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.

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...

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...

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...

Are Your Bylaws Keeping Up With the Times?

One of the most important documents for your association is the bylaws. Bylaws are rules adopted by an association to manage its affairs and...

Educate Your Members to Avoid Liability

When lawyers file a lawsuit, they look for as many defendants as they can find. Don’t just sue the truck driver that ran into...
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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...

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....

Spell Out Your Discipline Procedures

The word “discipline” has several definitions, including the positive description of exhibiting a orderly conduct and behavior in accordance with expected standards. Additionally, it...

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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