Central Board


Place: Grand Hotel, Oslo, Norway

Eriksson, Tomas President
Liljelund, John Vice President
Gilardi, Thomas
Jansson, Per
Jonsson, Tomas
Kauppinen, Risto
Lillepalu, Ain
Lindström, Peter
Vaculik, Martin
Kratz, Stefan Secretary General

Sinnakaruppan, Ramasamy

§ 1 Opening of the meeting
Tomas Eriksson opened the meeting at 10.00.

§ 2 Choosing secretary for the meeting
Stefan Kratz was chosen secretary of this meeting and for the CB meetings to come.

§ 3 The Agenda of the meeting
The agenda of the constitution meeting was approved.

§ 4 Constitution of the IFF Central Board
The CB decided to constitute itself as follows:

Vice President John Liljelund
Treasurer Tomas Jonsson

§ 5 Secretary General
The CB decided to appoint Stefan Kratz as Secretary General. The office shall be in Solna.

§ 6 Right to sign in the name of IFF and to use the IFF Bank Accounts
The name of the International Floorball Federation will be signed by the President Mr. Tomas Eriksson, the Vice President Mr. John Liljelund and the Treasurer Mr. Tomas Jonsson always two persons together in any possible combination.

Tomas Eriksson, Tomas Jonsson and Stefan Kratz shall have the right to use the IFF Bank account 559200-10 and 559200-11 in Credit Suisse, CH-8702 Zollikon.

Mr. Kratz shall take care of the daily economical work such as paying bills, sending invoices, do the book-keeping etc.

§ 7 Constitution of Committees etc.
a) IFF Committees
The Central Board decided to constitute the Committees according to enclosure 1. Further the CB decided to constitute the Material Committee in the next meeting, taking into consideration the constitution of the Development Board, and to ask the member Associations
for nominations to the Appeal Committee and the Disciplinary Committee according to the decision of the Congress.

b) IFF Arbitrators
The CB decided that the complete CB, Mika Hilska and Matts Spångberg can act as IFF Arbitrators.

Further the CB decided that Tomas Eriksson shall have the power to appoint IFF Arbitrators.

§ 8 Minutes from the last meetings
The minutes from the meeting 01.04 2000 and the minutes from the meeting 17.05 2000 were scrutinized, approved and put ad acta.

§ 9 Upcoming CB meetings
Generally the CB meetings shall start 10am Saturday ending 2pm Sunday. Hotel rooms shall be reserved from Friday evening.

Material for the agenda shall be the IFF office by hand 3 weeks in advance, preferably by email.

Agenda with material shall be sent to the CB two weeks before the meetings, preferably by email.

The CB decided to have two following meetings as follows:
09-10.09 2000 Bremen, Germany
05.01 2001 Gothenburg, Sweden

§ 10 Economy (enclosure 2)
Mr. Jonsson presented the financial report of 30.04 2000.

§ 11 WFC 2000
a) Singapore
The CB noted that Singapore withdrew from participation of the WFC 2000 although they had registered participation.

The CB decided to put forward to the Disciplinary Committee to evaluate the matter.

The CB further decided to with-hold the payment of 15000 CHF concerning the development in South-East Asia.

b) Russia
Mr. Eriksson reported on the problems with the Russian accomodation and how it was solved.

The CB decided that the amount, 12600 NOK, that the IFF paid for the Russian accomodation shall be paid back within 60 days. If not paid latest July 17, 2000, the Russian Floorball Union will be suspended from the IFF.

§ 12 European Cup
Mr. Liljelund reported that the Final Round of the European Cup 2000/2001 and 2001/2002 will be organized in Gothenburg, Sweden, and that the Qualification Round of the European Cup 2000/2001, 2001/2002 and 2002/2003 will be organized in co-operation with the Czech Open in Prague, Czech Republic.

§ 13 Development in Germany (enclosure 3)
The German Floorball Association has handed in a report of the development in Germany.

The report was noted and put ad acta.

§ 14 Japan
Mr. Liljelund reported on the development in Japan.

The CB decided that a letter of the IFF intentions of the JFC tasks shall be sent to JFC.

§ 15 Test nation for possible Rules changes (enclosure 4)
Mr. Kauppinen reported on the RACC standpoint regarding test nations for possible rules changes.

Further the RACC is of the opinion that an expert on the Game Rules shall prepare the proper rules text and interpretations to the Rules to be tested and suggests Mr. Karl-Heinz Seiler. This work should be completed until the end of July.

The CB decided according to the RACC proposal.

§ 16 Next meeting
The next meeting will be held in Bremen, Germany 9-10.09 2000. To this meeting the Committee Chairmen not represented in the CB shall be invited.

§ 17 Closing of the meeting
Mr. Eriksson closed the meeting at 12.50.