The ICVA governing body, the Board, is elected by the General Assembly, which meets once every three years. The Board ensures that the Secretariat aligns its financial and operational capacity and annual work plans with the four-year Strategy, including key indicators, targets, routine monitoring and annual reporting, to maintain accountability to members and donors. 

The following agencies currently form ICVA's Board, which was elected by the 17th General Assembly on 21 March 2018:

  • ACT Alliance:  Thorsten Göbel 
  • Action Contre la Faim: Isabelle Moussard Carlsen
  • Africa Humanitarian Action: Wossen Tesfaye
  • Amel Association International: Virginie Lefevre
  • Christian Aid: Jane Backhurst - Vice-chair
  • International Catholic Migration Commission (ICMC): Walter Brill
  • Japan Platform: Yuko Shibata
  • Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC): James Munn - Treasurer
  • Plan International: Roger Yates - Chair
  • Refugee Consortium of Kenya (RCK): Eunice Ndonga
  • Terre des Hommes: Steven Fricaud


ICVA Statutes March 2018