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Structure, Roles, and Responsibilities of Key Members in Governing International One Metre Class Affairs
The day-to-day activities of the ICA are managed by an Executive Committee. The Executive Committee consists of a Chairman, a Secretary, a Treasurer, and four Vice Chairmen. For three Vice Chairmen, each is the Chairman of a sub-committee which deals with one of the three major responsibilities of the ICA:
- Technical issues of class rules and rule interpretations
- International event issues to do with notice of race, sailing instructions, scoring system, observing, umpiring, and so on; and
- Measurement issues to do with the appointment and training of class measurers, certificates, boat registration, and so on.
The Executive Committee consists of:
- Chairman: Promotion of the Class, appointment of NCAs and NCSs, and external relations.
- Vice-chairman (Technical): Class rules and their interpretation.
- Vice-chairman (Events): Class Championship Rules and the running of events.
- Vice-chairman (Measurers): Class measurers, measurer development and training, providing measurer and measurement support for Class events.
- Vice-chairman (InfoComms): Class Web site, electronic voting, and the exchange of information among Class sailors.
- Secretary and Treasurer: support for the Executive and the World Council.
Executive Committee office bearers act in an honorary capacity. They are nominated and voted to their position by the World Council.