Minutes of CAFA Executive Meeting

September 14, 2005


Tom Lightfoot (Chair), Kirk Krack, Mandy Cruickshank, Helen Lightfoot (Minutes), Matt Charlton (by phone)

Call to Order

This meeting was held at 113 - 3075 Primrose Lane, Coquitlam. The meeting was called to order at 6:50 p.m. PST

Meeting Minutes

July 6, 2005 Minutes approved.

Action Items


  1. Website translation
  2. 2007 World championships
  3. Insurance
    Form has been submitted. Pending a conference call with Tec.
  4. Website
    Still need to update Nationals credits. Individual Worlds results have been added.


  1. Doc Lopez' AIDA donation
    Helen to email Sebastien Nagel to remind him to disburse CAFA's money.
  2. Diver Magazine mailout
    Letter written and emailed to Board.
  3. CAFA poster


  1. Minutes
  2. AIDA Rules document revision


  1. BCRPA Aquatic Workshop
    Still no response from this organization.
  2. DEMA Booth display
  3. Ongoing.


  1. Mont Tremblant Club
  2. CAFA brochure
    Will be sent off to get graphics added.


  1. Board positions 2005-2006
    • Tom Lightfoot, President
    • Mandy-Rae Cruickshank, Vice-President
    • Kirk Krack, Past President, Director of Media and Marketing, Chair Judges Committee
    • Matt Charlton, Director of Membership, Eastern Canada, Chair Safety Committee
    • Helen Lightfoot, Secretary and Treasurer
  2. Insurance
    • Tec has received the legal paperwork. A conference call is scheduled for September 15th.
  3. Competitions
    • ERC Ottawa September 30th to October 2nd. Deferred to pool competition in Winter.
    • WRC Vancouver October 28th to 30th. Need to find a host.
    • Proposed dates for 2006
      • March 4 to 5th, WRC Vancouver, pool only.
      • May 12 to 15, WRC Vancouver, all disciplines.
      • June 23 to 25, or a later date in July or August, Nationals, Vancouver, all disciplines.
  4. Worlds 2007
    • Have already indicated interest in hosting
    • Suggested date is the beginning of August, which is best for accomodations
  5. DEMA 2005
    • Goals: to show freediving as a profit centre to dive stores; to build a mailing list; to sell freediving to instructors; to increase corporate memberships.


The meeting was adjourned at 7:55 p.m. PST

The next CAFA meeting will be held after DEMA October 10th, time and location TBA.

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