Robert Hersh (USA)

Robert Hersh
Date of birth 12 February 1940
Nationality American
Languages English
Profession
Lawyer
Positions held in the IAAF
Council Member since 1999
Technical Committee Member 1984-1999
Chairman, Competition Working Group 1984-1999
Positions held in National Federation
Member Board of Directors
Rules Committee Chairman
Track & Field Records Sub-Committee Chairman

Additional Information
Bachelor of Arts Degree, Columbia University
Juris Doctor Degree, Harvard Law School
Technical Delegate
World Indoor Championships, 1991
Pan-American Junior Championships 1986
Numerous IAAF Grand Prix and Permit Meetings
ITO (International Technical Official)
World Indoor Championships, 1993
Grand Prix Finals, 1989 and 1996
Stadium Announcer
Olympic Games 1984-1996
World Championships 1991-1999
World Cup in Athletics 1994-1998
World Indoor Championships 1987-1999
World Junior Championships 1994 and 1998
Member, ATFS (Association of Track & Field Statisticians)
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President (8 November 1999 -)
Lamine Diack (SEN)

Senior Vice President
Dr Arne Ljungqvist (SWE)

Vice Presidents
Dapeng Lou (CHN)
Dr. Helmut Digel (GER)
Amadeo Francis (PUR)


Honorary Treasurer
H Robert H Stinson (GBR)

General Secretary
 
Istvan Gyulai (HUN)

Members
William Bailey (AUS)
Sergey Bubka (UKR)
Leonard Chuene (RSA)
Nawal El Moutawakel - Bennis (MAR)
Alpheus Finlayson (BAH)
R. Gesta De Melo (BRA)
Gianni Gola (ITA)
Robert Hersh (USA)
Abby Hoffman (CAN)
A. Juantorena Danger (CUB)
Suresh Kalmadi (IND)
Isaiah Kiplagat (KEN)
Neville McCook (JAM)
C. Moreno Bravo (MEX)
José Maria Odriozola (ESP)
Jung-Ki Park (KOR)
Jean Poczobut (FRA)
Jamel Simohamed (ALG)
Igor Ter-Ovanesian (RUS)
Taizo Watanabe (JPN)
Hansjörg Wirz (SUI)