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FIFe Functionaries

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FIFe Commissions

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Disciplinary Commission

The Disciplinary Commission is composed of 5 members and is responsible for reviewing disciplinary matters and making recommendations in their regard to the Executive Board.

Chairman

Mrs. Anne Paloluoma
Finland

Secretary

Mr. Joeri Vanrusselt
Belgium

Members

Health & Welfare Commission

The Health & Welfare Commission is composed of 3 members and is responsible for representing the FIFe on all matters concerning the health & welfare of the cat. It is concerned with gathering information on health & welfare of cats and distributing such information as requested by the Members. This Commission is responsible for liaising with the Judges & Standards Commission and the Show Commission on matters which relate to the health & welfare of cats.

Chairman

Mrs. Sara Moroni
Italy

Secretary

Mrs. Petra Černá DVM
United States

Judges & Standards Commission

The Judges & Standards Commission is composed of 6 members. Each FIFe category is represented by at least 2 members who are International Judges qualified in that category. This commission is responsible for:

  • studying the admission of new breeds
  • establishing standards applicable to such new breeds
  • modifying the standards of recognised breeds
  • maintaining the Rules for Judges and Student Judges
  • administering a training programme for Student Judges
  • the further education of existing Judges

Chairman

Mrs. Donatella Mastrangelo
All Breed Judge, Italy

Secretary

Mr. Steven L. Jones
All Breed Judge, Norway

Members

Mr. Francesco Cinque
Judge for categories 1, 3 & 4, Italy

Mrs. Satu Hämäläinen
All Breed Judge, Finland

Mrs. Yulia Skabovska
Judge for categories 3 & 4, France

Mr. Mirosław Skotarczyk
Judge for categories 1 & 2, Poland

Breeding & Registration Commission

The Breeding & Registration Commission is composed of 3 members, all of whom have kept a pedigree register in their own organisation for a period of at least three years and have been breeding for at least three years. The commission is responsible for maintaining the registration rules and standardising the regulations relating to records of origin in conformity with the standards and rules presently in place.

Chairman

Mrs. Sarah Johnson
United Kingdom

Secretary

Mrs. Maria Myrland
Norway

Show Commission

The Show Commission is composed of 5 members and is responsible for the concept of shows and the modifications necessary to ensure efficient organisation of such shows and the correct application of show rules.

Members

Public Relations Commission

The Commission for Public Relations shall be responsible for:

  • developing a communication strategy to promote FIFe worldwide as a leading organization in the cat fancy
  • supporting the Executive Board and the other Commissions of FIFe in their external communication and writing/editing texts
  • maintaining press contacts
  • developing and managing FIFe’s communication tools, such as website, leaflets, communication magazines and newsletters
  • the development and management of social media channels
  • developing and providing presentations / marketing material for the promotion of FIFe
  • supporting FIFe Members in their national communication policy.

Chairman

Mrs. Anna Wijbrands
The Netherlands

Secretary

Mrs. Anžela Fomičeva
Latvia

Member

Mrs. Adéla Justová
Czech Republic

Controllers

Two Controllers and two Assistants are appointed by the General Assembly for a period of three years to control the accounts and the Balance Sheet of the FIFe and subsequently prepare a report on their findings for the General Assembly. They may not be members of any other official body of the FIFe. The Controllers have the right to inspect the books and other documents kept by the FIFe Treasurer at any time.

Controllers

Mr. Jürg Keller-Friškovec
Switzerland

Mrs. Marie-France Pohl
Luxembourg

Assistants

Mr. George Dorgiakis
Greece

Mr. Timo Kanniainen
The Netherlands

Administrators

The FIFe Board has appointed the following functionaries to assist the General Secretary in specific aspects of his work.

Breed Council Administrator

Mrs. Nathalie Smits-Peelen
The Netherlands

Cattery Name Administrator

Mrs. Eva Wiéland Schilla
Switzerland

Show Calendar Administrator

Mrs. Dorte Kaae
Denmark