Good governance is essential to keeping your sport safe, fair and inclusive. Governance is just a fancy word for the way your board or committee goes about its business.
It may not be the most interesting of subjects but it really is very important to get right, otherwise all kinds of unnecessary problems can occur. Seemingly small problems can escalate quickly if they are not handled well. Poor governance can, in itself, cause problems when issues get out of hand and processes are not followed.
The following tips are written to help you and your board or committee do the job you were elected to do as well as you possibly can.