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Keene Cal Ripken Baseball, Keene Babe Ruth Softball, and Keene Babe Ruth Baseball

Greater Keene Youth Baseball and Softball Association

  2019


Board of Directors

We are here to provide you and your family with the best youth baseball experience possible!

Here are the 2019 Greater Keene Youth Baseball and Softball Association (GKYBSA) Board of Directors and their responsibilities.
Please contact info@GKYBSA.com if you would like to learn more about how you can become involved.

Executive Board



President-

Dave Miller

Email: Dave

Responsibilities

  • Direct and guide the Association
  • Carry out the will of the members as expressed by a majority vote
  • Represent and speak on behalf of the Association
  • Preside at meetings of the Board
  • Carry out such other duties as requested by the Board
  • Supervise the League Commissioners in the performance of their responsibilities
  • Determine when games are to be cancelled and coordinate the scheduling of makeup games
  • Coordinate the recruitment and assignment of managers with the Commissioners of each league
  • Appoint a Supervisor of Umpires for the Association
  • Oversee individual responsible for communications to local news media
  • Appoint and over-see all ad-hoc study committees



Vice President of Cal Ripken Baseball
-
Christine Nowill

 

Responsibilities

  • Assist the President in the performance of his/her responsibilities
  • Act for the President in his/her absence
  • Make list of field availability for practices
  • Over-see ad-hoc study committees as directed by the President.
  • Undertake any such other duties assigned by the President
  • Chair the Rules Committee of representatives from each league
  • Bring all recommendations for changes of rules before the Board of Directors for their vote
  • Provide interpretation of all rules, as requested

 

   

Vice President of Babe Ruth Softball-

James Pearsall

Email: JIM P

Responsibilities

  • Assist the President in the performance of his/her responsibilities
  • Act for the President in his/her absence
  • Make list of field availability for Softball practices
  • Over-see ad-hoc study committees as directed by the President.
  • Undertake any such other duties assigned by the President
  • Chair the Rules Committee of representatives from Softball league
  • Bring all recommendations for changes of rules before the Board of Directors for their vote
  • Provide interpretation of all softball rules, as requested
 
   

Vice President of Babe Ruth Baseball/Fall Baseball Coordinator -
Jim Fennell

Email:  Jim

 

Responsibilities

  • Assist the President in the performance of his/her responsibilities
  • Act for the President in his/her absence
  • Make list of field availability for practices
  • Over-see ad-hoc study committees as directed by the President.
  • Undertake any such other duties assigned by the President
  • Chair the Rules Committee of representatives from each league
  •  Bring all recommendations for changes of rules before the Board of Directors for their vote
  •  Provide interpretation of all rules, as requested







Treasurer
-
Rebecca Miller

 

Responsibilities

  • Receive all monies for deposits/disbursement and maintain the association’s checking and savings accounts
  • Keep an exact account of all receipts and expenditures of monies and all monies on hand
  • Prepare an accurate, written and current Treasurer’s report for all Board Meetings. This is defined as a financial sheet including income, expenditures, and year-to-date account balance
  • Pay all bills in a timely manner
  • Oversee the financial accounting for KCRBA
  • Prepare all records for an annual filing with the Internal Revenue Service and State of New Hampshire
  • Prepare annual Budget for approval by the board
  • Undertake any such duties as assigned by the President

 



Secretary
- Becky Tinnin

Email Becky-

 


Responsibilities

  • Handle all correspondence for the association, as directed
  • Maintain a current list of Board Members and Team Managers
  • Keep a record of all the meetings of the Board and the Association, and provide each board member with a copy of the minutes from each meeting
  • Undertake other duties as assigned by the president

 

Board of Directors

 



Board Members

 


Equipment Manager
-
Ross Cocklin

 

Responsibilities

•Select and maintain all equipment. Maintain an inventory for all equipment

•Establish and maintain a replacement system for all equipment

•Prepare bid specifications on uniforms, bats, balls and other equipment necessary for league play. Bid specifications, with type and quantity of equipment, are to be presented to the Board for approval of purchases for the next season

•Solicit an appropriate number of bids on equipment purchases in excess of $500.00. The bid shall be awarded to the lowest bidder, who meets terms and specifications

•Issue Board approved purchase orders. Forward purchase orders and invoices to the Treasurer for payment

•Submit a written report to the Board as to equipment replacement and purchases

 


Fields and City Liaison
-
Chris Ferris

 

Responsibilities

•Supervise the maintenance, repair, and improvement of all KCRBA facilities, including, but not limited to, playing fields, snack bar, snack bar equipment, scoreboards, and fences

