Mireya Luis voted as member of FIVB Board of Administration
LAUSANNE, Switzerland, February 6, 2021 – Cuban legendary former
star player Mireya Luis was the most voted candidate for the
position of gender in minority member in the FIVB Board of
The three-time Olympic champion received 137 vote while
Scotland’s Margaret Ann Fleming was also elected with 125 votes.
Venezuela’s Judith Rodríguez, the third nominated candidate,
received 37 votes.
Mireya, who is also a member of the NORCECA’s Board of
Administration, participated as key player for the Cubans
Women’s teams that captured the gold medal at the Olympic Games
in Barcelona 1992, Atlanta 1996 and Sydney 2000.
Ms. Fleming is the current Chief Executive Officer of the
Scotland Volleyball Federation and vice president of the
European Volleyball Confederation.
Ms. Rodríguez is the president of the Venezuelan Volleyball
Federation and second vice president of the South American
Also elected by acclamation as FIVB Board members elected by the
Continental Confederation were:
Mark Eckert of Canada, Mushtaque Mohammed of Trinidad & Tobago,
Glenn Quinlan of St Kitts & Nevis and Felix Sabio of Honduras.
Sabina Clement of British Virgin Islands and Allan Sharp of
Belize were elected as substitute members.