The Board

The board is in charge of the organization of the exchange programs. It coordinates all the activities of the IFYE association, and is made up of former IFYE participants.


Susanne Egloff

Function: President

Exchange: Ontario 2010


Tamara Lehmann

Function: Vice President, Head of PR and Homepage

Exchange: Finland 2011


Christa Zürcher

Function: Vice President Suisse Romandie, Coordinator Australia, Kiosk Coordinator

Exchange: Tasmania 2016


Ariane Beetschen

Function: Coordinator Costa Rica

Exchange: Costa Rica 2013


Celine Mauron

Function: Secretary

Exchange: USA 2017


Andrea Marti

Function: Head of the IFYE-News team, Incoming Weekend Coordinator

Exchange: Norway 2014


Sabine Frey

Function: Outgoingweekend Coordinator

Exchange: Cameroon 2013


Felix Helfenstein

Function: Head of Finances

Exchange: Costa Rica 2017


Annika Sonderegger

Function: Host family coordinator

Exchange: Cameroon 2009


Niklaus Linder

Function: Contact person to Intermundo

Exchange: Norway 2015


Michèle Grindat

Function: Coordinator Estonia, Latvia and Austria, Germany and Slovenia

Exchange: Estonia 2016


Thomas Aeschbacher

Function: Coordinator USA and Ontario

Exchange: USA 2014


Regula Hofer

Function: Coordinator Norway, Sweden, Finland and Denmark

Exchange: Norway 2015


Angela Erni

Function: Coordinator Scotland, Luxembourg and Ireland

Exchange: Finland 2015


Seraina Manser

Function: Coordinator Taiwan

Exchange: Finland 2015, Taiwan 2016


Andrea Hospenthal

Function: Coordinator South Korea and India, Member of the Redteam

Exchange: South Korea 2015, Denmark 2016


Lukas Helfenstein

Function: In charge for the layout of the IFYE-News, Facebook-Responsible

Exchange: Northern Ireland 2007


Simon Allemann

Function: Contact person of the Swiss Rural Youth Association

Exchange: USA 2019 (Kansas)