Election Results & Toledo Ice Yacht Club Members Win Mills

Election Results & Toledo Ice Yacht Club Members Win Mills

Toledo Ice Yacht Club members pressed the fun and speed pedal, winning the 100th Mills Trophy Race, winning 1st in class and 1st overall.

Thank you to all who participated in voting and helped shape the leadership of our class.
Your officers are committed to serving the DN community and ensuring a successful season ahead.
Link to results
Election Results for 2024 IDNIYRA Spring Ballot

Commodore David Frost US5358
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Option Votes Percentage
Yes – I approve the candidate 80 100.00%
No – I reject the candidate 0 0%
Votes tallied: 80
Abstentions: 1

Vice Commodore Rob Holman US3705
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Option Votes Percentage
Yes – I approve the candidate 79 100.00%
No – I reject the candidate 0 0%Votes tallied: 79
Abstentions: 2

Secretary Deb Whitehorse US2366
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Option Votes Percentage
Yes – I approve the candidate 79 97.53%
No – I reject the candidate 2 2.47%
Votes tallied: 81
Abstentions: 0

Treasurer Deb Whitehorse US2366
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Option Votes Percentage
Yes – I approve the candidate 79 97.53%
No – I reject the candidate 2 2.47%
Votes tallied: 81
Abstentions: 0

Past Commodore Robert Cummins US3433
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Candidate Votes Percentage
Yes, I approve the candidate 76 96.20%
No, I reject the candidate 0 0%
Warren Nethercote 1 1.27%
John Harper 2 2.53%
Votes tallied: 79
Abstentions: 2

The Ice Men Winneth
Toledo Ice Yacht Club Sailors Win Historic Mills Trophy Race

In addition to our election news, we are excited to share an accomplishment by a team of sailors from the Toledo Ice Yacht Club. They have made history by winning the 100th anniversary of the prestigious Mills Trophy Race aboard a Hobie33 catamaran.

IDNIYRA & IDNIYA EU 2023 Fall Ballot Results


The combined 2023 IDNIYRA & IDNIYRA EU ballot closed today. The two questions on the ballot passed and will become effective on May 31, 2024.
LINK TO RESULTS

Election Results for 2023 IDNIYRA & IDNIYRA EU Fall Ballot
Previous: Notice of Electronic Ballot for Specification Changes & EPIC Agreement Amendment
Started at: October 3, 2023
Finished at: October 17, 2023
Total IDNIYRA ballots cast: 60
Total IDNIYRA EU ballots cast: 46
106 of 406 ballots cast.

Option: 1. PROPOSAL TO REVISE SPECIFICATIONS, SECTION A: FUSELAGE; SECTION B: RUNNER PLANK
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Yes – I APPROVE: 91 votes 91.00%
No – I REJECT: 9 votes 9.00%

Yes – I APPROVE wins with 91.00% of the vote.
Votes tallied: 100
Abstentions: 6

Option: 2. PROPOSAL TO AMEND THE EPIC AGREEMENT ARTICLE XI, ENFORCEMENT OF THE SPECIFICATIONS.
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Yes – I APPROVE: 84 votes 83.17%
No – I REJECT: 17 votes 16.83%

Yes – I APPROVE wins with 83.17% of the vote.
Votes tallied: 101
Abstentions: 5

IDNIYRA 2023 Spring Ballot Results


Thank you to all who voted in the election. Here is a link to the results. 
See Runner Tracks February 2023 for proposals put forward at the Annual Governing Meeting. 

Election Results for 2023 IDNIYRA Spring Ballot

Started at: May 19, 2023 at 4:00pm
Finished at: June 2, 2023 at 4:00pm
Time zone: Central Time (US & Canada)

85 of 202 ballots cast.

1. Candidate: Commodore David Frost US5358
Yes – I approve the candidate: 84 votes 100.00%
No – I reject the candidate: 0 votes 0%

Yes – I approve the candidate wins with 100.00% of the vote.
Votes tallied: 84
Abstentions: 1

2. Candidate: Vice Commodore Rob Holman US3705
Yes – I approve the candidate: 83 votes 97.65%
No – I reject the candidate: 2 votes 2.35%

Yes – I approve the candidate wins with 97.65% of the vote.
Votes tallied: 85
Abstentions: 0

3. Candidate: Secretary Deb Whitehorse US2366
Yes – I approve the candidate: 84 votes 98.82%
No – I reject the candidate: 1 vote 1.18%

Yes – I approve the candidate wins with 98.82% of the vote.
Votes tallied: 85
Abstentions: 0

4. Candidate: Treasurer Deb Whitehorse US2366
Yes – I approve the candidate: 84 votes 98.82%
No – I reject the candidate: 1 vote 1.18%

Yes – I approve the candidate wins with 98.82% of the vote.
Votes tallied: 85
Abstentions: 0

5. Candidate: Past Commodore Robert Cummins US3433

Yes, I approve the candidate: 80 votes 97.56%
No, I reject the candidate: 0 votes 0%
Kent Baker: 1 vote 1.22%
Eric Anderson: 1 vote 1.22%

Yes, I approve the candidate wins with 97.56% of the vote.
Votes tallied: 82
Abstentions: 3

