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2015-04-28

Elections held for Pan-American Baseball body
Mexican Baseball Federation leader Alonso Perez was elected president



LAUSANNE, Switzerland  Monday, April 27, 2015 (By IBAF) – Elections were recently held at the Congress of the Pan American Baseball Confederation, where Mexican Baseball Federation leader Alonso Perez was elected president of the Pan-Am baseball body.
Twenty-five of the 29 Pan-American Baseball members representing baseball across the Americas participated in the congress, which was hosted conjointly in San Salvador by the El Salvador Baseball Federation under President Federico Lopez and the El Salvador Olympic Committee under President Eduardo Palomo.
The congress that united leaders of Pan-American Baseball, which is WBSC’s Americas baseball branch, was also attended by WBSC Vice President and IOC member Reynaldo Gonzalez.
-Full elections results, which have a mandate of four years:
President: Alonso Pérez (MEX)
Secretary General: Hector Pereyra (DOM)
Treasurer: Jaime Antonio Char Navas (COL)
1st Vice President (from North America): Nemesio Porras Lopez (NCA)
2nd Vice President (from Caribbean): Higinio Vélez Carrión (CUB)
3rd Vice President (from South America): Sergio Javier Martín Martín (ARG)
Member At-Large (from North America): Mario Rojas (HON)
Member At-Large (from Caribbean): Samuel E. Rodgers (BAH)
Member At-Large (from South America): Jorge Otsuka (BRA)
Following the elections, Enrique Mayorga (MEX) was named Executive Director of Pan American Baseball.