Notice to Members - 2018 AGM Minutes & Important 2019 Dates
The Annual General Meeting is the highest authority of IODA.
The 2018 AGM Minutes are now available online. Any changes that were approved to the Class Rules, Articles of Association and Championship Conditions are reflected in the 2019 Class Rules and 2019 IODA Handbook posted on the IODA Website.
IODA would like to thank all of the Members you attended the 2018 AGM in Cyprus either in person or by proxy. Your input and involvement is very important in the governance of IODA and the future of the class.
The 2019 AGM is scheduled to take place during the 2019 World Championships in Antigua. Information of the 2019 AGM will be circulated in March.
Please note that according to Article 17, that a fully paid up Member can propose an alteration and/or addition to the IODA Articles of Association and Conditions for Championship. The deadline for making a proposal is on or before January 15th. A fully paid up member is to have paid their 2018 Subscription Dues.
Also note that according to Article 16, that a fully paid up Member can propose an alternation and/or addition to the Class Rules. The deadline for proposals is on or before February 15th. A fully paid up member is to have paid their 2019 Subscription Dues.
All Class Rule, Articles of Association and Championship Conditions Proposals are voted on by the Members at the 2019 AGM.
For those Members who are interested in hosting an IODA Championship, the deadline to submit a bid to host a 2021 IODA Championship is May 1, 2019.
We look forward to a great Optimist year in 2019!