1. ROLL CALL. All members of the Executive Committee were
present except Messrs. Cook and Lane. Executive Director Terry Harper
and Vicki Sodaro also were present.
2. PRESIDENT’S REMARKS. Mr. Muldoon thanked Walter
Chamberlain for his work in arranging for the cocktail party and
dinner on Saturday evening.
3. Unfinished Business. The Executive Committee discussed
budget-related actions that will be requested at the Board of
Directors meeting this morning.
4. New Business
4a. 2001 IFDS World Championship. The Executive Committee
approved US SAILING’s endorsement of St. Petersburg Yacht Club as
the host of the 2001 IFDS World Championship. Mr. Harper will see that
the endorsement is communicated to ISAF.
4b. Allegra Knapp Mertz Trophy/U.S. Women’s Match Racing National
Championship. The Executive Committee approved giving the Allegra
Knapp Mertz Trophy to the new U.S. Women’s Match Racing National
Championship, which will replace the Women’s Open Championship.
The Executive Committee endorsed a proposed amendment to Regulation
5.04(a), which will be presented to the Board of Directors at this
Ms. Sodaro was excused after these actions were taken.
4c. Eastport Yacht Club Bid for a Future Women’s Match Racing
Worlds. The Executive Committee recommends no action pending
receipt of additional information about Eastport Yacht Club’s bid.
4d. Prince of Wales National Match Racing Championship. The
Executive Committee deferred to its November meeting any action on the
selection procedure for the Prince of Wales National Match Racing
4e. OPUS Joint Marketing Program. The Executive Committee
approved participation in the OPUS Joint Marketing Program in 11
categories in 2001 and four categories in 2002-2004, inclusive.
5. ISSUES TO COME BEFORE BOARD. The Executive Committee
discussed issues that are expected to come before the Board of
Directors at this morning’s meeting, including the proposed dues
increase. The Executive Committee endorsed the proposed dues increase.
The meeting adjourned at approximately 8:40 a.m. (Central Time).
J. Theodore Everingham, Secretary