IFF Central Board meeting 6/2016
§ 1. Opening of the meeting
Mr. Eriksson explained how the Agenda has been built for the CB inaugural meeting. Mr. Eriksson proposed to approve the agenda.
CB decided: to approve the Agenda
CB decided: to approve the proposal
Mr. Eriksson proposed to re-elect Mr. Liljelund as IFF Secretary General for the upcoming four year period 2017 - 2020 and to keep the IFF Office in Helsinki for the four coming years, based on the agreement made with the Finnish federation in 2005 and renewed in 2016.
Mr. Liljelund expressed that he is ready to continue as the IFF secretary general and elaborated on a number of issues, which has been effecting his decision making process to continue.
Mr. Ovedal asked what the operational questions are and Mr. Liljelund explained of some of them.
The CB expressed their gratitude that Mr. Liljelund is willing to continue in his position, as he and the Office has done a good job in the last years.
CB decided: To approve the appointment of the secretary general and the location of the Office in Helsinki, Finland.
CB decided: To approve the appointment of Mr. Filip Suman as Vice President and Ms. Monica Bakke as Treasurer
§ 6. Constitution of the Executive Committee (ExCo)
CB decided: To approve the proposal and elect the ExCo as proposed
Mr. Eriksson proposed that the IFF secretary general Mr. Liljelund has the right to sign in the name of IFF single-handedly in any issue of daily business or together in combination with the President, vice president or the treasurer.
The secretary general proposed that Mr. Tomas Eriksson, Mr. Stefan Kratz and Mr. John Liljelund shall have the right to use the IFF bank account 559200-11 at Credit Suisse, CH-8702 Zollikon, Switzerland.
Mr. Liljelund explained the present situation of the registration of the IFF in Switzerland.
CB decided: To approve the proposals.
The President Mr. Eriksson proposed that the CB would in this meeting constitute these four committees and elects the chairmen for these and in addition give the task to the elected Committee chairmen to make a proposal for the composition of their respective committee by the 15th of January 2016.
Further Mr. Eriksson informed that the role of the IFF CB is to take strategic decisions in order to direct the path of the federation and fulfil the objectives given in the Plan of Action.
Mr. Tomas Eriksson, president - International relations
Mr. Jörg Beer - Marketing
Ms. Bakke felt that it is important that there are an office person in all the committees. Mr. Eriksson answered that the secretary general will be responsible for this.
Mr. Suman expressed that he understands that it is very difficult to build together the puzzle.
Mr. Lopez agreed that the proposal is good and it is important to have the representation of the Office in the committees.
Mr. Ovedal agrees that it is very important that all CB members have a daily task to be responsible for. Mr. Ovedal thinks that the representation of the IFF is a little out of synch among the members and he thinks there needs to be more representation from the IFF towards the members. Mr. Ovedal expressed that the Danish federation will be able to get some funds to run international development and is willing to discuss how these funds can be used . Mr. Eriksson thanked for the possibility and expressed that this will be coordinated accordingly.
Mr. King felt that the CB should focus on the international development on a strategic level.
Mr. Beer felt that it was very hard to add any new to the discussion, as all important points have been mentioned.
Mr. Nurminen is agreement with the proposals and asked for some of the clarifications of the role of the Champions Cup responsibility.
Mr. Spence informed that the challenge for North America is that there is not a club structure and the sport is growing in different ways than in Europe.
In additions to this the Office will handle the following functions: Development function (Mr. Veli Halonen), Equality function (Ms. Sarah Mitchell), Information function (Ms Minna Nurminen), Marketing function (Mr. Milan Rantakari), Material function (Mr. John Liljelund), ParaFloorball function (Mr. Minna Nurminen).
Furthermore the constitution of the members shall be done by a per capsulam CB meeting by the 21th of January, based on the proposals of the committee/function chairman, which are to handed in by the 15th of January.
Mr. Eriksson further proposed to elect the following chairman‘s for the IFF Committees. The secretary general will appoint the officer in charge from the office side until the 15th of January.
Entourage Commission: Mr. Stephen King, Australia
Mr. Eriksson further informed that the IFF Athletes Committee chair will be elected after the Athletes Commission election of the Women representatives in the Women‘s WFCQ 2017.
Mr. Eriksson concluded, supported by Mr. Beer that even if a CB member has a specific task, all CB members are responsible for the general development of the Sport.
CB decided: To approve the proposals and elect the committee chairmen as proposed. In addition the CB members were given some specific tasks.
20.01. Per Capsulam meeting to constitute the IFF Committees