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Our Committees

Our Committees

Our committees were developed to enhance the experience for the youth of North East Little League.

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Committee NameArticle IX SectionShort DescriptionChairperson 
Nominating Committee
1 The committee investigates and considers eligible candidates and submit at the Annual Meeting a slate of candidates for the Board of Directors. OPEN
Membership Committee
2 The committee receives the names of prospective Honorary, Sustaining and Regular Members, investigates them for eligibility and recommends those qualified for election at the annual, regular or any special meeting of the Members or the Board of Directors as the case may be.
Finance Committee
3 The committee investigates ways and means of financing the Local League including team sponsorships and submit recommendations. Tracy Wilkinson
Facility Committee
4 The committee investigates and recommends available, suitable sites and plans for development, including ways and means, the latter in cooperation with the Finance Committee. It is responsible for repair and improvement recommendations, for the care and maintenance of the playing field(s), buildings and grounds and supervise the performance of these activities and approved projects. Chris Beardsley
Equipment Committee
5 The committee secures bids on needed playing supplies and equipment and make recommendations for their purchase to the Board. The Committee is responsible for the proper issuance of such playing supplies and equipment and for the repair, cleaning and storage thereof at the close of the season. OPEN
Safety Committee
6 The committee is responsible to create awareness, through education and information, of the opportunities to provide a safer environment for children and all participants of Little League. OPEN
Umpire Committee
7 The Committee shall recruit, interview and recommend to the President for appointment a staff of umpires, including a chief umpire and replacements. Anthony Rizzo
District Committee
8 The committee assists the District Administrator in interleague district functions including the selection of members of the District Administrator’s Advisory Committee and the selection of tournament sites and area tournament directors. Andrew Kimmy
Planning Advisory Committee
9 The Committee coordinates the activities of planning and advising the local league. It reviews and evaluates projects for raising money and disposition of profits, and make recommendations to the Board. OPEN
Auditing Committee
10 The committee reviews the Local League’s books and records annually prior to the Annual Meeting and attaches a statement of its findings to the annual financial statement. Tracy Wilkinson
Coaching Committee
11 The committee 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; and serves as the contact person for Little League International. Sara Ochterski
Sponsorship/Fundraising Committee
12 The committee 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. Katrina Mullen
Concession Committee
13 The committee reviews applications for the manager position and recommend to the board; 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; organizes, and tallies and keeps records of concession sales and purchases. Brian Fuller
Tournament Hosting Committee
14 The committee sets up the annual Can-Am tournament, whether hosted locally or in Canada, including creating an itinerary for families, working on border crossing, ordering hats or shirts and gifts for coaches and league presidents; creates and distributes the publicity for any hosted tournament; secures individuals necessary to staff any hosted tournament well in advance of the tournament start date; works with the Sponsorship/Fundraising Committee chairperson to secure sponsors and/or setup any hosted tournament fundraising opportunities (50/50 raffles, other raffles or prizes); works with the Facility Committee on parking, restroom facilities and field preparations; works with the Safety Committee on medical preparedness and security; works with the Concession Committee chairperson to secure concessions; and works with the Umpire Committee chairperson to secure umpires.
Sara Ochterski
 Rostering and Evaluation Committee NA   

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