The IKF General Meeting 20 August 2017 in The Hague (NED) elected three new members in its Council:
- Ms Joana FARIA (POR)
- Mr Kevin ALLEN (ENG)
- Mr Björn ELEWAUT (BEL)
Secretary General Faria, President Fransoo, and Exco Member Allen after the election. Elewaut is not on this picture.
Joana Faria is the first IKF Council member from Portugal. She is also a member of the Executive Committee and will serve as the first female IKF Secretary General.
Kevin Allen is also a member of the Executive Committee. He will carry the responsibility for korfball development and the IKF’s rules and regulations.
Björn Elewaut, also a member of the Executive Committee, will become responsible for refereeing and the further development of the level of international referees, along with a special project focus on the development of IKF Europe.
Mr Graham Crafter (ENG) did not seek re-election following fourteen years of service to the IKF as Secretary General. He had been awarded the IKF Honorary Membership in 2015. Mr Frank Buvens ( BEL) also did not seek re-election after having served for fifteen years on the IKF Executive Committee. The General Meeting appointed him as Honorary Member of the federation.