International Council for Health, Physical Education, Recreation Sport and Dance


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arrowredR.gif (110 bytes)  Each ICHPER·SD Commission is: 

  • a task oriented world-wide structural working unit for various specializations or fields of professional emphasis and interest

  • a body of international organization to conduct its business and scholarly efforts within its domain or special task area under the organizational umbrella of ICHPER·SD

  • responsible for planning, promoting, and coordinating programs for the succeeding ICHPER·SD World Congress and Regional Congresses

  • to encourage, support and organize ICHPER·SD Commission’s colloquia, symposia, workshops, and seminars.

arrowredR.gif (110 bytes)  Every individual member of the Council is encouraged to be a member of a Commission according to one’s own preference.


Steering Board of a Commission

arrowredR.gif (110 bytes)  The steering board of each commission consists of the director and assistant director and seven additional members appointed by the regional vice presidents. The director shall represent the Commission and preside at meetings of the Commission and the steering board. The steering board shall function as an executive body of the Commission for its business.

Responsibilities of the Steering Board

arrowredR.gif (110 bytes)  The steering board shall have the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Generate sustained leadership for the interest of the Commission as a body of an international organization and specialized intellectual group under the organizational umbrella of ICHPER·SD

  • Reach out to the scholars and professionals in the Commission’s particular field in order to encourage their participation in programs of the Commission and ICHPER·SD

  • Assist the World Congress Organizing Committee and recommend papers and presenters in the particular area of specialty of the Commission

  • Plan and organize, if so desired, a symposium, workshop or seminar in conjunction with the World Congresses, Regional Congresses, and National Conventions