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Livermore Little League

Livermore Little League

2019 Election Information

 
 
The Board of Directors for Livermore Little League is a very rewarding experience where you have influence on the future of our program. We are a diverse group of baseball minded members, very supportive of each other, and have the players best interest in mind.


Thank you all for Voting!!   We had a great turnout, and results for Coaching Coordinator and Equipment Manager are listed below.  The other, uncontested positions will begin October 1, 2019. 




Election Day for the 2019 year will be held at our annual meeting, on the day of Closing Ceremonies, June 1.


Cast your ballot in-person on June 1st at closing ceremonies. RLCC fields. (Voting times will be announced as we get closer to June 1st.)  

Our closing ceremonies is considered our annual meeting, as set forth by the notice sent on 5/13/2019.


Positions are a
2 year term beginning October 1, 2019 through September 30, 2021, unless noted below. Positions are staggered so that we do not potentially have a completely new board every year.  


What commitment is expected of board members? 
Board members are expected to attend meetings throughout the year, typically every 2 or 3 weeks. Currently, they are held on Tuesday evenings at 7:30pm or 8pm (depending on time of year). Other expectations include checking and responding to email throughout the week for communications pertaining to their position. Most importantly you are held to a high standard for morals, having good character, and doing the right thing for the players in our league. 

Each position is a little different in terms of commitment, but please review the description below for each position you are looking to run for, and email [email protected] if you have any questions regarding the positions. 


Positions Up for Election on June 1st:

  • President
  • Information Officer
  • Safety Officer
  • Tournament Director
  • Coaching Coordinator
  • Equipment Manager
  • Umpire in Chief (UIC)
  • Fields Maintenance Director
  • Snack Shack Coordinator
  • Volunteer Coordinator (1 year term)
  • Teeball Commissioner (1 year term)
  • Event Coordinator (1 year term)


Current Nominations on the ballot
(As of May 31st)

  • President
    • Eddie Vaca
  • Information Officer
    • David Druyor (Incumbent)
  • Tournament Director
    • Joe Tenca (Incumbent)
  • Coaching Coordinator
    • Rich Moore (Incumbent) (WINNER)
    • John Lange
  • Safety Officer
    • Julie Druyor
  • Equipment Manager
    • Johnny Ruiz (WINNER)
    • Eric Mederos
  • Umpire in Chief (UIC)
    • Jennifer Watsonbird (Incumbent)
  • Fields Maintenance Director
    • Chad Creeden (Incumbent)
  • Snack Shack Coordinator
    • Jennifer Silva (Incumbent)
  • Volunteer Coordinator (1 year term)
    • Kari Weber
  • Teeball Commissioner (1 year term)
    • Jessica Dennis
  • Event Coordinator (1 year term)
    • Theresa Lobre



Descriptions of each position are detailed below. Don't let it overwhelm you! We would love to have you be nominated for a position. We have a lot of experience on the board to help every get ramped up in their new position, we all started somewhere! 



Position Descriptions: 

