WFDF 2012 Election Results Announced

In Official Communication, Press Release * Official Communication by WFDF

The World Flying Disc Federation Nominating and Election Committee (NomComm) is pleased to announce the results of the 2012 elections. The following individuals have been elected for a two year term to serve beginning 1 January 2013 until 31 December 2014 (subject to confirmation of acceptance of position by all elected individuals):

Robert Rauch (USA), President (89 yes, 0 abstain)
Patrick van der Valk (POR), Beach Ultimate Committee chair (87 yes, 2 abstain)
Ryan Scott (USA), Guts Committee chair (73 yes, 16 abstain)
Jack Cooksey (USA) Overall Committee chair (68 yes, 21 abstain)
Fumio Morooka (JPN), At-Large member (88 yes, 1 abstain)

Will Deaver (USA), Deputy chair (80 yes, 9 abstain)
Brian Gisel (CAN), Championships Subcommittee Chair (87 yes, 2 abstain)
Rueben Berg (AUS), Rules Subcommittee Chair (89 yes, 0 abstain)

Thirty-one (31) WFDF members in good standing participated in the election, with a total of 89 votes. The election, which ran from November 27 to December 27, 2012, was tallied using the "Single Transferable Voting Mechanism."

NomComm Chair and WFDF Treasurer Sandie Hammerly stated:”On behalf of WFDF’s Nominating and Election Committee, I congratulate all elected candidates and thank you for your continued service to disc sports and our athletes and organizers. WFDF looks forward to continued progress with all office holders being re-elected and I appreciate the confidence shown by our WFDF member organizations that have chosen to re-elect these members of our Board of Directors and Ultimate Committee.

The 2012 WFDF Nominating & Election Committee was comprised of: Sandie Hammerly (USA) (Chair), Volker Bernardi (GER) (Administrator), John Hempel (AUS) (1st scrutineer), and Barry O`Kane (UK) (2nd Scrutineer).