2012 December ExCom Minutes Print
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ILCA-NA Executive Committee
Meeting Minutes
December 11, 2012

Chairman Andy Roy called the meeting to order at 7:05 pm EDT.  Also in attendance were Al Clark, LauraLee Symes, Eric Reitinger, Meka Taulbee, Jerelyn Biehl and Sherri Campbell.  Christine Neville was unable to attend.

1.The minutes from November 12, 2012 were approved.

2. World Council Summary report – Al Clark reported that the Int. Council meeting began with a discussion on the ISAF plaque issuance system.  Discussion was also held on replica parts and measurement for future events.  Complete report issued by ILCA.

3.Status of action items
a.    Sponsorship:  minor edits accepted.  Sherri will clean up and distribute to the ExCom. It was suggested that if you are going to pitch to a company, please let the rest of ExCom know so everyone is aware and there will not be duplication.
b.    Regatta Guidelines Update: Document distributed after the last meeting with no feedback. It was agreed to use this document from now on.  Sherri will upload it to the website in place of the current one.
3.Office Report
a.    The Laser Sailor: The Winter issue will go to the printer this week in time for Christmas reading in members’ mailboxes.
b.    Finances: Reports not ready for this month as Sherri was on vacation last week but will be distributed via email in the coming week.  The tax return has been completed and filed for the 9/30/2012 year end.
c.    Membership: Lots of renewal of memberships in the mail this past week as well as online activity. December & January reminders were sent in November by mail & email.

5. Other Business
a.    Women’s Worlds berths from Women’s NAs to MOCR: Lauderdale YC has now made this an open event for radials, so the Women’s NAs cannot be considered one of our major regattas.  We need to determine how to select the 2 spots; add to MOCR or from Grand Prix?  Andy suggested putting all 4 spots into MOCR for 2013. Motion passed.
b.    Unconfirmed 2013 regattas
i.US Nationals – District 7; Derek Stow & Mark Bear are looking for a                 venue.
ii.No Coast – District 23 – still working on a venue
iii.Great Lakes – District 19 – still working on a venue
c.    Grand Prix – Executive is anticipating a proposal from Christine Neville.
d.    Discussion of holding another District Secretary conference call. Eric and                 Meka will work on a plan for a date and agenda.
e.    Discussion about contacting Laser sailors with the America’s Cup and                 Youth teams to discuss potential sponsorship.

Next call: January 8, 2013.

Meeting adjourned at 8:08 pm