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HELP WANTED! Open Board Positions

 

Westwood Little League has open Board positions that will need to be filled soon in anticipation of the 2022 season.  If you're interested in volunteering, and would like to give back to the program, please reach out to John Healey at Jhealey430@hotmail.com.  Candidates will be sworn in at the November 9th Board meeting.  

Open positions and their description of duties include:

 

     Player Agent/Registrar/Webmaster. The Player Agent/Registrar/Webmaster shall:

  1. Maintain an accurate and up-to-date record of registrations and submits team/league rosters to Little League Intl..
  2. Assist the president in checking birth records and eligibility of players for Williamsport Tournament play.
  3. Manage and oversee the online registration process for play.
  4. Manage and oversee the online registration process for all coaching and umpire prospects.
  5. Ensures that league rosters, coach’s information, league rules and guidelines and pitching records are maintained and posted on the website.
  6. Posts notices and League news on the website.
  7. Create all seasons, divisions and teams, assign coaches and rosters for each team, create schedules for each team for each season.  Open and close registration
  8. Assists the Safety Officer in collection and review of all coaches’ confidential information for safety review.
  9. Works with each Division Coordinator/Player Agent in conducting tryouts, player selection and team creation.
  10.  Set up and manage the league’s official website (site authorized by Little League International);
  11.  Set up online registration and ensure the league rosters are uploaded to Little League;
  12.  Assign online administrative rights to other local volunteers;
  13.  Encourage creation of team web sites to managers, coaches, and parents;
  14. Ensure that league news and scores are updated online on a regular basis;

 

Vice President and Sponsor Director

(a) Perform the duties of the President in the absence or disability of the President, provided he or she is authorized by the President or Board so to act. When so acting, the Vice President shall have all the powers of that office.

(b) Perform such duties as from time to time may be assigned by the Board of Directors or by the President.

 (c) Solicits and secures local sponsorships to support league operations

(d) Collects and reviews sponsorship and fundraising opportunities

(e) Organizes and implements approved league fundraising activities

(f) Coordinates participation in fundraising activities

(e) Maintains records of monies secured through sponsorship and

fundraising initiatives.

          

Secretary

  1. Be responsible for recording the activities of the Local League and maintain appropriate files, mailing lists and necessary records.
  2.  Perform such duties as are herein specifically set forth, in addition to such other duties as are customarily incident to the office of Secretary or as may be assigned by the Board of Directors.
  3.  Maintain a list of all Regular Members, Directors and committee members and give notice of all meetings of the Local League, the Board of Directors and Committees.
  4.  Issue membership cards to Regular Members, if approved and directed to do so by the Board of Directors.
  5.  Keep the minutes of the meetings of the Members, the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee, and cause them to be recorded in a book kept for that purpose.
  6.  Conduct all correspondence not otherwise specifically delegated in connection with said meeting and shall be responsible for carrying out all orders, votes and resolutions not otherwise committed.
  7.  Notify Members, Directors, Officers and committee members of their election or appointment.

Fields Coordinator

  1. Responsible for keeping fields in playable condition.
  2. Works with town DPW to make sure fields are maintained properly.
  3. Responsible for submitting the schedule to town and obtaining permits to play.
  4. Schedule fields for ball game play and practices

League Coordinators for Kball (kindergarten) and Instructional Leagues

  1. Each of the above coordinators coordinates registration with Player Agent.
  2. Recruits, reviews and pre-approves all head and assistant coaches for each season.
  3. Manage the (previous year’s) ratings of players, establish the draft order and oversee the draft process (for Kball, Rookie and Instructional:   establish fair teams based on school district considerations).  Coordinators of the older leagues oversee and gather evaluation data on all players at or near the completion of the spring season and ensure there is a fair set of grading criteria consistently applied by all coaches.
  4. Creates a Spring in-town schedule of games.  Ensure any playoff system is fair and balanced
  5. Resolve disputes, presents disciplinary matters to the President/Board, report incidents to the President/Safety Officer.
  6. Monitor  field and equipment conditions.
  7. Assists the Equipment Manager in the dispersal and collection (if applicable) of uniforms and equipment.  Works with Field Coordinator to maintain and stock field shed.
  8. Assist in review, scheduling and management of umpires (NA to Kball, Rookie and Instructional)
  9. Ensures leagues follow consistent and clear rules for practice and games at the outset and during the season.
  10. Works with Player and Coaching Development Director to train coaches and run clinics for players. Ensure that all coaches know the importance of learning all players in the league from the earliest years through their advancement in the program.
  11. Works to build enthusiasm and momentum.  Support sponsor programs such as photos for sponsor recognition plaques

 

Thank you,

WWLL


by posted 09/02/2021
Sponsors Include

Great Clips

Islington Pizza

Wegman

Maggie Coppens Real Estate

Arch Orthodontics

RELCO

Roche Bros.

McKinney Brothers Tree Service

Dedham Savings

DICK

Dunkin