Board and Executive

Additional Information


President: Mr Khaled Chiboub, TUN (interim)

Vice President: Mr. James Hasindihe, UGA (interim) 

Treasurer: To be announced

Secretary:  To be announced

Members: Ian Adamson, AUS, (ex-officio member)


The Board of OCR Africa shall have the powers delegated to it under the Bye-Laws. The term of office of the members of the Board of OCR Africa shall be four (4) years.

The President of OCR Africa, and in his absence the Vice-President having the most seniority in the Board of OCR Africa, shall chair the Board and the Executive Committee of OCR Africa. 


The Board of OCR Africa shall consist of a maximum of 25 members with voting rights. They are: 

  • The President, with an original and an eventual casting vote, except for elections;  
  • The Treasurer;  
  • The other members (both genders must be represented by at least 2 people);
  • The President of World OCR (or his delegate), with no voting powers if from an African country.

The Secretary shall attend the meetings of the Board with consultative powers only. 

The President and/or the Secretary may invite other persons to attend the meetings of the Board, having consultative powers only. 


The members of the Board of OCR Africa shall hold office in a strictly personal capacity. 

Members of the Executive board may not hold board or stake holder positions in for profit organisations in related fields which may be perceived as conflict of interest. They may also not hold President, Chairperson or Director positions in obstacle sports national federations, once FISO has been fully recognised as a Sport by the International Olympic Committee.

They shall not be in the employment of OCR Africa. The number of members on the Board of OCR Africa having the same nationality and voting rights, excluding the President, is limited to one.


The Board of OCR Africa shall have the power to:

  • Designate from its members the following: 
    • The member on the Central Board of FISO. Their role and responsibility are defined by the FISO General Statutes.  
    • The Vice-President.  
    • The two (2) members to the Executive Committee.  
  • Appoint the Presidents and members of the Permanent Commissions. These members shall represent first and foremost the interest of OCR Africa.  
  • Recognise or to withdraw recognition from any organisation whose aim is to develop obstacle course racing in the African Zone;  
  • Appoint the Secretary or relieve him of his duties;  
  • Approve the Secretary’s annual working plan as well as any long-term strategic plan;  
  • Determine the financial policy, approve the budget and the financial reports as prepared by the Secretary General, and approve the audited accounts as prepared by the Treasurer and the auditors;  
  • Appoint an external auditor; 
  • Supervise the practice of obstacle course racing within the African Zone;  
  • Define the organisational structure of all African International Competitions and assign the organisers of the Finals for national team competitions;  
  • Decide the suspension, removal of such suspension, or exclusion from African International Competitions of any affiliated national federation;  
  • Adopt and modify the Regulations of OCR Africa;  
  • Change the location of the headquarters of OCR Africa;


The Treasurer shall be responsible for controlling the financial administration of OCR Africa and to present the audited statements of account to the Board and the General Assembly. He shall chair the Finance Commission. 


Between the meetings of the Board of OCR Africa, the President and/or the Secretary may convene a meeting of the Executive Committee which is authorised to take the necessary decision(s) of urgent nature on behalf of the Board.