Yvonne Klerks is Treasurer of WLO and member of the WLO Executive Committee. She is Chair of the Financial and Fundraising committee and also chair of the Educational Services Committee, which includes the World Leisure Centers of Excellence network. She is a WLO Board Member since 2014. She has a background in business economics and marketing and was involved in leisure and tourism as a lecturer in a university of applied sciences for 15 years. She has been involved in many international projects for WLO the past 10 years. She has been one of the driving forces behind the expansion of the World Leisure Centers of Excellence network and in 2019 she played a key role in bringing the WLO Congress 2025 to the Netherlands. She also co-organized field schools for future leaders in the field of leisure and tourism in the US, South Africa, Brazil and China.

WL Committees involvement:
  • Educational Services
  • Financial and Fundraising