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Marte Hoffiz re-elected FIVB First Vice President

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, December 8, 2016 – Dominican Republic’s Cristobal Marte Hoffiz has been re-elected as First Vice President of FIVB, a position the president of NORCECA Confederation has held since 2008.

The decision was adopted by the Board of Administration during its last meetings of the year held at the organization’s headquarters in Lausanne, Switzerland this week.

Serbia’s Aleksandar Boricic will act as Second Vice President while Paraguay’s Roberto Escobar was appointed as FIVB Treasurer.

“I am elated by the support received from my colleagues and the FIVB President Dr. Ary Graça,” Marte Hoffiz said from Lausanne. “The election means a lot to me and it reinforces my commitment to continue working for the best of our sport and the goal to make volleyball the number one family entertainment sport in the world.”

Marte Hoffiz said to be particularly proud of the development program of NORCECA Confederation which was commented and praised during the meetings.

Guatemala’s Marta Centeno de Sajche and Mushtaque Mohammed of Trinidad and Tobago were appointed as president and secretary, respectively, of the Development Commission, while Puerto Rico’s Jaime Lamboy will preside over the Legal Commission.

Dominican Republic’s Dr. Jose Joaquin Puello will continue as chairman of the Ethics Panel and Sabinah Clement of British Virgin Islands was appointed as member of the Disciplinary Panel.

Also, Glenn Quinlan of St Kitts and Nevis, president of the Eastern Caribbean Volleyball Zone, was introduced among of the new members of the Board of Administration who were elected during the FIVB World Congress held in Buenos Aires, Argentina last October.