IIHF Council

Presidents, Vice Presidents and Council Members 2012 - 2016

The General Congress elects the President, three Vice Presidents and seven Council Members for a four or five-year term. The General Secretary is a non-voting member of the IIHF Council. Click on the links below for biographies of the council members.

René Fasel

 President
 (SUI)
 Biography

Miro Subrt (passed away)

 Life-President
 (CZE)
 Biography



 

Miroslav Subrt   Close Biography
Miroslav Subrt was born on 16 July 1926 in Vlci u Loun (TCH). After his career as amateur ice hockey player, he became an official.

Subrt was a founding member of HC Hvezda Praha, an ice hockey club specialised for young players. In 1953 he was nominated as member of the International Committee of Czechoslovak Ice Hockey Association, becoming its board member in 1956 and later its president. From 1957 Miro Subrt has been a directorate member at the IIHF World Championship and Olympic Ice Hockey Tournaments. He served as Chairman of the 1959 IIHF World Championship Organising Committee, and was elected that same year to the IIHF Council, becoming its Vice President in 1966.

Miro Subrt stepped down from the IIHF Council during the 2003 IIHF General Congress, becoming the longest serving high-ranked official in ice hockey after working in the sport for half a century. He was named IIHF Life President. Subrt passed away on 5 April, 2012 at age 85.

Kalervo Kummola

 Vice President
 (FIN)
 Biography

Bob Nicholson

 Vice President
 (CAN)
 Biography



Thomas Wu

 Vice President
 (HKG)
 Biography

Beate Grupp

 Council
 Member
 (GER)
 Biography



Zsuzsanna Kolbenheyer

 Council
 Member
 (HUN)
 Biography

Frank Gonzalez

 Council
 Member
 (ESP)
Biography



Christer Englund

 Council
 Member
 (SWE)
 Biography

Tony Rossi

 Council
 Member
 (USA)
 Biography



Henrik Bach Nielsen

 Council
 Member
 (DEN)
 Biography

Igor Nemecek

 Council
 Member
 (SVK)
 Biography



Luc Tardif

 Council
 Member
 (FRA)
 Biography

Vladislav Tretiak

 Council
 Member
 (RUS)
Biography



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