Communications Committee

The remit of the Communications Committee is to manage the IRF brand, media and marketing.

  1. The Communications Committee shall have oversight over all IRF policies and decisions that are related to communications.
  2. The Communications Committee shall submit proposals and establish a budget for the development of IRF Communications.
  3. The Communications Committee shall establish contacts with the public relations unit of IRF Member Organisations.
  4. The Communications Committee shall be appointed by the Executive Committee and the Committee Chair.

The Communications Committee shall be responsible for:

  1. Maintaining official IRF websites and social media sites as internet information sources for all rafters.
  2. Coordinating and developing printed publications for the IRF.
  3. Promoting rafting in the press and on radio, television, film, and the internet.
  4. Handling and oversight of media, TV, and Internet coverage at IRF-sanctioned events.
  5. Building an information library for IRF Member Organisations, potential sponsors, media, and other interested persons. This includes:
    • A database of photographs, videos, and similar visual rafting media.
    • Media articles on IRF-sanctioned events and general rafting issues.
    • Working with the International Relations and Recreational Rafting Committees to gather and publish statistics of river users worldwide.
    • A database of the results of past IRF sanctioned events.
    • Gather, collate and publish any information that can assist the promotion of rafting. 

Committee members:

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Sean Clarke (Chair)

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Eric Boudreau

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Cliff Webb

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Mihai Mares

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Nenad Mikovic

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Sue Liell-Cock