The CRS is governed by a Board of Governors (BOG) which consists of the organizer
from each CRS event (Rallies, Rallysprints and Rallycrosses). Membership on
the BOG will begin once the event has been accepted onto the CRS calendar and
continue for the remainder of the year the event occurs in, plus the following
year. In addition to the organizers there will be a number of other members
including: the Director, Equipment Managers, Secretary/Treasurer, Membership
Officers, Competitor Liaison, CRS Moto Liaison, Rallycross Liaison, Press Liaison,
Sponsor Liaison, Webmaster and the Stock Class Chairman. The responsibilities
of the officers are detailed as follows:
The Director will be elected by a vote of the CRS membership and shall be in
charge of the general operations of the CRS. The Director will schedule and
chair BOG meetings, and act as the official contact person for the CRS. The
Director will be responsible for seeing that a monthly article for DUSTY TIMES
is submitted. The Director will be responsible for the acquisition of all the
year-end awards (within the budget). The Director will be responsible for the
year-end awards banquet, and any other social events as desired. The Director
has the power to expend funds as required to accomplish these tasks and other
CRS related business as deemed appropriate. The Director may delegate any of
these responsibilities to other individuals if desired.
The Equipment Manager will be responsible for the CRS rally
equipment (green flags, clocks, radios, bibs, sign boards, PA
system etc). The manager will order new sign boards and other
equipment as necessary to support the various CRS events. The
manager will furnish the desired equipment to the organizers prior
to the event and collect it from the organizer after the event.
The Secretary will be responsible for recording the minutes of the
BOG meetings, tabulating votes and updating the rule book as required.
The Secretary will be responsible for tabulating the CRS Rally and
Rallysprint standings. The Secretary will also be responsible for
generating emailings to all CRS members as needed. The Treasurer
will be responsible for dispensing funds to pay for subscriptions,
decals, trophies, etc.
The Rally MO will be responsible for signing up CRS members and
distributing information about the CRS to interested parties. The
Rally MO will have someone available at the registration of each
event to sign up new members. The MO's name, address and phone will
be advertised as a contact point for new rallyists. The Rally MO
will be responsible for maintaining the membership database.
The Competitor Liaison will act as a point of contact for competitors
who would like to make an input to the BOG. He/she will keep written
records of the competitor comments and inputs from competitors. The
Competitor Liaison will attend BOG meetings. To be eligible for
this position the person must have been a competitor on at least
one CRS event a year for the three previous years, and plan on
continued CRS involvement. The Competitor Liaison will be elected
by a vote of the CRS membership.
The CRS Moto Liaison will be the contact person for those seeking information
on the CRS Moto Championship. He/she will keep written records of the competitor
comments and inputs from competitors. The CRS Moto Liaison will also be represent
the interests of Moto competitors at BOG meetings. Nominations
for Press Liaison will be solicited from the CRS membership and the
BOG will select from those nominated.
The Rallycross Liaison will be the competitor contact for those
seeking information on the CRS Rallycross Championship. The Rallycross
Liaison will be responsible for making calendar decisions throughout
the year and for informing the BOG and webmaster of changes. The
Rallycross Liaison will also be responsible for obtaining photos
for year end awards and administering class arbitration at events.
The Rallycross Pointskeeper will be responsible for tabulating
the Rallycross Championship Standings and furnishing those standings
to the Webmaster. The Rallycross Equipment Manager will be
responsible for the CRS rallycross equipment. The Rallycross
Equipment Manager will furnish the desired equipment to the
organizers prior to the event and collect it from the organizer
after the event.
The RX MO will be responsible for signing up CRS members and
distributing information about the CRS to interested parties. The
RX MO will have someone available at the registration of each
rallycross to sign up new members. The Rallycross MO’s name,
address and phone will be advertised as a contact point for new
rallycross competitors. The Rallycross MO will be responsible for
maintaining the membership database.
The Webmaster will maintain the CRS website, keeping it current
with news, series standings, photos etc.
