Junta ejecutiva de la WBSC

Fraccari

Riccardo Fraccari

PRESIDENT

ITA

Low

Beng Choo Low

SECRETARY GENERAL

MAS

Kaltschmitt

Willi Kaltschmitt

VICE PRESIDENT

GUA

Allen

Beatrice Allen

VICE PRESIDENT

GAM

Peng

Tom Peng

BASEBALL EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT

TPE

Cress

Craig Cress

SOFTBALL EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT

USA

Vicini

Angelo Vicini

TREASURER

SMR

Finlay

Ron Finlay

MEMBER AT LARGE

AUS

Seiler

Paul Seiler

MEMBER AT LARGE

USA

Utsugi

Taeko Utsugi

MEMBER AT LARGE

JPN

Velazquez

Tommy Velazquez

MEMBER AT LARGE

PUR

Huber

Justin Huber

ATHLETE REPRESENTATIVE FOR BASEBALL

AUS

Soto

Maria Soto

ATHLETE REPRESENTATIVE FOR SOFTBALL

VEN

Schmidt

Michael Schmidt

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

AUT

López Obrador

Andrés Manuel López Obrador

GLOBAL AMBASSADOR

MEX

Castro

Antonio Castro

GLOBAL AMBASSADOR

CUB

Sanchez

Meliton Sanchez

GLOBAL AMBASSADOR

PAN

President

Responsibilities:

  • To officially represent the WBSC with full powers of attorney in accordance with what is stated in these Statutes and in the WBSC By-Laws, Rules and Regulations.
  • To summon and preside the sessions of all Congresses and the Executive Board and to sign the corresponding minutes together with the Secretary General.
  • To elaborate together with the Secretary General and the Treasurer the annual report, distributed to Members of the WBSC and to record in writing and present at the Congress, all WBSC activities to the end of his or her mandate.
  • To manage and supervise the execution of the decisions of the Congress and the Executive Board, and to present to the latter such reports as may be requested.
  • To sign all WBSC’s contracts (including opening bank accounts) with the authorisation of the Executive Board.
  • To propose to the Executive Board the appointment and hire the WBSC Executive Office.
  • To propose to the Executive Board the appointment of the Chairmen of the WBSC Commissions and all their members.
  • In consultation with the Baseball Division or the Softball Division, to propose to the Executive Board the appointment of the Tournament Director and the Jury of Appeal for each official competition of the WBSC.
  • To appoint persons to be responsible for carrying out investigations required by the WBSC.
  • To carry out such other duties and functions as may be deemed necessary under the WBSC Statutes, Code of the Divisions, By-Laws, Rules and Regulations and/or as may be entrusted upon him or her by the Executive Board or Congress.

Vice President

Responsibilities:

  • To chair and provide direction for the Divisions; and
  • such duties and functions as the Board may deem appropriate to each of the Vice Presidents (the Protocol Order is in the Protocol By-Laws).

Secretary General

Responsibilities:

  • To send out the relevant notices to attend the Congress and the meetings of the Executive Board.
  • To draw up the minutes of the sessions of the Congress and the Executive Board, jointly signing them together with the President.
  • To transcribe the minutes of the Congress and the Executive Board and send them in the official WBSC languages to all the Members, within sixty (60) days of the end of each meeting.
  • To receive all suggestions, requests, queries and any other business and inform the President accordingly and to follow up with necessary action pertaining thereto and to inform Members of the decisions and resolutions taken.
  • To supervise the functioning and operations of the WBSC Executive Office in its administrative and management functions, including the proper filing and keeping of records and documents at the WBSC Headquarters.
  • To carry out such other duties and functions as may be deemed necessary under the WBSC Statutes, Codes of the Divisions, By-Laws, Rules and Regulations and/or as may be entrusted upon him or her by the Executive Board or Congress.

