Responding to the rapid expansion in the scale of international and local projects as well as its ongoing development operations, Borderless World Volunteers has its governing body of Board of Directors where members meet periodically to discuss the raised issues and the way forward for the organization in accomplishing its mission of taking on the world’s toughest global challenges one student leader at a time.
Borderless World Volunteers is well organised, structured and strategic. The members of its Board of Directors work closely with their Global Executive Committees and a network of university chapters for advancing their organization’s mission and strategic priorities.
Board of Directors align their best practices in governance to their collaborative thinking around mission fulfillment while exercising full transparency about the charity’s funding, resource allocation and Annual Information Return filing with tax authorities adding to the organization’s highly acclaimed credibility and its well respected global brand identity.
The advisory board presently has 6 Board of Directors and Executive Board Members from various personal and professional backgrounds contributing their skills, time, talent and experience to the organization. Here are the current team members:
|Farouk Meralli||Executive Director and Chair|
|Lisa Koftikian||Director, Finance & Tax Filing/Reporting|
|Bryan Lin||Director, Marketing & Chapter Development|
|Yumiko Locussol||Director, International Development|
|Danielle Marjoram||Director, Local Development|
|Taoxin Wang||President of McGill Chapter|
|Liam Coughlin||Director, Information Technology|
2010-2016BWV has continued to implement projects in Africa, South America and Asia covering the fields of health, education and economic development. Alumni have gone on to roles at leading development organizations or have started their own organizations.
2010BWV prepares to launch new projects and expand to new university chapters. First ever national development project will be conducted in Labrador, Canada.
2009A new chapter is established at the University of London - SOAS, the new headquarters for Europe. Two new projects are launched in South America.
2008A new chapter of BWV is established at Harvard marking the the entry of BWV to the United States. Another project is launched in northern India.
2007BWV launches projects in northern India and Ghana. Panel series on key issues in global development is launched by the McGill chapter.
2006BWV launches its first international project in western India. Local projects targeting issues in the chapter's community are initiated.
2005BWV becomes a registered Canadian charity. The organizations national headquarters is established.
2004The first university chapter is established at McGill and the Executive is formed. Local community development projects are organized.
2003Borderless World Volunteers if founded to help undergraduate students lead development projects across the board.