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January 2016

Voting

Who Can Vote

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Who Can Vote?

The following Groups are Eligible to Vote

Full Members with more than 13 months continuous subscription
Explanation:
A member is over 18 years of age and has not had more than a 30 day lapse in membership over the last13 months.

Life Members
Explanation: A membership who has either paid for life membership or has been awarded the status as they have held continuous membership for 21 years or more.

Affiliated Clubs
Any club from any skating discipline that affiliated with us before October 1st 2017.

Methods of Voting

There are two ways of casting your vote either by Proxy or in person at the EGM.

Voting in Person
A sealed ballot box will be available at the reception of iCE Sheffield throughout the British Figure Skating Championship which is taking place between Tuesday 28th November and 4th December 2017.

You can also vote in person at the meeting which is taking place in the Glacier Suite at iceSheffield at 7:15pm on Saturday 2nd December.

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Benefits

Benefits to the Skating Family

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Coaches

• Increased ability for you to advise and influence decision making on the future provision of coach education.
• Better and affordable training and CPD opportunities tailored to the different needs of your customers, from beginners to elite level.
• Improved coach licence benefits package.
• Support to help you better engage with your ice rink and local network i.e. Local Authorities, colleges and Universities, thereby increasing your ability to access local funding and new customers and create a higher profile.
• More opportunities for coaches to network and learn from each other.
• Help to improve the coaching experience for your customers thereby having more retained, satisfied clients, higher profile and improved reputation.

Parents

• A membership package which offers value for money
• The ability to take out a full membership with full voting rights for parents and guardians of below 16 year olds and those without the capacity to vote.

Grass Roots Skaters

• More grass roots funding opportunities
• A membership package which offers value for money
• And engagement committee to voice concerns and needs of membership
• Improved NISA programmes that meets the different needs of customers at different stages of development

Judges and Officials
• More opportunities to expand and grow the voluntary work force
• More opportunities to support volunteers in their role
• Ability to support, develop, engage and expand ice rinks throughout the UK
• Improved reputation and influence with the ISU

Volunteers
• More opportunities to expand and grow the voluntary work force
• More opportunities to support volunteers in their role and personal development

Clubs

• Ability to support, develop, engage and expand ice rinks throughout the UK
• Higher profile of the sport locally, nationally and internationally
• Ability to increase participation in the sport, particularly amongst young people
• Ability to deliver against Sport England agenda, particularly increasing participation amongst females in their teenage years, families and those from disadvantaged backgrounds
• Support to help you better engage with your ice rink and local network i.e. Local Authorities, colleges and Universities, thereby increasing your ability to access local funding and new customers and create a higher profile.

Elite Skaters
• More European, World and Olympic medals
• A stronger talent pathway from grassroots to elite level through the support

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