2012 International Melges 24 World Council AGM

 

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2012

Saturday, 24th November – 2012 / 9:00 to 17:30 o’clock

HSK Yacht Club, Vattuniemen Puistotie 1, 00210 Helsinki

A G E N D A  - F I N A L (published 2 November 2012)

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

4.     Minutes of last meeting

5.     Financial Report and Budget

6.     Marketing & Communications Report

7.     Technical Report

  • There will be a meeting of the Technical Committee on Friday 23 November and a full report of their findings and discussions will be presented to the meeting along with any recommendations or conclusions they reach.
  • Hiking Line Deflection Review Report

8.     Builders Reports

9.     Election of Officers (click on the candidates name to view their CVs where provided)

Chairman - Nominations
Riccardo Simoneschi – ITA – standing for re-election to second term – Nominated by the IMCA Executive Committee, Seconded by the USMCA
Franco Rossini – ITA – Nominated by the Italian Melges 24 Class

Vice Chairman - North America - Nominations
Chris Farkas - USA – Nominated by the IMCA Executive Committee, Seconded by the USMCA
Paul Bennett – USA – Nominated by the Italian Melges 24 Class

Member - North America - Nominations 
Simon Strauss – USA – Nominated by the IMCA Executive Committee, Seconded by the USMCA
George Haynie  - USA – Nominated by the Italian Melges 24 Class

Member  - Europe - Nominations
Jens Wathne – NOR – standing for re-election for second term – Nominated by the IMCA Executive Committee, Seconded by the USMCA
Andrea Rachelli – ITA – nominated by the Italian Melges 24 Class

10.    National Class Association And IMCA Executive Committee Submissions to AGM

A large number of submissions have been received and so, as permitted under Constitution 10.4.7, a Composite Document combining all the National Class (Regatta Regulation) Submissions is appended here and will be used in the meeting to help streamline the business of the meeting.  All submissions are as per the original documents below.  

11.  Proposed Class Rule Changes

A large number of Class Rule change proposals have been received and so, as permitted under Constitution 10.4.7, a Composite Document combining all the Class Rule Change Proposals is appended here and will be used in the meeting to help streamline the business of the meeting.  All submissions are as per the original documents below.  

12.  Proposed changes to Class Constitution

A large number of Constitution change proposals have been received and so, as permitted under Constitution 10.4.7, a Composite Document combining all the Constitution Change Proposals is appended here and will be used in the meeting to help streamline the business of the meeting.  All submissions are as per the original documents below.  

13.  Future Events, current situation

14.  Future Events, proposals & decisions
       
 Proposals for consideration (click links to open proposal documents)

15.  Any Other Business

16.  Date and venue of Next Meeting - The Hungarian Melges 24 Class requests the pleasure of hosting the meeting in Budapest, Hungary.

NOTES

Nations who have not yet confirmed the name of their representatives or proxies and any observers are asked to do so 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.

The 2012 class membership numbers for each nation have now been verified and invoiced.  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 2013 IMCA World Council AGM are confirmed as:

Executive Committee Votes
Chairman - Riccardo Simoneschi - 1
Vice Chairman - Michael Schineis - 1
Vice Chairman - Simon Strauss - 1
Executive Committee Member - Jens Wathne - 1
Executive Committee Member - Chris Farkas - 1
Chairman Technical Committee - Peter Goeckel - 1
Secretary/Treasurer - Tomi Hakola - 1

National Class Association Votes
AUS - represented by Warwick Rooklyn - 3 (11 members)
AUT - represented by Michael Schineis - 2 (8 members)
CZE - represented by proxy Alessandro Poggi of ITA - 2 (6 members)
DEN - represented by Rasmus Melsen - 4 (18 members)
EST - represented by Martin Muur/Ants Havel TBC - 2 (6 members)
FIN (inc JAP) - represented by Tomi Hakola - 5 (22 members)
FRA - represented by proxy Alessandro Poggi of ITA - 2 (6 members)
GER - represented by Peter Goeckel - 10 (45 members)
GBR (inc IRL) - represented by proxy Frank Lieve of NED - 2 (9 members)
HUN - represented by proxy Chris Farkas of USA - 3 (10 members)
ITA (inc RUS) - represented by Alessandro Poggi of ITA - 8 (38 members)
NED - represented by Frank Lieve - 3 (14 members)
NOR - represented by Arne David Andersen - 7 (33 members)
SLO - represented by proxy Peter Goeckel GER 1 (4 members)
SWE - Per Lindell/Mattias Heiding TBC - 3 (14 members)
SUI - represented by Michael Good - 3 (12 members)
UKR - represented by Alessandro Poggi of ITA - 1 (4 members)
USA (inc CAN) - represented by Chris Farkas - 17 (83 members)

The timetable for notifications, submissions, review and AGM as per IMCA Constitution Section 10.4 is as follows for the 2012 AGM.  

1st Sept:            Draft Agenda issued with request for all Motions and Nominations (National Classes to onward distribute (translating where necessary) to their members for comment and input)           

28th Sept:            final submission date for ALL Motions and Nominations

12nd Oct:            distribution of updated agenda and paperwork (National Classes to onward distribute (translating where necessary) to their members for comment and input).

26th Oct:            deadline for amendments to motions

2nd Nov:              distribution of revised agenda with details of attachment(s) to agenda

24th Nov.            IMCA AGM “Only the motions, amendments and nominations on the agenda and its attachments shall be voted on.”

Contact

Please submit any enquiries concerning this Agenda to IMCA Administrator Fiona Brown on fiona.brown@melges24.com with CC to IMCA Secretary Tomi Hakola on Tomi.Hakola@nelonenmedia.fi 

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Tech Com Report on the Hiking lines.pdf24.36 KB
MelgesPS Builders Report.pdf65.2 KB
Melges Asia Pacific Builders Report.pdf1.5 MB
RiccardoSimoneschiCV.pdf59.43 KB
FrancoRossiniCV.pdf35.52 KB
ChrisFarkasCV.pdf772.9 KB
Paul Bennett Melges 24 review v2.pdf682.35 KB
SimonStraussCV.pdf1.51 MB
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IMCA World Council AGM 2012 - Regatta Regulation Change Proposal Summary.pdf172.07 KB
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