Press Release Swedish Baseball and Softball Federation
The Swedish Baseball and Softball Federation held their Annual Meeting last weekend (March 26th) in Stockholm.
During the Annual Meeting, the SBSF member clubs and districts approved last years Report, the proposed budget for 2011 as well as the Operational Plan for 2011-2014. 14 clubs and one district was present at the Annual Meeting, held at Quality Hotel Nacka in Stockholm.
The Operational Plan for 2011-2014 emphasizes development initiatives in order to
1. Strengthen the clubs and districts
2. Develop more coaches and leaders
3. Increase recruiting in clubs
4. Develop competitions and events
5. Raise the competitive level of Elite players and National Teams
In the elections, Mats Fransson was re-elected as President for the Swedish Baseball and Softball Federation for a period of one year.
In the other elections for the SBSF Board, there was three vacancies to fill after the resignations of board members Henrik Jörgensen (Helsingborg), Åsa Höglund (Sundsvall) and Johnny Stormats (Leksand). To fill the vacancies, Maria Jönsson (Göteborg), Jenny Wonisch (Norrköping) and Karl Knutsson (Sölvesborg) was elected to the SBSF Board, while Lars Sundin was re-elected as member to the board. Stormats will continue to preside over the Competitions Committee outside of the SBSF Boardroom.
The SBSF board for 2011 is as follows:
- Mats Fransson, President
- Karl Knutsson, Vice President
- Ulf Steinvall
- Ola Sund
- Maria Jönsson
- Jenny Wonisch
- Lars Sundin