Step By Step Guidelines For Establishing A National Halliwick Association
Step-by-Step Guidelines for
Countries Establishing a
1. Form a steering group of interest people who will:
(i) Appoint provisional officers – a minimum of chairperson,
treasurer and secretary. Additional personnel may also be
appointed eg. a publications officer.
(ii) Write a draft constitution or statutes, incorporating the aims of
the Association and how it will be administered.
(iii) You may consider the possibility of insurance for your members,
opening a bank account and trying to raise funds. We realise
that this may be difficult before the Association/Organisation is
(iv) Inform the International Halliwick Association (the IHA) of your
intention to form a national Halliwick Association/Organisation
and ask for the application pack, which contains:
• IHA application form;
• IHA Constitution (and an abridged version
of this) and guidelines on what should be
• IHA leaflet with information on what the IHA
• Membership fee tariff.
(v) Raise awareness amongst interest people/groups. All
individuals and groups known to have an interest in Halliwick
must be invited to participate, as membership must be open to
anyone interested in furthering the aims of Halliwick.
2. Hold an inaugural meeting:
(i) Adopt the Constitution/Statutes;
(ii) Elect officers and a management committee;
(iii) Establish sub-committees as required (eg. Education /
Publications / Competitions);
(iv) Apply for membership of the IHA.