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Notice of the Annual Meeting of the Members - 2021

03/11/2021
We are advising members of the date and location for the its Annual Meeting of the Membership.
 
Date: April 17, 2021
Time: 8:30 AM Eastern
Location: Sheraton Orlando Lake Buena Vista Resort, 12205 S Apopka Vineland Rd, Orlando, FL 32836.
 
Reminder, attendance at the RRCA Convention is not required to attend the meeting but is encouraged

Recommended Slate for 2021 RRCA Board Elections

The RRCA would like to thank everyone that submitted a nomination and participated in the interview process with the Nominating Committee. The Nominating Committee has expressed that candidates had a significant depth of talent, skills, passion for the sport, as well as, knowledge, support and fondness of the RRCA. As a result of the work of the Nominating Committee, the following individuals represent the recommended slate of directors that will be up for election at the RRCA Meeting of the Membership on April 17, 2021.
  • Western Region Director: Stephen Wright (Incumbent)
  • Southern Region Director: Betsy Boudreaux (Incumbent)
  • At-Large Director: Lisa Rippe (Incumbent)
  • At-Large Director: Lionel Adams (New)
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The RRCA thanks the members of the Nominating Committee for their hard work with this important process: Kelly Richards (Chair - Past Board Member), Peter Qumsiyeh (OH State Rep), Jean Arthur (Past Board Member), Bertrand Newsom (RRCA Certified Coach), and Brenda Groskinskey (KS State Rep).

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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 April 9, 2021 (5:00 PM Eastern). You must be logged into the website using your membership renewal credentials to access the "members only" section.  The Voting Rights Assignment Form will have further instructions to share with proxy holders to finalize the process.

RRCA Bylaw Updates for Approval at 2021 Annual Meeting

On December 9, 2020, the RRCA Board of Directors approved the recommended updates to the RRCA Bylaws provided by the Bylaw Review Working Group. The recommended updates represent several months of work on the project and reflects the organization's commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. 
 
RRCA Members will be asked to approve the updated RRCA Bylaws, as presented, during the Annual Meeting of the Membership.  In advance of voting for the Bylaw updates at the Annual Meeting, members are encouraged to download the side-by-side comparison, which outlines the current RRCA Bylaws next to the Board-approved revisions.

Download Board Approved RRCA Bylaw Updates >>

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