Treasurer

Responsibilities:

  • To deal with all financial matters related to the WBSC management, organisation and administration including formulating the necessary checks and internal audit processes and procedures.
  • To keep the books containing all entries relating to the assets and liabilities, income and expenditures of the WBSC up-to-date and ensure that the WBSC accounts are audited by a competent independent audit company appointed by the Congress.
  • To supervise the administrative and management of WBSC’s accounts by the WBSC Executive Office, including the proper filing and keeping of all accounting books and documents up-to-date.
  • To oversee the payment of fees by Members, and ensure due and proper communication and notification of account statements in relation thereto, including notification of annual fees due by 1st January of the corresponding year.
  • To prepare the balance sheets and the financial statements and reports within the prescribed period and ensure that the same are sent to the Executive Board, and subsequently to Members of the Congress.
  • To remit to the President monthly reports on income and expenditures and whenever the Executive Board meets.
  • To control the financial implementation of contracts and agreements entered into by the WBSC and keep the President informed accordingly.
  • To control the financial and merchandising aspects of all competitions falling under the jurisdiction of WBSC and propose to the President, whenever he or she deems this necessary, the appointment of a representative charged with checking the fulfilment of the financial commitments contracted with WBSC by the corresponding Organising Committee.
  • Send out the vouchers relating to WBSC’s income and expenditures whenever necessary.
  • To carry out such other duties and functions as may be deemed necessary under the WBSC Statutes, Code of the Divisions, By-Laws, Rules and Regulations and/or as may be entrusted upon him or her by the Executive Board or Congress.

Members at Large

The Executive Board shall assign such duties and functions as the Board may deem appropriate to each of the Members At-Large.

Athlete’s Representatives

The Athletes’ Representatives are the legal representatives of the athletes in the WBSC. Their duties and responsibilities are to be the athletes voice in all matters in the WBSC and the Executive Board and carry out such duties and responsibilities that the WBSC Statutes, Code of the Divisions, By-Laws, Rules and Regulations, the Division Boards and the WBSC Executive Board shall entrust upon them.

THE PRESIDENTIAL COUNCIL

The Presidential Council shall exercise, on behalf of the Executive Board, such powers and responsibilities as would normally be the responsibility of the Executive Board between meetings of the Executive Board, or as the Executive Board may delegate.

  1. the President;
  2. the Vice President for Baseball;
  3. the Vice President for Softball;
  4. the Executive Vice President for Baseball;
  5. the Executive Vice President for Softball;
  6. the Secretary General;
  7. the Treasurer; and
  8. the Executive Director

Their responsibilities:

  • to prepare proposals and documents for consideration by the Executive Board;
  • to act on behalf of the Executive Board between the meetings of the latter and to exercise such functions as are delegated by the Executive Board;
  • to determine issues that may arise between meetings of the Executive Board;
  • to advise the Executive Board on policy issues and any other matters which affect the good functioning and operations of the WBSC;
  • to make such decisions as are necessary between meetings of the Executive Board for the good functioning of the WBSC and/or its activities;
  • the Presidential Council cannot make By-Laws, Rules or Regulations by its own authority. All decisions and actions of the Presidential Council must be subject to ratification of the Executive Board at its subsequent meeting.

THE WBSC EXECUTIVE OFFICE

The Executive Director and the staff are the management and administrative organ of the WBSC and are accountable and subject to the authority of the President and of the Executive Board.

Executive Director

Responsibilities:

  • To implement, under the supervision of the President and/or Secretary General, the decisions and resolutions of the Executive Board and Congress.
  • To draft the minutes of the Congress and of the meetings of the Executive Board, to receive, transmit and ensure the proper filing and keeping of all correspondence and necessary documents and to keep the official books containing the records, registrations and certifications under the supervision of the Secretary General.
  • To deal with and manage the administration, accounts and WBSC’s financial matters under the direction of the President and to ensure the proper custody of the accounting documents under the supervision of the Treasurer.
  • To organise the WBSC Headquarters and any other WBSC offices and to recommend to the Executive Board for prior approval, the employment of the required staff for the proper and efficient functioning and operations of the WBSC Headquarters and offices and all competitions, activities and events of the WBSC.
  • To manage all WBSC publications.
  • To organise the Congresses and the meetings of the Executive Board and the Commissions.
  • To implement such duties and responsibilities as may be requested or directed by the President or the Executive Board.

The Executive Director shall attend the Congresses and the meetings of the Executive Board and Commissions and shall have the right to speak but no right to vote. Whenever possible he should also attend all competitions, activities and events of the WBSC and render a report in relation thereto.