WSF General Assembly 2011 Invitation

The World Snowboard Federation’s (WSF) 2011 annual General Assembly will take place in Stockholm, Sweden from 26th – 29th of May 2011. Delegates from the National Snowboard Associations and members of WSF are invited to attend the General Assembly.

Building upon the success of last year’s General Assembly, this year’s meeting will again be held together with Swatch Ticket to Ride (TTR) World Snowboard Tour, allowing for direct exchange between attendants of the meetings.

Members who want to submit any specific suggestions/proposals to the WSF General Assembly must send this by e-mail to the Board, no later than 30th of April 2011.

General Assembly Location:
Hotel Ariadne, Stockholm
Sødra Kajen 37
115 74 Stockholm
Phone – +46 8517 38600 / +46 8517 38614 (booking)
Fax – +46 8517 38611

For room reservations please use the above email address and identification code SVE260511. Please book your rooms directly with the hotel. Reservations made after the 25th of April 2011 may not be applicable for the below rates.

Room rates including breakfast:
Single room – SEK 1341
Double room – SEK 1441

On the Saturday evening, all WSF GA participants are invited to the Swatch TTR Art Rules Night.

The Agenda for the week:

Thursday 26the May
1200 – 1800 Meetings with delegates from WSF member nations to discuss important strategic issues
1800 – 2000 WSF Board meeting

Friday 27th May – All sessions on Friday are open to TTR / WSF delegates
0900 – 1000 TTR and WSF season reports / outlook for 2011/12
1000 – 1300 Joint session WSF / TTR
1300 – 1430 Lunch
1430 – 1800 Joint session WSF / TTR

Saturday 28th May
1000 – 1200 WSF General Assembly (closed session for WSF/NSAs delegates only)
1200 – 1300 Joint session WSF/TTR (open for all)
1300 – 1430 Lunch
1430 – 1600 Joint session TTR/WSF (open for all delegates)
1600 – 1800 TTR general meeting (closed session for members only)
2000 Swatch Art Rules Night

Sunday 29th May
1000 – 1400* Open forum day – opportunity for delegates to meet and discuss and share ideas on their own initiative

*If more time is required to finish the meetings from Friday / Saturday, Sunday will act as a back-up day.

According to the Statues of WSF the WSF General Assembly will:
1. Appoint a secretary to take the minutes
2. Appoint 2 persons to confirm and sign the minutes.
3. Approve the votes and proxies.
4. Approve the agenda
5. Appoint the scrutineers for the period of the Assembly
6. Approve the minutes of the previous GA.
7. Approve the reports of the President and the Board.
8. Approve the reports from each region and each commission
9. Approve the financial and auditor’s report.
10. Approve the accounts.
11. Approve the annual membership fee as determined by the Board.
12. Approve the budget for the following year.
13. Assess and vote on the applications for new membership
14. Elect the President, Vice-president and treasurer.
15. Elect up to 3 additional members of the Board of Directors.
16. Elect a qualified auditor.
17. Elect a Controlling Committee of 3 qualified members.
18. Elect a election committee for the next GA
19. Discuss or vote on any other issues on the agenda, which is presented in writing and distributed to the members together with the agenda.
20. No other items can be added to the agenda and decided upon.

Delegates will receive the final Agenda with reports no later than two (2) weeks prior the date of the meetings.

The WSF Board look forward to seeing all of the NSAs in Stockholm. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Author: silvia