OKLAHOMA CITY – USA Softball, a volunteer-driven, not-for-profit organization announced today that Mia Rodrigues (Mililani Town, Hawaii) has been appointed as Commissioner of USA Softball of Hawaii. Rodrigues will assume the role on Jan. 1 following the retirement of Commissioner Don Meinel.
“I fell in love with softball at five years old and played on my first team when I was eight,” said Rodrigues. “My life and my family’s lives have been filled with joy, gratitude, and an abundant amount of memories with generations of families who share our devotion to the sport. My experience in coaching and my administrative knowledge add to my passion and commitment to the beautiful game of softball. I look forward to the opportunity to continue promoting the game in Hawaii – and most of all just giving our children and adults somewhere to play and grow.”
Rodrigues begins her role as Commissioner with over 30 years of experience in the sport, having served as District JO Commissioner for 10 years prior to her most recent position as JO Commissioner of USA Softball of Hawaii. In that role, Rodrigues worked in collaboration with the Board of Directors to develop and implement new strategies in effort of achieving strong and sustainable organizational leadership while integrating new media initiatives to enhance the digital presence of softball in Hawaii.
Additionally, Rodrigues represents her state and Region 10 in the USA Softball All-American Games, a prestigious event designed to showcase the top 12-Under girls’ fast pitch athletes across the country. Through her positions at USA Softball, Rodrigues has planned and supervised games, tournaments, and special events while negotiating partnerships with entities to promote USA Softball of Hawaii.
Outside of USA Softball, Rodrigues serves as a Program Manager for Community Case Management Corp.
For more information on USA Softball of Hawaii, please contact Rodrigues at email@example.com, or by phone at (808) 306-3823.