OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. -- The Amateur Softball Association (ASA)/USA Softball, a volunteer driven, not-for-profit organization, is seeking applicants for the position of Commissioner for the Arkansas ASA association.
The ASA/USA Softball Commissioner should be an individual who is interested in serving as the principal liaison between the local association and the ASA National Office. Those interested in the complete duties of an ASA Commissioner may review them on the ASA website at www.asasoftball.com under the About ASA section and ASA Code Article 305.
A panel will interview and make their recommendation of an interim commissioner to the ASA Board of Directors for confirmation. If a qualified candidate is not appointed by the next ASA Council Meeting, 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 ASA/USA Softball as the National Governing Body of Softball, pursuant to the Amateur Sports Act of 1978.
Those interested in serving as the ASA Commissioner for the Arkansas ASA association should forward a resume to:
Amateur Softball Association
c/o Craig Cress, Director of Membership Services
2801 NE 50th Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73111
Résumé’s must be received at the National Office by September 27, 2012. Any questions regarding this position should be directed to Craig Cress, Director of Membership Services for the Amateur Softball Association.
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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