Call for Expressions of Interest: RCA Safety and Events Committee

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The Rowing Canada Aviron (RCA) Safety and Events Committee (SEC) is seeking expressions of interest from individuals to fill two positions on the Committee.
SEC is a duly-constituted committee of RCA, mandated under the Terms of Reference to consist of up to five members drawn from the rowing community, and is competency-based. The Terms of Reference are found online here:  ( )

The competencies for the SEC include, but are not restricted to, the following:

  • Regatta organization understanding and experience;
  • Safety knowledge;
  • Infrastructure knowledge;
  • Sanction experience and understanding;
  • The ability to understand the impact of SEC decisions at the Provincial Rowing Association, Club and individual level;
  • Knowledge of Indoor rowing;
  • Knowledge of Coastal rowing;
  • Knowledge of Touring;
  • The ability to interface with Organizing Committees;
  • Report-writing skills.

SEC meets in person once a year, and conducts quarterly conference calls. The majority of the committee business is conducted by email. Conference calls are also held when issues arise requiring additional committee discussion.

SEC is searching for individuals who want to be actively involved and engaged in this committee. This is an opportunity for an individual who is passionate about the sport, is self-motivated, and can work in a team environment. In particular, SEC is searching for an individual with regatta organization understanding and experience.

Inquiries about this position and the SEC can be sent to Mike Bagshawe, Chair RCA Safety and Events Committee (

If you are interested in contributing your expertise to the SEC, please send an expression of interest by December 8th, 2017 to with “SEC Expression of Interest” in the subject line. Please include details of your rowing involvement, and indicate the areas where your expertise will benefit the SEC.