The next board meeting will be held on Tuesday, August 27th at 6:15pm at Arizona World of Baseball (NW corner of Elliot/McClintock in Tempe). During that meeting we will be electing officers for 2013/14 season. We strongly encourage anyone who is interested in participating in the decision making process to attend as well as those who have been with the league long enough and care about the future direction of our league. The positions being voted upon are as follows:
President – Leadership of all Little League activities. Organizes and manages all meetings, activities, and all events that correspond to Chandler American Little League operations. Oversee the Board of Directors. Primary “Point of Contact” for all Chandler American Little League Activities.
Duties include: Attending all City of Chandler meetings (CYSA). Represents Chandler American Little League in all District 13 activities. Plan and schedule Board Meetings (Monthly). Responsible for all Little League Rules and Regulations are maintained per Little League International. Organize Parent Meeting. Responsible for recruiting volunteers and coaches. Master of Ceremony for Opening Day and Closing Ceremonies. Administrative Role for all vendors (Pictures, Uniforms, Snack Bar, Umpires, etc….). Main Liaison for Parents – Concerns, Complaints and Compliments.
Vice President – The vice president presides in the absence of the president, works with other officers and committee members, is a member of all committees, and carries out such duties and assignments as may be delegated by the president. Organizes “Coaches Meeting” prior to start of league. Organizes “Field Maintenance” day with all volunteers. Assists in all duties of President. Assigns “Player Agent” responsibilities for each division.
Secretary – The secretary maintains a register of members and directors, records the minutes of meetings. Works with Director of Communication in the responsibility of sending out notice of meetings and maintains a record of league’s activities.
Treasurer – The treasurer signs checks co-signed by another officer or director (or as directed by the local league’s constitution), dispenses league funds as approved by the board of directors, reports on the status of league funds, keeps local league books and financial records, prepares budgets, and assumes the responsibility for all local league finances (Quicken Books). Responsible to obtain cash (Change) for Opening Day Activities.
Equipment Manager – Responsible for organizing and maintaining all League equipment. Responsible for ordering of new equipment, tools, gear, etc. Maintains Storage Sheds. Works with the Registration Coordinator in purchasing of League Uniforms. Manages the distribution of League Equipment to the coaches. Collects all equipment at end of the season.
Sponsorship Coordinator – Responsible for all Little League sponsorships. Organizing and collecting money for existing sponsor banners. Solicitation of new sponsors. Coordinating efforts with Compadres and Hohokam organizations. Making sure all new sponsor banners are made for display at the fields.
Communication Director – Administrates web page, Facebook, and all advertising. Responsible for all League communications and announcements. Maintains “Game Changer” Website. Make sure that all key dates are available on the webpage and Facebook. Handles the mailer program for registration.
Fundraising Coordinator – Responsible for all fundraising activities including Opening Day events and auction items, Diamondback Little League Day, and primary league fund raiser – ie.. Chocolate Bars, Chevy Raffle Tickets, Sonic Cards, Etc. Coordinates all Opening Day Activities – Face Painting, Dunk Tank, Bounce House, Coin Drive (Mid First Bank), Silent Auction, Vendor Tents, Refreshments. Works with President on special appearances on Opening Day – Speaker, Mayor (1st Pitch), National Anthem Singer, Mascots, etc…Recruits volunteers for Opening Day.
Registration Coordinator – Responsible for all registration activities and events. Organizes all registration events. Works with Communication Director in broadcasting registration sites and events. Responsible for registering players with the league, city (CYSA), and Little League International. Works with the Treasurer to ensure registration payments and scholarships are recorded.