COMMITEE OVERVIEW & DESCRIPTIONS
The Audit Committee assists the Board of Directors in their fiduciary responsibility. This committee chooses a company to complete the annual audit, reviews the findings to provide additional oversight and ensures the audit is made available to the membership in the Annual Book of Reports.
The Disciplinary Committee assists Indiana Soccer and its members by reviewing complaints and concerns from individuals or member clubs and/or leagues. Their task is to gather information from all parties in a dispute, mediate or conduct hearings. This committee meets as needed and is currently considering some revisions to the current disciplinary polices and procedures.
The Education Committee (formerly the Coaching Committee) is responsible for developing and reviewing all annual operating plans from the Director of Education. This committee reviews plans for the Olympic Development Programs, Coaching Education and Parent Education. This committee also assists in reviewing matters related to the registration rules and playing rules of all competitions.
The Executive Committee has only such authority as granted by the full board and the by-laws. This committee participates in the selection, supervision, and evaluation of the Executive Director and establishes procedures for maximum utilization of board member potential. The committee may advise the board on contract approval, long range planning and quarterly financial progress.
The Finance Committee is chaired by the Treasurer of Indiana Soccer and provides oversight and direction in the areas of budgeting and overall review of the financials. This committee reviews the monthly and annual financial reports and works with the Executive Director to complete an annual budget for consideration by the Board of Directors.
The Governance Committee assists the Board of Directors by providing board development tools, new board member orientation and guidance in others areas of parliamentary procedure. This committee also recommends new members to the membership each year.
Indiana Soccer League Advisory Council
The Indiana Soccer League Advisory Council reports directly to the ISL Commissioner and is a resource to assist in the management of this league. This group reviews the rules and bylaws of the league. A technical committee (coaches) also assists the commissioner to evaluate and determine which teams should be placed in each division.
The Recreational Committee reports directly to the Director Education and works to find ways to improve and better serve recreational soccer programs across the state.
Risk Management Committee
The Risk Management Committee has an important role to play to ensure a healthy and safe environment for all participants and member organizations. This committee reviews insurance policies, as well as, policies and procedures in the areas of financial management. This committee is also responsible for reviewing and recommending changes to all Risk Management policies for Indiana Soccer.
Soccer Across America Committee
The Soccer Across America Committee reaches out to children in underserved and socio-economically disadvantaged areas to offer them an ongoing program of positive sports activity through soccer. This committee reviews requests for assistance and works to provide both equipment and/ or financial assistance to communities wishing (but otherwise unable) to play soccer.
The TOPSoccer Committee works to support local TOPSoccer programs- a community based training and team placement program for young athletes with disabilities. The program is designed to bring the opportunity of learning and playing soccer to any boy or girl, age 8-19, who has a mental or physical disability. The efforts of this committee can help enable the hundreds (or thousands) of young athletes with disabilities to become successful members of the Indiana Soccer family. This committee needs a new chairperson as well as other volunteer members.
For more information, contact Executive Director Dave Guthrie.