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Executive Appointments Committee

Lars Berntsson

Class Measurer

John Burnham

Communications Director
Fishers Island

Kevin Farrar

Chief Measurer
Fishers Island

Peter Rugg

Class Rep to World Sailing
Fishers Island

Executive Appointments

Class Measurers

Two or more Class Measurers shall be appointed. Class measurers shall be responsible for inspecting each newly-built IOD, or rebuilt IOD to ensure that the yacht complies with the WCA specifications as set out in the [Class Rules].

  • The Class Measurers will develop a plan for issuing measurement certificates for IODs currently racing.
  • The Class Measurer’s shall work with the Technical Committee on this endeavor.
  • The Class Measurer’s shall work with approved builders to certify newly built IODs comply with the Class Rules.

Class Historian

  • The Class Historian will work with the Communications Committee to maintain the Class Registry.
  • The Class historian will serve on the Hall of Fame Committee.
  • The Class Historian will serve as a resource for members interested in the history of the class.

Newsletter Editor

The Newsletter Editor shall be responsible for the creation of a periodic newsletter communication to the WCA membership.

  • The Newsletter Editor shall work to improve the public image of the Class and to distribute news to Class members, including:
  1. A website content review/update.
  2. Recommitment of fleet communications contacts.
  • The Newsletter Editor shall be supported by the Communications Committee.

World Sailing Representative

  • The World Sailing Representative shall:
  1. Assure that World Sailing has up-to-date information on the IOD Class.
  2. Report attendance at the IOD World Championship, results, class membership and accurate boat roster for World Sailing website.
  3. Attend the World Sailing Annual Conference and represent the IOD Class on the WS Classes Committee.
  4. Report to the President and the Executive Committee on actions taken at WSAC that will impact the IOD Class.
  5. Maintain relationships with WS staff and committee members who have the ability to enhance the IOD Class.
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