The IRA Stewards are pleased to announce the election of six of the seven successor IRA Stewards with terms of office to commence at the 2011 Annual Meeting of the IRA. One of the first items considered will be the election of the "At Large" Steward by the Association membership. For those eligible to nominate and/or serve, a copy of the nomination form is attached to this document. Please look below for a partial agenda for the meeting, and listing of the new Stewards, their respective constituencies, and terms of office.
Partial Agenda: Intercollegiate Rowing Association
Annual Meeting: Friday, June 3, 2011 at 3:00 PM
Crowne Plaza Hotel: Cherry Hill, NJ
2. Introduction of New Stewards
The Board of Stewards shall consist of seven voting member athletics administrators from different member institutions, and three non voting members; the IRA Commissioner (ex-officio), the president of the IRA Coaches Association (ex-officio), and the IRA Regatta Director (ex officio). The original composition and subsequent makeup of the athletics administrators' portion of the Board of Stewards will be established according to the following:
3. Election of "At-Large" Steward
|IRA Athletic Administrator Steward Number and Description ||First Term ||Original Source ||Additional Term possible ||Re-election by: |
|1. EARC IVY - Patricia Henry, Harvard ||3 years ||EARC Ivy ||yes ||EARC Ivy |
|2. EARC non-Ivy - Terry Gawlik, Wisconsin ||2 years ||EARC non-Ivy ||yes ||EARC non-Ivy |
|3. At Large - TBD ||1 year ||Association ||yes ||Association |
|4. PAC 10 - John Morris, Washington ||3 years ||PAC 10 ||yes ||PAC 10 |
|5. WIRA - Wendy Taylor, UCSD ||2 years ||WIRA ||yes ||WIRA |
|6. EARC Ivy - Mary DiStanislao, Pennsylvania ||1 years ||EARC Ivy ||yes ||EARC Ivy |
|7. EARC non-Ivy - Rose Shea, Holy Cross ||3 years ||EARC non-Ivy ||yes ||EARC non-Ivy |
Addendum # 2A: Election of the Inaugural IRA Board of Stewards per the 2011 IRA Constitution:
AT LARGE STEWARD
8. May 27, 2011 Call for Nominations to the "At Large" position on the Board
9. June 3, 2011 "At Large" Nominations Close at Annual Meeting
10. June 3, 2011 Election of "At Large" Board member at IRA Annual Meeting
Eligibility requirements for IRA Board of Stewards:
Athletics administrators serving on the IRA Board of Stewards shall be salaried on a regular basis by a member institution, and perform a regular staff function representing at least 50 percent of the normal workload for a staff member at that institution.
A. Nomination Ballot for IRA Board of Stewards Seat #3 (At Large)
Please return this form to Gary Caldwell (ECAC Director of Rowing) by email firstname.lastname@example.org or on site in person before the Annual Meeting.