The 2012 Offroad Commission AGM takes place on Saturday October 6th at Taylors Three Rock, Rathfarnham, Dublin. The schedule for the day is as follows:
- Morning – Casual spin around Three Rock
- 2pm – soup and sandwiches for hungry bikers
- 3pm – Offroad Commission AGM
- 4:30pm – 2012 prize-giving ceremony
You’ll find the full agenda here, including Commission nominations and motions.
Please note there are various positions on the Cycling Ireland Offroad Commission up for nomination.
Nominations must be received by the Offroad Commission by Saturday 29th September at 1:00pm, any nominations received after this date/time will not be accepted.
Nominators and nominees must hold a current Cycling Ireland licence.
Vacant positions for nomination:
Morgan O’Connell (current chairman) and Fergal Kilkenny (current secretary) will be retiring from their respective positions in October.
Sean Herlihy (Access Officer) retired from his position during 2012.
Ciara MacManus (XC Development rep.) retired from her position during 2012.
Morgan, Sean, Ciara and Fergal are thanked for their dedication, efforts and work during their tenure and have brought about significant change, promotion and improvement to many aspects of the sport.
Positions up for re-election as follows:
- Orla Baxter (Commission member)
- Alison Murphy (BMX rep.)
Members who currently do not require re-election:
- Natalie O’Carroll (DH Development rep.)
- Aine Conneff (Treasurer)
- Richard Thornhill (DH co-ordinator)
To nominate a person for election to the Offroad Commission, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject “Offroad Commission nomination” Nominations must be received by the Offroad Commission by Saturday 29th September at 1:00pm, any nominations received after this date/time will not be accepted.
You must be present at the AGM to propose your nomination or have a representative to act on your behalf.
Here is an example of a motion:
” I [Joe Bloggs] CI Licence number:  would like to nominate [John Doe] for the position of [insert proposed role/responsibility here]”
Motions are now being accepted for the 2012 Offroad AGM, any Cycling Ireland members wishing to submit a motion for the upcoming Offroad AGM must do so by email.
Please submit your motions via e-mail to email@example.com with the subject “2012 Offroad AGM motion”
The date of the Offroad AGM is Saturday 6th October, and will likely be held in in Taylor’s pub Rathfarnham, all details will be confirmed in due course.
Motions must be received by the Offroad Commission by Saturday 29th September at 1:00pm, any motions received after this date/time will not be accepted.
Submitting a motion to the AGM is your opportunity to influence how offroad cycling in Ireland is administered.
Any successful motions relating to changes to Technical Regulations or formal Operating Procedures of Cycling Ireland have to be approved by the Board of Cycling Ireland.
You MUST include your Cycling Ireland licence number and your full name.
Here is an example of a motion:
” I <Joe Bloggs> CI Licence number: <12OV123> propose the following changes..etc….. ”
At a Cycling Ireland Board Meeting on 2/Jul/2012 a Code of Conduct for Cycling Ireland members was approved, this Code sets out the standards of behaviour expected of Cycling Ireland members.
This CoC includes a clause for communications on the various public media (point 4.7)
“Disparaging or inflammatory remarks are not to be made on websites, social media outlets etc. under the control
of Cycling Ireland or its constituent Provincial Executives, Commissions or Clubs.”
Full details here