Women in Sport Commission

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  • caz.malone@wfdf.sport
  • Hong Kong

Caroline “Caz” Malone (HKG)

Chair, Director at Large

Chair, Director at Large

Caroline “Caz” Malone is currently the Chair of the WFDF Women in Sport Commission. She was previously WFDF’s Deputy Chair of the Sport for All and Development Commission, AFDF Deputy Secretary General and President of the Ultimate Players Association of Qatar (UPAQ) while living in the country. Caz has been an international Ultimate player for Open, Mixed and Women’s teams across three continents, and played for the debut national teams in World Ultimate Championships of the UAE in 2011 and Qatar in 2015. She has 15 years global journalism experience, a BSc in Economics and Philosophy with joint honours from the London School of Economics and a masters degree in Journalism from the University of Hong Kong.

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  • Finland

Heidi Pekkola (FIN)

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Florencia Aldatz (ARG)

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Apple Chapman (HKG)

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  • +33-60-846-1949
  • amandine.constant@wfdf.sport

Amandine Constant (FRA)

European Flying Disc Federation Secretary-General

Amandine is the Secretary General of the French Federation of Flying Disc (FFFD) and holds the position of Secretary-General of the European Flying Disc Federation (EFDF). She has been playing Ultimate in France since 2006, and won the SOTG award at WCBU 2011 in Italy with the French Women Team. Amandine also has been actively part of different national and international projects as are the France U17 Girls and U20 Men team manager, a Grenoble University Team coach, a Cofounder of Ultimate Federation of Mali and President of Grenoble Flying Disc Club for 4 years. She has organized numerous Ultimate tournaments including being the Tournament Director for the very successful WCBU 2017 in Royan, France. She currently manages assembly operations for the Set-Top-Box and Digital Division for ST Microelectronics and she received her degree as an engineer with Polytech Grenoble.

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  • +65-9624-9918
  • yoonee.jeong@wfdf.sport
  • Singapore

Yonee Jeong (KOR)

Director at Large

Board member: 2018-present Yoonee first caught the Ultimate fever in 2004 and served as the first female president of Korea Ultimate Players Association (KUPA) from 2008 to 2010. She continued to play ultimate through marriage, work and three kids, and most recently was part of Singapore Women’s Team at the WBCU 2017 and Women’s Masters Team at the WMUCC 2018. She also was a Game Advisor for the U24 2018 and WUCC 2018. For her day job, Yoonee works at Telenor Group as a Director of Public and Regulatory Affairs. Previously, she has worked for international organizations such as the UN and World Bank as a technology public policy professional. She received her masters degree in International Development Policy from Duke University and her bachelors degree from Ateneo de Manila University.

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Elena Lamby (GER)

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  • Morrocco

Mariem Mebsout (MOR)

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  • Cape Town RSA

Marlise Richter (RSA)

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  • Russia

Alisa Tizik (RUS)

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Johanna von Toggenburg (LBN)

Sustainability Officer

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  • Canada

Adriana Withers (CAN)

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  • +49-151-4045-6046
  • karina.woldt@wfdf.sport
  • Australia

Karina Woldt (AUS)

Managing Director, Events and Operations

WFDF staff member since 2014 Karina has served as the Managing Director, Events and Operations for WFDF since 2014. She has been involved with professional sporting teams and major events management over 20 years, getting her start in both Australia and New Zealand. Before taking time to start her family, she served as the senior events services director for the FISA World Rowing Championships from 2008 to 2010 in Karapiro, New Zealand. From 2006 to 2008 she was Director of Operations of Elephant Management Co. Ltd. V8 Supercars, an event with over 182,000 spectators over three days. From 1999 to 2006, she was involved in a variety of events, including the Subaru Rally Team of Australia (Motorsport), Canberra Cannons (Basketball) and Canberra Raiders (Rugby League). She is also the owner and Director of several New Zealand companies, all of which are involved in the motorsport industry. Karina has significant experience on all aspects of event issues like accommodation and transportation, registration, and all other organisational aspects of World class events. A natural born English speaker, Karina is also fluent in German.

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  • +1-408-203-9964
  • nickkate.bergeron@wfdf.sport
  • Los Gatos, CA, USA

Kate Bergeron (USA)

Treasurer

Board member: 2007-present Kate rejoined the Board as WFDF Treasurer in 2014, having held this position previously from 2008 through the end of 2012. She served as a WFDF board member since 2007 and has held numerous functions at the Ultimate Players Association (now USA Ultimate) including serving as its President from 2002 to 2004. Kate has worked as a coach for several Women’s Ultimate teams and recently won the Silver medal at 2014 World Ultimate Club Championships in the Women’s Masters division with Godiva. Kate is the Vice President, Hardware Engineering for Apple Inc. in Cupertino, CA. She has and an Executive MBA and BS in Mechanical Engineering from MIT and an MS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Colorado. Responsibilities Include: Serve as a member of the Executive Committee (with a monthly conference call), involving strategic definition and review of day-to-day activities of Executive Director Chair Standing Finance Committee Develop Budget Propose membership fees Monitor the collection of WFDF receivables Supervise accounting Supervise financial reporting and distribute a quaterly financial report to the Board Prepare WFDF annual financial report for Congress Authorize paying of WFDF bills Ensure that WFDF obligations to the relevant tax authorities are met Research legal/liability issues serve on the Working Committee and shall act as the treasurer and controller of WFDF. (by-laws) have the care and custody of all the funds and securities of WFDF. (by-laws) deposit all such funds in the name of WFDF in such bank or trust company as the Board of Directors may elect. (by-laws) keep an account of all monies received and expended for use of WFDF, (by-laws) sign all checks, drafts, notes and orders for the payment of money authorized by the Board of Directors. (by-laws) also negotiate all loans and/or other financial transactions on behalf of WFDF at the direction of the Board. (by-laws) maintain an up-to-date list of members in good standing, present a report on the financial affairs of WFDF to the annual meetings of the Congress and the Board of Directors, (by-laws) be responsible for the filing of all tax returns (if any) as may be required from time to time. (by-laws) prepare a report to the membership to be published in the newsletter each year. (by-laws) The Board may, in its sole discretion, authorize the Treasurer to make such payments as may be customary and normal in the ordinary course of business; all extraordinary disbursements must be approved by the Working Committee, subject to the discretion of the Board. (by-laws) Read all correspondence on wfdf-executive mailing list Board member tasks