IOM ICA 2018 AGM BALLOT RESULTS

World Council Members:

Please find the attached 2018 Annual General Meeting ballot results spreadsheet reflecting both the voting strength of the individual NCA’s and their cast ballots.  It should be noted that the resolution focusing on increased financial transparency received overwhelming support from everyone (95%), whereas the topic of a more concise format for future European Championships was defeated by just a narrow margin (10%). Clearly this is a topic for further discussion.

We have a couple of issues that were brought forth by Gavin Watson from GBR as discussions from the floor that need to be addressed (posted within the attached Agenda).  The first topic deals with a resolution that was approved in last year’s 2017 AGM (presented by Barry Fox of CAN) requesting the development of a subcommittee to evaluate and potentially modernize the language used within our IOM Constitution and IOM Regulation documents.  Clearly the Ex. Board needs to recruit a point person that can chair this subcommittee and build a team to help initiate this undertaking.  At minimum, a status report on the progress of this recruiting effort should be initiated to the World Council before the end of Q1 2019.

The second topic Gavin raised deals with the calendar dates surrounding the IOM AGM itself. In short, finding a window that works for both the Northern and Southern hemisphere skippers, that doesn’t conflict with summer holidays and festive times as well.  I will have to consult the other member of the Ex.Board before replying formally to this request, but see no reason that the initiation date for the 2019 IOM AGM can’t be filed at least six months prior to the formal announcement of the AGM.  At minimum, a status report on the 2019 AGM Announcement Date should be initiated to the World Council before the end of Q1 2019.

I personally wanted to thank everyone involved in this 2018 IOM AGM for their resolution submissions, their NCA reports, and their returned ballots.  As stated, the IOM Financial Report will be filed shortly, and I will forward a copy of that document. If there are any questions or concerns about any of the attachments, please feel free to contact me. 

Wishing you all a healthy and happy New Year.
With Kindest Regards,
Gary Boell
IOM ICA Secretary

Ballot results .
Agenda


IOM ICA 2018 AGM Agenda (Updated Dec 7th 2018)

To all World Council Members:

Please note the Third edition of the 2018 IOM Agenda, with modifications to Appendix A, with clarification concerning the current wording and the proposed wording of the resolution.

Thank you all for you support in returning the requested 2018 NCA Country Reports, and I hope to have a formal ballot circulated for your review by the end of next week – December 14th.   

If there are any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact me. 

With Kindest Regards,

Gary Boell

IOM ICA Secretary

NCA application received from Malaysia

December 4th , 2018

This will serve as the formal notice of the announcement of the application received from the country of Malaysia to form an NCA and join the World Council. I have also attached the necessary completed documentation for your review and evaluation. The effective date of this announcement is posted on December 4th , 2018 and will serve as the initiation date for the four week review period by the Executive Board to make a determination and ruling of acceptance.

Gary Boell
IOMICA Secretary

Memorandum of understanding
Constitution
Regulations

IOM ICA 2018 AGM Agenda

To all World Council Members:

Please note the secondary edition of the 2018 IOMICA AGM Agenda (Updated Nov 3 ’18), with modifications to Appendix D, and the additional attachment of our current 2018 Class Championship Rules .  This current CCR attachment will hopefully allow a comparison between our existing rules and the proposed changes in Appendix A, B, C, and D.

Please find the attached agenda for our 2018 Annual General Meeting highlighting several submitted proposals. I have also included in this email a blank copy of our  IOM NCA REPORT (individual country report) to allow all of listed NCA Representatives to provide a current fleet status within your individual countries.  This information is vital in the determination of your counties voting strength, so please make an effort to have something back to me by December 1st.  Take a moment to share what has worked well within your local region to strengthen regatta activity and growth, and what the challenges have been.

If there are any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact me.

With Kindest Regards,

Gary Boell

IOM ICA Secretary