All board directors of Port Macquarie Basketball Association (PMBA) have resigned.
Basketball NSW issued advice on Friday evening (September 18) with the stand down effective immediately.
All club members and life members were notified via email.
It comes after concerns about decisions made by the board were made public by a contingent of parents, players and coaches this week.
The concerns focused on action against three of the club's coaches who were banned by the PMBA board for a combined total of 12 years, while two U18s players were also ousted after an on-court protest about those bans.
The board cited breaches of the association's code of behaviour policies when banning the coaches.
The disciplinary action by PMBA came after the coaches and parents actively rallied to encourage new members to sign up to the club, enabling them have a say at the association's August annual general meeting.
More than 35 parents attempted to join the association as paid members to have a vote on the future of the sport, but their memberships were rejected, parent Janine Handley said earlier this week.
The annual general meeting has not yet been held.
In an attempt to come to a resolution, parents called for a special general meeting and sought advice on a mediation process from Basketball NSW.
They also launched a change.org petition which has been signed by 800 people.
Following the decision by PMBA directors to resign, it was resolved that the requested special general meeting will proceed to pave a way forward and to fill the director vacancies.
The delegated responsibility for the administration and management of the special general meeting will be with Basketball NSW.
A representative of Basketball NSW will be in attendance at the local domestic competitions held at the Port Macquarie Indoor Sports Stadium on Monday, September 21 and Wednesday, September 23.
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