Senior Delegate Announcement – USA & Canada (November 2021)

We are happy to announce that we have a new Senior Delegate for USA & Canada – Matthew Dickman. We would like to thank Kit Clement for his service as Senior Delegate for the region previously.

Matthew was selected by the WCA Board by voting among them, following Section 4 of our Motion about Senior Delegates.

We wish Matthew the best of luck in fulfilling his new duties. His term as Senior Delegate began on November 18, 2021.

An application was also received from James Hildreth for the position. We want to thank both applicants for their willingness in helping the WCA and the Speedcubing Community even more than they currently do. You can view both of their candidacy documents here.

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Changes in the Board of Directors (November 2021)

With the terms of Board Members Bob Burton and Henrik Buus Aagaard coming to an end, applications were opened for the Board of Directors. Unfortunately, no applications were received for the position(s) which has stopped the Board election process.

The terms of Bob and Henrik ended at 23:59 UTC on November 8, 2021. From this point the Board has been reduced to the remaining three members.

We want to thank both Bob and Henrik for all the accomplishments they have had in their positions and for their dedication to the WCA. We wish them all the best for whatever is up next!

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Call for Applicants – WCT Leader (October 2021)

There will be an appointment of a new WCA Communication Team (WCT) Leader, as Lauren Clement’s term has expired in her position as the Leader of the Team. We would like to thank Lauren for the work she has done in this position so far.

Candidates are expected to fulfill their term (24 months) and to spend at least 5 hours per week on average to work for the committee. The qualities expected of candidates are:

  • Strong leadership skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Communication skills

The application period for candidates to submit their candidacy documents is from now until November 18th, 2021, 23:59 UTC. Interested candidates can send the application privately to the WCA Board (board@worldcubeassociation.org).

The candidacy documents must be in PDF format, and must include:

  • Brief personal introduction.
  • Summary of activities done for the WCA.
  • Ambitions as the WCT Leader of the WCA.

Candidates are additionally asked to send a copy of their applications which can be made public at the end of the application period.

The rights and duties of the WCT can be found in WCA Motion 10.2021.1.

After the application period, the WCA Board will make a selection by voting and will announce the new Leader, after confirmation among Senior Delegates and sitting Committee/Team Leaders by voting, as described in Section 4 of WCA Motion 10.2021.0.

Thank you for your candidacies and support.

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Senior Delegate Announcement – Asia West and South (October 2021)

We are happy to announce that we have a new Senior Delegate in Asia West and South: Akash Rupela.

Akash’s term had been extended previously but as noted on the rights and duties of WCA Senior Delegates available in WCA Motion 09.2021.1, a new appointment had to be made at this time. There were no other candidates who applied for the position.

We wish Akash Rupela the best of luck in continuing to fulfill his duties in the region.

You can find his candidacy document here.

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New WRT Leader (October 2021)

We are happy to announce that we have a new WCA Results Team (WRT) Leader, Sébastien Auroux. Sébastien’s term had already been extended previously but as noted on the rights and duties of WCA Committees & Teams available in WCA Motion 10.2021.0, a new appointment had to be made.

Sébastien was selected by the WCA Board and approved in a vote among the current Committee Leaders and Senior Delegates, following Section 4 of our Motion about WCA Committees and Teams.

Other than Sébastien, the following individuals also applied:

  • Brandon Reichman

You can find both of their candidacy documents here. We thank Brandon for the application and wish Sébastien luck with his continued work with the team.

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