AIDA International, the international Freediving Federation, has announced the results of a recent vote for several positions on the governing board:
- Vice- President – Robert King
- Sport Officer – Ute Geßmann
- Secretary – Carla Hanson
- Treasurer – Ben Noble
The AIDA Board is responsible for the day to day running of AIDA International.
As well as the results of the recent vote, Kimmo Lahtinen the current President of AIDA, has announced the AIDA International has been accepted as an associate member of the European Underwater Federation (EUF). The EUF is an organization of European scuba diving training organizations and serves as a forum allowing recreational training organisations to meet, exchange ideas and speak with a common voice on important issues like diver safety.
The EUF has a membership consisting of a broad range of European training organisations, including both for-profit and non-profit making bodies. The EUF estimates that its members represent over 3,000,000 divers, 60,000 diving instructors, 5,000 clubs and 2,500 diving schools.