2016 International Melges 24 World Council AGM

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2016

Saturday, 5 November 2016 
Best Western Hotel München-Airport 
Robert-Koch-Strasse 10, D- 85435 Germany 
Phone +49 (0)8122-99 90-0 
info@airport-muenchen.bestwestern.de  
http://www.erdinghotel.com/de/  

AGENDA 
Final - Amended on October 19
(Reports of the NCA's will be added as soon they will be received until November 2)

1. Arrival coffee / tea from 8.45 – 9.15am in the meeting room
2. Open Welcome, Introduction of new representatives, President’s report
3. Round Table Class Reports & Updates
    - Introduction of classes representative and highlight of max 1-2 from the NCA report  
   - Australia 
   - Canada
   - Estonia 
   - Germany
   - Hungary 
   - Italy 
   - Norway 
   - Slovenia 
   - Switzerland 
   - United Kingdom   
   - United States of America

4. Minutes of last meeting 
5. Financial Report and Budgets  
6. Marketing & Communications Report

7. Technical Report

8. Builders Reports

9. Elections of Executive Committee 

The following Executive positions are up for election at the 2016 Annual General Meeting (See the full list of current Exec Comm):

  • Chair, Jens Wathne elected 2014 replacing Riccardo Simoneschi, 2 year term, up for election 2016 
    - Jens Wathne (NOR)
    - nominated by NOR, GER, AUT, SUI, ITA 
    - WITHDRAWN - Duncan Stamper (CAN)
    - nominated by USA

  • Vice Chair America, Brian Hutchinson selected to replace Rob Britts 2014, 2 year term, up for election 2016 
    - Duncan Stamper (CAN) -
    nominated by USA, CAN
  • Vice Chair Asia/Pacific, vacant (new position created at 2015 EGM, new constitution), up for election 2016 
    - No nomination by Australial Melges 24 Class Association as they are short on people to do jobs for the Association at present.
  • Member Europe, Michael Good elected 2014 replacing Jens Wathne, 2 year term, up for election 2016 
    - Michael Good (SUI)
    - nominated by SUI, GER, AUT, ITA
  • Member America, Duncan Stamper elected 2014 replacing Simon Strauss, 2 year term, up for election 2016 
    - Paul Krak Arntson (USA) -
    nominated by CAN 
    - Kevin Welch (USA) - nominated by USA

  •  Treasurer, Tomi Hakola elected 2008, 3 year term, re-elected 2011, Gina Borsa CAN nominated 2013 and lost, term extended 1 year 2014, term extended 1 year 2015, up for election 2016 
    - Tomi Hakola (FIN) - 
    nominated by GER, AUT, ITA 
    - George Haynie (USA) - nominated by USA, CAN 
  • Chair of the Technical Committee, Peter Göckel appointed pre 2010 , no term limits (year to year per old and new constitution) 
    - According to the new constitution - The Chairman of the Technical Committee shall be appointed by the Executive Committee on an annual basis, but with no fixed limit to the period of office. 

10. National Class Association Submissions to AGM

  • ITA - Topic: Events & General Policies: Jury and Race Management

11. Proposed Rule Changes

12. Proposed changes to Class Constitution 

13. Future Events, current situation 

  • 2016 Worlds - Miami, US
  • 2017 Worlds - Helsinki, FIN
  • 2017 North Americans - Columbia Gorge Racing Association, USA 
  • 2018 Worlds - Victoria BC, CAN
  • 2018 Europeans - Riva del Garda, ITA

14. Future Events, proposals & decisions 

  • 2018 South-Americans - CHI - Intention to bid
  • 2019 Worlds - GER - Intention to bid - Kiel has withdrawn to host the event
  • 2019 North Americans -  Sail Newport, USA - Intention to bid

15. Any Other Business 
     - TBA
16. Date and venue of Next Meeting

Sunday - 14 August

The date of the AGM will be notified by announcement on the IMCA website not less than 85 days before the date of the meeting. 

Friday - 9 September

Postponed to: Monday, September 19 (deadline at 12pm UK time)

Motions and nominations to be proposed at the AGM shall be submitted to the International Secretary not less than 8 weeks (56 days) before the date of the said AGM.

Please fill in the form what you'll find clicking here!

Friday - 23 September

The Secretary shall distribute an Agenda of all motions nominations and relevant paperwork for the AGM not later than 6 weeks before the date of the said AGM. 

Friday - 7 October

Amendments to the above motions shall be submitted no later than 4 weeks before the date of the said AGM. 

