The FEI Board has decided to appoint Monica Theodorescu on the FEI Dressage Committee.
The decision was made during an FEI board teleconference on 18 November 2020.
The Chair for the FEI Nominations Committee Nayla Stössel (SUI) provided an overview on the candidacies received for the 18 vacancies during this teleconference. Thirty-six applications were received for the 10 vacant positions across the disciplines to be decided by the FEI Board, while a total of 13 candidates applied for the eight vacant positions to be elected by the General Assembly.
Monica Theodorescu (GER) was appointed as a member of the FEI Dressage Committee for the four-year term 2020-2024, replacing outgoing member George Williams (USA).
German Grand Prix rider Monica Theodorescu is the daughter of legendary German/Romanian dressage trainer George Theodorescu and German show jumping rider Inge Theodorescu (née Fellgiebel). Monica was successful for 30 years as an international Grand Prix dressage rider. She represented Germany at the Olympic Games (1988, 1992, 1996), European Championships (1989, 1993, 2007, 2009) and World Equestrian Games (1990). She is the German Team Trainer since 2012.
The FEI Dressage Committee further includes Frank Kemperman (chair), Irina Maknami (RUS), Andrew Gardner (GBR), Beatriz Ferrer-Salat (ESP), and Patrik Kittel (SWE).
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