May 15, 1978
ARTICLE VII - INTERNATIONAL GOVERNING COMMITTEE
An International Governing Committee of nine members shall consist of three to be
elected by written ballot of all Regular Members pursuant to the By-Laws, one to be
appointed by C & C Yachts, one to be appointed by North Sails, and the four Class
Officers (see Article VIII).
At least two members of the IGC (including Officers, see Article V) shall be from North
America, and at least two shall be from Europe. Other members of the IGC shall have the
specific responsibility of representing other continents on which MEGAs are raced; such
responsibility shall be delegated by written ballot of association members from that
continent, included with the annual ballot for electing the IGC and Officers.
ARTICLE VIII - OFFICERS ARTICLE
The following Officers (members of the IGC) shall be elected by written ballot of all Regular
Members pursuant to the By-Laws.
President. He or she is the chief executive of the Association, and shall preside at
meetings, summarize decisions, appoint special committees, and make interim rulings.
Vice-President. He or she shall perform the duties of the President in his/her absence.
Executive Secretary. He or she shall supervise the day to-day business of the Association,
carry out the policies set by the IGC, and keep minutes of all meetings.
Treasurer. He or she shall keep the .Association's books and financial records, be
responsible for assets, disburse funds only upon order of the President or the Executive
Secretary, and furnish a detailed annual financial reportto the members.
ARTICLE IX - COMMITTEES
The following Standing Committees sha!l be appointed, by the IGC to carry on the business of
the Association and make appropriate policy decisions and recommendations. The President and
Executive Secretary shall be ad hoc members of all standing committees.
Technical Committee, responsible for the Class Rules C&C Yachts and North Sails shall
each furnish one member of this committee.
International Race Committee, responsible for World and Continental Championship
Promotion Committee, responsible for promotion of the Mega Class. C&C Yachts and
North Sails shall each furnish one member of this committee.