Handbook ::  A. Administrative Subjects

Chapter 10 - The General Secretary, Treasurer, Vice Presidents, Honorary Vice Presidents, Executive Director and Auditor of FIDE

10.1 The General Secretary aids the FIDE President in the accomplishment of his obligations. Specifically he shall be responsible for the supervision of the activities of the Commissions and the FIDE Calendar.
10.2 The Treasurer is responsible for the financial management of FIDE. He executes all decisions of FIDE concerning the financial management and reports on the status of FIDE's finances every quarter to the Presidential Board. The financial revenues of FIDE accrue from:
  • membership fees;
  • entry fees for participation in FIDE’s competitions or tournaments;
  • contributions for services rendered or rights granted by FIDE to members or to third parties;
  • other contributions
10.3 The Vice Presidents and Honorary Vice Presidents shall assist FIDE in whatever tasks are assigned to them. 
10.4 The Executive Director shall be nominated by the FIDE President and confirmed by the General Assembly.
10.5 The Auditor heads the Verification Commission which is elected by the preceding General Assembly. He is authorized to examine the FIDE ledgers and to demand information pertaining to the financial management.
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