

    To go straight to the Nominations Page, please click here.


Our founding organisations – the Federation of International Youth Travel Organisations (FIYTO) and the International Student Travel Confederation (ISTC) – were formed just after World War II to inspire young people through international travel and to help remove cultural barriers.

Mission Statement

To contribute to the personal and professional growth of students and young people. To generate positive impact our global community by fostering international understanding, education, cultural exchange and responsible international travel.

This mission remains just as vital and relevant today. More than ever before, young people must equip themselves with the international skills necessary for today’s global economy. Affordable access to work, study and travel opportunities is a vital part of their education and personal development.

We are very proud of our heritage, with over 60 years in promoting youth travel.

Come and join the Executive Board and continue this amazing work for many years to come.