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The VERA website has been updated to include a new Ride Review form. This form gives people attending the ride the opportunity to provide invaluable feedback to Ride Organisers on their ride. There are a number of questions about the ride and opportunity to provide your comments to assist the Ride Organisers. Please remember that the Ride Organisers put a lot of effort into putting on the rides so make your comments constructive and respectful. Include positive feedback, wherever possible, on aspects of the ride that you thought worked really well. It's always good to get compliments after putting heart and soul into organising these events.


Ride Review 

The VERA SMC is calling for Expressions of Interest from members who are keen to contribute to our sport by applying for the position of Committee Member.  Currently there are two vacant positions – one arising from the recent resignation of an existing Committee Member and the other position was unfilled at the AGM.  A Position Description is attached that outlines the skills required and the responsibilities for this role.

The Expression of Interest should be submitted to the VERA Secretary (Ellen Prestage) via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  Any questions in relation to this Expression of Interest or to the requirements of the role can be addressed to the VERA President (Linda Tanian) via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or via mobile (0409 415 355).

All submissions must be received by 4 April 2019.  The SMC will review the received submissions as soon as possible after this date and notify the successful and unsuccessful applicants as well as members.


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The SMC are very pleased to announce that Sandra Feil has been selected as our new Membership Registrar.  For those who have been around for a little while Sandra was Treasurer for the very successful Tonimbuk Tom Quilty event. Sandra and her daughter Caley have been involved in endurance for many years and Sandra’s granddaughter is going to make her endurance debut in the 5km event at Lancefield this coming weekend.

We had 4 high quality applications from members and would like to thank each of those applicants for their willingness to contribute and support our sport as well as our members by volunteering their time. 

Sandra will go through a short training period to get up to speed with the requirements of the role and a further announcement will be made once she is ready to take on membership activities.  Please continue to direct any questions or applications to Kerrie in the short term. 

The State Management Committee have resurrected the Discount Ride Entry
Policy.  This policy is about encouraging further attendance at endurance
rides by providing a discounted ride entry to one rider.  At each VERA ride
one discounted ride entry voucher will be awarded, via a lucky draw, to any
competitors in the endurance rides.  The draw is done by the Ride
Secretaries and entry into the draw is open to all riders regardless of a
successful outcome in the endurance ride.  The prize is handed out at the
presentations.  To be eligible for the discounted ride entry voucher the
rider must be in attendance at the presentations.  

The voucher is valid for 12 months from the date of the ride at which it was
won.  The winner of the draw can then present the voucher at a future ride
and be entitled to a discount of $25 off the ride entry fee.  

Please see the attached document for further details on this initiative.



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