ILCA World Council

The World Council is responsible for directing the work of the Association and maintaining its objectives as they are expressed in the Association’s constitution. The World Council consists of the Chairman of each region and Executive Secretary appointed by the Council and two representatives of the Laser manufacturers. The Council jointly have a wealth of experience spread over all levels of sailing.

World Council Members

  • President: Tracy Usher (USA)
  • Vice President: Hugh Leicester (AUS)
  • Executive Secretary: Eric Faust (USA)
  • Past President: Heini Wellmann (SUI)
  • North America Chair: Andy Roy (CAN)
  • Central & South America Chair: Carlos Palombo (ARG)
  • Europe Chair: Jean-Luc Michon (FRA)
  • Asia Chair: TBD
  • Oceania Chair: Ken Hurling (AUS)
  • Executive Secretary Emeritus: Jeff Martin (GBR)
  • Advisory Council Representative: Chris Caldecoat (AUS) – Performance Sailcraft Australia
  • Advisory Council Representative: Bill Crane (USA) – LaserPerformance North America

Advisory Council

  • World Council President: Tracy Usher (USA)
  • World Council Vice President: Hugh Leicester (AUS)
  • Chris Caldecoat (AUS) – Performance Sailcraft Australia
  • Bill Crane (USA) – LaserPerformance North America

Technical and Measurement Committee

  • Chairman: Tracy Usher (USA)
  • Takao Otani (JPN)
  • Clive Humphris (AUS)
  • Chief Measurer: Jean-Luc Michon (FRA)

Honorary Members

  • Peter Griffiths (NZL) – Honorary President
  • Paul Millsom (AUS) – Honorary Vice President
  • Hermann Cornelius (GER) – Honorary Vice President

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