2016 RRRC Committee Elections

The Red River Rugby Competitions Committee election period is now open. All elected members of the Competitive Region Committees will remain on an automatically renewing one-year term unless:

  • Committee member resignation
  • A team calls for an election and nominates a new candidate as the representative for their Division & Gender
  • Should a seat be vacated or challenged, nominations will be accepted and the teams within that Division will vote in an election for the representative(s) of their division. In the case of a tie the CR Committee Chair casts deciding vote.

The RRRC Terms of Reference provide an outline for submitting nominees for the Chair and Committee positions.

Current Outline of Divisional Representative positions

Divisional representative candidates may be nominated by and voted for by only the clubs within the corresponding Division.

Men’s Div.1 – Kirk Tate
Men’s Div.1 – Jeff Kolberg
Men’s Div.2 – Luke Turner
Men’s Div.2 – Doug Corrigan
Men’s Div.3 – Travis Hughes
Men’s Div.3 – Karl Tolar*
Women’s Div.1 – Wendy Young
Women’s Div.2 – Holly Iker
At-large Competitions – Ron Watson

The Chair (currently Alan Sharpley) will be elected by the newly seated committee.
The Sevens representative (currently Filip Keuppens) will be elected by the newly seated committee.
The Referee Representative (currently Greg Varnell) will be elected by the STRR members.
The “other stakeholders” position (currently Jerry Gallion) is an optional appointee of the Chair.

*Please note that Karl Tolar (Men’s D3) has resigned from the RRRC Committee at this time.

If any clubs would like to call for an election and provide a nominee for positions on the committee, please contact the CR Chair, Alan Sharpley. Note that nominations will only be accepted from individuals that are CIPP registered with USA Rugby and nominees must also be CIPP registered.  

Any elections and nominations need to be made within five business days of this posting, Aug 3, 2016.

Nomination and Election Process

Aug 3, 2016: Call for nominations; closes after 5 business days
Aug 15, 2016: Nominations posted to the TRU website for review
Aug 23, 2016: Nominations posted to the TRU website for review and online voting opens
Aug 30, 2016 (at 5pm): Voting closes
Sep 2, 2016 (no later than): Election results posted on TRU Website

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