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AGM Invitations and Agenda

2015 Annual General Meeting (AGM) Of The International Kiteboarding Association

The 2015 AGM of the International Kiteboarding Association will be held on January 31st, 2016, in Rome. The exact meeting room location will be published together with the final agenda and submissions on 17th January 2016 latest.

Date: Sunday, 31st January 2016
Place: CONI, Comitato Olimpico Nazionale Italiano, Piazza Lauro de Bosis, Rome, Italy
Starting time:
09:30
 

Agenda
1. Welcome by the President of the IKA
2. Approval of the Minutes of the last meeting
3. Reports
      a. President
      b. Executive Secretary
      c. Financial Statement
4. Elections
    Four positions on the Executive Committee are subject to election. The positions are currently held by
      a. Rob Dean
      b. Olivier Mouragues
      c. Adam Szymanski
      d. Richard Gowers
   All nominations must be submitted in writing to the Executive Secretary. Candidates who cannot
   attend the General Meeting must confirm their agreement in writing to the Executive Secretary.
5. Submissions (download the Submission Template)
6. Any Other Business


NOTES

Submissions
Those IKA Full Members (National Class Associations having paid their annual 2015 subscription) wishing to make a submission for consideration by the IKA Annual General Meeting shall do so by filling the submission template and sending it by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
by 1200hrs UTC on 10th January 2016.
The following form shall be used: Submission Template
Every submission to be voted on requires a proposer and a seconder. If a submission fails to have either a proposer or seconder, it will not be further discussed.
All voting to be done by show off hands requiring a simple majority, in other words the option with the most votes wins, and abstentions are irrelevant.
For voting which is changing class rules or constitution, a 2/3rd majority constituted as above is necessary.


Elections
Nominations for elections must be made in accordance with the constitution.
Elections are to be made by a secret ballot following ISAF election procedures.

Delegate Appointment or Proxy Nominations
IKA Full Members in good standing (National Class Association – NCA) shall confirm their appointed delegate or nominated proxy for the AGM by the President or Secretary of the represented NCA and authorize that person to vote on any submission on their behalf. Said authorization shall be received by email sent
to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 1200hrs UTC on 30th January 2016.
The following forms should be used:

Proxy Nomination Form
Delegate Nomination Form

Observers
Those not appointed as a national delegate may attend as an observer but will not be able to speak unless invited to do so by the president.
Observers please send an email to the IKA office at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Be prepared
Delegates are urged to take time to read the agenda and the submissions in advance and come prepared.
Here
is the link to the 2014 AGM Minutes.


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