Board of Directors

In accordance with Article 8 (2) of IRF Bylaws, the Board of Directors (BOD) is composed of Executive Officers and Administrative Committee Chairs who are elected by the Congress. The Board of Directors is responsible for the management of the IRF, and for determining the Annexes to Bylaw Articles, and general policies which affect the entirety of the IRF, within the confines set forth in the Bylaws.

IRF Executive Committee

Joe Willis Jones photo

President and Chair of Board of Directors

Eric Boudreau photo

First Vice President,

Chair of Sport & Competition

Gaspar Goncz photo

Second Vice President,

Chair of Guide Training & Education

Pieter Bekkers photo

Treasurer & Chief Financial Officer

Sue Liell-Cock photo

Secretary General

IRF Administrative Committee Chairs

Aleš Danek photo

Chair of Athletes’ Commission

Jozef Kytka photo

Chair of Judges’ Committee

Peter Micheler photo

Chair of International Relations Committee

Emilia Begunova photo

Emilia Begunova

Chair of Recreational Rafting Committee

Kianoosh Mehrabi photo

Chair of Sustainabilty Committee

Chair of Media & Marketing Committee

IRF Honorary Presidents

Rafael Gallo photo

Honorary President (2019 – present)