Committees

The Standing Committees of the ITF appointed by the Board of Directors for the period 2019-2023.

Technical & Instruction Committee

Chair

Grand Master Héctor Marano

Argentina

Members

Grand Master Ung Kim Lan

Germany

 

Grand Master Pierre Laquerre

Canada

Master Paul McPhail

New Zealand

 

 

Master Jerzy Jedut

Poland

 

Mission:

To achieve consistency and high quality in teaching and umpiring

Chair: Grand Master Héctor Marano, Argentina.

Email: gmhmarano@tkd-itf.org

Members:

Grand Master Ung Kim Lan, Germany.

Grand Master Pierre Laquerre, Canada.

Master Paul McPhail, New Zeland.

Master Jerzy Jedut, Poland.

 

Umpire Committee

Chair

Master Abelardo Benzaquén

Argentina

Members

Master Kurt Ottesen

Canada

Grand Master Rubén Suárez

USA

Master Gordon Wallace

Scotland

Sbn. Petros Mikaelian

Russia

 

Sbn. Saija Aalto

Finland

 

Mission:

To ensure the quality of the Umpiring at World Tournaments

Chair: Maestro Abelardo Benzaquén, Argentina.

E-mail: itfuc2019@googlegroups.com

Members:

Master Kurt Ottesen, Canada.

Master Rubén Suárez, USA.

Master Gordon Wallace, Scotland.

Sbn. Petros Mikaelian, Russia.

Sbn. Saija Aalto, Finland.

Tournament Committee
Chair

Master Coos van den Heuvel

Netherlands

Members

Master Giovanni Cecconato

Italy

Master Per Christian Garnaes

Norway

 

Mission:

To ensure the quality of the organization at World Tournaments.

Chair: Master Coos van den Heuvel, Netherlands.

E-mail: coos.vandenheuvel@gmail.com

Members:

Master Giovanni Cecconato, Italy.

Master Per Christian Garnaes, Norway.

Disciplinary Committee
Chair

Master Evan Davidson

New Zealand

Members

Grand Master Rolf Becking

Germany

 

 

 

Master Virginia Dionisi

Belgium

Sbn. Ekaterina Kozlachkova

Russia

 

Mission:

To ensure all activities of ITF and those associated with it are carried out in an ethical manner.

Chair: Master Evan Davidson, New Zealand.

E-mail: evanrossdavidson@gmail.com

Members:

Grand Master Rolf Becking, Germany.

Master Virginia Dionisi, Belgium.

Sbn. Ekaterina Kozlachkova, Russia.

 Grand Masters Promotion Committee
Chair

Honorable Grand Master Tom MacCallum

Scotland

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Grand Master Fred Acard

USA

Grand Master Michael Daher

Australia

 

Grand Master Héctor Marano

Argentina

 

Mission:

To examine and promote qualified candidates for 7th, 8th, and 9th Degree Black Belt

Chair:

Honorable Grand Master Tom MacCallum, Scotland.

E-mail:

Members:

Grand Master Fred Acard, USA.

Grand Master Michael Daher, Australia.

Grand Master Héctor Marano, Argentina.

 

Medical & Anti-Doping Committee
Chair

 

Miss Sabina Mason

Ireland

Members

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Master Ana Ghadir

Germany

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Mrs. Orsolya Erseki Hungary

 

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Mr. Alejandro Picardi Argentina

Sbn. Gustavo Sanz Argentina

 

Mission:

To assist and educate the ITF community, its national members, and its Instructors in standardising medical and anti-doping practices.

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Chair: Miss Sabina Mason, Ireland.

Email: antidoping@tkd-itf.org

Members:

Master Ana Ghadir, Germany.

Mrs. Orsolya Erseki, Hungary.

Mr. Alejandro Picardi, Argentina.

Sbn. Gustavo Sanz, Argentina.

Communications & Development Committee

Chair

Sbn. Gustavo Livon

Guatemala

Members

Sbn. Fabián Izquierdo

Brazil

Sbn. Bolun Dai
China

Sbn. Daniel Schmidt

Germany

Mission:

To assists the ITF, its national members, and its Instructors to develop and manage their business.

Chair: Sbn. Gustavo Livon, Guatemala.

Email:

Members:

Sbn. Fabián Izquierdo, Brazil.

Mr. Esteban Martucci, Argentina.

Sbn. Bolun Dai, China.

Sbn. Daniel Schmidt, Germany.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Children´s Development Committee
Chair

Grand Master Donato Nardizzi

England

Members

Master Ernesto Santaniello

Italy


Sbn. Fabián Izquierdo

Brazil

 

Mission:

To ensure ITF children´s activities and training programs.

Chair: Grand Master Donato Nardizzi, England.