•Coordinate all volunteer work projects

•Obtain bids for all contract labor

•Report to the Board of Directors regarding the status of all KCRBA facilities and work projects

 


Communications Representative
-

Marcy Tanniru

 

Responsibilities

•Promote the league by providing the Media with announcements

•Maintain and/or direct the operations of the league via web site and social media outlets

•Post a weekly update of the League standings on the league web site throughout the season

•Create, maintain, and post a yearly calendar of events. Undertake other duties as assigned by the president

 

Registrar-
Liz Giza

 

Responsibilities

•Conduct annual registration

•Conduct annual evaluation registration

•Preside over player selection meetings

•Supervise and coordinate transfer of players

•Maintain current records of team rosters

•Verify player eligibility

•Coordinate background checks for league volunteers

•Coordinate coaching certifications

Fundraising Coordinator-

Stephanie Pratt

Email:Stephanie

 

Responsibilities

•Conduct annual fundraiser

•Coordinate sponsorships

 


 


Cal Ripken Baseball

Spring

Baseball

Commissioners

 

Tee Ball League-
Larry Tinnin

Email:
Larry

 

Responsibilities

•Coordinate with League Vice-President to prepare their respective League schedules

•Recommend ground rules for each field at which games in their respective Leagues are to be played

•Keep current standings in their respective Leagues and forward them to the President, Secretary, and Communications Representative for publication. Not applicable for Pee Wee and Tee Ball divisions

•Call meetings of the team managers in their respective Leagues as necessary, to resolve questions and problems make recommendations concerning program administration and bring unresolved problems to the Board

•Obtain and Maintain rosters for their respective Leagues

•Check player eligibility by reviewing the rosters of their respective Leagues as to age, team affiliation and participation

•Conduct a draft of players for the various teams within a League or division in compliance with the Association player selection (draft) system

•Arrange for playoffs where applicable

•Maintain a list of players that can be made available (on a first come – first serve basis), should a team be unable to field a team of nine players due to short-term unavailability of several players

•Appoint a rules committee representative for their respective league

•Summer League Commissioners are responsible for coordinating with other leagues via the Communications Representative for registration of players

 

Peewee League-

Rookie League-
Aaron Gillis

email-
Aaron

Junior League-
Chris Farris

Email:Chris


Senior League-
Rich Beard

Email Rich



Summer

Baseball

Commissioners

 



Majors League
-

 

 



Minors League
-

Deb Tisdale

Email:

 


Instructional League-


Fall Baseball
Commissioner


Fall Commissioner
-
Jim Fennell

Email:JIM

 


Babe Ruth SOFTBALL

8 & Under

 

Commissioner-
Nichole Wilson

Email:NICHOLE

Responsibilities

• Coordinate with League Vice-President to prepare their respective League schedules

• Recommend ground rules for each field at which games in their respective Leagues are to be played

• Keep current standings in their respective Leagues and forward them to the President, Secretary, and Communications Representative for publication.

• Call meetings of the team managers in their respective Leagues as necessary, to resolve questions and problems make recommendations concerning program administration and bring unresolved problems to the Board

• Obtain and Maintain rosters for their respective Leagues

• Check player eligibility by reviewing the rosters of their respective Leagues as to age, team affiliation and participation

• Conduct a draft of players for the various teams within a League or division in compliance with the Association player selection (draft) system

• Arrange for playoffs where applicable

• Maintain a list of players that can be made available (on a first come – first serve basis), should a team be unable to field a team of nine players due to short-term unavailability of several players

10 & Under

Commissioner-
Gina Burke

Email:GINA

14 & Under
(Allyson Barden Division)


Commissioner-
Joe Durell

Email:JOEYD

 

BABE RUTH BASEBALL

At Large

Jeff Castor
Email:

At Large

Andy Haas 
Email:

 

Team Managers (coaches)

Responsibilities

•Cooperate with the Board of Directors to see that the objectives of the league are fulfilled.

•Complete ASEP coaching online course, and pass appropriate background checks. Provide appropriate documentation to Registrar

•Encourage and exhibit good sportsmanship on and off the playing field

•Conduct sufficient practice sessions to afford their players a reasonable opportunity to benefit from the baseball program and to attend games and practices

•Ensure that all players participate in accordance with League rules

•Do their best to implement the provisions and best intentions of this constitution and by-laws

•Elect officers at annual fall meeting

•Attend and participate in all association meetings


Contact Us

Greater Keene Youth Baseball and Softball Association

PO Box 1044 
Keene, New Hampshire 03431

Email Us: [email protected]
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