The General Assembly of FIV took place in Genoa, at the Sheraton Airport Hotel on Saturday the 24th of February, the main item on the agenda being the election of the new Council which will helm the Federation until the Athens Olympic Games of 2004.
In accordance with a recent national law regulating the structure of the various sport steering bodies, for the first time five active sailors and three sailing instructors were elected in addition to the sixteen regional councillors. The election procedures were performed with a new electronic system, which worked very well.
All the more than 500 Clubs affiliated to FIV were represented, by their own President or by proxy.
The President, reelected for the fourth term is Sergio Gaibisso
Councillors by region:
Councillors by region: Giuseppe Masini Genoa - Liguria
Giuseppe Milanesi Carrara - Tuscany
Giorgio Tusacciu Cagliari - Sardinia
Sergio Masserotti Rome - Lazio
Gianfranco Busatti Naples - Campania
Bonaventura Pugliese Reggio - Calabria/Basilicata
Giovanni Lo Bue Palermo - Sicily
Guido Montefusco Bari - Puglia
Domenico Guidotti Pescara - Abruzzo/Molise
Giuseppe Barbieri Ancona -Marche
Gianni Paulucci Ravenna - Emilia Romagna
Giorgio Lauro Venice - Veneto
Tullio Giraldi Trieste - Friuli Venezia Giulia
Paolo Barziza Garda Lake - Trentino Alto Adige
Angelo Insabato Milan - Lombardia/Piemonte/Valle d'Aosta
Councillor Representing the Italian Navy Sailing Association: Angelo Lattarulo
Active Sailors Representatives: Alessandra Sensini
Sailing Instructors Representatives: Raffaele Ricci
Paolo Romano Barbera
Treasurers: Giuseppe Caldarella President
Marco Di Nucci
The newly elected Council will meet in Genoa in the near future to elect the Vice President and the Councillors who will lead the five main branches of the Federation.