Appointments to FEI Technical Committees, Allocation of 2012, 2013, and 2014 Championships

Rio de Janeiro (BRA), 11 November 2011 – The FEI Bureau confirmed the following appointments to the FEI Technical Committees at its meeting held in Rio de Janeiro today (11 November):

Members of FEI Veterinary Committee

Dr Phillipe Benoit (FRA), Dr Sergio Salinas (MEX) and Dr Stephen Schumacher (USA) appointed. The terms of office for the three new Veterinary Committee members will be determined by draw to prevent a number of outgoing members at the same time. The terms will be communicated to the General Assembly on 14 November.

Gerit Mathesen (GER), Hallvard Sommerseth (NOR) and Kent Allen (USA) outgoing

Member of FEI Jumping Committee

Mr Marco Fusté (ESP) appointed (2011-2015)

John Madden (USA) outgoing as Member of the Jumping Committee

Member of FEI Dressage Committee

Thomas Baur (GER) re-appointed as Organiser representative (2011-2015)

Athlete representative still to be appointed

Margit Otto-Crepin (FRA) outgoing

Member of FEI Eventing Committee

Gillian Rolton (AUS) appointed (2011-2015)

Anne-Mette Binder (DEN) outgoing

Member of FEI Driving Committee

Klaus Christ (GBR) and Edward B. Young (USA) appointed.

Diana L. Brownlie (GBR) and Michael Freund (GER) outgoing

The terms of office for the new Driving Committee members will be determined by draw to prevent a number of outgoing members at the same time. The terms will be communicated to the General Assembly on 14 November.

Member of FEI Endurance Committee

Pierre Arnould (BEL) appointed (2011-2015)

Jean-Louis Leclerc (FRA) outgoing

Member of FEI Reining Committee

Raymond Grether (NED) appointed (2011-2015)

Anat Kirshner (BEL) outgoing

Chair of FEI Vaulting Committee

Emma Seely (USA) re-appointed (2011-2015)

Member of FEI Vaulting Committee

Ulla Ramge (GER) appointed (2011-2015)

Jochen Schilffarth (GER) outgoing

Chair of FEI Medical Committee

Craig Ferrell (USA) re-appointed (2011-2015)

Member of FEI Medical Committee

Dr Franz Kasin (NOR) appointed (2011-2015)

Mary O’Flynn Flannery (IRL) outgoing

Other appointments:

Youth Olympic Games Technical Delegate

Paul Weier (SUI) appointed

Honorary Steward General for Jumping

Johan Heins (NED) appointed (2011-2015)

The venues for the 2012, 2013 and 2014 FEI Championships & Finals were also allocated as follows:

2012 allocations

European Veterans (Jumping) – Dinard (FRA) 20-23 September.

World Challenge Final (Jumping) – Caracas (VEN), date to be confirmed.

FEI World Cup Final (Driving) – Bordeaux (FRA) 3-4 February.

Balkan Championships (Endurance) – Garcin (CRO) 23-26 August.

FEI World Cup Final (Vaulting) – Bordeaux (FRA) 4-5 February

World Singles (Para-Driving) – Breda (NED) 30 August – 2 September.

World Young Horses (Endurance) – Babolna (HUN) 18-19 August

2013 allocations

World Young Horses (Endurance) – to be allocated at 2012 Spring Bureau meeting.

2012-2014 allocations

World Young Horses (Eventing) – Le Lion D’Angers (FRA), dates to be confirmed.

Officials appointed for London 2012 Olympic Games

The Bureau confirmed the Officials appointed for the 2012 Olympic Games in London. The list is available at this LINK.

The 2011 FEI General Assembly is taking place in Rio de Janeiro (BRA) 11-14 November 2011.

The FEI General Assembly will be broadcast live and free of charge on FEI TV: morning session 9.00-12:30 (local time) and afternoon session 14:00 – 16:30 (local time).

Media contacts:

Grania Willis
Director Press Relations
Email: grania.willis@fei.org
Tel: +41 78 750 61 42

Malina Gueorguiev
Manager Media Relations
malina.gueorguiev@fei.org
+41 78 750 61 33

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