Nominations open for World Archery elections

Nominations open for World Archery elections

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Lausanne, Feb 21: Forty-four official positions across World Archery’s governance are up for election in 2019.

Nominations are now open for positions available in the elections at World Archery Congress, the World Archery Para Championships and the World Archery Championships in Den Bosch, Netherlands in 2019.

According to World Archery, elections for the following positions will take place during congress on June 1 and 2. The deadline for nominations is March 4.

First vice-president,Vice president, Executive board member (x4), Board of justice and ethics member (x5) and Committee members (x28)

Elections for athlete representatives will take place during the para and world championships.

The deadline for Para representative is May 3, Recurve man – May 10, Recurve woman – May 10, Compound man – May 10 and Compound woman – May 10.

World Archery is committed to gender equity across its organisation and nominations for female candidatures are welcome.

To ensure the impartiality of the board of justice and ethics, nominations for individuals who do not hold an active official position in a member association are also welcome.

World Archery is governed by its member associations, which meet every two years at congress and have the ability to change the rulebook and constitution. The members also elect an executive and committees to guide the federation in between each congress. (UNI)