2019 International Melges 24 World Council Annual General Meeting

International Melges 24 Class Association 
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2019 

Saturday, 9 November 2019
Fiskeridirektoratet - Strandgaten 229, Bergen, Norway

 

The important dates to note approaching to the AGM

Sunday - 18 August

The date of the AGM will be notified by announcement on the IM24CA website not less than 85 days before the date of the meeting.

Friday - 13 September

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

Download here the form for submissions

Submissions can be made about:
Constitution, Future Events, Class Rules, Technical  issues, Regatta Regulations, General policies, Nomination of the officers. 

The posts open for the elections are:

  • Chairman 
    Jens Wathne NOR, was elected in 2014, 2 year term and re-elected in 2016, 3 year term - up for election
  • Vice-Chairman Americas
    Duncan Stamper CAN, was elected in 2016, 3 year term - up for election.
  • Member North America
    Paul Krak Arntson USA, was elected in 2016, 3 year term - up for election
  • Member Europe
    Michael Good SUI, was elected in 2014, 2 year term and re-elected in 2016, 3 year term - up for election 

See the list of Executive Committee

Bids open for the future events:
North-Americans 2021; Europeans 2022, Worlds 2022 etc.  For these NCA's interested to bid, the bid package will be sent.

Friday - 27 September

The Secretary/Administrator 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 - 11 October

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

Friday - 18 October

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

Friday – 8 November

Tech Comm Meeting 

Saturday – 9 November

AGM 2019 – Bergen, Norway

The first deadline for the National Classes is September 13th - Motions and nominations to be proposed at the AGM shall be submitted to the Class Administrator Piret Salmistu at piret@melges24.com not less than 8 weeks (56 days) before the date of the said AGM. 



AGENDA

1. Arrival - coffee / tea from 9.30 – 10.00 am 

10:00 - 11:30
2. Open Welcome, Introduction of new NCA representatives, Chairman’s report
3. Round Table Class Reports & Updates

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

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11:30 – 11:45 Break – 15 min
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11:45 – 13:15
7. Technical Report
8. Builders Reports  

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13:15 - 14:15 Lunch
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14:15 - 15:45
9. Elections of Executive Committee
10. National Class Association Submissions to AGM
11. Proposed Class Rule Changes 

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15:45 - 16:00  Break
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16:00 – …
12. Proposed changes to Class Constitution   
13. Future Events, current situation

  • 2019 North Americans, Grand Traverse YC, MI - August 15-18, 2019 - recap
  • 2019 Worlds, Villasimius, Sardinia, Italy - October 5-12, 2019 - recap
  • 2020 Worlds, Charleston, SC, USA - May 1-9, 2020 - current situation of the organization
  • 2020 Europeans, Portoroz, Slovenia - September dates TBC - current situation of the organization
  • 2021 Worlds, Denmark - Dates TBC - August dates TBC - current situation of the organization

14. Future Events, proposals & decisions
Bids open for the future events: North-Americans 2021; Europeans 2022, Worlds 2022 etc.
15. Any Other Business