6. PROPOSAL TO CHANGE IDNIYRA CONSTITUTION ARTICLE VI AND ARTICLE XII – ELECTION & DUTIES OF OFFICERS & TECHNICAL COMMITTEE
Yes: 72 votes 94.74%
No: 4 votes 5.26%

Yes wins with 94.74% of the vote.
Votes tallied: 76
Abstentions: 9

7.  PROPOSAL TO CHANGE IDNIYRA BY-LAWS GENERAL 1 – MEMBERSHIP DUES
Yes: 32 votes 46.38%
No: 37 votes 53.62%

No wins with 53.62% of the vote.
Votes tallied: 69
Abstentions: 16

2022 IDNIYRA Fall Ballot Results for Spec Change & Epic Agreement

All 4 ballot questions were approved. They will take effect on May 31, 2023, as per the EPIC Agreement.

Via IDNIYRA Europe Secretary Atilla Pataki:

Happy Thanksgiving & Advent to all of our Class Members!

The 2022 Autumn DN Class Ballot closed yesterday.

The results are the following:

Results for 2022 Autumn DN Class Ballot

Proposal 1: Technical Specifications Amendment – Boom Stripe

Option Votes Percentage
Yes – I approve the amendment 142 (NA:78,EU:64) 82.08% (NA:80%,EU:85%)
No – I reject the amendment 31 (NA:20,EU:11) 17.92%(NA:20%,EU:15%)
Votes tallied: 173
Abstentions: 7
The proposal received the support of more than 2/3 of the votes cast. Passes.
PASSED

 

Proposal 2: EPIC Agreement Amendment – Technical Specifications Compliance

Option Votes Percentage
Yes – I approve the amendment 163 (NA:95,EU:68) 95.32%(NA:96%,EU:94%)
No – I reject the amendment 8 (NA:4,EU:4) 4.68%(NA:4%,EU:6%)
Votes tallied: 171
Abstentions: 9
The proposal received the support of more than 2/3 (66,6%) of the votes cast. Passes.
PASSED

 

Proposal 3: EPIC Agreement Amendment – Technical Committee

Option Votes Percentage
Yes – I approve the amendment 153 (NA:84,EU:63) 91.07%(NA:87,5%,EU:86%)
No – I reject the amendment 15 (NA:12,EU:3) 8.93%(NA:12,5%,EU:4%)
Votes tallied: 168
Abstentions: 12
The proposal received the support of more than 2/3 (66,6%) of the votes cast.
PASSED

 

Proposal 4: EPIC Agreement Amendment – Voting

Option Votes Percentage
Yes – I approve the amendment 163 (NA:98,EU:65) 96.45%(NA:97%,EU:96%)
No – I reject the amendment 6 (NA:3,EU:3) 3.55%(NA:3%,EU:4%)
Votes tallied: 169
Abstentions: 11
The proposal received the support of more than 2/3 (66,6%) of the votes cast.
PASSED

Also see: https://idniyra.eu/2022-autumn-ballot/

Results of 2022 IDNIYRA Officer & TC Election

Link to results.

 

Past Commodore

The results have been tabulated in the International DN Ice Yacht Racing Association Election of 2022-2023 IDNIYRA Officers and one Technical Committee member.

The proposed slate of officers and Technical Committee member have been elected. 49% of those eligible voted -114 ballots submitted of 231 eligible voters.
[Note: The Past Commodore ballot was sent separately. 29% of those eligible voted. 67 ballots submitted of 231 eligible voters.]

Commodore: Jody Kjoller:
Yes – I approve the candidate: 106 votes (99.1%)
No – I reject the candidate: 1 vote (0.9%)
Yes – I approve the candidate wins with 99.1% of the vote.
Votes tallied: 107
Abstentions: 7

Vice Commodore: David Frost:
Yes – I approve the candidate: 111 votes (100.0%)
No – I reject the candidate: 0 votes (0%)
Yes – I approve the candidate wins with 100.0% of the vote.
Votes tallied: 111
Abstentions: 3

Secretary: Deb Whitehorse:
Yes – I approve the candidate: 114 votes (100.0%)
No – I reject the candidate: 0 votes (0%)
Yes – I approve the candidate wins with 100.0% of the vote.
Votes tallied: 114
Abstentions: 0

Treasurer: Deb Whitehorse:
Yes – I approve the candidate: 113 votes (100.0%)
No – I reject the candidate: 0 votes (0%)
Yes – I approve the candidate wins with 100.0% of the vote.
Votes tallied: 113
Abstentions: 1

Past Commodore: Bob Cummins:
Yes – I approve the candidate: 65 votes (98.5%)
No – I reject the candidate: 0 votes (0%)
Kent Baker: 1 vote (1.5%)
Yes – I approve the candidate wins with 98.5% of the vote.
Votes tallied: 66
Abstentions: 1

Technical Committee Jeff Kent
Yes – I approve the candidate: 108 votes (98.2%)
No – I reject the candidate: 1 vote (0.9%)
Warren Nethercote: 1 vote (0.9%)
Yes – I approve the candidate wins with 98.2% of the vote.
Votes tallied: 110
Abstentions: 4