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About Tait, Consul and Griffith

Cris Griffith

1966 - 2019

Cris Griffith was a 25-year member of the Southern Nevada Officials Association (SNOA). In addition to Cris Griffith's time as a long serving board member on our football board, Cris officiated football and was a basketball official for SNOA until he retired from that a few years back. Cris was also one of the top college replay officials in the country. When you attended a UNLV home basketball game, you would see Cris sitting at the scorers table with the replay monitor in front of him. Cris trained other universities on using the replay system for their games.

SNOA Football Board Member, Cris Griffith, started a local high school football officials camp for SNOA officials in 2007, in Las Vegas. This years camp will be the 14th year of the camp. The Tait/Consul/Griffith Football Officials Camp is one of the finest football camps in the country. The camp is now held in Cedar City, Utah, and officials from all over the country attend this camp.


Vince Consul

1953 - 2010

Vincent Anthony Consul, 57, of Las Vegas, passed away while running, on the morning of Thursday, July 1, 2010. Vince was a 30-year resident of Las Vegas, a prominent local attorney, a father and grandfather. Vince is survived by his children, Michael and Lauren; grandson, Azure; mother, Phyllis; and brother, Joe; as well as many other loving friends and relatives. He was predeceased by his father, Salvatore.


Vince graduated in 1975 with a B.A. in economics from the University of California, Berkeley. He attained his J.D. in 1980 from the McGeorge School of Law, University of the Pacific. Vince began his legal career as a law clerk and in 1980, became a deputy district attorney in the Clark County District Attorney's Office, where he served until 1983. From 1983 to 1984, he served as an assistant U.S. Attorney in the criminal division in the U.S. Attorney's Office, Nevada.

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Terry Tait

1946 - 2009

Terry D. Tait, 62, passed away March 17, 2009, after a long illness. Terry was born Sept. 14, 1946, in Harrisburg and raised in Middleton, Pa. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a BS in civil engineering and a MBA in business management.


Terry's avocation both in Idaho Falls and Las Vegas was officiating high school and college football and high school basketball. In Idaho Falls, he officiated state playoffs and championship games in football and basketball.


In Las Vegas, he was a member of the Southern Nevada Football Association (SNOA) and officiated state high school football and basketball playoffs and championships. He was also a board member of SNOA and football instructional chairman for several years. Terry was also a Big West on-field football official in the 1980s and 1990s and more recently a Mountain West Replay official. In addition, he was selected to be a replay official for the NCAA Motor City Bowl game in 2007.

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