The Sponsor Liaison will be responsible for acquiring sponsors
(including ad copy) for ads in the rulebook. The Sponsor Liaison
may also choose to develop additional sponsors for CRS (website,
The Press Liaison will actively seek to promote the CRS and will be the single
point of contact for the press. The Press Liaison will distribute the writing
assignments for articles about events among those interested. These articles will
be targeted for publication in DUSTY TIMES and other periodicals that cover CRS
events. In addition the Press Liaison will issue quarterly Press Releases to various
periodicals with Rally and RX calendars and championship standings. Nominations
for Press Liaison will be solicited from the CRS membership and the BOG will select
from those nominated.
The SCC (Stock Class Chairman) will be responsible for the
administration of the CRS Stock Classes (Performance Stock and CRS
GT). The SCC will be the contact person for questions and rules.
The SCC will be responsible for the policing of the classes at
events, and will furnish the organizers with a list of approved
Stock and GT Class competitors prior to the drivers’ meeting.
The SCC will administer the online of Stock Classes competitors to
consider amendments to the rules. The SCC will administrate the
voting on proposed changes to the rules. The SCC shall be selected
by a vote of the active Performance Stock and GT Class competitors.
It is recommended, but not required, that the SCC be someone not
competing in Performance Stock or CRS GT Class.
The BOG shall make decisions on Calendar approval, amendments to these rules,
amounts of fees, and any other items deemed appropriate by the Director. The
BOG shall also be responsible for appointing people to fill the jobs of Equipment
Manager, Secretary, Press Liaison, Rally Membership Officer, Treasurer, CRS
Moto Liaison, Rallycross Liaison, Rallycross Membership Officer, Rallycross
Pointskeeper & Equipment Manager, Webmaster and Sponsor Liaison. The BOG
Yahoo Group will also serve as an informal forum for the organizers to discuss
items related to the organization of rallies. For voting purposes each Rally
event shall have the same number of votes as the event’s weighting factor
(1, 2 or 3), with a limit of 3 BOG votes per competitive weekend. Rallysprint
organizers will have one vote for each event organized. Rallycross organizers
will have one vote for each CRS points event organized. Any officers that are
not organizers will have one BOG vote. Each event will have a single point of
contact for the purposes of BOG email polls. The single point of contact for
each event will designate who from his event shall be on the BOG mailing list
and who will have voting privileges at meetings. If an event is dropped from
the calendar, for whatever reason, that event's organizer will lose his BOG
Voting privileges for that event at that point. A quorum of at least 50% of
the possible votes must be present to make any decisions on rules.
BOG Email Voting
In order to complete an email BOG vote, either a majority of the possible votes
must be cast or a minimum of 3 working days (not Sat, Sun or holidays) must have
BOG Meeting Agenda
The preliminary Agenda for the year end BOG meeting shall be distributed to
the BOG members at least 6 weeks prior to the meeting.
BOG Meeting Proxies
To establish a proxy for the yearly BOG meeting, the organizer or officer
will be required to notify either the director or the secretary prior to the
meeting. Any one individual will be limited to holding only one other BOG member's
Championship Related BOG voting
While all BOG members are welcome to participate in the discussion of any
issue, for voting purposes the BOG will partition issues into four categories:
"Rally Only", "CRS Moto Only", "Rallycross Only" and "Common". The Rally Only,
CRS Moto Only and Rallycross Only categories will be for those issues that only
relate to that specific championship (e.g., CRS-2 rules would only relate to
Rally). Issues that have crossover interest (such as budget and membership items)
will be handled as "Common". The table below details which members
of the BOG will vote on which issues.
CRS Moto Only
|Director, Webmaster, Secretary/Treasurer
|Sponsor Liaison, Press Liaison, Competitor Liaison
|Rally Equipment Manager
|Rally Membership Officer
|Stock Class Chairman
|CRS Moto Liaison
| Rally Moto Organizers
|Rallycross Membership Officer, Rallycross Liaison,
|Rallycross Pointskeeper & Equipment Manager
Downgrading Event Weighting
If an event, for whatever reason, is unable to execute the level of event that
was initially planned, the organizer can request the BOG to downgrade the weighting
as long as there is at least 8 weeks before the event.
Expenditure of Funds
Expenditures of less than $100 can be approved by either the Director or the Treasurer.
Expenditures of more than $100 need the approval of the Common BOG.