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The chair, vice-chairs, women’s representative, young workers’ representative of the road transport workers’ section are elected at the section conference, held in conjunction with the ITF congress. These members, along with the regional chairs and vice-chairs form the steering committee of the section.

Section working groups also delegate their representatives to the steering committee. The chair (or in his/her absence, one of the vice-chairs) of the ITF urban transport committee, jointly set-up with the ITF railway workers’ section, also participates in meetings of the committee.

Section Officers

Chair

James Hoffa (Teamsters, USA) 

1st Vice Chair (Passenger)

Flemming Overgaard (3F, Denmark)

2nd Vice Chair (Freight)

Victor Luis Velazquez (FNTCOTAC, Argentina)

3rd Vice Chair (UTC)

Wol-san Liem (KPTU UTC, Korea)

Women Transport Workers’ Representative

Wilma Clement (BWU, Barbados)

Young Transport Workers’ Representative

Justyna Matuszewska (UNITE, Great Britain)

Africa

Chair

Fuseini Iddrisu (GTPCWU, Ghana)

Vice Chair

Gora Khouma (URS, Senegal)

Vice Chair

Shanitah Birungi (AGTWU, Uganda)

Arab World

 

Chair

Amine Affane (FNCGP, Algeria)

Vice Chair

Kais Mlouah (FNT, Tunisia)

Asia/Pacific

 

Chair

Michael Kaine (TWU, Australia)

Vice Chair

Ajay Kumar Rai (Netwon, Nepal)

Vice Chair

K.Natarajan (GTCEPUF, India)

Vice Chair

Vacant 

Women Transport Workers’ Representative

Sheela Naikwade (MSTKS, India)

Young Transport Workers’ Representative

Anita Rosentreter (First Union, New Zealand)

Europe (ETF Road Transport Section)

 

Chair

Roberto Parrillo (ACV-Transcom, Belgium)

Vice Chair

Vacant

Vice Chair

Adrian Jones (UNITE, Great Britain)

Women Transport Workers’ Representative

Myriam Coulet (FO Transports, France)

Young Transport Workers’ Representative

Sean Halsall (UNITE, Great Britain)

Latin America/Caribbean

 

Chair

Benito Bahena y Lome (ATM, Mexico)

Vice Chair

Pablo Hugo Moyano (FNTCOTAC, Argentina)

Vice Chair

Lourival Vieira (CNTTT, Brazil)

Vice Chair

Vacant 

North America

 

USA Chair 

John Samuelsen (TWU, USA)

USA Vice Chair 

Vacant 

USA Vice Chair 

Vacant

Canada Chair 

Len Poirier (Unifor, Canada)

Canada Vice Chair 

Vacant 

Canada Vice Chair 

Vacant 

Sub-Committees

 

Chair of the Economic Employers Sub-Committee

To be confirmed

Co-Opted Members

 

Chair of Warehouse Terminal & Logistics Workers’ Steering Group

Peter Lövkvist (STF, Sweden)

Vice Chair of Warehouse Terminal & Logistics Workers’ Steering Group

Matt Draper (UNITE, Great Britain)

Retail Supply Chain Project 

Edwin Atema (FNV, Netherlands)

ETF President 

Frank Moreels (Belgische TransportBond, Belgium)