FIBA Europe Commissions

Appeals' Commission of FIBA Europe

Appeals' Commission Members

President:

Mr Mirsad Donlagic (BIH)

Vice-President:

Mr Andreas Faller (SUI)

Members:

Mr Kresimir Mihalic (CRO)

Mr Alfredo Olivares (ESP)

Mr Merab Ratishvili (GEO)

Mr Galili Naor (ISR)

Mr Jorge Sarmento (POR)

Ms Gayane Bagdasaryan (RUS)

 

The Appeals' Commission shall have the following duties:

a) To hear and decide on appeals filed by an affected party against decisions of FIBA Europe, including its divisions and disciplinary bodies, unless such appeal is expressly excluded in these Bye-Laws or other regulations of FIBA Europe

b) To prepare, in consultation with the Legal Commission, the Regulations governing Appeals for approval by the Board of FIBA Europe

c) To consult with and to suggest to the Legal Commission of FIBA Europe any amendments to these Bye-Laws, regulations of FIBA Europe, the Internal Regulations or Statutes of FIBA.

 

Competitions' Commission of FIBA Europe

Competitions Commission Members

President:

Mr Dejan Bodiroga (SRB)

Vice-President:

Mr Emir Turam (TUR)

Members:

Mr Jose Montero (ESP)

Mr Keio Kuhi (EST)

Mr Henrik Dettmann (FIN)

Mr Frederic Forte (FRA)

Mr Wolfgang Brenscheidt (GER)

Mr Maurizio Bertea (ITA)

Mr Tomas Rimkus (LTU)

Mr Horia Paun (ROU)

Mr Matej Avanzo (SLO)

Guests:

Mr Zeljko Draksic (CRO)

Mr Milos Prazak (CZE)

 

The Competitions' Commission shall have the duty to examine, advise and/or prepare proposals on:

a) The regulations governing all European competitions for both national and club teams as well as the regulations established by other divisions of FIBA Europe for international competitions;

b) The draft systems of competition for men's and women's basketball at national team and club levels within the European Zone

c) The calendar of European competitions;

d) Amendments to the world competitions to be submitted to FIBA. The Commission shall have the right to consult experts if necessary.

Finance Commission of FIBA Europe

Finance Commission Members

President:

Mr Karl Thaller (AUT)

Vice-President:

Mr Stefan Garaleas (BEL)

Members:

Mr Avni Ponari (ALB)

Mr Takis Klerides (CYP)

Mr Lothar Boesing (GER)

Mr Christos Komninos (GRE)

Mr Bernard O'Byrne (IRL)

Mr Gaetano Laguardia (ITA)

Mr Raymond Mercieca (MLT)

Mr Andrija Kleut (SRB)

Mr Ali Özsoy (TUR)

 

The Finance Commission shall have the duty to assist the Treasurer and the Secretary General in their responsibilities. In particular, it shall:

a) Prepare, together with the Treasurer, the audited accounts to be submitted to the Board and the General Assembly

b) Advise on the appointment of the external auditors.

The Treasurer is the President of the Finance Commission.

Legal Commission of FIBA Europe

Legal Commission Members

President:

Mr Cyriel Coomans (BEL)

Vice-President:

Ms Eleonora Rangelova (BUL)

Members:

Ms Stephanie Pioger (FRA)

Mr George Kartvelishvili (GEO)

Ms Vanessa Hecht (GER)

Mr Andreas Papadopoulos (GRE)

Mr Shimon Mizrahi (ISR)

Mr Marcin Widomski (POL)

Mr Jorge Sarmento (POR)

Ms Olga Shevchenko (RUS)

Mr Goran Semenic (SLO)

 

The Legal Commission shall have the duty to examine, advise and/or prepare proposals on:

a) All questions of a legal nature related to basketball in Europe including the Bye-Laws and regulations of FIBA Europe

b) The legal implications of all proposed amendments to the Bye-Laws and other regulations of FIBA Europe

c) Issues relating to the interpretation of these Bye-Laws and other regulations of FIBA Europe, and on all other legal matters, particularly questions regarding eligibility

d) Amendments to the General Statutes and Internal Regulations of FIBA to be submitted to FIBA.

