2018 November ExCom Minutes Print
Thursday, 24 January 2019 22:48

ILCA-NA Executive Committee

Meeting Minutes

November 12, 2018


The meeting was called to order at 7:00pm EST.  In attendance were: Al Clark, John Long, Eric Reitinger, Andy Roy, and Sherri Campbell. Meka Taulbee was unable to attend.


1.The minutes from October 10, 2018 call were approved as distributed.


2. Office Report

  1. The Laser Sailor – The winter issue deadline is December 1st.
  2. b. Finances – statements as of 10/31/18 were circulated prior to the call. Also included was a preliminary budget for 9/30/2019. The current level of income is not enough to sustain the organization. Various ideas were discussed. Sherri was directed to contact some advertisers to judge their willingness to continue if The Laser Sailor went to an electronic version.
  3. Membership – all numbers now are for the 8/31/2019 membership year. The numbers are okay for this new year so far. Discussion followed that we may see some increase due to the Radial Youth and 4.7 Worlds being held in Kingston in 2019.


3. Old Business

a.ILCA assistance – Andy has talked with Eric Faust and will have further conversation at the upcoming World Council meeting which will be on November 16-18.

b. Combining of  D12 & D17– office has communicated with the ILCA office to bring this to the World Council for approval.  Andy to confirm with email to Eric Faust to add to agenda.

c. World Sailing meeting update – Laser and Radial are still in the running as possible selected equipment for 2024 but other boats have also been included in the equipment evaluation. No date or venue has yet been set by WS for this process. There is also the pending issue of compliance by the builders with the anti-trust rules. Andy will have more to report after the Laser World Council meeting later this week.


4. New Business

a.  The passing of District 6 secretary, Andy Hunt was noted. His position will be filled by Dale Stranaghan.



Meeting adjourned at 7:21 pm



Next meeting December 10, 2018