Friday - 14 October

The Secretary shall distribute an attachment to the Agenda of any such amendments not later than 3 weeks before the date of the said AGM. 

Friday - 4 November at 3 pm

Tech Comm Meeting 

Saturday - 5 November

AGM 2016 – Munich "Only the motions, amendments and nominations on the agenda and its attachements shall be voted on."

Accommodation: Best Western Munich Airport has now a 20 single room slot reserved from 4 to 6 November. Single rooms á 91€ / night incl buffet breakfast. Please reserve your room directly from the hotel with code: Melges24  

Parking: Will be charged a 8€ / daily fee if parked in the garage  

Shuttle-Service from / to Airport Munich: The chargeable transfer departs from our hotel directly to the airport, and back. Booking on request. EUR 14.00 per person/ transfer

NOTES

Nations are asked to confirm the name of their representatives or proxies and any observers as soon as possible to assist us in the management and planning of the meeting.  National Classes are also reminded that, as per the Class Constitution, World Council representatives must be Full Members of the Melges 24 Class.
Here you'll find the PROXY FORM (download in Word or PDF) in case you can't participate and would like someone to vote for you.

The 2016 class membership numbers for each nation will be verified and invoiced in October as per the Constitution.  National Classes are reminded that they must pay their membership invoice in full prior to the AGM to be eligible to vote.  

The voting allocations for the 2016 IM24CA World Council AGM will confirmed once the final membership numbers are verified and invoices paid:

Agenda has been sent to: 

                    Honorary Member of the World Council: Mr. Buddy Melges (via Harry Melges III)

 

Responsibility

 

Surname

 

First Name

Participation

Confirmed

Proxy to/for

Chairman

Wathne

Jens

 1

 

Vice Chairman, Europe

Quinton

Miles

 1

 UK

Vice Chairman America (North) - interim

Hutchinson

Brian

 Skype

 US

Treasurer

Hakola

Tomi

1

EST, SWE

Financial advisor

N/A

 

 

 

Member Europe

Good

Michael

 HUN

Member America (North)

Stamper

Duncan

Skype 

CAN 

Member Asia Pacific

Nixon

Kevin

Skype 

AUS

 

 

 

 

 

Technical Advisor

Espin

Antonio

 1

 

Tech Comm Chairman

Göckel

Peter

 1

 

PR/Media & Gen. Admin.

Salmistu

Piret

 1

 

IM24CA Championship Coordinator - Europe

Benedek

Fluck

 1

 

IM24CA Championship Coordinator - Western Hemisphere/Asia-Pacific

Abel

John

 Skype

 

 

 

 

 

 

Builder / dealer

Surname

First Name

 

 

US: Melges Boatworks

Melges

Harry

 

 

Europe: Melges Boatworks

Michetti

Federico

 

 

Europe: Melges Boatworks

Bambozzi

Luisa

 

 

AUSTRALIA: Northshore

Walters

Heath

 

 

Country

Surname

First Name

Participation

confirmed

Proxy to/for

Australia

Royle

David

 Kevin Nixon

Austria

Schineis

Michael

Skype

 

 

Hackle

Josef

 

 

Bulgaria

Kirchev

Ivan

 

 

Canada

Noel

Marc

Duncan Stamper 

Chile

Gallyas

Pablo

 

 

Czech Republic

Musil

Tomas

 

 

Denmark

Pedersen

Marc Wain

Skype 

 

Estonia

Tõniste

Tõnu

Tomi Hakola

Finland

Hakola

Tomi

EST, SWE

France

Infante

Denis

 Michael Tarabochia

Germany

Tarabochia

Michael

FRA, SLO 

Germany

Schmidt

Jan

Observer

 

Greece

Syrigos

John

 

 

Hungary

Csoltó

Ákos

Michael Good 

Italy

Rachelli

Andrea

 

Japan

Ishiguro

Kentaro

 

 

Korea

Kim

T.M.

 

 

Mexico

Anda

Tona

 

 

Netherlands

Veraar

Ronald

 Skype

 

Norway

Haugsdal

Annette 

 1

 

Spain

Stenersen

Niels

 

 

Slovenia

Jerkovic

Jure

Michael Tarabochia 

Sweden

Skålen

Tomas

 Tomi Hakola

Switzerland

Good

Michael

HUN 

Ukraine

Dyvinets

Polina

 

 

United Kingdom

Woolf

Aaron

Miles Quinton 

United States

Boho

Steve

Brian Hutchinson 

 

 

 

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