Entries by kenji@obra.org

OBRA Site Temporarily Down

Hi folks- this is to let you know that our main website is currently inaccessible.  Unfortunately, our router went out and we are in the process of getting it replaced.  Thanks for your patience!

Job Announcement: Executive Director

OBRA Executive Director Position Job Brief: Oregon Bicycle Racing Association [OBRA] is looking for an experienced Executive Director to oversee all operations, functions, and activities. As OBRA’s ED, you will be the face of the organization, an influential manager with the ability to lead and motivate. Excellent communication skills are a must, and you will […]

11/11/17 Promoter’s Meeting Minutes

OBRA Promoter’s Meeting 11/11/17 Announcement Code of conduct; working on redline [editing] the text so it’s easy to read. Kenji is retiring 6-9 month from ED position, we will be search for a new ED, system wide search, smooth transition. Membership report Down a couple of percentage points from 2016 – 3700 members, 8% down. […]

11/11/17 BOD Meeting Minutes

OBRA Board of Directors Meeting 11/11/17 Kenji, Steven, Candi, Jordan, Meg, Michelle and Norrene November 11, 2017 OBRA BOD meeting Agenda: 12-12:30 Presentation by Watson Creative 12:30-12:45 Discussion of presentation 12:45-1:00 Financials 1:00-1:15 Marketing Update 1:15-1:30 Membership Update 1:30-1:45 Code of conduct/Safe Sport 1:45-2:00 Thefts 2:00-2:15 Announcement 2:15-2:30 Performance review results 2:30-2:45 Officials report 2:45-3:00 OBRA committees (who’s on which committee) Presentation by Watson Creative – […]

7/29/17 BOD Meeting Minutes

OBRA Board of Directors Meeting 7/29/17 Present: Kenji, Glen, Candi, Steven, John, Meg, Norrene Speakers: Jen, Joel, Steph[?] -WMNs rep, Mike July 29, 2017 OBRA BOD meeting Women’s community – Pick up the duties of let’s race bikes Shown 5-year plan and recruiter for OBRA Focus on how obra engage with female racers and how […]

Silverton Road Race

‘Silverton Road Race’ Presented by Sellwood Cycle Repair and Zone 5 Promotions We are happy to announce the rebirth of a historically classic road race back to the OBRA calendar. Get ready for some climbing because ‘Silverton Road Race’ has it! Make sure to ‘like’ our facebook event page for course photos and race updates. […]

Jack Frost Time Trial 3/5/17

‘Jack Frost Time Trial’ Presented by Zone 5 Promotions. WHEN: Sunday March 5th, 2017 (first racer goes off at 9am) WHERE: Vancouver Lake Park, 6801 NW Lower River Rd, Vancouver, WA 98660 COST: ADULT $20 / JUNIOR $15 (Online only / no “day-of”) REGISTRATION: OBRA Online Registration Link – http://obra.org/events/25392/register  Registration closes Friday March 3rd at […]

1/28/17 BOD Meeting Minutes

OBRA Board of Directors Meeting 1/28/17 Board Members Present: Kenji Sugahara, Glen Gann, Michelle Mercer, Steven Beardsley, Meg Mautner Advisory Board Members Present:  Brad Ross Absent: John Wilson, Candi Murray, Mike Murray •        Tentative dates were set for quarterly meetings (4/29, 7/29, 11/25). We are also going to meet in February to […]

Dirty Circles and Jack Frost Update

From Zone5 Promotions- We’ve been in a mad scramble the last six days. Please read our notes on the four events listed in the subject line for recent race calendar updates and changes. *Dirty Circles (Canceled)* I have bad news about the venue at Dirty Circles in Woodland. Dike road has been damaged by ongoing heavy truck traffic from […]

OBRA Rules Meeting and Awards Party

Schedule of Events 2 PM – 5 PM Rules Meeting 6-8 PM Awards Party Rules Meeting Agenda: Introduction and updates Rule changes Board member election (2 slots) Proposed rule changes Bios of board member candidates Representatives from teams that paid in 2016-2017 are eligible to vote. Board Member Candidates Michelle Mercer (incumbent) Michelle Mercer is a marketing and […]