Michel Landry, member of Canadian Physiotherapy Association, has been elected as president and Suh-Fang Jeng, member of Taiwan Physical Therapy Association, has been elected as vice president of World Physiotherapy.
In 2023 World Physiotherapy has 129 member organisations, and 118 voting delegates from World Physiotherapy member organisations took part in the election at the organisation’s 20th General Meeting on 30-31 May 2023 at the Conrad hotel, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and online. Of 118 voting delegates, 115 took part in the electronic vote.
After two rounds of voting, Michel Landry was elected.
Election for vice president
There was one candidate for the position of vice president. Suh-Fang Jeng, member of Taiwan Physical Therapy Association, was elected unopposed.
Regional board members
In separate votes, member organisations in two regions are voting to elect regional board members who will join the president, vice president, and the previously-elected board members on the executive board.
Voting opens on 1 June 2023 and is due to close on 29 June 2023. Voting will be held electronically using ElectionBuddy and preferential voting principles.
- Jean Damascene Gasherebuka, member of Rwanda Physical Therapy Organisation
- Witness Mudzi, member of South African Society of Physiotherapy
Region: Asia Western Pacific