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Executive Board Elections will be held on October 1st

Executive Board Elections will be held on October 1st during the monthly meeting.  If anyone is interested in any of the following positions please reach out to Ron Fairwood -

ARTICLE 3 LEAGUE STRUCTURE & ORGANIZATION:

The officers of the Local League shall consist of (5) Executive Board Positions.  The positions will be held for (1) one year and voted on by the Board of Directors.                                                                           

EXECUTIVE BOARD POSITIONS:

President

Vice-President (Baseball)

Vice-President (Softball)

Secretary

Treasurer

BOARD OF DIRECTOR AND CHAIRPERSON POSITION:

APPOINTED POSITION (May consist of the following and is limited to)

ONE YEAR POSITION

  • Player Agent
  • All Commissioners
  • Safety Officer
  • Equipment Manager
  • Auditing Committee (Executive Board can hire)
  • Fundraising Chairperson
  • Nominating Committee
  • Chief Umpire
  • Scheduling  Chairperson
  • Registration Chairperson
  • Fields Maintenance Coordinator
  • Ad-Hoc Committee (as deemed by the Executive Board)
  • Concession Stand Manager
  • Managers Nominating & Review Chairperson
  • Coaches Clinic Chairperson
  • Website Administrator

ARTICLE 6A EXECUTIVE BOARD – DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

President:

The President shall be responsible for conducting the affairs of the Local League and for executing the policies of the Board.  He/She shall present an Annual Report on the condition of the Local League at the annual Elections Meeting prior to elections and at any other time as he/she or the Board shall deem necessary.

The President shall be responsible for the conduct of the Local League in conformity with the policies, principles, rules, and regulations of Little League Baseball, Inc. as agreed to under the conditions of the Charter issues to the Local League by Little League Baseball, Inc. except where Newington Little League Inc. By-Laws differ from the national organization, in which case, these By-Laws will take precedence.

The President, with assistance from the Player Agent, shall examine the applications and supporting document of every Player candidate and certify his//her residency and age eligibility before the child may be accepted as a Player.

The President has the duty and responsibility to appoint any standing or special committees that he/she may deem necessary.

The President shall be responsible for the recruitment, training and final testing for qualifying a Chief Umpire and all regular Umpires.

The President shall appoint the following individuals/standing committees to a one year position, as described in Article 3, section Appointed Positions.

The President shall be a non-voting member of the Board and shall vote only to break a tie.

Vice-President Baseball:

The Vice-President of Baseball, in the absence or disability of the President, shall perform the duties of the President, and when so acting, shall have all of the powers of that office.  He/she shall also perform such duties as assigned by the President and/or the Board.

He/she will be the Co-chairperson for the major fundraiser and supervise the event.

Vice-President Softball:

The Vice-President of Softball, in the absence or disability of the President and the Vice-President of Baseball shall perform the duties of the President, and when so acting, shall have all of the powers of that office.  He/she shall also perform such duties as assigned by the President and/or the Board.

The Vice-President of all Softball shall oversee play in the softball divisions (Minor, Major, Junior, Instructional except T-Ball), including rules interpretations, and report periodically to the Board.

The Vice-President of Softball shall recruit all official softball coaches (subject to review by the Board and appointment by the President).

The Vice-President of Softball shall assist the Purchasing Agent in the distribution/collection of uniforms and supplies/equipment for the program.

The Vice-President of Softball shall handle all lower level protests and report their disposition to the President.  Protests, involving rules violations only, must be filed, in writing, through the Vice-President of Softball, within twenty-four (24) hours of their occurrence.  Any protest decision may be appealed to the President through written notification submitted within forty-eight (48) hours of the announced decision. (Major and Junior Level protests shall be filed in accordance with these By-Laws)

The Vice-President of Softball will coordinate all activities with the softball Managers, coaches and teams.

The Vice-President of Softball will ensure Managers adhere to expectations of NLL website – entering results, entering pitch counts, etc.

The Vice-President of Softball will work with Managers and Scheduler to reschedule any postponed games.

Secretary:

The Secretary shall be responsible for recording the activities of the Local League (including minutes) and maintaining appropriate files, mailing lists, and necessary records pertaining to the Local League.

