The buck starts and stops with you.
You’re hugely influential in modelling respectful teamwork.
Everyone values transparency.
Promote and fulfil your club’s success measures.
As president and chair, your individual success will be measured by:
As a decision maker, and a human, you’ll make mistakes. Own them, learn from them. Don’t pass the buck.
Like it or not, you’ll be watched closely. People will follow your lead.
Embrace multiculturalism. Value diversity.
Do not tolerate discriminatory talk for even a moment. Call it out.
Tear down negative stereotypes about people from other backgrounds, of different abilities, and genders.
Take time to explain to club people why these discriminations and assumptions aren’t tolerated. Be patient, never aggressive, in helping them to understand the value of diversity.