Schedule & Agenda

In order to allow the BoD enough time on initiatives and reports, please submit all documents to the secretary one week in advance of the meeting.

December 18, 7:30 pm EST Conference Call

  1. Call to Order and Roll Call
  2. Announcements
    1. January 24 US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider dinner and awards
    2. January 25 8 – 12 Board Meeting
    3. January 26 World Cup Miami Racing
    4. The Olympic Committee will report at the January meeting
    5. Management, Small Boat, Venues Division Report due one week prior to the February 23 meeting
  3. Consent Calendar
    1. Meeting Minutes Approval from November meetings
    2. Committee Chair and Member List Approval
  4. President’s Report – Tom Hubbell
  5. Executive Director’s Report – Jack Gierhart
  6. Treasurer’s Report – Taran Teague
  7. 2015 Budget – Diana Kareta
  8. Olympics Report – Josh Adams
  9. Staff Connection and Division Reports
    1. Race Administration – Matt Hill/Hank Stuart
    2. Championships including Adult Championship format – Shannon Bush/Liz Walker
  10. Old Business
    1. Sports Medicine Report – David Jones
    2. Governance
      • Regulation 10 Championships and Other US Sailing Events 2014-12-01
      • Regulation 4.05 Offshore 2014-12-02
      • Safety Equipment Regulations 2014-12-03
      • Regulations 4.02 Championship Committees 2014-12-04
    3. Board Liaisons for Divisions and Areas
  11. New Business
    1. Compensation for Race Officials and National Chairs at all US Sailing Championship Events
  12. Adjourn

November 1 – 8, 2014 ISAF Meetings

November 17, 7:30 pm EST Conference Call     AGENDA
•    Division Reports: Education and Offshore
•    Committee member roster finalized for approval
•    ISAF Report from representatives
•    Board Liaisons for divisions assigned

December 18, 7:30 pm EST Conference Call. To honor family time during the holidays, this meeting is on Thursday.
•    Division Reports: Race Administration and Championships
•    US Sailing budget
•    Committee member rosters finalized for approval (late submissions)

January 24, 2015 US Sailing Team Sperry Top-Sider Annual Team Dinner and Awards, Key Biscayne, FL

January 25, Board Meeting, Key Biscayne, FL 8:00 to 12:00
•    Olympic budget
•    Division Reports: Olympic
•    Independent OSC Review Report

January 26, World Cup Miami Racing

February 23, 7:30 pm EST Conference Call
•    Division Reports: Management, Small Boat, Venues
•    ISAF Submissions Due March 1

March 23, 7:30 pm EDT Conference Call
•    Division Reports: Education and Offshore

April 27 7:30 pm EDT Conference Call
•    Division Reports: Race Administration and Championships
•    ISAF Issues as needed

May 8th ISAF Events Committee meeting in the Netherlands

Week of May 11 (conjunction with Volvo stopover)  Day TBD. In-person in Newport, RI – Board & Staff
•    All Divisions submit a written report on progress toward long range goals.
•    Update strategic plan and approve goals
•    ISAF reporting as needed

June 22, 7:30 pm EDT Conference Call
•    Division Reports: Management, Small Boat, Venues
•    Nominating Committee Report

July 20 7:30 pm EDT Conference Call
•    Division Reports: Education and Offshore
•    ISAF Submissions August 1

August 17, 7:30 pm EDT Conference Call
•    Division reporting: Race Administration and Championships
•    ISAF Endorsements of individual certifications due September 1

September 21, 7:30 pm EDT Conference Call
•    Division Reports: Management, Small Boat, Venues
•    2014 Budget Planning Review

October 19 7:30 pm EDT Conference Call
•    Division Reports: Education and Offshore
•    Women and youth match racing
•    ISAF discussion and direction of delegates
•    Herreshoff nomination due

November 7-14, 2014 ISAF Meetings

November 16, 7:30 pm EST Conference Call
•    Division Reports: Race Administration and Championships
•    ISAF Report from Representatives
•    Committee Chair Recommendations due

December 17, 7:30 pm EST Conference Call
•    Division Reports: Management, Small Boat, Venues
•    US Sailing budget

January 25, 2016 2016 7:30 pm EST Conference Call
•    Division Reports: Review long range goals in preparation for National Conference
•    Olympic Budget
•    National Conference and Leadership Forum Planning

February 2-4 National Conference, San Diego CA
•    All Divisions Report
•    Herreshoff Award winner announced at first Board Meeting
•    Olympic budget including Olympic department budget
•    Committee chairs and member list finalized for approval

February 4-6 Leadership Forum, San Diego, CA

•    Monthly Reports: Executive Director, Olympic, President, Treasurer
•    Quarterly Written Reports: Divisions—co-authored by staff, division chairs and committees. This includes  the Olympic Committee
•    Committees and Divisions may report at any time necessary.
•    Submit action items on the Action Request Form. (Download the Action Request Form.)

Division Chair and Board Liaisons: (To be updated at the 11/17/14 BoD meeting).

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