Meet our wonderful 2022-2023 team!
NVDA General Assembly
The General Assembly shall meet in ordinary session once every year. It may meet in extraordinary session if it so decides or at the request either of the Executive Committee or of at least one-third of the Member Organizations on written and in which states the reason for the Assembly. Each full Member Organization shall have one vote in the General Assembly. Decisions shall be made by a simple majority of Member Organizations present and voting unless otherwise stated in this Constitution.
Mr. Kaizawa Shinichiro Founding President of NICE (Japan)
KAIZAWA Shinichiro (Kai) initiated to found NICE in 1990 and NVDA in 1997. NICE has exchanged 81,523 vols. in 30 years toward the colorful & healthy world. He has “invented” various types of projects such as weekend/ group workcamps, Global LMTV Meetings, Stop Climate Change project, Eco Sponge Action, etc. He is a lecturer of Kokushikan univ. since 2002 with 3 classes of service learning. He started IVS in 13 Asian countries together with the local youth/ NGOs. He has no sick for 38 years and loves pioneering the fields and crazy karaoke.
Mr. Alex Bechetoille President of DaLaa- Thailand Association
Mr. Alex Bechetoille has been involved and supportive in the IVS movement since 2003 mostly in Thailand. He is a bridge between the western and Asian Culture and between the local wisdom and the fresh motivation of volunteers. He believes volunteering is a key to a sane education and well beingness.
Ms. Thazin Aung Founder cum Director (GIVE Myanmar)
Ms.Thazin has involved in ivs movement since 2005 and introduced international voluntary service to Myanmar youth. She is the founder of GIVE Myanmar as well as the experienced trainer, organizer and coordinator of variety of national and international programs including international voluntary service and exchange. She has over 10 years’ experience in social and development field working with International Organizations (CARE, Pact, Merlin, etc.) and National organization in various position.
Mr. Baatar Mce President - MCE
Myagmarjav ENKHBAATAR (Baatar) founder of Mongolian workCamps Exchange (MCE) in 2001, after participating in the Training & Networking Workcamp in Vietnam.
The third time he was elected as an Executive Committee member of NVDA.
He hopes to encourage public awareness of Mongolia’s social problems and promote local actions through International Voluntary Service.
Mr. Sophat Sorn
Mr. Sophat is the founder and president of CYA Cambodia since 2010. He was the vice president of NVDA in 2016-2018 as well. He participated in different network meetings and conferences around the world.
After the decision from NVDA GA, this position will not be recruited and EC members will share the tasks of it.
Thank you 2020-2021 EC members for their awesome work and contributions to NVDA!
President: Mr. Kaizawa Shinichiro (NICE-Japan)
Vice President: Mr. Dinesh Khatiwada (VIN-Nepal)
Vice President: Ms. Thi Thu Pham (VPV-Vietnam)
Treasurer: Ms. Ismi Novia (GREAT-Indonesia)
General Secretary: Ms. Thazin Aung (GIVE-Myanmar)