2017 International Melges 24 World Council AGM

International Melges 24 Class Association

 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2017

Saturday, 4 November 2017

Royal Ocean Racing Club Ltd
20 St James's Place, London, SW1A 1NN
Tel: +44 (0)207 518 3157
Fax: +44 (0)207 493 5252 
http://www.rorc.org/    

 

AGENDA 
(Reports of the NCA's will be added as soon they will be received)

1. Arrival coffee / tea from 9.30 – 10.00 am in the meeting room
2. Open Welcome, Introduction of new representatives, Chairman’s report
3. Round Table Class Reports & Updates
    - Introduction of classes representative and highlight of max 1-2 from the NCA report  
4. Minutes of last meeting ; Minutes of the EGM  
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 2017 Annual General Meeting (See the full list of current Exec Comm):

  • Vice Chair Asia/Pacific, vacant (new position created at 2015 EGM, new constitution), was no nominations in 2016, up for election 2017
  •  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, term extended 1 year 2016, up for election 2017 

  • Chair of the Technical Committee, Peter Göckel appointed pre 2010 , no term limits (year to year per old and new constitution).  Peter has decided to retire since 2018.
    - According to the 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 
11. Proposed Rule Changes 

  • World Sailing has not ratified IM24CA's Class Rule submissions for 2017 so far. The ones proposed after 2016 AGM are available here.

12. Proposed changes to Class Constitution   
13. Future Events, current situation

  • 2018 Worlds - Victoria, BC, CAN
  • 2018 Europeans - Riva del Garda, ITA 
  • 2019 Worlds - Travemünde, GER

14. Future Events, proposals & decisions 

  • 2019 North Americans - Sail Newport, USA - Intention to bid
  • 2020 Worlds
  • 2019 Europeans

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

Sunday - 13 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 - 8 September

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 - 22 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 - 6 October

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

Friday - 13 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 – 3 November

Tech Comm Meeting 

Saturday – 4 November

AGM 2017 – London

Accommodation: The options and suggestions will be announced shortly.

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 2017 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 2017 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

 

 

Vice Chairman, Europe

Quinton

Miles

 

 

Vice Chairman America 

Stamper

Duncan

 

 

Treasurer

Hakola

Tomi

 

 

Member Europe

Good

Michael

 

 

Member North America

Arntson

Paul Krak

 

 

Member Asia Pacific

Nixon

Kevin

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Technical Advisor

Espin

Antonio

 

 

Tech Comm Chairman

Göckel

Peter

 

 

PR/Media & Gen. Admin.

Salmistu

Piret

 

 

IM24CA Championship Coordinator - Europe

Benedek

Fluck

 

 

IM24CA Championship Coordinator - Western Hemisphere/Asia-Pacific

Abel

John

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

Abbott

Ken

 

 

Austria

Schineis

Michael

 

 

 

Hackle

Josef

 

 

Bulgaria

Kirchev

Ivan

 

 

Canada

Affleck

Adam

 

 

Chile

Gallyas

Pablo

 

 

Czech Republic

Musil

Tomas

 

 

Denmark

Pedersen

Marc Wain

 

 

Estonia

Tõniste

Tõnu

 

 

Finland

Hakola

Tomi

 

 

France

Infante

Denis

 

 

Germany

Tarabochia

Michael

 

 

Greece

Syrigos

John

 

 

Hungary

Csoltó

Ákos

 

 

Italy

Rachelli

Andrea

 

 

Japan

Ishiguro

Kentaro

 

 

Korea

Kim

T.M.

 

 

Mexico

Anda

Tona

 

 

Netherlands

Veraar

Ronald

 

 

Norway

Haugsdal

Annette 

 

 

Spain

Stenersen

Niels

 

 

Slovenia

Jerkovic

Jure

 

 

Sweden

Skålen

Tomas

 

 

Switzerland

Good

Michael

 

 

Ukraine

Yano

Andriy

 

 

United Kingdom

Woolf

Aaron

 

 

United States

Boho

Steve

 

 

United States 

Weisleder

Travis