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RRCA Annual Meeting of the Membership and Report of the Nominating Committee

02/14/2019
We are reminding leaders of RRCA member organizations about the RRCA's Annual Meeting of the Membership. 
 
All RRCA members in good standing as of March 25, 2019 are welcome and encouraged to attend the 2019 Annual Meeting of the Membership. Registration in the 61st RRCA National Convention is not required in order to attend the 2019 Annual Meeting of the Membership (breakfast is not provided to unpaid attendees).
 
The meeting will take place on Saturday March 30, 2019 at 8:30 AM (Central) at New Orleans Downtown Marriott at the Convention Center:  859 Convention Center Boulevard:  New Orleans, Louisiana 70130. 

Report of the Nominating Committee

On behalf of the 2019 RRCA Nominating Committee, I am pleased to provide this report of our proceedings in accordance with Article VIII (B) (1) of the By-Laws of the Road Runners Club of America (RRCA).
   
Screen Shot 2019-02-14 at 4.23.54 PMThe 2019 Nomination Committee presents this recommended Slate of Board of Directors for voting consideration at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the Membership:

  • Southern Region Director: Betsy Boudreaux - Incoming (Louisiana State Rep.)
  • Western Region Director: George Rehmet - Incumbent
  • At-Large Director: Lisa Rippe - Incumbent
  • At-Large Director: Goody Tyler - Incumbent
I wish to thank the outstanding group of committee members: Kelly Richards (K2) (Past At-Large Board Member), Steve Viegas (Massachusetts State Representative), and Samantha Collmar (Ohio State Representative). I sincerely appreciate their hard work.  On behalf of the 2019 Nominating Committee, I thank all the candidates for their active participation in the nomination process and congratulate the slate candidates.   

Other candidates wishing to run from the floor during the Annual Meeting may submit their name to Jean Knaack (execdir@rrca.org) within 30-days to be included on the ballet for the election.

Sincerely,
Mark Grandonico - Committee Chair (Past Eastern Region Director)

Voting Assignment and Proxy Certification Instructions

The Bylaws of the RRCA allow for the assignment of a proxy vote for member clubs and events. If an RRCA member club or event is not sending their official voting representative (president, director, or owner) to the Annual Meeting of the Membership, then the voting rights of that club or event may be assigned to another authorized representative attending the meeting in person. That person must be qualified by being a member of either the same club or event or from another qualified club or event in good standing in the same state. In accordance with the RRCA bylaws, a proxy cannot be held for clubs or events from different states.
 
To assign voting rights to a qualified proxy on behalf of a club or event member, the authorized representative must complete the online Voting Rights Assignment Form before March 25, 2019. You must be logged into the site using your membership renewal credentials to access the "members only" section.
 
Each Appointed Proxy Holder must complete and submit the online Proxy Acceptance Form in accordance with the instructions on the forms.
 

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