Executive Committee

Chair

LAURA GRONDIN
+1 860 922 4235 | E-mail
West Hartford, Connecticut, USA
Dark Energy USA-850

 

Vice Chairman Europe

MILES QUINTON
+44 7764 959540 | E-mail
London, United Kingdom
Gill Race Team GBR-694

 

Duncan Stamper

Vice Chairman Americas

DUNCAN STAMPER
+1 250 812 7723 | E-mail
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Goes To Eleven CAN-11

 

Treasurer

LAURA GRONDIN
+1 860 922 4235 | E-mail
West Hartford, Connecticut, USA
Dark Energy USA-850

 

Member of Europe

MICHAEL TARABOCHIA
+49 163 7472760 | E-mail
Munich, Germany
White Room GER-677

 

Paul Krak Arntson

Member of North America

PAUL KRAK ARNTSON
+1 (530) 448-0504 | E-mail
405 North Lake Blvd, #203, Tahoe City, CA 96145-6568 USA
Nikita USA379

 

Kevin Nixon

Member of Asia Pacific

KEVIN NIXON
+61 419296899 | E-mail
Sydney, Australia
ACCRU AUS814

 

Mike Gozzard

Chairman of the Technical Committee

MIKE GOZZARD
Mobile/WhatsApp: +1 519-525-2379 | E-mail 
Victoria, BC, Canada 
CAN-031"Rush"

 

Read about the history of IM24CA

Past Chairmen

Jens Altern Wathne - NOR 2015-2019
Riccardo Simoneschi - ITA 2011-2014
Günter Tzeschlock - GER 2008-2010
Henri Samuel - FRA 2003-2007
Tom Freytag - USA 1999-2002

Past Vice Chairmen Europe

Michael Schineis - AUT 2012-2015
Günter Tzeschlock - GER 2011
Riccardo Simoneschi - ITA 2007-2010
Nils Hauff - NOR 2003-2006
Christian Roman - FRA 2000-2002
Henri Samuel - FRA 1999

Past Vice Chairmen Americas

Brian Hutchinson - USA (acting Vice Chair US) 2016
Rob Britts - USA 2015
Chris Farkas - USA 2013-2014
Simon Strauss - USA 2011-2012
Travis Weisleder - USA 2009-2010
Scott Gregory - USA 2007-2008
Karen Gottwald - USA 2005-2006
Jeff Jones - USA 2004
Hal Pickering - USA 2002-2003
John Porter - USA 2000-2001
Ed O'Sullivan - USA 1999

Past Secretaries and Treasurers

Tomi Hakola - FIN - Secretary & Treasurer 2008-2017
Simon Henning - GBR - Treasurer 2007-2008
Günter Tzeschlock - GER - Secretary 2003-2007
Quentin Strauss - GBR - Treasurer 2003-2006
Keith Musto - GBR - Secretary & Treasurer 1999-2002

Past Members of Europe, Americas and Asia/Pacific

Michael Good - SUI - Member Europe 2015-2019
Duncan Stamper - CAN - Member Americas 2015-2016
Warwick Rooklyn - AUS - Member Asia/Pacific 2014-2015
Rob Britts - USA - acting Member Americas 2014
Simon Strauss - USA - Member Americas 2013
Jens Altern Wathne - NOR - Member Europe 2011-2014
Chris Farkas - USA - Member Americas 2011-2012
Martin Finell - FIN - Member Europe 2007-2010
Bill Carlton - USA - Member Americas 2009-2010
Travis Weisleder - USA - Member Americas 2007-2008
Tomi Hakola - FIN - Member Europe 2003-2006
Scott Gregory - USA - Member Americas 2005-2006
Karen Gottwald - USA - Member Americas 2004
Jeff Jones - USA - Member Americas 2003

Past Tech Comm Chairs

Neil Murphy 1999
Peter Göckel - GER 2012 - 2019

IM24CA Executive Committee

The International Melges 24 Class Association (IM24CA)  World Council meets annually. It comprises representatives of each of the National Melges 24 Class Associations plus representatives from the Class builders. The IM24CA World Council is responsible for electing an IM24CA Executive Committee, which takes charge of the day-to-day management of the class on the World Council's behalf.

The Executive Committee shall consist of the Chairman, two Vice Chairman, three Ordinary Members, the Secretary, the Treasurer and the Chairman of the Technical Committee. In addition a Builder’s Representative will be appointed by the builder’s to represent them on the Executive Committee.

The Builder’s Representative will be a non-voting position. In the event that a simple majority cannot be reached, the Chairman shall have the casting vote. Should a member of the Executive Committee not fulfill their term of office for any reason, their vote IM24CA Constitution shall not be transferred to any other member. The Executive Committee may fill any casual vacancies among the officers and any persons so appointed shall hold office until the next AGM. See the IM24CA's Constitution paragraph 5 & 6.

In addition the IM24CA Executive Committee currently employs four part-time professional staff to assist them in the management of the class (Championship Coordinators, Chief Measurer, Administrator / Media Coordinator). These professional staff members have no voting rights. Click here to meet IM24CA Staff.

 

Jens Wathne - 2017 Melges 24 World Championship - Helsinki, Finland

Jens Wathne - 2017 Melges 24 World Championship - Helsinki, Finland

Riccardo Simoneschi

Riccardo Simoneschi

Günter Tzeschlock

Günter Tzeschlock

Tomi Hakola - 2016 Melges 24 European Championship - Hyeres, France

Tomi Hakola - 2016 Melges 24 European Championship - Hyeres, France

IM24CA Executive Committee members Riccardo Simoneschi, Chris Farkas, Michael Schineis and Tomi Hakola - 2014 Melges 24 European Championship - Balatonfüred, Hungary

IM24CA Executive Committee members Riccardo Simoneschi, Chris Farkas, Michael Schineis and Tomi Hakola - 2014 Melges 24 European Championship - Balatonfüred, Hungary

IM24CA people - Michael Schineis, Hank Stuart, Tomi Hakola, Fiona Brown, Riccardo Simoneschi - 2013 Melges 24 European Championship - Medemblik, the Netherlands

IM24CA people - Michael Schineis, Hank Stuart, Tomi Hakola, Fiona Brown, Riccardo Simoneschi - 2013 Melges 24 European Championship - Medemblik, the Netherlands

Michael Good - 2015 Melges 24 World Championship - Middelfart, Denmark

Michael Good - 2015 Melges 24 World Championship - Middelfart, Denmark

Keith Musto

Keith Musto

Jens Wathne - 2019 Melges 24 World Championship - Villasimius, Sardinia, Italy

Jens Wathne - 2019 Melges 24 World Championship - Villasimius, Sardinia, Italy

Peter Göckel

Peter Göckel

Riccardo Simoneschi, Tomi Hakola and Jens Wathne - 2012 Melges 24 World Championship - Torbole, Italy

Riccardo Simoneschi, Tomi Hakola and Jens Wathne - 2012 Melges 24 World Championship - Torbole, Italy