After ten years of service as the President of the Danish Mixed Martial Arts Federation (DMMAF), Claus Skjoldborg Larsen stepped down from his role. The announcement came at the federation’s most recent general assembly.
The previous vice president, Jacob Vingård, declared his candidacy for the role and was unanimously elected the new President of the DMMAF.
After declaring his candidacy, board member Thor Sandberg was voted to fill the role of new Vice President.
Meanwhile, board member Ivan Rojas Thomsen steps down as a board member and instead becomes an alternate. Pauline Klosterskov Jensen stepped forward and wished to enter the DMMAF board and was subsequently elected to become the first female board member in DMMAF history.
During the assembly, the CFO presented the full accounting for 2022. Financials are looking healthy as the federation resides over more funds than ever.
The assembly also discussed what to do with the funds, ultimately deciding that a budget is planned for supporting athlete development.
The DMMAF board have set aside 10.000 DKK (1340 EUR) for DMMAF delegates to be able to attend IMMAF events and 15.000 DKK (2010 EUR) dedicated to the relaunch of the national team.
Other topics filled the agenda too. Following a discussion regarding the yearly membership fee, changes were made.
The cost of the DMMAF sanctioning/judges fee came up, and the relevant judges’ commission/regulatory commission will decide whether to amend the current arrangements.
Concerning the restart of the Danish National Team, the DMMAF is currently seeking coaches through its social media and network.
A discussion also occurred regarding the federation’s relationship with the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation before the assembly adjourned.