In the period from July 30th to August 19th the IRSA electronic general assembly took place. Following was the agenda and outcome:

(i) Review of the minutes of the last General Assembly (Annex A)

The minutes are accepted.

In favour: (12) CAN, ESP, FRA, GBR, GER, ITA, MLT, NED, NOR, SUI, TUR, USA
Against: None
Abstained: (1) UKR
Not Present: (23) ARG, AUS, AUT, BAR, BEL, BRA, CHI, CRO, CZE, DEN, FIN, GRE, IOMICA, IRL, ISR, JPN, NZL, POL, POR, PRK, RSA, RUS, SWE, THA

(ii) Matters arising therefrom

none

(iii) Receive the Officers' Reports (Annex B)

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The officers' reports are accepted.

In favour: (9) ESP, FRA, GBR, GER, ITA, MLT, NOR, UKR, USA
Against: None
Abstained: (2) CAN, CHI
Not Present: (26) ARG, AUS, AUT, BAR, BEL, BLR, BRA, CRO, CZE, DEN, FIN, GRE, IRL, ISR, JPN, NED, NZL, POL, POR, PRK, RSA, RUS, SUI, SWE, THA, TUR

(iv) Accept the financial Report C)

 

The financial report is accepted.

In favour: (10) CHI, ESP, FRA, GBR, GER, ITA, MLT, NED, SUI, UKR
Against: None
Abstained: (2) CAN, USA
Not Present: (25) ARG, AUS, AUT, BAR, BEL, BLR, BRA, CRO, CZE, DEN, FIN, GRE, IRL, ISR, JPN, NOR, NZL, POL, POR, PRK, RSA, RUS, SWE, THA, TUR

(v) Set the Subscriptions (Annex D)

The proposal fails, hence the subscriptions are £0 for the next period until GA 2020.

In favour: (1) RUS
Against: (13) AUS, CAN, CHI, FRA, GER, ITA, MLT, NED, NOR, NZL, SUI, TUR, UKR
Abstained: (0) 
Not Present: (23) ARG, AUT, BAR, BEL, BLR, BRA, CRO, CZE, DEN, ESP, FIN, GBR, GRE, IRL, ISR, JPN, POL, POR, PRK, RSA, SWE, THA, USA

(vi) Motions and amendments (none)

(vii) Receive a report of changes to the Regulations (Annex E)

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In favour: (5) ESP, GER, MLT, RUS, SUI
Against: (2) ARG, FRA
Abstained: (4) BLR, CAN, UKR, USA
Not Participating: (26) AUS, AUT, BAR, BEL, BRA, CHI, CRO, CZE, DEN, FIN, GBR, GRE, IRL, ISR, ITA, JPN, NED, NOR, NZL, POL, POR, PRK, RSA, SWE, THA, TUR

(viii) Any other urgent business at the discretion of the Chair

Add to the agenda a proposal by CAN, "Rescind the IRSA policy on prohibited events". (The proposal fails, at least one vote is "No". )

In favour: (10) ARG, AUT, CAN, FRA, NED, NZL, RUS, SUI, UKR, USA
Against: (3) DEN, GBR, GER
Abstained: (1) MLT
Not Present: (23) AUS, BAR, BEL, BLR, BRA, CHI, CRO, CZE, ESP, FIN, GRE, IRL, ISR, ITA, JPN, NOR, POL, POR, PRK, RSA, SWE, THA, TUR

(ix) Election of Officers (Annex F)

Glenn Dawson is the unopposed candidate and is accordingly declared elected as IRSA Regional Officer Oceania.

Matteo Longhi is the unopposed candidate and is accordingly declared elected as IRSA Regional Officer Europe.

John Ball is the unopposed candidate and is accordingly declared elected as IRSA Regional Officer Americas.

Henning Faas is the unopposed candidate and is accordingly declared elected as IRSA Publicity Officer.

Selwyn Holland is the unopposed candidate and is accordingly declared elected as IRSA Secretary.

No candidate for Treasurer

Pierre Gonnet is elected as the Chairman, IRSA Events Committee.

Graham Bantock: (6) AUS, CRO, GBR, GER, SUI, TUR
Pierre Gonnet: (13) ARG, AUT, BLR, CAN, CHI, DEN, ESP, FRA, NED, NZL, RUS, UKR, USA
Abstained: (0) 
Not Participating: (18) BAR, BEL, BRA, CZE, FIN, GRE, IRL, ISR, ITA, JPN, MLT, NOR, POL, POR, PRK, RSA, SWE, THA

Robert Grubisa is elected as the Chairman, IRSA Technical Committee.

Robert Grubisa: (12) AUS, AUT, BLR, CRO, DEN, ESP, GBR, GER, ITA, NED, SUI, TUR
Vangelis Simonidis: ( 8 ) ARG, CAN, CHI, FRA, NZL, RUS, UKR, USA
Abstained: (0) 
Not Participating: (17) BAR, BEL, BRA, CZE, FIN, GRE, IRL, ISR, JPN, MLT, NOR, POL, POR, PRK, RSA, SWE, THA

Gordon Davies is elected as the Chairman, IRSA Racing Rules Committee.

Gordon Davies: (11) ARG, BLR, CAN, CHI, FRA, NED, NZL, RUS, TUR, UKR, USA
Nigel Winkley: (7) AUS, AUT, CRO, ESP, GBR, GER, ITA
Abstained: (1) SUI
Not Participating: (18) BAR, BEL, BRA, CZE, DEN, FIN, GRE, IRL, ISR, JPN, MLT, NOR, POL, POR, PRK, RSA, SWE, THA

Bernard Merlaud is elected as the Vice-Chairman, IRSA.

Gerd Mentges: (7) AUS, AUT, GBR, GER, ITA, NED, SUI
Bernard Merlaud : (11) ARG, BLR, CAN, CHI, DEN, ESP, FRA, NZL, RUS, UKR, USA
Abstained: (0) 
Not Participating: (19) BAR, BEL, BRA, CRO, CZE, FIN, GRE, IRL, ISR, JPN, MLT, NOR, POL, POR, PRK, RSA, SWE, THA, TUR

Steve Landeau is elected as the Chairman, IRSA.

Lester Gilbert: (9) AUS, AUT, CRO, ESP, GBR, GER, ITA, SUI, TUR
Steve Landeau: (11) ARG, BLR, CAN, CHI, DEN, FRA, NED, NZL, RUS, UKR, USA
Abstained: (0) 
Not Participating: (17) BAR, BEL, BRA, CZE, FIN, GRE, IRL, ISR, JPN, MLT, NOR, POL, POR, PRK, RSA, SWE, THA

(x) Close and thank you