The organization of World OCR includes the following commissions: Athletes, Governance, Legal, Medical, Para-athlete, Safe Sport, Technical and Women's. All Commissions report to the Executive Committee, and all Commission members have the right to attend Executive Board meeting. It is the responsibility of the members of each of the Commissions to support FISO´s efforts to develop Obstacle Course Racing and related Sports.
The Athletes Commission provides representation and development for athletes at every level of the sport. The Athlete Advisory Council (AAC) representds the Athletes Adviosry Board, (AAB), who's delegates are the elite athlete representatives from each national federation member of World OCR. The AAB, through the AAC, provides opinions and advice on FISO policies that effect the athletes in obstacle sports worldwide. The Commission operates two Committees as working groups:
Chair: Ms. Lindsay Webster (CAN)
Deputy Chair: Mr. Rod Dixon (NZL)
Members: Ms. Sandi Abahan (PHL), Faye Stenning (CAN)
The Development Commission is responsible for coaching, training, coach certification, and works with the Medical Commission to ensure the health and wellness of Junior, Youth and Adult athletes. The Commission operates two Committees as working groups:
Chairman: Mr. Shaun Wilde (GBR)
Members: Ms. Faye Stenning (CAN), Mr. Chris Wilkinson (CAN), Mr. Nikolaj Maegaard Dam (DEN)
The Governance Commission (GC) is World OCRs statutory authority responsible for developing obstacle sports worldwide. As such, the GC is responsible for assisting member national federations and sporting organisations develop operational and sporting excellence and increase participation. The Governance Development Committee is a working group of the Governance Commission and assists with the formation and codification member national federations and sporting organisations.
Chairman: Mr. Cesar Martin Garcia (ESP)
Deputy Chairman: Ms. Malin Spång (SWE)
Members: Mr. David Lim (SGP)
The Legal Affairs Commission advises the World OCR on juridical issues, with both a consultative and operational role.
Chairman: Ms. Jessica Agra (PHL)
Deputy Chair: To be announced
Members: Mr. Adam Bartosiewicz (POL)
The Medical Commission is responsible for establishing conditions at World OCR sanctioned competitions, which ensure the health and safety of all participants. Controls all Anti-doping policies and activities of World OCR. Making sure that World OCR complies with the WADA code and the IOC and World OCR anti-doping rules.
Chairman: Dr. Stuart Weiss (USA)
Deputy Chair: Dr. Jill Coleby (CAN)
Members: Dr. Natasha Beach, MB BS (GBR), Dr. Jannelene Killops, MD (RSA), Dr. Wassim Shamsuddin, MB BS (GBR), Dr. Ui May Tan, MB BCh (IRL), Dr. Raquel Llarena, MD (PHL), Mr. Pierre-Marc Dion (CAN)
Chairman: Mr. Bob Babbitt (USA)
Deputy Chair: Ms. Emilie Thibeault-Rivard, PT MSc. (PT), BHSc (CAN)
The Technical Commission supports the development of the sport. The Commission is advisory and submits Resolutions to the Executive Committee. Its duties are:
Chair: Mr. Dave Tully (SGP / GBR)
Deputy Chair: Mr. Franco Ganda (ITA)
Members: Mr. Bob Clark (USA), Mr. Raven Quan (PHL), Mr. Tommy Carlsson (SWE)
Women's Commission members have the right of representation on all committees and commissions of World OCR to provide advice and guidance for policies and recommendations to the Board and Executive.
Chair: Ms. Ria Angela Sangel (PHL)
Deputy Chair: Ms. Zola Budd Pieterse (RSA)
Members: Ms. Lindsay Webster (CAN), Ms Malin Spång (SWE), Tamara Schlaepfer (SUI)
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