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Palmer Featured in ESPN Film

NBA referee and former NASO board member Violet Palmer is featured in a recently released ESPN film.

Texas Passes Liability Law

Texas Gov. Gregg Abbott signed HB 1040 into law on June 9.

Foxcroft is Honored, Meets Queen

Ron Foxcroft, founder of Fox 40 International, special adviser to the NASO board and former basketball referee, recently received the title of Burlington Citizen of the Year before visiting with Queen Elizabeth at Buckingham Palace in the wake of an October 2014 shooting death of an Argylls corporal.

South Bay Baseball Umpires Join

The South Bay Unit of the California Baseball Umpires Association (CBUA) recently joined NASO's Association Advantage program.

Social Leagues Join NASO

A group of Baltimore-area softball and kickball social league officials have recently joined NASO’s Association Advantage membership program.

Two Ex-Board Members to Be Honored

John Clougherty and Jerry McGee, two former NASO board members, will be inducted into the North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame tonight in Raleigh, N.C.

D.C. Area Soccer Group Joins

Capital Area Soccer Referees Association (CASRA) has recently joined NASO’s Association Advantage program as a Titanium Shield member.

Rugby Referees Renew Membership

The New England Rugby Referees Society (NERRS) has recently renewed as NASO’s Association Advantage Titanium members.

SMOA Renews Under Titanium Shield

The Southeastern Michigan Officials Association (SMOA) recently renewed its membership in NASO’s Association Advantage program.

NASO Board Elects New Members

NASO’s Board of Directors elected three new members and officers, discussed important annual financial and accounting documents, continued to explore a virtual hall of fame, and OK’d funding for data gathering and research about the officiating industry during its spring meeting last week in Chicago.

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