ICF is pleased to announce and present the final additions to the ICF Advisory Board (October 2020-October 2023). These people have been elected or appointed into their positions by the ICF Ambassadors and the Elected Board as per Step Three and Step Four of “Steps to Building a Board”.

The current ICF Advisory Board will begin transfer of responsibility in September and October in advance of a shared orientation at the regular annual meeting of the Board in October.

Ruth Feng, China
ICF Board Member

  • CEO – Jingle International Education 2013 to present)
  • Director – YourAward Youth Development Center (2013 to present)
  • Trainer – ICF International Camp Director Course
  • Member – Organizing Committee ICC 2020

Masako Harigaya, Japan
ICF Board Member

Matvey Shparo, Russia
ICF Board Member

  • Director of the children educational center “Adventure Club
  • ICC 2014 – Keynote Speaker; ICF-AOC 2019 – Keynote Speaker
  • Founder, Network of children camps “Great Adventure” Karelia and Krasnodar
  • Awarded State recognition by the Russian Federation

Anna Marget Tomasdottir, Iceland
ICF Board Member

  • ICF Board Member 2017-2020
  • Camp director in Camp Laugar, Laugarvatn, Iceland. (2005-Present)
  • Active scout leader (2000-Present)
  • Graduate of pedagogy in Denmark and M.Ed in sociology and recreation in Iceland

Joel Thompson, Australia
ICF Board Member

  • Founder and Managing Director – OutBeyond
  • International presenter across Asia and Australasia
  • Past Board Member Australian Camps Association
  • Founder – School Camps Australia Group

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