The FEI Bureau confirmed the following appointments to the FEI Technical Committees at its meeting held in Rio de Janeiro:
Members of FEI Veterinary Committee
Dr Phillipe Benoit (FRA), Dr Sergio Salinas (MEX) and Dr Stephen Schumacher (USA) appointed. The terms of office for the three new Veterinary Committee members will be determined by draw to prevent a number of outgoing members at the same time. The terms will be communicated to the General Assembly on 14 November. Gerit Mathesen (GER), Hallvard Sommerseth (NOR) and Kent Allen (USA) outgoing
Member of FEI Jumping Committee
Mr Marco Fusté (ESP) appointed (2011-2015)
John Madden (USA) outgoing as Member of the Jumping Committee
Member of FEI Dressage Committee
Thomas Baur (GER) re-appointed as Organiser representative (2011-2015)
Athlete representative still to be appointed
Margit Otto-Crepin (FRA) outgoing
Member of FEI Eventing Committee
Gillian Rolton (AUS) appointed (2011-2015)
Anne-Mette Binder (DEN) outgoing
Member of FEI Driving Committee
Klaus Christ (GBR) and Edward B. Young (USA) appointed.
Diana L. Brownlie (GBR) and Michael Freund (GER) outgoing
The terms of office for the new Driving Committee members will be determined by draw to prevent a number of outgoing members at the same time. The terms will be communicated to the General Assembly on 14 November.
Member of FEI Endurance Committee
Pierre Arnould (BEL) appointed (2011-2015)
Jean-Louis Leclerc (FRA) outgoing
Member of FEI Reining Committee
Raymond Grether (NED) appointed (2011-2015)
Anat Kirshner (BEL) outgoing
Chair of FEI Vaulting Committee
Emma Seely (USA) re-appointed (2011-2015)
Member of FEI Vaulting Committee
Ulla Ramge (GER) appointed (2011-2015)
Jochen Schilffarth (GER) outgoing
Chair of FEI Medical Committee
Craig Ferrell (USA) re-appointed (2011-2015)
Member of FEI Medical Committee
Dr Franz Kasin (NOR) appointed (2011-2015)
Mary O’Flynn Flannery (IRL) outgoing
Youth Olympic Games Technical Delegate
Paul Weier (SUI) appointed
Honorary Steward General for Jumping
Johan Heins (NED) appointed (2011-2015)
The venues for the 2012, 2013 and 2014 FEI Championships & Finals were also allocated as follows:
- European Veterans (Jumping) - Dinard (FRA) 20-23 September.
- World Challenge Final (Jumping) - Caracas (VEN), date to be confirmed.
- FEI World Cup™ Final (Driving) - Bordeaux (FRA) 3-4 February.
- Balkan Championships (Endurance) - Garcin (CRO) 23-26 August.
- FEI World Cup™ Final (Vaulting) - Bordeaux (FRA) 4-5 February
- World Singles (Para-Driving) - Breda (NED) 30 August-2 September.
- World Young Horses (Endurance) - Babolna (HUN) 18-19 August
World Young Horses (Endurance) – to be allocated at 2012 Spring Bureau meeting.
World Young Horses (Eventing) - Le Lion D’Angers (FRA), dates to be confirmed.
Officials appointed for London 2012 Olympic Games:
The Bureau confirmed the Officials appointed for the 2012 Olympic Games in London. The list is available at this LINK.
The 2011 FEI General Assembly is taking place in Rio de Janeiro (BRA) 11-14 November 2011. The FEI General Assembly will be broadcast live and free of charge on FEI TV: morning session 9.00-12:30 (local time) and afternoon session 14:00 - 16:30 (local time).