The International Ergonomics Association (IEA) is the international federation of ergonomics and human factors societies from around the world. It is constituted as a non-profit international organisation and was founded in Zurich (Switzerland) pursuant to article 60 et seq of the Swiss Civil Code. Currently IEA is officially registered in the municipality of Thônex, Canton of Geneva, Switzerland.
Structure of The IEA
The governing body of the IEA is the Council, which consists of representatives of the Federated Societies and elected Officers. The Council makes all major decisions concerning the IEA, including rule changes, general policy, activities, admissions, election of officers and budget. The Council admits all new members of the IEA in any category and may terminate membership. The Affiliated Societies and network representatives can attend the Council meetings as observers.
The Officers of the IEA are the President, Vice President / Secretary General, and Vice President / Treasurer. The Officers are responsible for the management of the IEA affairs, in accordance with the IEA mission and goals.
The Executive Committee consists of the Officers, Chairs of IEA Standing Committees and ex-officio members. The immediate Past President of the IEA and the Chairman of the next IEA Triennial Congress are ex-officio members of the Executive Committee. Other ex-officio members can be appointed by the President. The Executive Committee is responsible for the management of IEA activities and programs in accordance with the objectives of the IEA.
The Technical Committees are formed as specific interest platforms to discuss and exchange up-to-date information on particular HFE fields.
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