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IBSA General Assembly elects new Executive Board

The IBSA membership, gathered at the 9th General Assembly in Copenhagen, Denmark, on August 31st and September 1st, elected the IBSA Executive Board for the period 2013-2017.

IBSA Executive Board 2013-2017

President - Jannie Hammershoi









Vice-President - Joe Walsh
Secretary General - Henk van Aller
Treasurer - Brigitta Kovács
Medical Director - Dr Aspasia Vouza
Sports Director - Torsten Karlsson
IBSA Africa Chairman - Martin Osang’iri Okiyo
IBSA America Chairman - Mark Lucas
IBSA Asia Chairman - Radha Krishnan
IBSA Europe Chairman - Sally Wood-Lamont
IBSA Oceania Chairman - David Blyth
Members-at-large: 
Dongic Choi
Lidia Abramova
Sandro Laina
Mariano Ruiz
Executive Director (Ex-officio) - Neil O´Donovan

Click here to view contact details for the new Executive Board members.

 

 
 



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Frequently Asked Questions

  • 1. What is IBSA?
    Since IBSA was founded in Paris in 1981, we have been in a constant process of evolution to adapt to the ever-changing world of sports for the blind.

    IBSA is registered as a non-profit making, public interest body in Spain, and we are full members of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), where we are the legitimate representatives of sport for the blind.

  • 2. What is the purpose of IBSA?
    Our status allows us to provide our movement with a unique identity in order to further develop and promote sports for the blind and visually impaired. We are also committed to providing assistance to our national member organisations in all five continents, especially those organisations in developing countries which have to date been unable to spread the word about blind sports sufficiently within their countries and do not have an established school sports programme for the blind, local and national competition programme, etc.


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