NORCECA XXV Congress gets underway on Saturday
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, October 23, 2020 - The
NORCECA Volleyball Confederation is already prepared for the
celebration on Saturday, October 24 and Sunday, October 25 its
XXV Congress that will be held using a virtual platform.
During the morning and afternoon of Friday, the Confederation
had its meeting of the Executive Committee and Council of
Administration where the details of what the Congress were
The 2020 Congress will be elective where the Dominican Cristóbal
Marte Hoffiz will be re-elected as president of the entity that
he has presided over since 2001.
“The Congress will be held virtually in the face of the Covid-19
coronavirus pandemic that affects the whole world, but we will
have the participation of the 41 National Federations and
Territories, members of the Executive Committee, NORCECA staff
in addition to the president and Executive Director of the FIVB,”
said Marte Hoffiz.
The Congress will begin at 10:00 AM, the virtual work agenda
includes two sessions on October 24 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM and
from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM, while on October 25 it will be only a
session from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM.
The activities will begin with the words of the President of
Norceca and those of the President of the FIVB, Dr. Ary Graca.
After the financial reports of the internal and external
auditors and the reports of the 11 commissions, the elections
will be held.
Marte Hoffiz confirmed that the 15 members of the Executive
Committee and Board of Administration will have the
responsibility of ratifying the people presented by the
presidency for the positions of first and second vice president,
general secretary and treasurer.
"The Board approved what would be my working cabinet, but that
has been discussed since the executive meeting on Friday," Marte
Hoffiz told PV MEDIA SPORTS.
The head of NORCECA will also present the new conformation of
the 11 working commissions that are Sports Organization, Beach,
Development, Finance, Marketing, Arbitration, Press, Medical,
Legal, Technical - VIS and Coaches.
Marte Hoffiz was elected president of NORCECA for the first time
on October 30, 2001.
NORCECA will have the Zoom platform with the support of Central
Caribe Sports for the dissemination of the Congress since it is
expected that around 75 delegates and participants will be