Election of Officers

27 April 2017

The term of office for the Fireball International Executive is expiring at the end of this calendar year.


The constitution reads:

“7.3 Council shall call for nominations for Flag Officers not less than eight months prior to the expiry of the current term of office. Nominations shall be closed four months prior to the expiry of the current term of office.”


Please be advised that nominations are now open, and interested candidates are encouraged to apply for the following positions:



Rear Commodore Africa

Rear Commodore America

Rear Commodore Asia

Rear Commodore Australia and Oceania

Rear Commodore Central Europe

Rear Commodore Western Europe

Central Europe shall include Germany, Switzerland and Italy and all NCAs in Europe further to the east. Western Europe shall include all other European NCAs.

In order to apply, the Constitution requires that:


7.4 The Commodore shall be nominated by a NCA and seconded by another NCA. The Rear Commodores shall be nominated by a NCA in their region and seconded by another NCA.”


Please submit nominations to the Fireball International Secretary, Jackie Barker  The deadline to apply is August 31st, 2017.


The Constitution further provides:

7.5 In the absence of a nomination, the Council shall appoint the Flag Officer.

7.6 Council, as the case may be, shall elect or appoint the Flag Officers two months prior to the expiry of the current term of office.

7.7 Flag Officers shall be elected for a term of three years and may be re-elected.

7.8 In the event of a Flag Officer's position becoming vacant, Council shall appoint a replacement to serve for the balance of the term.