Chair

Patrick ROMBAUT
Belgium

patrick_rombaut@telenet.be

 

 

Members

Fabio BOLCIC
Italy

fabio.bolcic@gmail.com

Kris GRUDT
United States of America

krisgrudt@rowpnra.org

Ines HAMMAMI HAFSA 
Tunisia

hafsa.ines@yahoo.fr

Nick HUNTER
Australia

nickrows2@gmail.com

Gabrielle ISENSCHMID WEBER
SWITZERLAND

isenschmid.weber@bluewin.ch

Jerome MOULY
France

mouly@yole.fr

Vladimir MEGLIC 
Slovenia

vladimir.meglic@kis.si
Stefanie PALFNER
Germany

stefanie.palfner@hamburg.de
Takao SENDA
Japan

tsenda@gifu-u.ac.jp

 



 

 

1.    Purpose

To standardise umpiring and to continuously improve the quality of umpiring in general, in particular at FISA World Championships, and at international events (regattas, sprints, para rowing, indoor, coastal, etc.) and to promote umpiring throughout the world.

2.    Activities

2.1  To select juries for FISA events based on selection criteria as agreed by the Executive Committee.

2.2  To supervise the work of the juries at World Rowing Championships.

2.3  To develop, improve and standardise umpiring by conducting seminars and clinics, using the most modern educational techniques and methods.

2.4  To conduct examinations for international umpires licences.

2.5  To monitor the qualifications and quality of international umpires.

2.6  To define the role of umpires in the development of new types of rowing events, in collaboration with the other FISA Commissions as appropriate.

2.7  To continuously improve the standard of regatta organisation at all major events in co-operation with the other FISA Commissions as appropriate.

2.8  To assist in the implementation of the Umpiring Development Programme.

2.9  To provide quality assurance for the Rules of Racing and associated Bye-Laws, in the official languages of FISA as appropriate.