How Can I join a commission and get involved?
Participation in commissions are open to all members and we encourage membership. Those wishing to attend must be motivated to play an active role. If a member would like to join then please either contact John at the IFU office or the Commission Chairperson.
Can i attend the Assembly of Delegates meeting?
Attendance at the annual Assembly of Delegates meeting is open to all members. You can register via the website when available or by contacting the IFU office.
Is the IFU VAT registered?
The IFU is a "not for profit" organisation and is not VAT registered.
How long does membership last for?
The membership term is 12 months. Normally this runs from January to December. A member may have a different start and finish month if they recently joined during the year
Can I pay the membership fee by credit card?
Yes you have the option to pay your membership fee by credit card. When logging into your account you can see the outstanding subscriptions and you have an option to settle it with a card payment.
What currency is the membership fee charged in?
All IFU transactions are in euros
Who can be a member of the IFU Executive Committee?
The committee is made up of regional representative members, Commission Chairs, a Treasurer, Immediate Past President, President and Vice-President. All members are elected by the Assembly of Delegates. With the exception of commission chairs Executive Committee members serve a 3 year term, with a maximum of 2 terms.
Is it possible to sponsor an IFU event?
Sponsorship packages are available for all IFU events. Rates vary per event. Please contact John or Maria for more details.
How do I access IFU methods and other standards?
Methods, best practice guidance and e-learning materials can be accessed via the menu at the top of the main web page. You will be automatically allowed to view the documents if you have the correct membership type.
If access is restricted then you can upgrade your membership via your member area or contact the IFU office.
How will I know when methods or standards have been updated?
We will e mail all members when new or revised methods and BPG's have been published so you will be able to keep up to date.