Presidium

The daily business of EMA is carried out by the five-member presidium (in the statutes called the board).

At the 2017 General Assembly the following presidium was elected:

President

Vice

President

Vice

President

Presidium

member

Presidium

member

Luc
Humbert

Switzerland
Tina
Christensen

Denmark
Axel
Eschenburg

Germany
Gemma
Sakamoto

United Kingdom
Frederic
Petit

France


Board

Each country appoints a member of the EMA board (not currently described by the statutes).

The board functions as contact point between EMA and the respective national organizations.
The board can make decisions between General Assemblies on matters such as: certification of tournaments, rule revisions, ranking system revisions.
EMA board appointed 2017:


Austria

Belarus

Belgium

Czech Republic

Denmark

Finland

France
Martin
Scheichenbauer


Anastasiya
Ilkevich
Rudy
KOPMANIS
Vojtech
Trmal
Tina
Christensen
Konsta
LENSU
Frederic
Petit

Germany

United Kingdom

Hungary

Italy

Netherlands

Poland

Portugal
Axel
Eschenburg
Gemma
Sakamoto
Ildikó
Hargitai
Marco
Montebelli


Menno
LIENDEN VAN
Szymon
Lasota
Rui
Machado

Russian Federation

Slovakia

Spain

Sweden

Switzerland

Ukraine
Pavel
Anokhin
Tomas
Siron
Ivan
MAESTRE ROS
Petter
Ranefall
Luc
Humbert
Maksym
Ivanov


President of European Mahjong Association

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Uwe
Martens
Robert
Rijnders
Tina
Christensen
Luc
Humbert

History


EMA was founded in 2005 during the first Open European Mahjong Championship (OEMC) in Nijmegen, the Netherlands.

The \'founding members\' were: Austria, Denmark, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy and the Netherlands.

The EMA is registered at The Central Business Register in Denmark (CVR: det centrale virksomhedsregister) at The Danish Commerce and Companies Agency (Erhvervs- og Selskabsstyrelsen).

In 2008 Finland, the Russian Federation, Slovakia, Spain and Sweden applied for the EMA membership, followed in 2009 by Belgium and Portugal. All organizations were admitted during the GA of 2009 in Baden, Austria.

In 2011 EMA’s biennial General Assembly (GA) in Mestre, Italy, accepted the memberhips of Poland and United Kingdom, bringing the current membership to 16 countries.