The Secretary shall give due notice of all meetings (including the agenda), in advance of these meetings to the Board of Directors by e-mail or mail as requested by the board member.

The Secretary shall conduct all correspondence as may be required by the Local League or as directed by the President.

The Secretary shall maintain a list of all official Managers, Coaches, Officers (elected and appointed), and Committee Members, and shall prepare and distribute the Official Coaches List as submitted by the Managers and reviewed and approved by the Board.

The Secretary shall make separate ballots for each office for the Executive Board candidates, also supply a ballot box.  He/she shall count all ballots and announce the final vote count to the members.

Treasurer:

The Treasurer shall receive all monies and securities and deposit the same in a repository approved by the Board.

The Treasurer shall keep all records for the receipt and disbursement of all monies and securities for the Local League, approve all payments from allotted funds, and draw checks therewith.

The Treasurer shall be responsible for the filing of all governmental taxes and other legal forms as are necessary for the orderly functioning of the Local League.

The Treasurer and/or President shall be the only authorized signatories of checks for disbursements of Local League funds.  Any local League payment by check or withdrawal for more than $1000 must be approved by both the President and Treasurer.

The Treasurer, under the direction of the President, shall prepare a written monthly financial report to be presented at the board meeting.  A written overall end of year financial statement will be presented at the December board meeting, on the financial condition of the Local League.

The Treasurer’s books shall be available for inspection by any Local League Member upon timely written request to the President. (Refer to Article 10 FINANCIAL REPORT).

Player Agent:

The Player Agent shall record all player transaction and maintain up-to-date records of the Local League’s Players and Player candidates.  He/she shall receive all applications for Player status and shall assist the President in examining the applications and supporting document(s) of the Player candidates for verification of residency and age eligibility as set forth in the Little League rulebook.

The Player Agent shall conduct the annual player drafts (baseball/softball) and all other player transactions or selection meetings.  He/she shall prepare the Player’s Lists and forward these to the President for his/her signature in preparation for the forwarding of these lists to the national headquarters of Little League by the President.  He/she shall prepare all rosters as set forth in the official Little League rulebook.

The Player Agent shall process all Local League insurance claims.

The Player Agent should not be a Manager in the Local League; however; he/she may serve as a coach and/or umpire.

Equipment Manager

The Purchasing Agent shall be responsible for the procurement of all uniforms and supplies/equipment of the Local League.

The Purchasing Agent shall make an Annual Report and present it to the Executive Board on a yearly basis as to the available inventory for all league divisions

The Purchasing Agent shall coordinate the distribution of uniforms and supplies/equipment to the league through the various Commissioners, Managers and Head Coaches.

Commissioner of Major Baseball:

The Commissioner of Major Baseball shall oversee play in the major baseball divisions including rules interpretations and report periodically to the Board.

The Commissioner of Major Baseball shall assist Managers in recruiting all official Major Baseball coaches as requested by the Manager (subject to review by the Board and appointment by the President).

The Commissioner of Major Baseball shall handle all Major protests and report on their disposition to the President.  Protests, involving rules violations only, must be filed, in writing, through the Commissioner of Major Baseball, within twenty-four (24) hours of their occurrence.  Any protest decision may be appealed to the President through written notification submitted within forty-eight (48) hours of the announced decision.

The Commissioner of Major Baseball will coordinate all activities with the major Managers, coaches and teams.

Commissioner of Intermediate Baseball:

The Commissioner of Intermediate Baseball shall oversee play in the intermediate baseball divisions including rules interpretations and report periodically to the Board.

The Commissioner of Intermediate Baseball shall assist Managers in recruiting all official Intermediate Baseball coaches as requested by the Manager (subject to review by the Board and appointment by the President).

The Commissioner of Intermediate Baseball shall handle all Intermediate protests and report on their disposition to the President.  Protests, involving rules violations only, must be filed, in writing, through the Commissioner of Intermediate Baseball, within twenty-four (24) hours of their occurrence.  Any protest decision may be appealed to the President through written notification submitted within forty-eight (48) hours of the announced decision.

The Commissioner of Intermediate Baseball will coordinate all activities with the intermediate Managers, coaches and teams.

The Commissioner of Intermediate Baseball will ensure Managers adhere to expectations of NLL website – entering results, entering pitch counts, etc.

