IDRC Refuses Isabell Werth's Resignation as Board Member

Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Margit Otto-Crepin, president of the IDRC, confirmed that the IDRC board members received an email from Isabell Werth on 1 July 2009 informing the committee of her intention to resign as member and board member of the IDRC. In an open letter Margit Otto-Crepin refused her resignation. "While we understand and appreciate your concern that the IDRC will be negatively affected by the fact that you are subject to an ongoing investigation by the FEI for use of a banned substance, we wish to advise you that we cannot accept your resignation."
Crepin continued, "We have complete faith that you will be vindicated and cleared of any intentional wrongdoing. We wish to offer you our wholehearted support and look forward to your continued participation in our activities."