Conflict of Interest for Sports Organizations

Click here to learn more about conflicts of interest or read an excerpt below.

 

Here are some all too common examples of situations that are tainted by conflict of interest:

  • Parents of athletes who are members of a provincial or national team are also on the board of directors of an organization,
  • Presidents or directors of provincial/territorial sport organizations are also directors of national organizations,
  • Coaches of teams or at clubs are directors of a provincial board or a national board,
  • Employees of provincial branches also sit as directors of a national organization,
  • Individuals who have business dealings with a sport organization (such as a through a sponsorship or supplier contract) also sit on its board of directors.

 

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