The regular, monthly Board teleconference was held on December 13th. Joining the President Maco Scolaris and staff in the Turin head office were Secretary General Debra Gawrych, Vice President Treasurer and Finances Pierre-Henri Paillasson, and President of the IFSC European Council Wolfgang Wabel.
As the Board closed the year and looked ahead to 2018, the meeting addressed a wide range of topics, from the preparation for Buenos Aires 2018, to Paraclimbing Working Group outcome and various marketing aspects. Vice President for Sport and Events Kobinata Toru provided an update on the developments regarding the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. In addition, the Sport Department reported on Event Organiser and Sport Department Management Committee meetings, held in November and December. An improvement of the bouldering scoring system was approved.
Former IFSC Sport Manager, Leslie Baxter, illustrated the principles of her analysis on IFSC governance and structure and the priorities for a harmonious growth.
The next Executive Board Teleconference will take place on January 17th, 2018.