Conflict of interest policy
Taylor Minor Hockey Association defines a conflict of interest as a situation in which a person has a private or personal interest sufficient enough to appear to influence the objective or exercise of his or her official duties as an executive or committee member.
Any person or executive member that has knowledge of conflict of interest should disclose the conflict and/or remove themselves prior to any discussion or voting.
Any person or executive member having a conflict of interest will not vote or use his or her personal influence on the matter and will not be present when the matter is discussed.
The meeting minutes will reflect that a conflict of interest was either disclosed or enforces and the person(s) were absent from voting.
A conflict of interest arises when a decision is to be made that involves a relative of and/or an executive or committee member.
The following are examples of what a conflict of interest might be:
Disciplinary actions (ie: of a coach, parent, player or executive member)
Risk assessment and player movement
A vote involving an executive member(s) team financially or otherwise
All team meetings are to have an executive member from another division with an un-biased