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2010 IDSF Presidium Elections 13/06/2010

2010 - 2013 IDSF Presidium At the Annual General Meeting of the International DanceSport Federation held in Vienna, AUT, on 12 and 13 June 2010, a new Presidium was elected for the period 2010 – 2013.

The re-elected President, Carlos Freitag, thanked two Presidium Members who opted to step down – Sports Director Heinz Spaeker and Member Petr Odstrcil – for the outstanding services rendered to IDSF over many years. He expressed his conviction that both will continue to contribute to the development of DanceSport in the future as well. Heinz Spaeker as IDSF Chairman and Adjudicator and Petr Odstrcil as Director of the IDSF Academy and the IDSF Registration and Licensing System.

IDSF Presidium

President: Carlos Freitag, Spain

1st Vice President: Lukas Hinder, Switzerland

General Secretary: Shawn Tay, Singapore

Treasurer: Tony Tilenni, Australia

Sports Director: Marco Sietas, Spain

2nd Vice President: Natasa Ambroz, Slovenia

Ordinary Member: Pavel Dorokhov, Russia

Ordinary Member: Michael Eichert, Germany

Ordinary Member: Jim Fraser, Canada

Ordinary Member: Feruccio Galvagno, Italy

Ordinary Member: Heidi Götz, Austria

Ordinary Member: Keiji Ukai, Japan