TSUNAMI NEWS - 23 FEB 2021
Virtual Town Hall
We will be hosting our next town hall on Thursday, March 11 2021 at 6PM (PST) as a Zoom meeting. Our panel will be presenting updates on a variety of club operations, with topics such as: the new mentorship program, our new website, fleet renewal, COVID-19 impact and policies, and lessons for the upcoming season. Members will also have the opportunity to ask questions, so be sure to come by if you have any for the Steering Committee.
Zoom Link: https://zoom.us/j/92249761656
Workshop - Barriers in accessing outdoor groups faced by BIPOC
The UBC Surf Club, Varsity Outdoor Club and Ski and Board Club are hosting a virtual workshop on dismantling barriers BIPOC face when accessing outdoor clubs.
As members of the UBC Sailing Club, we participate in a sport that has historically been white dominant and has higher barriers to entry. We really encourage everyone to attend to hear 3 speakers talk about the work they've been doing to increase the diversity and inclusivity of outdoor groups. There will also be a guided workshop on how to make outdoor clubs more accessible to everyone.
Date: Feb 24th at 5pm
The new website is live already. From here on it will be the centrepiece that helps the Steering Committee manage club membership and communication. While we will present it in more detail at the town hall, you can already check it out and help us make it work for you. If you see something that does not function, or think of something that should be there, please email JB at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Members are welcome to the Steering Committee meetings
Interested in what the Steering Committee does? Maybe you want to join the Steering Committee in the future? Come listen and watch the meetings in action.
See when we are having our next meeting, and register on our events calendar.
Windsurfing social event
Exciting news! Join us on Wed, Feb 24 at 7PM (PST) for windsurfing stories night, cause hey, it'll be better than Netflix Featuring speakers such as wave surfer in Maui (Craig Hennesey, a former windsurfing fleet captain), and a 4-time Canadian Olympian sailor and windsurfer (Nikola Girke).
Event link: tinyurl.com/WindStories
Zoom social event
Come join us at our online social event being hosted on Thursday, March 4 at 7:00PM (PST); socialize and meet new people!
Zoom meeting link: https://ubc.zoom.us/j/69923348786?pwd=U0tobU50M2tXTlY0cXR4TGt4dHdqZz09
Meeting ID: 699 2334 8786
We're hiring instructors!
Are you interested in working for us as a Windsurfing Instructor? If so, please email our head instructor, Christoph, at email@example.com.