Vice-Presidents

Bent Ramsfjell

Vice-President (Europe)
First elected 2012 — Current term ends 2023

Bent Ramsfjell, a 2002 Olympic Winter Games gold medallist from Norway, was elected to the role of World Curling Federation Vice-President in April 2012.

As part of the World Curling Federation Board restructure in 2014, Ramsfjell was elected as Vice-President (Europe) for an initial one-year term.

Prior to being elected to the World Curling Federation Board, Ramsfjell served three years as the Norwegian Curling Association President.

Ramsfjell chaired the Athlete Commission from its inception in 2013 until 2014 and acted as board liaison for the commission until 2018.

Ramsfjell is the chair and board liaison of the Governance Commission, which review and monitor the Governance of the World Curling Federation.

Ramsfjell, in his role as Vice-President (Europe) chairs the European Zonal Commission, which allows for zonal specific information to be discussed and to provide advice for the board.

In September 2019, Ramsfjell was re-elected, unopposed, to the role of Vice-President (Europe) for another four-year term.


Graham Prouse

Vice-President (Americas)
First elected 2010 — Current term ends 2021

Graham Prouse, from Canada, was elected to the World Curling Federation Board in April 2010.

In September 2014, as part of the World Curling Federation Board restructure, Prouse was elected as Vice-President (Americas) for an initial three-year term.

In 2005, Prouse was elected to the Canadian Curling Association board — acting as Board Vice-Chair from 2008–2009, and Board Chair from 2009–2010. Prouse was honoured with entry into the Canadian Curling Association Hall of Fame as a Builder on the Executive Honour Roll in 2010.

Prouse served as Chair of the World Curling Federation Governance Commission from 2010 to 2014, leading the organisation through a review and rewrite of the World Curling Federation Constitution and Bylaws.

Prouse serves as the board lead for media and broadcast with a mission to ensure growth and brand recognition to a worldwide audience.

In May 2016, Prouse was the Co-Chair of the World Curling Federation Sweeping Summit and now takes the board lead on equipment specification and approvals.

In his role as Vice-President (Americas), Prouse chairs the Americas Zonal Commission, which allows for zonal specific information to be discussed and to provide advice for the board.

In September 2017, Prouse was re-elected, unopposed, to the role of Vice-President (Americas) for another four-year term.


Hugh Millikin

Vice-President (Pacific-Asia)
First elected 2014 — Current term ends 2024

Hugh Millikin, from Australia, was elected to the World Curling Federation Board in September 2014.

As part of the World Curling Federation Board restructure, Millikin was elected as Vice-President (Pacific-Asia) for an initial two-year term.

From 2013 to 2014, prior to his appointment on the World Curling Federation Board, Millikin was the President of the New South Wales Curling Federation.

Millikin is the chair and board liaison of the Competitions and Rules Commission, which ensures all competitions and rules are fit for purpose.

Millikin, in his role as Vice-President (Pacific-Asia) chairs the Pacific-Asia Zonal Commission, which allows for zonal specific information to be discussed and to provide advice for the board.

In September 2016, Millikin was re-elected, unopposed, to the role of Vice-President (Pacific-Asia) for another four-year term.

In September 2020, Millikin was re-elected, unopposed, to the role of Vice-President (Pacific-Asia) for another four-year term.