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        Administrator:Sym Singh
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and Panels. These attorneys do not provide legal
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Board Member Responsibilities:

  • Foster a sound regulatory environment that makes possible the safe and successful promotion of Boxing, Mixed Martial Arts, and Entertainment Wrestling events.
  • To protect the health, safety, and welfare of the public through the licensure and regulation of promoters, participants and unarmed combative events.
  • Be mindful of consumer rights
  • Serve and protect the public when making Board decisions.
  • Follow procedures and take actions that encourage openness and accountability, increase the public's safety, and enhance choices available to consumers.
  • Strive for professional excellence by maintaining and enhancing professional knowledge, skills, and abilities for ourselves and our colleagues.
  • Commit to the highest ideals in the stewardship of public resources
  • Be aware of the dangers of over-regulating a profession and the impact of licensing on costs to consumers.
  • Responsibility to listen to other Board members, to both those in the profession/occupation and public members and to consider their views and contributions.
  • Responsibility to facilitate communication and cooperation among other Boards, professional/trade associations, licensees and other entities involved in the regulatory process.

Characteristics of Effective Board Members:

  • Respect the rights and needs of others.
  • A Board member's conduct should be dignified and befitting as that of an official state representative.
  • Able to work with a group to make decisions.
  • Understand and follow democratic processes.
  • Willing to devote time and effort to the work of the Board.
  • Work to find alternative solutions to problems whenever necessary.
  • Have good communication skills.
  • Recognize that service and protection of the public is the goal of the Board.
  • Aware that the law grants authority to the Board as a whole, not to individual members.
  • Delay making judgments until adequate evidence has been presented and fully discussed.
  • Focus on policy issues of the Board as opposed to the daily functions of staff.
  • Do not let personal feelings toward others affect their decisions.

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