Membership Dues Policy

 

IGHSAU By-Laws

Article I

Membership and Dues

Section 1. All senior and junior high schools in the state desiring membership or associate membership in the IGHSAU may make application to the Board of Directors. Application for membership is subject to approval by the Board of Directors. The annual dues of the Union shall be $50.00 for member schools. Membership dues shall be paid in advance and shall be for the year July 1 to June 30. Membership expires at midnight of June 30 of each year.

Following is the procedure that will be utilized by the IGHSAU beginning the 2014-2015 school year:

MAY 1

An e-mail blast will be sent to the superintendent, principal, and athletic director of each school indicating the process and protocol to be used in filing for IGHSAU membership. Schools will be encouraged to pay high school and junior high membership dues at the same time. An electronic form/invoice will be attached.

MAY 1

A letter and membership form/invoice will be mailed to the superintendent of every school for the 2014-2015 school year. Schools will be encouraged to pay high school and junior high membership dues at the same time. The purpose of membership and the advantages of such will be included in the letter.

JUNE 1

A reminder will be sent electronically to the superintendent, principal, and athletic director of all schools who have failed to file the required membership dues. A form/invoice will be attached to the e-mail.

JULY 1

Any school that has failed to file membership dues is now delinquent. A $25.00 penalty will be assessed; total membership dues are now $75.00. The superintendent will be notified of such via e-mail. Within the e-mail a reminder will be issued that if dues are not received by the first competition date, the team(s) will be ineligible to participate in regular season competitions until the state office has received such. A form/invoice will be attached to the e-mail.

AUGUST 1

Another reminder will be issued the superintendent via telephone call from IGHSAU management. An additional $25.00 penalty fee will be assessed; total membership dues are now $100.00. A reminder will be given that if membership dues are not received by the first competition date, the team(s) will be ineligible to participate in regular season competitions until the state office has received such. A form/invoice will be provided.

This same procedure will be followed for junior high school membership.