Email:

Members:

Master Ernesto Santaniello, Italy.

Sbn. Fabián Izquierdo, Brazil.

 

Harmony Committee
Chair

Sbn. Gastón CaseroArgentina

Members

Ms. Mayevi Galindo

Guatemala

Mr. David Charlton

England

Mr. Eduardo Quinteros

Argentina

 

Chair: Sbn. Gastón Casero, Argentina.

Email:

Members:

Ms. Mayevi Galindo, Guatemala.

Mr. David Charlton, England.

Mr. Eduardo Quinteros, Argentina.

DO and Ethics Committee
Chair
Sbn. Janel Gauthier

Canada

Members

Master Joliette Trân

Canada

Master Mark Banicevich
New Zealand

Master Andreu Martínez

Spain

 

Mission:

To achieve consistency and high quality in teaching the “Do”(i.e.,moral culture, values and reasoning)

Chair: Sbn. Janel Gauthier, Canada

Email: do@tkd-itf.org

Members:

Master Joliette Trân, Canada.

Master Mark Banicevich, New Zealand.

Master Andreu Martínez, Spain.

IT Committee

Chair

Master Harry Vones

Germany

Members

 

Grand Master Alberto Katz

Argentina

 

 

Mission:

To achieve consistency and high quality in teaching and umpiring

Chair: Master Harry Vones, Germany.

Email:

Members:

Grand Master Alberto Katz, Argentina.

 

Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee

 

Chair

Grand Master Frank Vanberghen

Belgium

Members

Master Ray Nicolaisen

Norway

Master Jason Morris

USA

Mr. Paul Harper

Australia

Ms. Eliana Berardo

Argentina

 

Mission:

To oversee the financial and risk functions of the ITF.

Chair: Grand Master Frank Vanberghen, Belgium.

Email:

Members:

Master Ray Nicolaisen, Norway.

Master Jason Morris, USA.

Mr. Paul Harper, Australia.

Ms. Eliana Berardo, Argentina.

 

Women’s Committee

Chair

Master Valérie Forget

Canada

Members

 

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Master Azucena Zorzón

Argentina

 

Sbn. Elena Kharzheeva

Russia

 

Sbn. Brigitte Morris

USA

Sbn. Joanna Lipa

Poland

Sbn. Patricia Garelik

Argentina

 

Mission:

To achieve consistency and high quality in teaching and umpiring

Chair: Master Valérie Forget, Canada.

Email:

Members:

Master Azucena Zorzón, Argentina.

Sbn. Elena Kharzheeva, Russia.

Sbn. Brigitte Morris, USA.

Sbn. Joanna Lipa, Poland.

Sbn. Patricia Garelik, Argentina.

Inclusion Committee

Chair

Sbn. Leonardo Oros Duek

Israel

Members

Bsbn. Anabel Vicario

Argentina

 

Mr. John Mcllvaney

Scotland

 

Mission:

To achieve consistency and high quality in teaching and umpiring

Chair: Sbn. Leonardo Oros Duek, Israel.

Email:

Members:

Bsbn. Anabel Vicario, Argentina.

Mr. John Mcllvaney, Scotland.

Coachs committee

Chair

 

Sbn. Adrian Byrne, Ireland

Members

 

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Master Mimmi Oskarsson

Sweden

Mr. Brendan Doogan

New Zealand

Sbn. Stephen Ryan

Ireland

Sbn. Andrei Kim

Russia

Sbn. Luciano Iriarte

Argentina

 

Mission:

 

Chair: Sbn. Adrian Byrne, Ireland.

E-mail: @

Members:

Master Mimmi Oskarsson, Sweden.

Mr. Brendan Doogan, New Zealand.

Sbn. Stephen Ryan, Ireland.

Sbn. Andrei Kim, Russia.

Sbn. Luciano Iriarte, Argentina

Business & Marketing Committee

Chair

Mr. Ryan Rampair

Trinidad & Tobago

Members

Dr. Olga Shurchkow

USA

Mrs. Florencia Manifesto

Argentina

Dr. Gerardo Rossel

Argentina

Mr. Bolun Dai

China

Mr. Darren Buckley

Ireland

 

Mission:

 

Chair: Mr. Ryan Rampair, Trinidad & Tobago.

E-mail: @

Members:

 

Athletes Committee

Chair

Sbn. Mark Trotter

New Zealand

Members

Master Scott Downey

Canada

Sbn. Ekaterina Kozlachkova

Russia

Sbn. Gustavo Balbins

Argentina

Sbn. Hong Looi

Ireland

Sbn. Stephen Tapilatu

Netherlands

 

Mission:

 

Chair: Sbn. Mark Trotter, New Zealand.

E-mail: @

Members: