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

Horst Lichtner

 General
 Secretary 
 (GER)
 Biography



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



Beate Grupp

 Council
 Member
 (GER)
 Biography

Monique Scheier-Schneider

 Council
 Member
 (LUX)
 Biography



 

Monique Scheier-Schneider  Close Biography


Monique Scheier-Schneider was elected to the IIHF Council in September 2008 becoming the third-ever female member to join the Council. Born on October 15, 1954, she has worked in hockey since 1974 and has been the general secretary of the Luxembourg Ice Hockey Association since 1992. In addition, she has managed various Luxembourg national teams. She has also been the president of the nation’s major hockey club Tornado Luxembourg, which plays in a French minor league, since 2002.

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