Sandy Tesch Wilkins appointed to The Youth Commission
Sandy Tesch Wilkins is the former chair of The National Youth Council and current chair of The National Young Professionals Council. She was recently appointed to The Youth Commission in Geneva. The Youth Commission is the body of the governance of the IFRC that is responsible for advising on matters that relate to young people and development of National Society youth sections. It also promotes the implementation of the International Federation Youth Policy and seeks youth opinions worldwide to ensure that these latter are considered at the governance level of our Movement. If you would like to find out more about the governance of the IFRC and the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, visit this section.
The commission is made up of young volunteers and staff of National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies. There is a chairperson and eight members, all under 31 years old at their appointment, which is for a four year term. Appointments are made at alternating IFRC General Assemblies.
Congratulations, Sandy! We are so proud of you!