 

Small Countries' Commission

Small Countries' Commission Members

President:
Mr Hannes Jonsson (ISL)

Vice-President:
Ms Marion Grethen (LUX)

Members:

Ms Beatriz Soldevilla (AND)

Mr Paris Papaellinas (CYP)

Mr John Goncalves (GIB)

Mr Joseph Muscat (MLT)

Mr Edward McKinley (SCO)

 

The Small Countries' Commission shall have the following duties:

a) To study all issues of basketball relating to small countries

b) To communicate, when necessary, with the other bodies of FIBA Europe in order to present the small countries athlete's point of view.

c) To submit to the Board and other divisions of FIBA Europe proposals regarding the competitions of the small countries as well as any measures deemed necessary to promote basketball in Europe.  

Technical Commission of FIBA Europe

Technical Commission Members

President:

Mr Grzegorz Bachanski (POL)

Vice President:

Mr Victor Mas (ESP)

Members:

Mr Robert Vyklicky (CZE)

Mr Goran Radonjic (FRA)

Mr Zsolt Hartyani (HUN)

Mr Reuven Virovnik (ISR)

Mr Gjorgi Piperkov (MKD)

Mr Sergey Fomin (RUS)

Mr Ales Kamnikar (SLO)

Mr Petr Sudek (SVK)

Mr Emin Balci (TUR)

 

The Technical Commission shall have the following duties:

a) To train international commissioners and referees in Europe in co-operation with the national federations and FIBA.

b) To train national and international referees instructors and evaluators, in co-operation with the national federations and FIBA

c) To examine and prepare proposed amendments to the Official Basketball Rules to be submitted to FIBA.

Implementation of listed responsibilities means preparation and organisation of clinics for the different target groups of officials in cooperation with the FIBA Europe Competitions Department and the National Federations. The Technical Commission prepares the agenda and recommends training tools and lecturers.

Referees
First and most importantly, the Clinic for International Referees is a Clinic for the FIBA Referee Candidates. The Technical Commission pays special attention to the organisation of Clinics for the Referee Candidates in Europe. For licensed FIBA referees the refreshment clinics are organised to improve their level of officiating. The Technical Commission has started to evaluate of referees during FIBA Official Tournaments.

Commissioners
The main goal of the training of commissioners and National Instructors is to ensure the smooth running of FIBA Europe international competitions and to achieve the FIBA philosophy of officiating and introduction of the Official Basketball Rules in all European Countries.

Basketball is changing continuously. The most important duty of the Technical Commission is to follow these dynamics, and in training referees to take into consideration all new trends in basketball.

Women's Commission of FIBA Europe

Women's Commission Members

President

Ms Carmen Tocala (ROU)

Vice-President

Ms Sandra Palombarini (ITA)

Members:

Ms Ana Junyer (ESP) 

Ms Lea Hakala (FIN)

Ms Edwige Lawson-Wade (FRA)

Mr Edijs Eglitis (LAT)

Ms Rasa Liuimiene (LTU)

Ms Esther Wender (NED)

Ms Irina Sumnikova (RUS) 

Ms Ziva Kolman (SLO)

Ms Canan Erdogan (TUR)

 

The Women's Commission shall have the following duties:

a) To study all issues of basketball relating to women

b) To communicate, when necessary, with the other bodies of FIBA Europe in order to present the woman athlete's point of view.

c) To propose to the Board of FIBA Europe any measures deemed necessary to promote the development of women's basketball in Europe

Youth Commission of FIBA Europe

YOUTH COMMISSION MEMBERS

President:

Mr Asterios Zois (GRE)

Vice-President:

Mr Sascha Dieterich (GER)

Members:

Mr Stanislav Krivacek (CZE)

Mr Alberto Gomez (ESP)

Mr Mikheil Gabrichidze (GEO)

Mr Arturs Senhofs (LAT)

Mr Ferny Ginter (LUX)

Mr Dejan Lekic (MKD)

Ms Hanne Sogn (NOR)

Mr Dragan Tarlac (SRB)

Mr Per Källman (SWE)

 

The Youth Commission shall have the following duties:

a) To study all issues relating to youth basketball from mini-basketball to the young people's categories

b) To submit to the Board and other divisions of FIBA Europe proposals regarding the competitions of the youth categories as well as any measures deemed necessary to promote youth basketball in Europe.