Annual Consultative Meeting – 18th November 2020

Annual Consultative Meeting – 18th November 2020

The 2020 Wildwater Racing Annual Consultative Meeting is planned to take place on the evening of Wednesday 18th November, all those with an interest in Wildwater Racing are very welcome to attend. This year it will be held online due to the ongoing Covid situation and more details about how this will work will unfold over the coming 2 months. Due to this new method of doing the ACM we’ve needed to develop some new procedures and cut off dates for registrations, so please take the time to read the text below in preparation for our proceedings.

Agenda and how to register to attend the ACM online.

The business of the ACM is to:

  • Receive and approve the previous ACM Minutes
  • Receive the report of the Chair and other Committee Members and subcommittees
  • Receive a report from the Treasurer and accept the Annual Accounts
  • Present the draft budget for the following year
  • Report on the four-year plan and approve future proposals
  • Elect Officers and members of the WWRC
  • Consider any items on the Agenda requested by those eligible to vote

Voting is by Registered Club, for a club to qualify as a Registered Club the following conditions apply

Be affiliated with a National Association (British Canoeing, Scottish Canoe Association, Canoe Wales and Canoe Association Northern Ireland) and any one of the following:

  • Have had at least 1 club member compete in at least 1 race in the previous 12 months prior to the meeting
  • Have organised at least one regional or national race within the previous 12 months

The 12 months of racing up to when racing stopped in March has been used for the qualification period instead of the previous 12 months prior to the meeting.

To be able to vote at the ACM a registered Club needs to appoint a club member to vote on behalf of the club or via a proxy, the proxy can be another registered Club or the Chair. This needs to be done by 20:00 Sunday 15th November. CLOSED

This link opens the form for registration of a Club member to be able to vote on behalf of the Club

This link opens the form for registration of a Proxy to vote on behalf of the club

Any item for the Agenda at the ACM, not originating from the WWRC are required to made by two full members of a National Association who are members of and represent a Registered Club. Such Agenda items must reach the Secretary – secretary@wildwater.org.uk by Monday 19th October 2020. CLOSED

The WWRC is comprised of up to 10 elected or appointed persons, each being a full individual member of a National Association. This total includes 3 Officers (Chair, Secretary, Treasurer) up to 3 general members and National Association delegates. At the first meeting of the WWRC following an ACM, a Vice-Chair will be elected by the WWRC from the elected members

Elected members serve for approximately two years. Officers are elected at alternate ACMs, the Chair and Treasurer in odd years and the Secretary in even years.

Positions open for election at this year’s ACM are:

  • Secretary
  • 3 general committee members

Nomination for officer positions, (Chair, Secretary, Treasurer are required to made by two full members of a National Association – Nomination closes on Monday 19th October 2020. CLOSED

This link opens the form for Nomination for Secretary – Both Nominators need to complete a form

Nominations for general members are required to be made by two full members of a National Association – Nomination closes on Monday 2nd November 2020. CLOSED

This link opens the form for Nomination for General Committee Members – Both Nominators need to complete a form

Simon Wright – chairman@wildwater.org.uk

Wildwater Racing Committee

Wildwater Racing ACM Minutes 2019