Schedule & Agenda

Please give board submissions the time and attention they deserve by submitting all written material at least one week in advance of the meeting.

November 25 7:30 pm EST Conference Call

  • Committee list finalized for approval
  • ISAF Report from Representatives
  • Division Reports: Race Administration and Venues

December 23 7:30 pm EST Conference Call

  • US Sailing budget
  • Committee lists finalized for approval
  • Division Reports: Education and Management

January 20, 7:30 pm EST Conference Call

  • Budgets: Approve 2014 Objectives and Olympic budget
  • Division Reports: Small Boat, Offshore, Championships

Sailing Leadership Forum 2014
February 6-8, 2014 San Diego, CA
February 9, 7:30 AM- 10:30 AM PST In-person

  • Division Reports: all (Written only and due Feb 4.)
  • Plans and Progress toward 60K Membership Initiative
  • Update strategic plan
  • ISAF Submissions Due March 1

March 24, 7:30 pm EDT Conference Call

  • Division Reports: Race Administration and Venues
  • ISAF Report from representatives as needed

April no meeting

April 30 (5-8pm) – May 1 8am- 5pm EDT In-person in Portsmouth & Bristol, RI – Board and Staff

  • Division Reports: All divisions (Written only and due April 25)
  • Progress toward 60K Membership Initiative
  • 2015 planning
  • ISAF as needed

June 16, 7:30 pm EDT Conference Call

  • Division Reports: Education and Management
  • Nominating Committee Report
  • Herreshoff nomination
  • Governance Committee Report

July 21 7:30 pm EDT Conference Call  —  AGENDA

  • Division Reports: Small Boat, Offshore, Championships
  • Herreshoff Award Nominations
  • ISAF Submissions August 1

August 18, 7:30 pm EDT Conference Call – AGENDA

  • ISAF Endorsements of individual certifications due September 1
  • Division reporting as needed

September 22, 7:30 pm EDT Conference Call- AGENDA

  • Division Reports: Race Administration and Venues
  • 2014 Budget Planning Review
  • Committee Chairs updates

October 22-25 Milwaukee, WI

  • Herreshoff Award winner announced at first Board Meeting
  • Elections
  • Division Reports: All Divisions

November 17, 7:30 pm EST Conference Call (tentative depending on ISAF meeting dates)

  • Committee member list finalized for approval
  • ISAF Report from representatives
  • Division Reports: Education and Management

December 22, 7:30 pm EST Conference Call

  • Budget
  • Committee member list finalized for approval
  • Division Reports: Small Boat, Offshore, Championships

Monthly Reports: Executive Director, Olympic, President, Treasurer
Quarterly Written Reports: Directors and Divisions, including Olympic

Division Chair and Board Liaisons: (Updated at the 11/25/13 Board meeting.)

Offshore/Big Boat Bill Lee George Hinman, Steve Benjamin
Inshore/Small Boat Brain Hawboldt Dave Ullman
Olympics Ben Richardson Bruce Burton, JJ Fetter
Sailing Venues Jim Tichenor Tom Hubbell
Championships Shannon Bush Jim Walsh
Race Administration Hank Stuart John Craig
Education Charlie Arms Sheila McCurdy, Maureen McKinnon
Management Sarah Alger Dawn Riley

Calls are normally scheduled to begin at 7:30 pm Eastern Time Zone, unless otherwise noted.

Please send any Requests for Action via e-mail to the Secretary, Patty Lawrence, ten days in advance of the meeting.

Any member who brings an issue to the Board will be invited to participate in the Board meeting in which that issue will be discussed. Technical experts are often invited to participate as well. Please contact Patty Lawrence if you have any questions regarding this. Members of the Association are always welcome to attend any meeting of the Board.

Final agendas will be posted 5 to 7 days in advance of a meeting and will be removed from this site once the minutes from that meeting are approved.