Agenda Item
Meeting Date:
2/5/2024 - 6:30 PM  
Student Services  
8.5 2024/2025 OHSAA Membership Resolution  
Strategic Plans:
File Attachment:
24:25 OHSAA Membership Terms.pdf
24:25 OHSAA BOE Resolution Card.pdf
WHEREAS, Northwest Local School District, District IRN number: 47365 of 3240 Banning Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45239, Hamilton County, Ohio has satisfied all the requirements for membership in the Ohio High School Athletic Association, a voluntary unincorporated association not-for-profit; and

WHEREAS, the Board of Education/Governing Board ("Board") and its Administration desire for the schools with one or more grades at the 7-12 grade level under their jurisdiction to be voluntary members of the OHSAA;

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF EDUCATION/GOVERNING BOARD that all NWLSD 7-12 grade level schools do hereby voluntarily renew membership in the OHSAA and that in doing so, the Constitution, Bylaws, Regulations and Business Rules of the OHSAA are hereby adopted by this Board as and for its own minimum requirements as it pertains to, but not limited to, student-eligibility, coaching requirements, and administrative responsibility. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the Board reserves the right to raise the minimum standards as it deems appropriate for the schools and students under its jurisdiction; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the schools under this Board’s jurisdiction agree to conduct their athletics programs in accordance with the Constitution, Bylaws, Regulations, Business Rules, interpretations and decisions of the OHSAA and cooperate fully and timely with the Executive Director's office of the OHSAA in all matters related to the interscholastic athletic programs of the schools. Futhermore, the schools under this Board's jurisdiction shall be the primary enforcers of the OHSAA Constitution, Bylaws, Regulations, Business Rules and the interpretations and rulings rendered by the Executive Director's office. The administrative heads of these schools understand that failure to discharge the duty of primary enforcement may result in fines, removal from tournaments, suspension from membership and/or other such penalties as prescribed in Bylaw 11.
The Superintendent recommends the Board of Education approve the OHSAA membership as listed.  
Recommended By:
Signed By:
Dustin Gehring - Asst. Director of Community & Student Services
Signed By:  
Mr. Darrell Yater - Superintendent
Vote Results:

Original Motion
Member Chris Heather Moved, Member Jim Detzel seconded to approve the Original motion 'The Superintendent recommends the Board of Education approve the OHSAA membership as listed.'. Upon a Roll-Call Vote being taken, the vote was: Aye: 5 Nay: 0.
The motion Carried 5 - 0
Jim Detzel     Yes
Chris Heather     Yes
Mark Gilbert     Yes
Nicole Taulbee     Yes
Nancy Slattery     Yes