The Commissioner of Intermediate Baseball will work with Managers and Scheduler to reschedule any postponed games.

Commissioner of Challenger Program:

The Commissioner of Challenger Program shall oversee play in the Challenger division, including rules interpretations, and report periodically to the Board.

The Commissioner of Challenger Program shall prepare an official report of all program activities.

The Commissioner of Challenger Program shall assist the Purchasing Agent in the distribution/collection of uniforms and supplies/equipment for the program.

The Commissioner of Challenger Program shall coordinate all activities with the Challenger Coaches.

Commissioner of Minor Level:

The Commissioner of Minor Level shall oversee play in the minor level, including rules interpretations, and report periodically to the Board.

The Commissioner of Minor Level shall recruit all official minor level coaches (subject to review by the Board and appointment by the President).

The Commissioner of Minor Level shall assist the Purchasing Agent in the distribution/collection of uniforms and supplies/equipment for the program.

The Commissioner of Minor Level shall handle all minor level protests and report their disposition to the President.  Protests, involving rules violations only, must be filed, in writing, through the Commissioner of Minor Level, within twenty-four (24) hours of their occurrence.  Any protest decision may be appealed to the President through written notification submitted within forty-eight (48) hours of the announced decision.

The Commissioner of Minor Level will coordinate all activities with the Minor Level coaches and teams.

The Commissioner of Minor Baseball will ensure Managers adhere to expectations of NLL website – entering results, entering pitch counts, etc.

The Commissioner of Minor Baseball will work with Managers and Scheduler to reschedule any postponed games.

Commissioner of T-Ball:

The Commissioner of T-Ball shall oversee play in the T-Ball division, both baseball and softball, including rules interpretations, and report periodically to the Board.  Protests are not allowed in the T-Ball division.

The Commissioner of T-Ball shall recruit all official T-Ball coaches (subject to review by the Board and appointment by the President).

The Commissioner of T-Ball shall assist the Purchasing Agent in the distribution/collection of uniforms and supplies/equipment for the program.

The Commissioner of T-Ball shall chair the T-Ball rules, committee, assist the Player Agent in the forming of the T-Ball teams, and coordinate all activities with the T-Ball coaches and teams.

The Commissioner of T-Ball will ensure Managers adhere to expectations of NLL website – entering results, entering pitch counts, etc.

The Commissioner of T-Ball will work with Managers and Scheduler to reschedule any postponed games.

Chief Umpire/Umpires:

The Chief Umpire shall be responsible for the training of all Major Level and Junior Level umpires (under the direction of the President) for all official Major Level and Junior Level games.  Hereafter these umpires will be referred to as Official Umpires.

The Chief Umpire shall be responsible for the assignment of two (2) Official Umpires for all official Local League baseball games including Local League playoffs.

Safety Officer:

The Safety Officer shall establish safety policies and procedures that should be known, understood and practiced by all Players, Managers and Coaches.  He/she shall conduct periodic inspections of all playing fields and equipment and report all concerns to the President.

The Safety Officer shall be responsible for the distribution of a first-aid kit and any other appropriate first-aid supplies to all Local League teams.

The Safety Officer shall, at the conclusion of the season, submit a written report on all field conditions to the President and the Town.


by posted 09/09/2019
Manager Positions

Please be advised that there are two open manager positions in our major baseball division. If you are interested please send a Letter of Interest along with your Resume to Ron Fairwood (ronseven@cox.net) no later then October 1, 2019 PRIOR TO THE MONTHLY MEETING. Thank you and have a great night
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WELCOME TO NLL'S HOME ON THE WEB

Welcome to the home of Newington Little League. We provide a positive coaching environment for children ages 4-16 in baseball and softball.

Newington Little League is successful because of the time, effort, and commitment of all of our volunteers. We cannot do what we do without you!

We are always looking for new volunteers to join our team and continue our success year after year.  If you have a specific skill or are just interested in helping out in any way, please contact us.

We always need help with field preparations, announcing games, concessions, opening day, umpiring, etc.

If you are interested in getting involved please send an e-mail to  expressing your interest. 

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Please look around our site and visit us throughout the season.  Follow us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/NewingtonLittleLeague/ for the latest information. 


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