By-Laws: Article III Membership Responsibilities, Obligations, and Privileges

ARTICLE III: MEMBERSHIP RESPONSIBILITIES, OBLIGATIONS, AND PRIVILEGES

Section 1: Active Members:
a) Must observe the Constitution and By-Laws of the Association.
b) Are entitled to one vote in the conduct of NHTOA business.
c) Are eligible to hold office in the Association.
d) Are eligible to be assigned and serve as a certified official of the NHTOA.
e) Must attend the Annual Meeting or a NHTOA sponsored annual clinic.
f) Must show satisfactory evidence of competence in officiating Track & Field and Cross Country.
g) Must pass the National Federation Track & Field and Cross Country exam each year.
h) Must pay appropriate annual NHTOA dues for Active members.
i) Shall receive NFHS membership insurance, rule book, case book, and officials manual.
j) Shall maintain conduct that reflects professionalism as an Official and brings credit to the Association and its members.

Section 2: Life Members:
a) Must observe the Constitution and By-Laws of the Association.
b) Are entitled to one vote in the conduct of NHTOA business.
c) Are eligible to hold office, in the Association.
d) Are eligible to serve as a certified official of the NHTOA provided they show satisfactory evidence of competence in officiating Track & Field and Cross Country, pass the National Federation Track & Field and Cross Country exam each year.
e) Are NOT required to pay annual NHTOA dues but if they desire NFHS membership insurance, they shall be responsible for the cost.
f) Shall receive a rule book, case book, and officials manual.
g) Shall maintain conduct that reflects professionalism as an Official and brings credit to the Association and its members.

Section 3: Inactive Members:
a) Must observe the Constitution and By-Laws of the Association.
b) May attend meetings and NHTOA sponsored clinics, but are NOT entitled to vote in the conduct of NHTOA business.
c) Are NOT eligible to hold office, in the Association.
d) Are NOT eligible to serve as a certified official of the NHTOA.
e) Shall maintain conduct that reflects professionalism as an Official and brings credit to the Association and its members.
f) Must petition the Executive Board of the Association to be reinstated.

(Revised March 2, 2013)