  • PresidentPresides at league meetings, and assumes full responsibility for the operation of the local league. The president receives all mail, supplies, and other communications from the Little League International. The president must see to it that league personnel is properly briefed on all phases of rules, regulations, and policies of Little League. The league president is the contact between the local organization and Little League International. (Our constitution requires this position to have 1 year experience on the Livermore Little League Board of Directors.)
  • Info OfficerSets up and manages league’s official website; sets up online registration and ensures the league rosters are uploaded to Little League; assigns online administrative rights to other local volunteers; encourages creation of team web sites to managers, coaches, and parents; ensures that league news and scores are updated online on a regular basis; collects, posts, and distributes important information on league activities including direct dissemination of fundraising and sponsor activities to Little League, the district, the public, league members, and the media; serves as primary contact person for Little League and Dick’s Team Sports HQ regarding optimizing use of the Internet for league administration and for distributing information to league members and to Little League International. Provides player, coach, and manager records to Little League International in electronic format. Often takes on the role of PR and Marketing for the league, monitoring social media, and is the main point of contact for the league by Facebook, email, etc. *Records provided to LLi is completed automatically via our website partnership with Dick's Sporting Goods
  • UIC - Umpire in ChiefServes as coordinator of and advises the league President on the league umpire program; responsible for recommending umpires to the league President for appointment to the league umpire roster; recruiting and retaining volunteer umpires; establishing a league umpire training program consistent with Little League® guidelines; coordinating and assisting with conducting umpire clinics at league and district level; communicating rule changes to league umpires; scheduling league umpires for regular season games; evaluating league umpires using established guidelines to maintain program integrity; further continual improvement, and prepare league umpires for advancement to tournament levels; communicating with and providing updates to the District Umpire Consultant on the league umpire program, and attending Umpire Training programs at the District, State, Region, and/or Headquarters level.
  • Coaching Coordinator - Represents coaches/managers in league; presents a coach/ manager training budget to the board; gains the support and funds necessary to implement a league-wide training program; orders and distributes training materials to players, coaches and managers; coordinates mini-clinics as necessary; serves as the contact person for Little League and its manager-coach education. Receives and distributes coaching information from Little League International and distributes to all coaches and managers.
  • Safety Officer - Responsible for the overall safety of the league; updating and distributing the safety manual. Coordinate and ensure all volunteers have a completed background check on file. Train or coordinate the training of first aid/safety/concussion protocol to managers. Assists in determining safe air quality playability during times of fire season.
  • Events Coordinator - Planning and organization skills are needed to ensure our events run smoothly. This project manager ensures everyone is communicating and planning in plenty of time for the events of our league.
  • Tournament Director - Plans and organizes the tournaments after the regular season, brackets, seeding and placement. Also, plans and organizes the post season Livermore Elite tournament, and Summer tournaments with District 57 of various age groups. 
  • Fields Maintenance Director - Coordinate and organize a team of field crew personnel to ensure the fields are in safe, playable condition. Maintenance throughout the season and in the off-season. This continues throughout the summer tournaments, and fall ball season. Assists in determining safe playable conditions during rainy season when cancelations may be necessary. 

  • Teeball Commissioner (1 Year term) - Organizes and runs the Teeball and Farm division. Establishes local rules, recruits managers, assists with scheduling, and distributes teams with the help of the selected managers. This is a 1 year position on the board. This person shall work well with others, have good organization and communication skills, and it is recommended that they have 1 year prior experience on the LLL board, but this is not a requirement. 
  • Equipment Coordinator - 1 yr - Organizes equipment to be handed out, ensures equipment is returned at the end of the year. Throughout the year ensures necessary supplies are available to maintain the fields. Works with coaches to ensure they have what they need readily available for games.
  • Volunteer Coordinator - 1 yr - Little League is run by volunteers.  The Board of Directors above and managers are not the only volunteers in the league. We also have Snack Shack, field maintenance, basket coordinators, various events to plan, among many other volunteers.  This position assists in organizing and recruiting volunteers, as well as keep track of their time provided to the league. This person should be organized and have good communication skills.
  • Snack Shack Coordinator - Maintains the operation of concession facilities; organizes  the purchase of concession products; responsible for the management of the concession sales at league events; schedules volunteers to work the concession booth during league events; collects and reviews concession related offers including coupons, discounts, and bulk-purchasing opportunities; and organizes, tallies and keeps records of concession sales and purchases.


Other Offices not currently up for election this year: 

  • Vice President - Presides in the absence of the president; works with other officers and committee members; is ex-official member of all committees and carries out such duties and assignments as may be delegated by the President.
  •  Secretary - Maintains a register of members and directors; records the minutes of meetings; is responsible for sending out notice of meetings, issues membership cards and maintains a record of league’s activities.
  • Treasurer -  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.
  • Registration Administrator - Responsible for holding in person registration, validating all birth certificates and addresses to ensure players are eligible for play in our district.
  • Player Agent - Conducts annual tryouts, and is in charge of player selection, assists president in checking birth records and eligibility of players; serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the local league and generally supervises and coordinates the transfer of players to or from the Minor Leagues according to provisions of the regulations of Little League.
  • Fall Ball Coordinator - Runs, manages, and promotes Fall Ball season with the help of other board members and staff, coaches, etc. 
  • Upper Division VP - Manages the Upper Division coordination between leagues to ensure teams are filled, coaches positions are filled, scheduling, and all things upper division.
  • Umpire Development Officer - Responsible for working with District Umpires and local umpires in the training and development of our umpire program to ensure we have fair play, responsible umpires, who create a fun and fair atmosphere for our players. 
  • Fundraising Coordinator - Solicits and secures local sponsorships to support league operations; collects and reviews sponsorship and fundraising opportunities; organizes and implements approved league fundraising activities; coordinates participation in fundraising activities; and maintains records of monies secured through sponsorship and fundraising initiatives.
  • Challenger Coordinator - Organizes and runs the Challenger division. Recruits managers and players, assists with scheduling.

 

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Livermore, California 94551

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