CENTRAL BOARD MEETING 01.04 2000
Place: Radisson SAS Hotel Portman, London, Great Britain
§ 1 Opening of the meeting
§ 2 Approval of the agenda
§ 3 Minutes from the last meeting
§ 4 Economy
b) Budget 2001-2002 (enclosure 2)
The CB decided to present the budgets for 2001-2002 to the IFF Congress for decision.
§ 5 World Championships
Mr. Jonsson reported on the further progress of the organization of the WFC 2000.
b) WFC 2001
As soon as the venues for the WFC are confirmed an agreement will be finalized.
c) WFC 2002
The Organizing Committee has been appointed.
d) U19 Championships 2001
The CB decided to put forward to Mr. Gilardi to ask Germany to re-consider regarding organizing the 2001 U19 Championship.
e) Future IFF Championships
The discussion involved not the give and Mens WFC to an organizer that has not already organized either a Womens WFC or an U19 Championships, and a more active approach to potential organizers.
A letter of interest to organize the Mens WFC 2004 has arrived from the Swiss Floorball Association (SUHV). The RACC will start the discussion with SUHV on how they plan to organize.
§ 6 European Cup
The two applications were thoroughly discussed.
The CB decided to put forward to Mr. Liljelund to discuss with the two applicants and to decide upon EC organizer 2001 and 2002, and thereafter negotiate upon a contract.
The CB further decided to ask for organizers of the EC 2003 and 2004.
§ 7 Committee Reports
It was put forward to Mr. Kratz to prepare and send a list of approved equipment after May 1, 1999 to the member Associations.
The MIC plans for a meeting with current sponsors and potential sponsors during WFC 2000, and another meeting trying to co-ordinate different Association sponsors.
Mr. Jonsson reported on a meeting with a possible new floor sponsor, where also Mr. Eriksson and Mr. Kratz participated.
The CB decided to put forward to Mr. Eriksson to finalize the negotiations with the possible floor sponsor and to sign a contract for 2000-2002.
d) RACC (enclosures 6)
The next RACC meeting will be held during the WFC 2000.
The RACC has proposed a raise of the European Cup participation fee to 500 CHF.
The CB decided according to the RACC proposal to raise the EC participation fee to 500 CHF.
§ 8 Member Associations
The outcome of the meetings was that JFF and JUA signed an agreement of co-operation in Japan Floorball Council (JFC) which eventually will be developed to one Japanese Association, and that the team that JFF has prepared will represent Japan in the WFC 2000.
The CB decided to communicate with both JFF and JUA through the representatives appointed by JFF and JUA as board members of JFC.
b) Status report from Singapore
The report was noted and put ad acta.
§ 9 GAISF application (enclosure
A letter has arrived stating that the ad-hoc commission of GAISF will submit the IFF membership application to the GAISF Council, which will meet on 18th of April.
§ 10 Congress 2000
b) Nominations (enclosure 10)
The CB notices that to the Central Board there are only re-nominations and to the Appeal Committee and the Disciplinary Committee there is a shortage of nominations.
The CB decided to ask for additional nominations to the Appeal Committee and the Disciplinary Committee.
c) Annual Report 1998-2000
The CB decided to put the Annual Report of 1998 and 1999 forward to the Congress for decision.
d) Plan of Action 2000-2002
The CB decided to put the Plan of Action for 2000-2002 forward to the Congress for decision.
§ 11 Next meeting
§ 12 Meeting with Great Britain
Floorball Federation (GBFF)
Mr. May and Mr. Clough reported on the progress of the GBFF.
§ 13 Closing of the meeting