East Coast Basketball Officials Association

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Training Committee


Members:  Mike Lewis (chair), Dustin Mecurio, Tony Payne

Mentor Program Director:  Anthony Mancino

Liaison:  Mike Smith, Erik Benz


The Training Committee is responsible for the planning, content

and implementation of training sessions, including on-court

training.  This also includes educating local officials on FHSAA

policies and procedures, NFHS rules and mechanics, and

developing a curriculum that is current and effective in both

content and methodology.


Recommendation Committee


Members: Aaron Chambliss, Mark DeAtley, Liaison:  Vince Holmes

The Recommendation Committee is responsible fore reviewing the evaluations of each member official during the regular season.  This committee is also responsible for preparing and submitting to the FHSAA office a list of officials who deserve consideration for assignment to state series contests.  The assignment officer should act on the recommendations of this committee.

Evaluation Committee


Members: Bernard Arnette (chair), Mitch Kaufman, Lacca Brommell

Liaison:  Joe Erwin


The Evaluation Committee is responsible for setting up the

process and selecting those individuals who will assist with the

evaluation of member officials within the local officials

association.  Each official with two or more years experience

should be evaluated at least once during each season.  First-year

officials should be evaluated periodically throughout the season

so that mini-clinics may be offered, if necessary, to re-enforce

good officiating skills.


Assignment Committee


Members:  Jarvis Gulley (chair), Steve Gonedes, Leon Lipsick

Liaison:  Michael Francois, Alec Ceravolo


The Assignment Committee is responsible for overseeing the

entire contest assignment procedure within the local officials

association.  This includes ensuring compliance with

requirements on the composition of officiating crews, reviewing

and approving each member official's schedule of assigned

contests, and making the assigning officer aware of any

corrections that need to be made before the assignment schedule

is submitted.  It is not implied that the Assignment Committee is

to make assignments.


Grievance Committee


Members:  Jon Alin (chair) Fred Green, Jeremy Shamash

Liaison:  Lance Bradford


The Grievance Committee is responsible for hearing complaints

and appeals made or brought by one or more of its member

officials.  Member officials who have grievances because of

penalties may appeal under the provisions of the local officials

association's Constitution, By-Laws and/or FHSAA.