of the United States of America
National Board Elections
The NWSRA is conducting a general National Board Election. Nominees are Mike Avila (President), Todd Haig (VP), Nikki Yedor (Secretary), Bonnie Ruston (Treasurer), Jim Lancon (Sgt @ Arms). Ballots will be sent via email to 2014 Full Active Members (not Grass Roots, or associate) age 18 and older. Qualified voters can email email@example.com to obtain a ballot.
World Council Representatives
NWSRA Executive Board will conduct an election to select the US representatives to the Pan American Region of the IWWF Racing Council. Anyone interested in a position, must respond no later than December 31, 2014. Email your information to firstname.lastname@example.org. Be sure to include your qualifications and a statement as to why you are interested in the position. The current US representatives are Dusty Schulz and Ted Hofman. Qualifications include: must have participated in a minimum of 3 world championships (participation can include not only as a driver, observer or skier, but a race official, judge, team captain, co-captain, manager, etc) Should also have held a position on any NWSRA Board (National, International, Region, etc) within the past 6 years. This position requires international travel at the representatives expense. NWSRA by-laws call for representatives to be selected 90 prior to the 2015 World Championships. New reps, if any, will take their over their position immediately following the world championships.
US Open Nationals
Congratulations to all competitors at the 2014 US Open Nationals. Special thanks to our event sponsor Nordic Boats and our class sponsors of: Long Beach Boat and Ski Club, S & S Hardware, Mike Avila Motorsports, Chef Flemming's Bake Shop, Char Mirich, In Memory of Jeff Mirich, Jim Barnard, Glen Anderson and Craig Gregory. Also, to everyone who made the raffle a success including Nordic Boats, Kim Haskil and Mike Nunez for the Oakley and Hurley items, Todd Haig and Charlie Saunders for the bridle donations.
Overall Skier Results
Mandatory Motor Vehicle Review (MVR) for Drivers
All boat drivers must pass a MVR Review, prior to participation. This MUST be completed by all NWSRA drivers as well. Reviews are valid for 2 years. These take several days and up to a week or so to complete, so please submit sooner rather than later. Follow the instructions below. These links also provide additional details on the review and process.
• Log into your “Members-Only” section of USA Water Ski’s Web site (www.usawaterski.org) using your membership number and password (if you don’t know it, please click the “Help Me Sign In” link)
• Click on the “Drivers’ Programs” link from the navigational menu on the left-hand side of the page
• Click on the “Purchase and Authorize a Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) Review” link and follow the instructions to pay the $12.50 screening fee
• Click on the link provided on your payment receipt to go to USA Water Ski’s screening agency’s Web site to submit your authorization.