Board members

AIDA is an organization of freedivers comprised of an international assembly who votes by the democratic process. Each national member has one vote. The assembly elects an executive Board to manage the daily business of the organization. The executive Board consists of the following positions; President, Vice-president, Secretary, Treasurer, Sports officer, Technical officer and Education officer. The non-executive (non-voting) positions are ; IT officer, Communication/media officer, Medical/ science officer, Legal officer, and Judges officer. The majority of the work accomplished by AIDA is done so by the Board with support from committee volunteers. The list of committees variated depending of the needs of the Board and today it includes: the Disciplinary committee, the Education committee, the Technical committee, the Medical committee, the Safety committee and the Jury control committee. All members are encouraged to volunteer to participate as a committee member.

PRESIDENT

Alexandru Russu

Citizenship: Romania

VICE-PRESIDENT

Yulia Marievich

Citizenship: Latvia

SECRETARY

Philippe Péan

Citizenship: International

TREASURER

Sasa Jeremic

Citizenship: Cyprus

SPORT OFFICER

Uros Kojic

Citizenship: Serbia

TECHNICAL OFFICER

Paul Sutton

Citizenship: United Kingdom

EDUCATION OFFICER

Claude Chapuis

Citizenship: France

MEDICAL AND SCIENCE OFFICER

Oleg Melikhov

Citizenship: Russian Federation

IT OFFICER

Ursu-Vlagea Alexandru

Citizenship: International

JUDGE RESPONSIBLE

Olga Sidorova

Citizenship: International

MEDIA & PR OFFICER

Konstantinos Madouros

Citizenship: Greece

LEGAL OFFICER

Sridar Paramalingam

Citizenship: Switzerland

AIDA COMMITTEES

Disciplinary Committee

The Disciplinary Committee passejudgments in first instance for the conflictual cases received from the AIDA community 

MEMBER

Sridar Paramalingam

Citizenship: Switzerland

MEMBER

Jurij Nesvat

Citizenship: Lithuania

MEMBER

Juan M Valdivia

Citizenship: Peru

MEMBER

Roberta Cenedese

Citizenship: Canada

MEMBER

Walter Chivescu

Citizenship: Romania

Education Committee

The Education Committee makes recommendations concerning all educational matters and undertakes the functions and projects received from the Board or Assembly (maintains and updates all course materials, requirements, forms and other documents relating to AIDA educational courses) 

EDUCATION OFFICER

Claude Chapuis

Citizenship: France

COMMITTEE MEMBER

Marc Guerrin

Citizenship: France

COMMITTEE MEMBER

Jan Bareš

Citizenship: Czech Republic

COMMITTEE MEMBER

Martin Uiterwijk

Citizenship: Netherlands

COMMITTEE MEMBER

Buhl Andy

Citizenship: Belgium

COMMITTEE MEMBER

Thibaut Fernandez

Citizenship: France

EDUCATION CONTENT MANAGER

Francesco Corucci

Citizenship: Italy

Technical Committee

The Technical Committee is transitioning towards the coordination of all AIDA rules and regulations to ensure alignment and consistancy across the AIDA system.

COMMITTEE MEMBER

Guillaume Latzko-Toth

Citizenship: Canada

COMMITTEE MEMBER

Lisa Borg

Citizenship: Australia

COMMITTEE MEMBER

Christian Foetinger

Citizenship: Austria

TECHNICAL OFFICER

Paul Sutton

Citizenship: United Kingdom

Medical and Science Committee

The Medical & Science Committee undertakes special projects as are requested by the Executive Board and Assembly, and proposes potential projects for consideration and approval.

 

MEDICAL OFFICER

Oleg Melikhov

Citizenship: Russian Federation

MEDICAL OFFICER

Irina Zelenkova

Citizenship: Russian Federation

MEDICAL OFFICER

Fred Lemaitre

Citizenship: France

COMMITTEE MEMBER

Juan M Valdivia

Citizenship: Peru

COMMITTEE MEMBER

Roded Korolczuk

Citizenship: Israel

Safety committee

The Safety Committee has the role to implement the AIDA strategy and advise the Board on Safety related subjects

AIDA SAFETY COMMITTEE MEMBER

Marco Cosentino

Citizenship: Italy

AIDA SAFETY COMMITTEE MEMBER

Christopher Mckay

Citizenship: Australia

COMMITTEE MEMBER

Jeroen Van Haudt

Citizenship: Belgium

COMMITTEE MEMBER

Savva Savvas

Citizenship: Cyprus

COMMITTEE MEMBER

Arthur Voisin

Citizenship: France

COMMITTEE MEMBER

Francesco Corucci

Citizenship: Italy

Jury Control Committee

The purpose of the committee is to ensure the Quality Control of judge decisions during the official AIDA events.  Tasks: 
1) check the Jury decisions systematically for the most important events of the year and for all received complaints; do random checks of official camera for the rest of AIDA events; 
2) based on the mistakes found, provide content for the continous education of AIDA judges and notify the Technical Committee to address the issues in the AIDA rules;
3) notify the Juries on the mistakes found, keep track of all incidents and propose judge penalties to enforce the consistent application of the AIDA competition rules. 

JR

Olga Sidorova

Citizenship: International

COMMITTEE MEMBER

Ekaterina Romanova

Citizenship: Russian Federation

COMMITTEE MEMBER

Radoslaw Gaca

Citizenship: Poland

COMMITTEE MEMBER

Anne-Louise Fortin

Citizenship: Canada

COMMITTEE MEMBER

Cédric Palerme

Citizenship: France

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