Our Committees

Our Committees

BISFed has established six Committees to advise on the following key areas:

  • Referees

  • Development

  • Rules

  • Competitions

  • Anti-Doping

  • Classification

Committee membership has been designed to provide a mix of experience and geographical representation.

Terms of Reference – Anti-doping Committee

Terms of Reference – Classification Committee

Terms of Reference – Development Committee

Terms of Reference – Referee Committee

Terms of Reference – Rules & Competition Committee

Referees Committee

Pam Johnston (Chair), Jennifer Larson (Vice Chair), Teresa Calverol, Eleni Liloglou, David Leung, Alexsandro Lautherbach.

Responsibilities include:

  1. Development pathway, education and accreditation for referees
  2. Making recommendations on referees for competitions
Development Committee

Heather Lowden (Chair), Anita Laszlo, Michaela Rihackova.

Responsibilities include:

  1. Athletes pathway from grass roots to elite
  2. Coach education system
Competition and Rules Committee

Gary Vander Vies (Chair):

  • Joep Pelsser (Vice Chair, Competitions), Lee Hae Jeong, Marco Dispaltro, Chris Wagg
  • Ken Poon, Greg Polychronidis, Itzik Azoulay, Sandra Monteiro, Martina Kincesova

Responsibilities include:

  1. Boccia rules
  2. Competition system (including competition manual)
  3. Bid process
  4. Technical Delegate recommendations for competitions
  5. World ranking system
Anti-doping Committee

Dr Jaime Antunes (Chair), Peter Leyser and Myung Soo Kim

Responsibilities include:

  1. Anti-doping rules
  2. Competition / out of competition testing
  3. Education (eg, WADA guidelines)
Classification Committee

Elsa Matthee (Chair), Shail Maharaj  (Vice Chair), Dawn Ibrahim, Jordan Chi Hang Liu, Ana Moreira, Jorge Parra.

Responsibilities include:

  1. Classification rules
  2. Classifier education
  3. Classifier recommendations for competitions
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