Sports Organizing Commission meeting works begin in Tijuana
TIJUANA, Mexico, November 17, 2012 - NORCECA’s Sport Organizing
Commission meeting works began on Saturday at Fiesta Inn Hotel
This meeting that will precede the one scheduled next December
was officially inaugurated by the Confederation President and
FIVB First Executive Vice President Cristobal Marte Hoffiz.
“This is a very important meeting and we want to appreciate the
Mexican Volleyball Federation and also the Baja California
Sports and Physical Culture Institute to develop it,” said
Norceca President, who also recognized the work done by the
confederation staff and directors.
“But more as a meeting of a work group, is a meeting of and
executive group, because we are going to make decisions. The
Sport Commission is very important is the back bone of our
Confederation and so is the Beach Volleyball Commission,” he
The goal for the official meeting in December is to make it
more efficient, so all the issues and points of the agenda will
be previously analyzed in a couple of weeks more in Santo
On behalf of the Mexican Volleyball Federation, President Ismael
Acosta, remarked all the Joint efforts by Norceca and the
National Governing Body he represents as well as the dynamism
and leadership showed by Marte Hoffiz.
Also on behalf of the Sports Institute of Baja California,
General Director, Saul Castro Verdugo, welcomed the attendants.
“I want to thank President Cristobal Marte Hoffiz for giving us
the opportunity to host this meeting here in Baja California and
to all of you for joining us,” he said.
“I hope that the result of these two days of very intense work
can be done in benefit of the Norceca sports program and also
can contribute to improve volleyball in the FIVB,” he mentioned.
The Tijuana meeting will conclude on Sunday with the
participation of members of the Commission who have arrived from
many countries of the region like Canada, Costa Rica, Dominican
Republic, Guatemala, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Saint Kitts and Nevis,
United States of America as well as Trinidad and Tobago.