WFDF is seeking enthusiastic, skilled, and committed candidates for its 2023 Elections. Complete nominations must be received by the Nominating Committee by November 5, 2023. The target date for the start of the elections is November 15, 2023, with a targeted end date of December 15, 2023. Results should be announced by December 31, 2023, subject to confirmation of acceptance by elected candidates. The following positions are open for election for 2-year terms commencing on January 1, 2024, and concluding on December 31, 2025.
- Treasurer (2 year term)
- Ultimate Committee Chair (2 year term)
- Freestyle Chair (2 year term)
- Overall Chair (2 year term)
- SOTG Chair (2 year term)
- Continental President, Asia (to be elected by Continental Association, AOFDF) (2 year term)
- Continental President, Pan America (to be elected by Continental Association, PAFDF) (2 year term)
The following positions will be appointed by the Board of Directors:
- Medical chair (to be appointed by Board)
- At-Large Board member (to be appointed by the Board)
The successful candidates will join the continuing Directors to form the 19 person WFDF Board, in addition to the Continental Representatives as nominated by their Continental Association and the at-large Board members as appointed by the Board. Information regarding the responsibilities of the Board of Directors can be found on the WFDF website at:
WFDF also is seeking Sub-Committee Chairs of the Ultimate Committee for the following position(note this is NOT a Board level position):
- Events Subcommittee Chair (2 year term)
Election Policy and Nominating Committee
The Nominating Committee will conduct the election according to the WFDF Election Policy 11.0, which can be found on the WFDF website at:
For this year’s election, WFDF President Robert “Nob” Rauch will serve as Nominating Committee Chair and WFDF Secretary General Volker Bernardi will serve as the Administrator. Two additional candidates for the position of scrutineer are also being sought. Duties of the Nominating Committee are outlined in the Election Policy.
If you are interested in serving as a scrutineer on the Nominating Committee, please send an email to Robert “Nob” Rauch at president(at)wfdf(dot)sport and Volker Bernardi at volker(dot)bernardi(at)wfdf(dot)sport by no later than November 5, 2023.
To apply to be a candidate, you must complete the WFDF Board of Directors Nomination Form andmust be nominated by a member organization from either your country of origin or country of residence (if more than a year) before you will be included on the ballot. All interested candidates must review Section 10 of Election Policy 11.0 prior to submitting a Nomination Form. Samples of these documents can be found in Appendix 1 and 2 of the WFDF Election Policy.
Complete nominations must be received by the Nominating Committee by November 5, 2023. Nominations should be sent to: ed(at)wfdf.sport with a mandatory copy to president(at)wfdf.sport. You may be nominated for more than one position.
Please use the election nomination form:
WFDF Election Process
The 2023 Election will be conducted on-line via a voting form using the Single Transferable Vote methodology. National and other Regular members in good standing will be sent a link to the voting form directly. The Election is currently targeted to begin no earlier than November 15, 2023 and to conclude thirty days from the start date. The Nominating Committee will announce results by December 31, 2023 subject to confirmation of acceptance by elected candidates.
Only WFDF Members in Good Standing may vote in the elections. For a member to be in good standing for the purposes of the 2023 Elections means the member must have completed its 2023 Census Report and paid its 2023 Membership dues by no later than November 15, 2023.
Current WFDF Board
The current WFDF Board, including those Directors who will continue terms through to the end of 2023, is listed here:
If you have any questions, please contact Volker Bernardi, Secretary General, at [email protected]
Robert “Nob” Rauch WFDF President
Chair of the Nominating Committee