Applications sought for Commissioner with Montana ASA

March 03, 2016, 5 p.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 Commissioner for the Montana ASA/USA Softball association.  The position becomes available following the recent retirement of long-time Commissioner Bob Rowling, who served at the helm of Montana ASA since November of 1984.

The ASA/USA Softball Commissioner is a volunteer position with ASA/USA Softball and should be an individual who is interested in serving as the principal liaison between the local Montana 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/USA Softball website at USASoftball.com under the About ASA section, Code/Rule Changes, then 2016 ASA Procedural Manual Articles 105 and 106 (pg. 9-11). Click here to view.

A panel will interview and make their recommendation of a temporary commissioner to the ASA/USA Board of Directors for confirmation. After serving a minimum of six months and no later than the ASA/USA Annual Meeting in November, the Commissioner's Appointment Committee will review the performance of the commissioner and make a recommendation of interim or permanent status to the ASA Board of Directors.

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 applying for the ASA/USA Commissioner for the Montana 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 March 25, 2016. Any questions regarding this position should be directed to John Miller at the contact information listed above.

About ASA/USA Softball
Founded in 1933, the Amateur Softball Association (ASA)/USA Softball is the National Governing Body Softball in the United States and a member of the United States Olympic Committee. One of the nation’s largest sports organizations, ASA/USA Softball sanctions competition in every state through a network of 70 local associations and has grown from a few hundred teams in the early days to over 165,000 teams today, representing a membership of more than 2.5 million.  ASA/USA is responsible for training, equipping and promoting the six USA Softball National Teams that compete in international and domestic competitions. The USA Softball Women’s National Team is one of 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 as well as claimed eight World Cup of Softball titles. For more information about ASA/USA Softball, please visit http://www.asausasoftball.com.