Coach Education and Development Committee

  • Volker Nolte 
  • Howard Campbell 
  • Jill Würflinger 
  • Colleen Miller

Terms of Reference:  Coach Education & Development Committee


Safety And Events Committee

  • Mike Bagshawe (Chair) 
  • Matteo Cendamo  
  • Lynda Dundas  
  • Tim Henderson 
  • Jean-Christophe Marly 
  • Andrew Smith 

Terms of Reference:  Safety and Events Committee 


Umpires Committee

  • Judy Sutcliffe (Chair) 
  • Debbie Sage 
  • Donna Bliss 
  • Julie-Ann Vincent 
  • Errol Bosman 
  • Sophie Desaulniers

Terms of Reference:  Umpires Committee  *under review* 

Nominating Committee:  Terms of Reference

RCA holds an Annual Meeting in September and a Semi-Annual Meeting in January of each year.   

Semi Annual Meeting  
Calgary, Alberta 
JANUARY 27, 2019 

At8:00 a.m. MST 

NOTICE is hereby given to all members of Rowing Canada Aviron that the RCA Semi-Annual Meeting will be held at 08:00h on January 27, 2019 in Calgary, Alberta at the: 

Hotel Arts 
119 12 Ave SW 
Calgary, AB T2R 0G8 
ph. 403.266.4611 


  1. Call to order 
  2. Establishment of a quorum 
  3. Identification of the scrutineer 
  4. Adoption of minutes of previous Annual Meeting: September 20, 2018 (download here) 
  5. Adoption of minutes of previous Semi-Annual meeting: January 28, 2018 (download here) 
  6. Presentation of reports: Annual Report (download here) 
  7. Report from the Committee on Dues and Fees (download here) 
  8. Proposed amendments to the By-Laws (download here) 
  9. Proposals from members (none received – 90 days notice is required) 
  10. Any other business specified in the notice of meeting (none) 

Semi-Annual Meeting Notes

Click here

Additional Documentation: 
An additional report from RCA was presented to the Committee on Dues and Fees on November 26, 2018. This was provided as context for the recommendations by the Committee to the membership and can be downloaded here. 

Appointment of Proxy Holder: 

Members unable to attend the Semi-Annual Meeting of Rowing Canada Aviron (RCA) on January 27, 2019 in Calgary, Albertamay appoint a proxy holder who is not required to be a member to vote on their behalf, provided that: 

  1. written notice naming the member giving the proxy and the name of the proxy holder is received by the Secretary of CARA prior to the start of the meeting; and 
  2. the proxy does not extend to matters for which the voting is by ballot under sub-paragraphs 6.4a. (RCA By-Laws) 

Directions on Voting: 

Members may either: 

  1. give the proxy holder full discretion in deciding how to vote on the member’s behalf; or 
  2. may give specific directions to the proxy holder on how to vote on any of the matters included in the notice of meeting. 

Note: In the event that an amendment to an original motion is proposed at the meeting, the proxy form gives the proxy holder full discretion on how to vote on such amendment. 

Sid Murdoch 
Secretary | Secrétaire 
Rowing Canada Aviron 
321 – 4371 Interurban Road, Victoria BC, V9E 2C5 
toll-free | sans frais1.877.722.4769 ext. 2 
phone | téléphone 250.220.2581