KFPS Royal Friesian

The KFPS is an organization with various policymaking bodies, advisory and executive bodies and external committees. Here is a list of all the committees and councils that play a role within the KFPS.

Governing Board
The Governing Board has a policymaking function and is made up of the following persons:

Bert Wassenaar Amstelveen Chairman
Geralt Pots Nuis Vice-Chairman and secretary
Peter Bazuijnen Diever Treasurer
Detlef Elling Klötze (Dtsl) General Board Member
Sieneke Mekkes Buitenpost General Board Member

 

Council of Members
The Council of Members has a controlling function and consists of representatives elected from among the members of each region. The Council of Members also has two internal committees:
1. Confidential Committee: Charged with selecting candidates to fill existing or upcoming vacancies in the board.
2. Finance Committee: Charged with conducting investigations into the KFPS  financial matters on behalf of the board.

The following persons are included in the Council of Members (2016):

Region      
Groningen-Drenthe combinatie Mw. J. Heida J.Meijer Mw. M.van der Weide
Ta it Bihâld Y. de Vries
Confidential Committee
Tj. Bosma P. Kamminga
Finance Committee
It Fryske Greidhynder D.J. Reiding
Confidential Committee
A. Bouma H. Minkema
It Fryske Hynder T. Bouma
Finance Committee
R. Bos Mw. A. Mandemaker
Het Friese paard Wolvega Mw. J. Kroes Mw. H. van Wijncoop D. Hoekstra
Het Friese paard Midden-Nederland C. Veldjesgraaf A.R. Zandee M. Eikelenstam
Het Friesche paard Twente Achterhoek P. Tanck M. Slagers-Karnebeek
Confidential Committee
H. Vloedgraven
Het Friesche paard in Noord- en Zuid Holland H.H.M. Smit
Confindential Committee           
C.W. Star
Chairman special closed Meeting of the Council of Members
A. Glas
Het Friesch paard Zuid-Nederland J. Achterhof
Confidential Committee
J.P. Raaijmakers
Finance Committee
W. Lucius
Het Friesch paard Limburg M. Bekx-Boons Mw. A. van Kempen-Elberse  
Duitsland F. Frerichs Mw. M. van Ingen Schenau H.J. Bothmer

Noord-Amerika & Canada

W. Bron G. Steenbeek T. Vanderkooi
Overige buitenlanden A. Henriksen Mw. E. de Boer/Mw. A. de Jager H.Maes


World Friesian Horse Organisation (WFHO)
The WFHO is the consultative body between the KFPS board and the boards of foreign associations. The board of the WFHO is made up of the chairperson and secretary of the KFPS, the three foreign members of the Council of Members and a representative from the German and North American associations.

Inspection, Jury, Performance Jury and passport consultants
Inspection: general tasks include formulating and implementing inspection policies that have to be determined by the breeding objectives and breeding and selection policy established by the Council of Members and stated in the studbook regulations.rld Friesian Horse Organisation

 

Inspection  
Jaap Boersma Oudega
Harry Draaijer Itens
Louise Hompe Groningen

(aspirant inspection)

Sabien Zwaga

Nieuwleusen


Jury
The Jury is charged with implementing of the inspection policy. The following persons are KFPS jury members: 
U. Beissner (Germany), P. Bergsma, L. Boelens, A. Brak , J. Hellinx,, G. Kuipers, H. van der Meulen, P. van der Meulen,  E. Reen, J. Slootjes, Fr. Smits, W.S. Sonnema, C. Terpstra-v/d Meer, W.T. Thijssen, F.G. Veldstra, D. van Vliet (aspirant) and J. van der Velde (aspirant).
 
Performance Jury
The performance jury is charged with the ABFP- and IBOP-tests. The following persons are included in the Performance Jury: Reitse Faber (Dijken), Herman Smit (Arum), Gerard Vermunt (Emmeloord), Haike van der Meulen (Noordbergum) and Nella Bijlsma (Giekerk).
 
Passport Consultans
The team of passport consultants is charged with implementing the I&R regulations of the KFPS. The following persons are included in the Passport Consultans:  Jaap van der Meulen (coordinator), Reitse Faber, Lammert Jager, Doede de Jong, Eppie de Jong, Geert de Jong,  Obe Mous and Marten de Vries.
 
Sports Council
The Sports Council advises the board of the KFPS in regard to the sports objectives and sports policy within the KFPS. The following persons are included in the Sports Council: Oene Bosma (chairperson), Udo de Haan, Merel Groen, Martsje Bergsma, Maaike Teekens and Ria Hettinga.
 
Breeding Council
The Breeding Council advises the board of the KFPS in regard to the breeding objectives and the breeding and selection policy within the KFPS. The following persons are included in the Breeding Council: Aat Both (chairperson), Willem de Boer, Waling Haijtema, Fer Smit, Jan van Weperen, Lourens van der Meer, Brandt Schaap and Jan Vriend.

Disciplinary Committee
Handles violations of regulations as established in the disciplinary regulations of the KFPS.
Committee: Mr. M.L. Blackstone, Mr. M. Brinksma, Mr. A. Roos
Substitute member: Mr. P.A. van der Vliet

 

Appeals Committee
The disciplinary regulations provide a possibility to submit an appeal against a decision made by the Disciplinary Committee to the Appeals Committee. Committee: Mr. C.M. Telman, Mr. E.J. Kuiters, Mr. P. Tuinman.
Substitute member: Mr. K.E. Wielenga

Board of Appeals
The board of Appeals is charged, on behalf of the Council of Members, with the handling of and the pronouncing of judgment over an appeal lodged by a member against a decision made by the board. 
Commitee: Mr. O.F. Brouwer, J. Bakker, C.G. de Vrieze
Substitute members: H. van Dieren and W. de Vries

Complaints Committee
Was established to advise the board in regard to complaints submitted in writing about the behavior of the board, committees, officials, the management and other KFPS staff as indicated in the KFPS complaints procedure established by the board.
Committee: Mr. L.H. Haarsma, P. Hoekstra, A. Holtrop, J. Kiestra, Mr. W. Sleijfer.