Association Issues

Association Issues

Special articles covering vital topics for association board members, officers, assigners and trainers.

Association Issues

Association Issues
Special articles covering vital topics for association board members, officers, assigners and trainers.

Recognize and Reject Conflicts of Interest

By most accounts, the game went off without a hitch. Hazelwood Central defeated Ladue, 69-52, in a recent Missouri State High School Activities Association...

6 FAQs About Bylaws

Every officials group should draft and adopt a set of bylaws to govern the association. Here is a list of frequently asked questions covering...

A Guide to Defending Your Officials

Every season association officers get letters, letters and more letters that may lead you to defending your officials. “How could we have 10 fouls and...
association social media policies

Take Association Action on Social Media Policies

Associations need to have social media policies in place in their bylaws. Like all things in the bylaws, associations need to enforce them.  It...

Meet the Assigning Challenge

Some days assigning feels like it’s a job only Superman or Wonder Woman could handle. Often assigners would like to have the powers of...

How to Develop a Discipline Program

The president of the local basketball officials association got a call on a Wednesday morning in late January. It was the principal of one...

Help Others Achieve their Goals

For many officials, getting that one championship assignment is one of the ultimate goals. A high school official aspires to the state title game. College...

5 Key Questions to Answer in Your Bylaws

By Donald C. Collins Association bylaws are a road map to how an association is run, and a means for setting association standards and practices....

The Officiating Economy: Bull or Bear?

When financial experts think of economic indicators, they often look at variables like ongoing increases in the stock market, building permits and retail sales...

Nine Tips to Decrease Your Association’s Exposure to Liability

1. Follow Your Bylaws Officials who are skilled in enforcing the rules of the game while officiating often don’t feel bound by any of the...

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