NORCECA to have virtual elective XXV Congress
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, October 12, 2020 – The
Volleyball NORCECA Confederation has confirmed that its XXV
Congress will take place on October 24-25 utilizing a virtual
NORCECA will be relying on the Zoom platform with the support of
Central Caribe Sports for the diffusion of the Congress since
around 75 delegates and participants are expected to be
The 2020 Congress will be an elective one where the Dominican
Cristobal Marte Hoffiz will be reelected as president of the
entity he has chaired since 2001.
“The Congress will be held virtually in the face of the Covid-19
coronavirus pandemic that affects the entire world, but we will
have the participation of the 41 National Federations and
Territories, members of the Executive Committee, the staff of
NORCECA besides the president and the Executive Director of FIVB,”
Marte Hoffiz said.
The virtual working agenda includes two sessions on October 24
from 10:00 to 13:00 and 15:00 to 18:00 while on October 25 it
will be only one session from 10:00 to 13:00.
According to the agenda of the Congress, following the financial
reports from the internal and external auditors, the messages
from FIVB and NORCECA Presidents and the reports from the 11
commissions, the elections will take place.
Marte Hoffiz confirmed that the 15 members of the Executive
Committee and Board of Administration will have the
responsibility to ratify the individuals presented by the
presidency for the positions of first and second vice
presidents, the general secretary and the treasurer.
Marte Hoffiz was elected president of NORCECA for the first time
on October 30 of 2001 following the resignation of the late Luis
“Lulo” Mendoza, and since then he has been reelected on four
Prior to the Congress. NORCECA will have is Executive Committee
and Board of Administration on October 23 from 10:00 to 13:00.