Development Commission named to honor late Jacques Joachim

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic, November 12, 2021 – The Development Commission of NORCECA will be named in honor of the late Jacques Joachim of Haiti who passed away last June. 

Friday 12 de November del 2021 10:00 AM

The proposal to honor Mr. Joachim was submitted by Cristobal Marte Hoffiz, president of NORCECA, and received the unanimous approval from all the members of the Executive Committee and Board of Administration during its virtual meeting on Friday. 

Before the start of the meeting it was observed one minute of silence in remembrance of the venerable sport leader. 

Joachim, one of the founders of NORCECA, presided over the Haitian Volleyball Federation for more than three decades and served as Vice President of the continental association.  

During his lifetime Mr. Joachim received numerous recognitions including the Mintonette Medallion of Merit Award presented by the International Volleyball Hall of Fame for significant and individual achievement. He also received the Order of the Grand Cross – Silver from FIVB. 


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