Northern Lakes

NLR Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)

Wondering how things are done in the region?  

You have come to the right place!

Find Procedures for all things NLR below.


SOP 1.0 Organizing a Regional Event

Click here for procedures to follow, deadlines & workflow.

Event Budget Form--DUE to RS 4 weeks in advance of the opening of event registration for approval

Click here to MAKE A COPY of the Excel Budget Template to use for all regional events. DO NOT TYPE INTO THE TEMPLATE!!!

Organizers, please create a working budget, and send it to the Regional Treasurer (RT) and the Regional Supervisor (RS) for approval.

After Event Action Report--Due no later than 4 weeks after the event. 

Click here.  Click on File in the Upper left corner.  Make a Copy of the Report Template.  Fill it out and share or email back to the RS.

SOP 1.2 Incident/Injury Report Procedure--Due as soon as possible after the event. 

Click here for the procedure to follow and links to the correct forms.  

Take a Screenshot of the incident report before filing.  There is no way to obtain a copy of the report unless you take a screenshot.  The report goes to nationals, but neither you nor the RS get a copy.  Send a copy to the RS and the DC/CA.


SOP 1.3 Standing Committee Procedures

CLICK HERE for Procedure Description.

Committee Chairs should become familiar with this process and prepare process reports in advance of each Northern Lakes Regional Meeting Spring and Fall.  


SOP 1.1 Check Out of Items from Region--under construction

Click Here for Check Out Procedures and links to inventory.