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18th WDF General Meeting – A brief Summary

28 September 2011

Applications for Full Membership of the WDF were approved for CATALONIA, JERSEY, NIGERIA, and UKRAINE.

“Interim membership” status was granted to UGANDA who were unable to be represented due to problems in obtaining visas.

Several amendments to WDF statutes were approved by the 34 full members represented in the meeting – these will be posted shortly in the Members area of the WDF website.

It was agreed that the membership Subscriptions be revised details in the WDF Bye-Laws to be published shortly.

All existing Executive Officers were re-elected unopposed – however some duties and responsibilities were re-arranged as follows;

President – Mr Roy Price – (Norway) – Coordinate overall Executive activity.

Vice-President (1) – Mr Kelvin James – (Australia) – Implementation of Anti-Doping Policy

Vice-President (2) – Mr Buddy Bartoletta – (America) – Administration.

Secretary-General –Mr Dave Alderman – (Wales) – General WDF business and legislation.

Financial Director – Mrs Sabine Shanahan – Management of WDF Finances.

Sports Adminstrator – Mrs Taina Nurmela – (Finland) -WDF Ranking systems and control of major WDF events and Cups.

Chief Technical Advisor – Mr Olly Croft OBE – Advisor to the WDF for the staging and televising of major darts events.

The Executive has agreed to set up a WDF Ranking system for Youth to commence in January 2012.

The 18th WDF Conference will be held in October 2012 in Hull, England actual dates and meeting venue to be advised later.

The 2012 WDF Europe Cup will be hosted in Turkey during October – details are to be posted later.

The 2013 WDF World Cup will be hosted by Canada in St. John’s, Newfoundland during 30th September to 6th October inclusive.

The 2015 WDF World Cup will be hosted by Turkey in Antalya – late September/early October.

Dave Alderman
27th September 2011