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Who are these people at the AIA accountable to? Why isn't anything being done to correct all of the problems associated with the AIA? I for one am sick and tired of hearing all of these sport related horror stories associated with mismanagement on the part of the AIA and am opting not to follow Arizona high school athletics ever again. I am so angry and sad for the schools that are being penalized by this kind of incompetent behavior.
Keep up the good work and keep hammering the egotistical leaders over at the Fortress on 18th St.! Heard a rumor on the street about the new standards and protocol concerning background checks. Seems the AIA as a non-profit organization is in the red to the tune of approximately $200,000. Would like for someone in the press to follow up on this.
TMan43 asks a great question in that who is the AIA accountable to? My answer would be the state legislature and we all know that interscholastic sports for the pols isn't a priority! That in itself is the real problem in that Slemmer, Welchel and Schmidt can hide behind the state or my personal favorite is the bylaws, which is a favorite excuse for the powers over at the fortress. Follow the money and I believe you'll find a great story to prove mismanagement and incompetence. It's about time that someone in the press has the fortitude to take on the big boys and their elitist attitudes!
If being $200,000 in the red because of background checks (which I very much doubt they are - as usual, RF, you like to start false rumors - go back to officiating baseball), and that keeps child predators and child sexual groomers out of the profession, then good for them. You cannot spend enough money to keep kids safe.
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