New Governance Approved at Extra Ordinary Congress

Today at the International Canoe Federation's Extra Ordinary Congress in Baku, Azerbaijan members approved the ICF Board of Directors new governance proposal.

The structures main changes see continental presidents added to the ICF Executive Committee, plus the assurance of representation of both genders across the three elected vice-president positions.

The new structure that candidates will contest at tomorrow’s elections during the  XXXVI ICF Congress is as follows:

Executive Committee

Secretary General
Treasurer *
Vice President*
Vice President*
Vice President *
(Representation for both genders either two males one female or vice-versa)

Canoe Slalom Chair*
Canoe Sprint Chair*
Athletes Committee Chair
Asian Continental President
America Continental President
Europe Continental President
Oceania Continental President
African Continental President

Board of Directors

Continental Representatives

Asian Canoe Confederation Representative x3
Confederation of African Canoeing Representative x2
European Canoe Association Representative x3
Panamerican Canoe Federation x 2
Oceania Canoe Association Representative x 1

ICF Standing Committee Board Members

Paracanoe chair*
Canoe Marathon chair*
Wildwater Canoeing chair*
Ocean Racing chair*
Canoe Polo chair*
Canoe Freestyle chair*
Dragon Boat chair*
Medical and Anti-Doping chair*

Executive Committee also sit on the Board of Directors

XXXVI ICF Congress is from the 25-26 November with elections for all positions marked with an asterisk (*) above.

However, the president and the canoe slalom, canoe marathon, medical and anti-doping, wildwater, freestyle, ocean racing and paracanoe chairs are standing unopposed with the current incumbent set to continue for the next four years.