RAMON SUZARA ELECTED PRESIDENT OF POC-BACKED PHILIPPINE NATIONAL VOLLEYBALL FEDERATION

RAMON SUZARA ELECTED PRESIDENT OF POC-BACKED PHILIPPINE NATIONAL VOLLEYBALL FEDERATION

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Bangkok, Thailand, January 31, 2021 – Mr Ramon Suzara, former AVC Development & Marketing Committee Chairman, was elected President of newly-created Philippine National Volleyball Federation (PNVF) last Monday, January 25, spin.ph reported.

Running unopposed, Suzara received all 31 votes in the polls held at the East Ocean Restaurant for the PNVF, with the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) helping form on the FIVB’s request to once and for all end legitimacy issues that has hounded volleyball for years. The election also proved a major step towards the Philippines regaining official recognition from the FIVB and AVC alike.

According to the report forwarded recently to AVC, the POC Executive Board (by unanimous vote, during its meeting on January 26, 2021) accepted and recognised the results of the January 25 general elections for officers of the PNVF with the following as duly elected members of the Board of Trustees.

Chairman: Mr Ariel Paredes
President: Mr Ramon Suzara
Vice-President: Dr Arnel B. Hajan
Secretary-General: Donaldo Caringal
Treasurer: Mr Rodrigo Roque
Auditor: Mr Yul C. Benosa

Other Members of the Board of Trustees:

1.Mr Richard Palou
2. Mr Anthony N. Liao
3. Mr Karl Geoffrey Chan II
4. Ms Maria Rosario Soriano
5. Fr. Vic Calvo
6.Ms Carmela Gamboa
7. Atty. Wharton Chan

The POC General Assembly in the same January 27, 2021 meeting also unanimously and without any objection approved the expulsion of Philippine Volleyball Federation (PVF) from the POC and the expulsion of LVPI from the POC.

Thirty-two representatives were given voting rights in the new federation, most of which came from the PVF, LVPI, and the Alliances of Philippine Volleyball Inc., a coalition formed and headed by Suzara.

The results of the election has already been reported to the FIVB and AVC in time for FIVB World Congress set to be held from February 5 to 7 through video conferencing.

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