Anyone in the community interested in joining the PLL board of directors, should send an e-mail expressing this interest to the league President. Please make sure to include your name and contact information along with a brief section detailing your area(s) of interest and your background. New members are interviewed by a committee in September and are then up for election at the October board meeting.
All members of the board of directors are expected to attend the board's monthly meetings and to take an active role in running the league. Candidate who cannot commit to attending meetings are welcome to request to become a 'super' volunteer and participate in league activities.
Here is a brief description of some of the positions which new board members have been asked to fill in the past:
Division director: - send e-mail registration reminders to families - create teams (non-competitive divisions) or run drafts (competitive divisions) - work with league scheduler to create division schedule - attend division games - make sure player ratings submitted and normalized in a timely manner - arbitrate any issues which arise during the season
Equipment manager: - coordinate the purchase and receipt of equipment and uniforms - coordinate the distribution of equipment and uniforms to field sheds and to managers - place equipment in field sheds - coordinate the return of all baseball/softball equipment at season's end
Sponsorship Committee: - develop sponsorship plan for upcoming year (fees/benefits) - contact local merchants to obtain commitments and payments - oversee the creation, placement and removal of banners
Special Events: - plan and run events such as photo night, Ducks outing, etc
Webmaster: - maintain public site content - set up and use admin site (especially for registration) - maintain league e-mail addresses via Google groups - provide assistance to others with regard to using the admin system
Registrar: - open/close registration periods - send e-mail reminders - make sure families of new players submit required documents - make sure all payments are received prior to a player participating - coordinate all player withdrawal and refunds - receive, deposit and account for any checks - resolve any registration issues ie player eligibility
Safety Officer: - update league safety plan and submit to Little League - coordinate with insurance agent to obtain coverage and resolve issues
Background Checks: - obtain required volunteer applications and process - make President aware of any applicants that fail a check
Spirit Wear: - design shirts, shorts, etc - coordinate with manufacturer to obtain items - setup and oversee booth at photo night