New FIVB Board of Administration elected by FIVB World Congress

The Congress also elected the Board of Administration gender-in-minority members

The FIVB World Congress today elected 24 members and two gender-in-minority members who will join the FIVB President and five Continental Confederation Presidents to form the new Board.

Those elected to the FIVB Board of Administration for the 2021-2024 Olympic cycle are as follows:

Asian Volleyball Confederation (AVC)

·       Craig Carracher (AUS)

·       Cai Yi (CHN)

·       Mohammed Davarzani (IRI)

·       Hugh Graham (COK)

·       Kiattipong Radchatagriengkai (THA)

·       Kenji Shimaoka (JPN)

African Volleyball Confederation (CAVB)

·       Habu Ahmed Gumel (NGR)

·       Sanga Issouf Kone (CIV)

·       Daniel Molaodi (BOT)

European Volleyball Confederation (CEV)

·       Renato Arena (ITA)

·       Zdeslav Barač (CRO)

·       Geert De Dobbeleer (BEL)

·       Michael Everaert (NED)

·       Lubor Halanda (SVK)

·       Annie Peytavin (FRA)

·       Mirosław Przedpełski (POL)

·       Stanislav Shevchenko (RUS)

South American Volleyball Confederation (CSV)

·       Roberto Wilfrido Escobar Gonzalez (PAR)

·       Juan Antonio Gutierrez (ARG)

·       Marco Tullio Teixeira (BRA)

North, Central America and Caribbean Volleyball Confederation (NORCECA)

·       Mark Eckert (CAN)

·       Mushtaque Mohammed (TTO)

·       Félix Ambrosio Sabio Gonzalez (HON)

·       Glenn Quinlan (SKN)

Three-time Olympic champion Alejandrina Mireya Luis Hernandez was elected as a gender-in-minority member after receiving 137 votes

In addition, Alejandrina Mireya Luis Hernandez (CUB) and Margaret Ann Fleming (SCO) were elected to the Board of Administration as gender-in-minority members after receiving 137 and 120 votes respectively. The other candidate was Judith Rodriguez (VEN) who received 38 votes.

Former volleyball player and Scottish Volleyball CEO Margaret Ann Fleming was elected as a gender-in-minority member

New members of the FIVB Board of Administration join the body at a historic time for volleyball following the FIVB’s global partnership with CVC Capital Partners and the creation of Volleyball World. 

In addition, the Congress approved the appointment of the internal auditors, who are as follows: Majoré Louis Timba (CMR), Terry Sasser (MHL). Julio Perez Alfaro (URY) was also approved as the substitute internal auditor.

The FIVB President praised the hard work of the outgoing Board of Administration

FIVB President Dr Ary S Graça F° also thanked the outgoing Board of Administration for their hard work over the past four years, stating:

“The outgoing Board of Administration was instrumental in ensuring the fantastic results we have discussed during this Congress. Once again, I would like to thank them for their great work, commitment and dedication to volleyball!”


37th FIVB World Congress website