Call for Nominations Commission Elections
The BWF is calling for nominations for the Para Badminton Athletes’ Commission elections which will take place on Friday 11 March 2022.
- A letter from Richard Perot – Para Badminton Athletes’ Commission Chair
- Nomination Form – for candidates
The elections will be held electronically and every eligible voters must register to take part in the elections.
Key Points on the Athletes’ Commission Elections
About the Commission
- 6 positions to be filled at the elections.
- 4 year term for the new Athletes’ Commission (2022 – 2025).
- The new Commission elects the Chair and Deputy Chair of the Athletes’ Commission.
- The Chair of the Commission then becomes a BWF Council member for 4 years.
Who can be Candidates for Elections?
- Players 18 years of age or older as at 11 March 2022
- In ‘good standing’ with their Member Association / Not serving a period of ineligibility under the BWF Statutes.
- Active Players – in the Para Badminton World Ranking as at 20 December 2021.
- Inactive Players – those that have retired from Para badminton by not competing in any BWF sanctioned tournaments in the last two years from Monday 20 December 2021 date and/or whose Member Association has submitted the BWF Retirements Form to the BWF office.
To be eligible for nomination for election, the Inactive Player must have competed in:
- at least one edition of the last two Paralympic Games or
- in a BWF Para Badminton World Championships (2013 – 2021).
Who can Vote?
- Players who are 18 years of age or older as at 11 March 2021.
- In ‘good standing’ with your Member Association / Not serving a period of ineligibility under the BWF Statutes.
- Be an “active player” as described above.
- Have registered to vote by the deadline – 48 hours before the elections.
The elections will be conducted electronically. The poll will be open for “registered voters” at 17:00 KL time (1000 AM Central European Time (CET), and close at 22:00 KL time (15:00 CET) on Friday 11 March 2022.
Key Dates and Actions towards the Election
|Monday 20 December||Call for Nominations – candidates for elections.|
|Friday 21 January 2022||Deadline for Nominations – send completed Nomination Forms to Patricia Wong p.won[email protected]|
|Friday 28 January 2022||Announcement of Candidates – BWF website|
|28 January – 9 March||Election Campaign.|
|7 February – 9 March||Registration to Vote closes 17:00 KL time 9 March.|
|Friday 11 March 2022||Elections – start at 17:00 KL time (10:00am CET)|