Important TU Policies

Important TU Policies

This section of the Tacklebox is designed as a one-stop-shop for all of TU’s Board approved policies that have application for chapters and councils.

The Board of Trustees of Trout Unlimited is responsible for the overall management of TU, including assuring the operations of TU chapters and councils are consistent with TU’s mission and do not impose any undue risk on TU or on its chapters and councils.

In furtherance of these responsibilities, the Board from time to time adopts policies concerning how TU and its chapters and councils are to conduct their operations. Additional information on risk management and TU national conservation policies can be found elsewhere in the Tacklebox, and TU urges chapter and council leaders to become familiar with those materials.

TU Code of Ethics

Property Related Policies

Communications Related Policies

Conservation Related Policies

Risk Management and Board Operations Related Policies


TU Volunteer Leaders trainings are a powerful way to connect with resources, learn from fellow volunteers and grow your impact locally. Join us for the following events:

In-Person Trainings:

2021 Annual Meeting
Due to increasing COVID-19 concerns and projections, the 2021 Annual Meeting is cancelled.

2021 Regional Rendezvous
Due to increasing COVID-19 concerns and projections, the 2021 Regional Rendezvous are postponed.

Online Trainings:

View past training recordings or join an upcoming live, online webinar, held at 8 p.m. EST unless otherwise noted.

February 23 — Virtual Advocacy: Using Online Petitions to Grow Impact (8PM)

March 4 — Filing the NEW Annual Activity Report & IRS Reporting Requirements (8PM)

March 15 — Embrace A Stream Grant Training (8PM)

March 29 — Effective Digital Communications During COVID (8PM)

April 8 — TU Event Registration Tools to Better Manage and Promote Your Activities (8PM)


Your Volunteer Operations Staff is here to help! 

Nick Halle
Volunteer Operations Coordinator
(703) 284-9425
Contact Nick for:

  • Volunteer Leader Login Issues
  • Insurance Requests / Questions
  • Fundraising Program & Support
  • Membership Recruitment Tools
  • L.L. Bean Rod Donations

Lisa Beranek

Leadership Development Manager
(907) 205-0974
Contact Lisa for:

  • Leadership Recruitment & Development
  • Embrace A Stream Grants Program
  • Strategic Planning Support
  • Diversity Event Planning