ORGANISATION

GOVERNING BOARD
CERTIFICATION COMMITTEE
REGISTRATION COMMITTEE FOR ENGINEERS AND TECHNICIANS IN WELDING (CEITS)


Association is constituted, according to status, of legal entities, wich are divided as follow:

- Fouder members
- Subsciber members
- Associated members

Subscriber members are classified in :
- Manufacturers
- Giving orders
- Inspection bodies
- Other members

Admission of candidates proposed by Executive Board are pronounced by General Assembly, AFS is administred by a Governing board (Conseil d'administation -CA) of 14 members divided as follow :
- 3 for each founder members
- 2 for manufacturers
- 2 for giving orders
- 2 for inspection bodies
- 2 for other members

Organisation include three groups of structures :
- Administration,
- Certification,
- Qualification.

ADMINISTRATIVE STRUCTURE:

- GOVERNING BOARD:
The executive board of the Association insures general administration of the Association.
The Board constitutes, within its members, a reduced Board in charge of preparing agenda and files for the plain meetings and for solving current tasks. Executive Boards elects President of AFS within the members of the board.
Executive Board constitutre main orientation of its policy, he verify and approves works of comittees.
Executive Board is responsible for approving fee participation for examination and cost of approval files for agrement of training or examination centers. He also responsible for financial aspect of the organisation.

- PERMANENT SECRETARIAT :
Executive Board appoints Permanent Secretay in view to satisfy goals of the Association defined by the Board.
He has also to write Quality Manual. He is in charge to apply and make apply :
- Quality policy defined and managed by AFS,
- Quality rules included in this manual and associated operating procedures,
- Financial rules defined by the Executive Board, in general meaning of non profit associated operating activities.

- CERTIFICATION STRUCTURE

- CERTIFICATION COMMITTEE (CC) includes :

- 1 President,
- 6 members divied as follow:
- 2 from founder members,
- 4 from other members, each category being represented,

These 7 members participate to votes with a deliberative voice.
Are present to the CC Meetings :
- The President, the General Secretary and Permanent Secretary of AFS, all of them with consultative voice;
- Competent persons called by the Committee, with consultative voice.
The Executive Board appoints the President, chosen within its members. The Executive Board, within representatives proposed by the Associated Members, appoints members of CC.


- QUALIFICATION STRUCTURE


This structure is subject to EWF/IIS approval according relevant rules concerning recognition of diplomas at international level.

- Registration Committee for Engineers and Technicians in Welding (CEITS)


CEITS includes 7 Member:
-- 1 President,
- 6 members divied as follow:
- 2 from founder members,
- 4 from other members, each category being represented,

These 7 members participate to votes with a deliberative voice.
Are present to the CC Meetings :
- The President, the General Secretary and Permanent Secretary of AFS, all of them with consultative voice;
- Competent persons called by the Committee, with consultative voice.
The Executive Board appoints the President, chosen within its members. The Executive Board, within representatives proposed by the Associated Members, appoints members of CEITS.