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ASA/USA Softball

Applicants sought for Commissioner with Wisconsin ASA

Aug. 06, 2014, 12 a.m. (ET)

OKLAHOMA CITY -- The Amateur Softball Association (ASA)/USA Softball, a volunteer driven, not-for-profit organization, is seeking applicants for the position of Volunteer Commissioner for the Wisconsin ASA/USA Softball association. This opening becomes available following the retirement of longtime Wisconsin ASA/USA Commissioner Tom Raimer.

The ASA/USA Softball Commissioner should be an individual who is interested in serving as the principal liaison between the local Wisconsin association and the ASA/USA National Office in Oklahoma City. Those interested in the complete duties of an ASA/USA Softball Commissioner may review them on the ASA website at www.asasoftball.com under the About ASA section, ASA Code, then 2014 ASA Procedural Manual Article 105. Click here to view.

A panel will interview and make their recommendation of an interim commissioner to the ASA/USA Board of Directors for confirmation. If a qualified candidate is not appointed by the ASA Council Meeting in November, the Board of Directors will make a recommendation to the entire Council regarding whether or not the association is to be merged with another.

The ASA was founded in 1933 and has evolved into the strongest softball organization in the country. The growth and development of the association led the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) to name the ASA as the National Governing Body of Softball, pursuant to the Amateur Sports Act of 1978.

Those interested in serving as the ASA/USA Commissioner for the Wisconsin ASA/USA Softball association should forward a resume and cover letter to:

Amateur Softball Association/USA Softball

c/o John Miller, Director of Membership Services

2801 NE 50th Street

Oklahoma City, OK 73111

E-mail: jmiller@softball.org

Fax: 405-425-3430

Résumé’s must be received at the National Office by August 22, 2014. Any questions regarding this position should be directed to John Miller at the contact information listed above.

About ASA 

The Amateur Softball Association, founded in 1933, is the National Governing Body of softball in the United States and a member of the United States Olympic Committee. The ASA has become one of the nation's largest sports organizations and now sanctions competition in every state through a network of 76 local associations. The ASA has grown from a few hundred teams in the early days to over 210,000 teams today, representing a membership of more than three million. For more information on the ASA, visit http://www.asasoftball.com/. 

About USA Softball 

USA Softball is the brand created, operated and owned by the ASA that links the USA Men's, Women’s, Junior Boys' and Junior Girls' National Team programs together. USA Softball is responsible for training, equipping and promoting these four National Teams to compete in international and domestic competitions. The USA Softball Women's National Team is one of the only two women's sports involved in the Olympic movement to capture three consecutive gold medals at the Olympic Games since 1996. The U.S. women have also won nine World Championship titles including the last seven consecutive as well as claimed six World Cup of Softball titles. For more information about USA Softball, please visit http://www.usasoftball.com/.

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