Bay Area Derby League Member and Volunteer Code of Conduct

A league member and/or volunteer is defined as any individual who is paying dues, active on the Bay Area Derby forum, and/or acting on behalf of the organization in any way. This is including but not limited to skaters, skating officials, non-skating officials, BAD Hands, and/or retired skaters.

As a member/volunteer, I will:

  • Treat my fellow league members, volunteers, and visitors with respect, dignity, and fairness at all times.
  • When at Bay Area Derby events and practices, I will treat clients and the public with respect, dignity, and fairness and refrain from inappropriate behavior that would detract from a positive image of Bay Area Derby.
  • When speaking or acting as a representative of Bay Area Derby, I will treat clients and the public with respect, dignity, and fairness and refrain from inappropriate behavior that would detract from a positive image of Bay Area Derby.
  • Act with integrity, honesty and fairness when handling all Bay Area Derby business.
  • Do my best to adhere to all  policies laid out in the Bay Area Derby Handbook and Bylaws.
  • Proactively use Mediation when conflicts arise that I am unable to resolve through reasonable resolution and communication methods.
  • Act in a manner that is respectful to others when using the League Forum.
  • Distinguish clearly between statements and actions made as a private individual and as a representative of Bay Area Derby.
  • Engage in behavior that contributes positively to the organization and its members.

 

As a member/volunteer, I will not:

  • Engage in nor tolerate any form of verbal, physical or sexual abuse.
  • Engage in the disrespect of the league and its members on all platforms; including but not limited to social media, forums, public events, and Bay Area Derby’s events.
  • Act in a manner that may cause reputable harm to the league and its members.
  • Practice, condone, facilitate or collaborate with any form of discrimination on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, national origin, marital status or other conditions or status.
  • Engage in any behavior on social media platforms that may damage the image of Bay Area Derby and its members.
  • Disclose the private information of Bay Area Derby such as information kept on a private forum, emails, and/or private events.
  • Engage in behavior that contributes negatively to the organization and its members.

 

Violation of the Code of Conduct:

Violation of any of the above statement way result in issuance of one or more strikes and/or removal from the league. Discipline is determined via the standard strike process. Strikes may be issued by the HR Committee Manager, Mediation Committee Manager, and/or Executive Directors.

Full name:

Derby name (if applicable): 

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Signed and agreed on this .

By signing this document, you agree to adhere to all the above statements and disciplinary consequences.