Transplant Athlete
Saturday, January 13, 2007
  My Response

Dear Nancy,

I do not dispute the fact that John Hughes has been and will continue to be an asset to the UMCA. My intent wasn’t to disparage him or the Board of Directors. My intent was to point out some fundamental things that are not getting done and to offer my services to do them. I didn't want to whine about it not getting done, I wanted to do it. I'm not trying to take energy away from the organization; I'm trying to add to it.

I think we tend to forget that the Managing Director serves at the pleasure of the Board. If you think the UMCA is perfect as it is and my list of initiatives as stated in the letter are counter-productive, then stick with John Hughes. If you can see some room for improvement, then consider a new Managing Director. A large and vocal segment of the general membership is unhappy with the current state of affairs and a new Managing Director would show that the Board is committed to the best interests of the organization.

John Hughes is passionate about Ultracycling and I'm sure if he wasn't spread so thin with the UMCA, he could make a major contribution to the Race Across America which he just purchased.

This is me, stepping forward to help build the sport I love.


Lou Lamoureux

UMCA General Member

P.S. I look forward to seeing you and John at Sebring.


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I've gone through kidney failure twice. The first time in 2000, my mother donated a kidney; and again in 2008, I'm on dialysis waiting for a breakthrough in immuno-suppression medicines before seeking a new kidney.

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