GOVERNANCE

ORADO BOARD

When ORADO was first established in 2004 its Board composition included a representative from both the NOC and Government for each member country i.e. two (2) represenatives from each member country. In 2006, an unanimous decision by the Board members at the time decided and agreed to have only one  (1) representative, endorsed by both NOC and Government, to represent each member country on the ORADO Board.

 

BOARD PURPOSEAn ORADO Board members Objectives and key Activities include:

  1. Promote ORADO's vision of doping-free sport and its mission among fellow organizations within the Olympic Movement and amongst other governments in Oceania.
  2. Approve annual strategic plans and operational plans developed by the ORADO Management.
  3. Review and evaluate the ORADO Management activities on an ongoing basis.
  4. Develop long term strategies for ORADO.
  5. Seek to maintain and improve the financial status of ORADO.
  6. Approval annual budget set forth by the ORADO Management.
  7. Ensure that adequate financial control systems and accounting procedures are in place and maintained.
  8. Assist in the development and long term sustainability of ORADO.

 

BOARD COMPOSITION

The current composition of the ORADO Board include:

  • Chairperson (elected from the members of the Board, excluding the Advisory Members)
  • One Representative from each member country *
  • Advisory Members#

The Secretary to the Board (ORADO Management Staff) shall be in attendance in the ORADO Board Meetings.

The ORADO Board will review from time to time the membership of the Board taking into consideration additional countries which form part of the ORADO structure.

*Member countries include: American Samoa, Cook Islands, Fiji, New Caledonia, Palau, PNG, Samoa, Tonga, Vanuatu

#World Anti-Doping Agency (1 represenative from Montreal Headquarter & 1 representative from the Regional Office), Drug Free Sport New Zealand (DFSNZ) representative, Australian Government representative, Oceania National Olympic Committees (ONOC) representative.

 

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CHAIRMAN

Dr. Robin Mitchell

A Family Medicine Practitioner since 19977 who is also a very well known Sport Administrator within the Olympic Movement.

  • ONOC Vice President (1989-1993)
  • ONOC Secretary General (1993-2009)
  • ONOC President (2009- date)
  • Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) Vice President (2009-date)
  • IOC Representative on the WADA Foundation Board (2001-date)
  • ORADO Chairman (2005- date)
  • Member of the following IOC Commissions:
    • Medical (1995- )
    • Olympic Solidary (2000- )
    • Ethics (2013- )
    • IOC Members Election (2015- )
    • Vice-Chair of the Medical Commission (2014-2015)
    • Vice Chair of the Medical and Scientific Commission (2015- )

 

 

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BOARD MEMBERS

The current Board Members are from the nine (9) ORADO member countries:

1. American Samoa: Ms. Erika Radewagen (American Samoa Swimming)

2. Cook islands- Ms. Matanoanoa Iroa (Cook Islands Medical & Anti-Doping Commission)

3. Fiji- Dr. Husnoor Ali (Drug Free Sport Fiji)

4. New Caledonia- Ms. Felicia Ballanger (New Caledonia Direction of Youth & Sport- Anti-Doping Division)

5. Palau- Mr. Jason Nolan (Palau National Olympic Committee Medical Commission)

6. PNG- Dr. Bernie Amof (PNG Sport Anti-Doping Organisation)

7. Samoa- Dr. Ben Matalavea (Samoa Anti-Doping Agency)

8. Tonga- Mr. Lopeti Senituli (Ministry of Internal Affairs)

9. Vanuatu- Mr. Cyrille Mainguy (Vanuatu Association of Sport & National Olympic Committee)

 

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ADVISORY MEMBERS

Advisory Members are representatives from ORADO key partners who provide voluntary expert advise to ORADO with respect to approving annual budgets and strategic plans as well as promoting the objectives of ORADO.

The current Advisory Members are:

  1. Dr. Robin Mitchell (Oceania National Olympic Committees)
  2. Dr. David Julien (WADA- Montreal, Headquarter)
  3. Mr. Kazuhiro Hayashi (WADA- Asia/Oceania Regional Office)
  4. Mr. Graeme Steel (Drug Free Sport New Zealand)
  5. Mr. Greg Morris (Australian Government)

 

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ORADO Noticeboard

2016 CALENDAR OF EVENTS

January:

  • 15-17: RADO Conference, Bangkok, THAILAND
  • 27-29: International Anti-Doping Seminar, Tokyo, JAPAN

February:

  • 13-15: Oceania Badminton, Auckland- NEW ZEALAND
  • 22: South Pacific DCO Conference, Nadi, FIJI (Postponed due to Tropical Cyclone Winston)
  • 23-26: Play True Pasifik (PTP) Master Educator (Refresher) & Educator Training, Nadi, FIJI (Postponed due to Tropical Cyclone Winston)

March:

  • 4-7: North Pacific DCO Training (Refresher), GUAM (Defer to 2017)
  • 14-16: WADA Anti-Doping Organization (ADO) Symposium, Lausanne, SWITZERLAND
  • 21-24: ORADO Financial Audit

April:

  • 11: Play True Pasifik (PTP) Master Educator (Refresher), Nadi, FIJI
  • 12: South Pacific DCO Conference, Nadi, FIJI
  • 13-15: Play True Pasifik (PTP) Educator, Nadi, FIJI
  • 19-21: Oceania Athletes Commission meeting & E4L/ACP Train the trainers, Nadi, FIJI

May:

  • 7: ORADO Board Meeting, Port Vila- VANUATU
  • 8: ONOC Medical Commission TUE Training, Port Vila- VANUATU
  • 9: ONOC General Assembly, Port Vila- VANUATU
  • 10-11: Pacific Games Council Meeting, Port Vila- VANUATU
  • 24-29: Oceania Weightlifting Olympic Qualifying Tournament, Suva, FIJI

June:

  • 21-26: Oceania Swimming Olympic Qualifying Tournament, Suva, FIJI

 

 

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