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New Chairman for the ICF Wildwater Racing Committee

by Chris Hipgrave
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Events & Programs,
US Wildwater Committee

February 7, 2006 -- Charlotte, NC

The ICF announced today the replacement Vittorio Cirini as Chairman of the ICF Wildwater Committee. The USA Wildwater Committee welcomes Jens Perlwitz to the ICF Wildwater Committee and look forward to working with him.

From the February ICF newsletter ... "With regard to Vittorio Ciriniís resignation as Chairman of the Wildwater Committee, the following procedure is determined in Article 28 of the ICF Statutes:

1. In the case of decease, resignation or suspension (by the Board after consultation with the Federation concerned, see Article 42) of a Member of the Board of Directors, a substitute can be nominated by the ICF Board or the appropriate Continental Association until the next ordinary or extraordinary Congress...

4. The Executive Committee shall appoint a Member of the respective Standing Committee to act as Chairman.

The ICF Executive Committee declared themselves in favour of appointing Jens Perlwitz for the position of the acting chairman.