Martin Miller is no more the President of European baseball

17/03/2012

Martin Miller (right in the cover picture, awarding Dutch Federation’s Technical Director Rob Eenhoorn) quit as the President of the European Confederation (CEB). During the Congress in Rotterdam (The Netherlands), the Executive of CEB was beaten in a voting that proposed some Statutes modifications.

Riccardo Schiroli in Rotterdam

Martin Miller (right in the cover picture, awarding Dutch Federation’s Technical Director Rob Eenhoorn) quit as the President of the European Confederation (CEB). During the Congress in Rotterdam (The Netherlands), the Executive of CEB was beaten in a voting that proposed some Statutes modifications.

During the discussion that followed, the delegate of Spain made it clear that the vote was not against cuts in expenses (the modifications were meant to obtain that result) but against the President.

Miller asked the Congress what the opinion was on the Statement and, after some seconds of silence, resigned.

Secretary General Sam Pelter (Israel) resigned as well.

First Vice President Petr Ditrich (Czech Republic) will be serving as President until the 2013 Congress, when a new President and a new Executive board will be elected.

The 2013 Congress of European Baseball will be held in Lubijana(Slovenia) and is meant to be a joint Congress with the Softball Federation (ESF).

IBF President Riccardo Fraccari attended the Congress and took his time to explain to the Federations how important it is to work together with softball for a joint bid for Olympic reinstatement.