AMERICAN BRIDGE ASSOCIATIONSTAFF DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEEMISSION STATEMENT

An object of the AMERICAN BRIDGE ASSOCIATION (ABA) is to develop and maintain a Corp of professional, knowledgeable and competent directors. This primary mission to accomplishing this task has been delegated to the ABA Staff Development Committee.

It is the responsibility of the Staff Development Committee to:

  • create the certification/upgrade requirements and standardize the training for each director level
  • provide a training syllabus for all certification levels
  • train, evaluate and certify/upgrade directors at all levels
  • monitor and evaluate the performance of all certified directors
  • report performance deficiencies and recommend appropriate training
  • insure that directors are providing the best game for participants at all levels and
  • insure directors are professional, fair and unbiased in their treatment of all bridge players.

NATIONAL STAFF DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

Gloria Lee Ray, ChairWraynika@msn.com
Dorothy ColleySWKing2col@SBCglobal.net
Dorris West SidesMW dorrisjean57@yahoo.com
Kenny VernonGLkenny28@aol.com
Joyce TrammellEAjeyemete@aol.com
Charity PattonEA
Rosalind DixonMARozDx2@Aol.com
Shirley WilsonMAlamshirley@aol.com
Shirley JohnsonNWshirelyjohnson@comcast.net
Shirley WilliamsSSlamar12@yahoo.com

ABA National Office Contact Information

Willetta PhippsBill Turner
ABA National SecretaryWebmaster
2828 Lakewood Avenue SWHwyBILL@EarthLink.net
Atlanta, GA 30315 
404-768-5517 
abasec@att.net