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International Umpires Sub-committee

Sally Burnett (GBR)
Chairman

Zofia Truchanowicz (POL)
Vice-Chairman

Sungchul Jeong (KOR)

Marianne Middelthon (NOR)
Jacob Mossin Andersen (DEN) Bill O'Hara (IRL)
Richard Slater (AUS)

Terms of Reference

6.10.9.3 The International Umpires Sub-committee shall:

(a) administer the International Umpires' programme;

(b) recommend to the Race Officials Committee the appointment of International Umpires in accordance with these Regulations;

(c) disseminate information to and communicate with International Umpires and Member National Authorities;

(d) be responsible for the instruction and evaluation of International Umpires and candidates to become International Umpires, which shall include:
(i) the development and conduct of seminars to train and qualify International Umpires and candidates to become International Umpires; and
(ii) the formulation of the examinations and establishment of the criteria for the performance assessment which applicants must pass to qualify as International Umpires;

(e) assist Member National Authorities in training and in developing national umpires programmes; (f) recommend policies regarding the conduct of International Umpires;

(g) administer programmes to promote uniform application and consistent interpretation of the Racing Rules and other World Sailing documents by International Umpires;

(h) propose rule changes and submit interpretations of the Racing Rules and calls for match racing and team racing to the Racing Rules Committee;
(i) develop and administer a procedure for the grouping and classification of International Umpires according to their abilities and to place them in groups based on agreed criteria;

(j) update International Umpires Sub-committee documents, such as the Umpiring and Match Racing Manual, the Umpiring and Team Racing Manual, Performance Assessment forms and the International Umpire application form;

(k) address questions from International Umpires;

(l) deal with such matters as any World Sailing committee may request.

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