FIBA Europe Elections Scheduled for May

24 March 2006

The 50 national federations of FIBA Europe will meet on 13th and 14th May 2006 in Munich, Germany at the annual General Assembly with the task of electing the President, Treasurer and 23-member Board for the 2006-2010 term of office.

There are two candidates for the position of President, while there are 37 candidates for the 23 positions on the Board.

The candidates are as follows:

President

George Vassilakopoulos (GRE)
Sarunas Marciulionis (LTU)

Treasurer

Jan Berteling (NED)

Board of FIBA Europe

Walther Kaszelik (AUT)
Cyrile Coomans (BEL)
Ivan Tsenov (BUL)
Boris Lalic (CRO)
Michael Loizides (CYP)
Milos Prazak (CZE)
Birgitte Melbye (DEN)
Jose Luis Saez (ESP)
Peep Aaviksoo (EST)
Jouko Vuolle (FIN)
Yvan Mainini (FRA)
Daniel Dimevski (MKD)
Besik Liparteliani (GEO)
Peter Klingbiel (GER)
John Goncalves (GIB)
Asterios Zois (GRE)
Ivan Bodrogvary (HUN)
Olafur Rafnsson (ISL)
Debbie Massey (IRL)
Irmi Olmert (ISR)
Fausto Maifredi (ITA)
Ojars Kehris (LAT)
Algimantas Pavilonis (LTU)
Marion Grethen (LUX)
Antonio Mizzi (MLT)
Jan Berteling (NED)
Marek Palus (POL)
Manuel Fernandes (POR)
Radu Draganescu (ROM)
Valery Kuzin (RUS)
Predrag Danilovic (SCG)
Alexander Sutherland (SCO)
Dusan Sesok (SLO)
Natasa Hrisenkova (SVK)
Lena Wallin Kantzy (SWE)
Turgay Demirel (TUR)
Alexander Volkov (UKR)

Electoral Procedure

The regulations governing the elections are according to the FIBA Europe Bye-Laws. Each national federation is entitled to one vote.

A secret ballot will be held for the election of the President in which only the 50 voting delegates may remain in the meeting room. The candidate who obtains a majority will be elected.

Voting for the Board will also be via secret ballot.

Each national federation must select 23 candidates from the list of nominees. The 23 persons receiving the highest number of votes will be elected to the Board. In the case of a tie, one or more subsequent ballots will be held for the persons involved.

Both genders must be represented on the Board by at least two people. No two members of the Board may have the same nationality, with the exception of the President, who may have the same nationality as one Board member.


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