Marte Hoffiz praises democratic World Congress
ANAHEIM, USA, September 25, 2012 – The president of NORCECA
Confederation Cristobal Marte Hoffiz had a very active
participation during the FIVB World Congress that elected Dr Ary
Da Silva Graca as new president of the institution.
As FIVB First Executive Vice-President, Marte Hoffiz had the
responsibility of conducting the works of the three-day general
assembly as well as the one-day seminar for all national
federations category I and II held on September 18.
Besides his duties, Marte Hoffiz represented NORCECA
Confederation and on behalf of the 41 national federations and
territories he made a long and detailed report of the two-year
activities carried out by the regional institution.
The achievements of NORCECA in the development areas as well as
the organization of continental and zonal tournaments both in
volleyball and beach volleyball were recognized by the FIVB
“We are very proud of the democratic exercise that was evident
during the three-day world congress when all the representatives
of the national federations had the opportunity to express their
ideas and points of view,” Marte Hoffiz said. “This is the start
of a new era in FIVB.”
Marte Hoffiz, who was confirmed as First Executive Vice
President of FIVB, will travel next Saturday to Lausanne,
Switzerland, to accompany Dr Da Silva Graca in the first visit
of the elected president of FIVB to the premises of the entity
in his new position.
André Meyer of Luxembourg, president of CEV, was appointed as
Second Executive Vice President while Dr Amr Elwani of Egypt,
president of CAVB, is the new Treasurer.