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Lightning Class Association
Date: 3/30/2022
Subject: Executive Committee Proposed Action - Seeking Governing Board Input by Sunday, April 3rd
From: International Lightning Class Association

Dear Governing Board Member:

The Executive Committee would like to act on behalf of the Governing Board per the Lightning Class Constitution, Article XII, Section 1(b). Before moving forward, the EC would like Governing Board Input. This proposed action has been reviewed by and endorsed by VP of Worlds, Rob Ruhlman and Organizing Authority Representative, John Sawyer.  


With the World Championship essentially 6 weeks away, we ask for your response by midnight on Sunday, April 3rd.  


Proposed Action: Temporarily suspend Document Governing All Sanctioned Lightning Class Championships, Articles Governing All Lightning Class World Championships, Article V. Entries, Section 3.3 The Class Office when filing slots shall not create a situation where one Country has more than 50% of the entered boats (the “50% rule”), for the 2022 Lightning World Championship.

Please click on the link below to review the Proposed Action, learn the reasoning be hind the proposal and the action to implement said plan. The link also contains a survey to collect responses
In addition, an open forum is scheduled for Sunday, April 3, 2022 at 1030 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada) please find the Zoom Registration Link below. 
The Zoom Meeting Registration LinkRegister in advance for this meeting:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

We hope to see you there!
If you have any questions or would like to add comment please contact President Bill Bogardus or myself. 
If you are no longer a District Commodore please let me know as soon as possible so I can update the database and get the invitation out to the new representative. 
Thank you very much for your dedication and commitment to the Class. 
Laura Jeffers
ILCA Executive Secretary
Office Phone:   +1 727-942-7969
What's App/Cell:    +1 727-215-2579

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