Ambassadors

Candidates for Ambassadors are ICF Members who are elected, acclaimed or appointed from within each country by the ICF membership of that country. If more than one nomination is submitted, then an election is conducted. If only one candidate is nominated, the candidate may be acclaimed or appointed by the ICF Board. If there are no nominations from a particular country, the Ambassador Attaché on the Advisory Board seeks out a suitable volunteer.

 

Ambassador responsibilities include:

  • Recruit additional ICF Members within their country.
  • Assist in forging links amongst members, nationally and internationally, including exchange of campers, camp staff, directors.
  • Supply news and information from the country to ICF on a regular basis.
  • Survey known information on organized camping and outdoor experience in their country.
  • Disseminate information on international camping and ICF programs and services.
  • Serve as a member of the ICF General Assembly at the next International Camping Congress
  • Secure regional coordinators within the country when appropriate.
  • Assist in the work if the ICF in other ways as requested to do the work of ICF.

 

Feel free to contact the Ambassador Attaché at ambassadors@icfconnect.net if you have any questions.

 

COUNTRY CURRENT AMBASSADORS
Argentina  
Australia Brendan Smith
Austria  
Azerbaijan  
Bangladesh Rezaul Amin
Belarus  
Brasil Sandra Urioste
Bulgaria  
Canada Gabrielle Raill
China  
Colombia Sebastián Laverde
Congo (Democratic Republic of) Toussaint Balumuene
Croatia Anita Torbarina
Czech Rebublic  
France  
Estonia Gocha Goguadze
Germany Jan Vieth
Greece Dimitris Pappas
Hong Kong Pui-wing Lai
Iceland Anna Margrét Tómasdóttir
Israel  
Italy  
Japan Yuki Matsuhashi
Jordan Maen Odeh
Korea (South)  
Malaysia  
Mexico Oscar Bücheler de Pavia
Mongolia Chultem Byambasuren
Nigeria Father Mark Obayi
Pakistan Muhammad Ali Rizvi
Panama Morella Parés
Papua Guinea  
Peru Denisse Calderon Lopez
Philippines Larry Monzon
Poland  
Romania  
Russia Oksana Petrosvskaya
Rwanda  
Singapore Mike Lim
Spain Carolina Fleix
Switzerland  
Taiwan  
Thailand  
Togo Kokou Isidore Zanklassou
Tunisia  
Turkey Rifat Can Barutcugil
Uganda Alex Mushabe
UK / England Clive Clifford
Ukraine  
USA  
Venezuela Luis Francisco Rivero
Vietnam Leonel Peláez

 

AMBASSADORS AND OTHER VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Each member country of ICF may have a designated person to act as their ICF Ambassador. The Ambassador will be the official representative of the International Camping Fellowship for that country.  Some countries have already appointed or nominated an individual. If you would like to be part of this process to serve as an Ambassador for your country read the description below about the commitments and the opportunity to be part of the leadership of an important global organization.

Serve as an Ambassador or serve on one of many ICF Committees  – Fill out an application Form.

Feel free to contact the Ambassador/Outreach Chair Simón Sambrano at ssambrano@icfconnect.net if you have any questions.