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MBGLL Board Volunteer Positions
revised 9.9.20
 

MBGLL League President

This key position leads the initiatives and future endeavors of the league while ensuring to adhere to the league's bylaws.  The President shall...

  • Lead the Board of Directors' meetings
  • Lead annual meeting
  • Identify opportunities and threats to the league and provide recommendations to the board for consideration
  • Attend Division meetings
  • Recommends new or changes to policies and procedures
  • Establishes administrative procedures to ensure club policies

  • Manage/lead the relationship with EMWLUA
  • Participate in the US Lacrosse Chapter meetings (monthly)
  • Provide guidance to the Executive Director in the implementation of day-to-day activities
  • Vote as an officer of the corporation

 

Treasurer
 
The Treasurer shall:

 

  • Reconcile bank account(s) on a monthly basis
  • Provide accounting firm with required information to complete annual taxes
  • Write checks as required
  • Deposit checks
  • Help manage town accounting (refunds, credits, payments)
  • Provide financial reporting for board meetings
  • Help with the Jamboree (minimum of one day)
  • Attend MBGLL board meetings (can be done by phone)
  • Attend MBGLL’s Annual meeting, Wrap-Up meeting
  • Vote as an officer of the corporation

Division Director
 
The Division Director shall:

 

  • Uphold MBGLL’s mission and lead by example
  • Act as liaison between towns in the division and MBGLL’s board
  • Facilitate communication between towns in the division
  • Coordinate division meetings as necessary (pre-scheduling, mid-season, etc.)
  • Assist towns with updating MBGLL-specified technology with all contacts/coaches/field information etc. (with help from the technology director)
  • Assist with compliance for division (with help from the Sportsmanship director)
  • Review schedule prior to release
  • Help at the Jamboree (minimum one day)
  • Attend MBGLL board meetings (mostly virtual, typically 1st Monday of the month; 2 or 3 in-person meetings throughout the year)
  • Attend MBGLL league meetings
  • Vote as an officer of the corporation

 

Clerk/Secretary

The Clerk/Secretary shall…

  • Take notes at every MBGLL board meeting and submit them to the Executive Director for review
  • Help at the Jamboree (one day minimum)
  • Attend all MBGLL board meetings (can be done by phone)
  • Attend MBGLL’s Annual Meeting, Wrap-Up Meeting
  • Manage the Rules Certification process and send out certificates
  • Vote as an officer of the corporation

Technology Committee Lead

The Technology Lead shall:

 

  • Troubleshoot MBGLL’s web site
  • Help with redesigning the web site
  • Link social media technologies into the web site
  • Streamline technologies, especially around registration
  • Review technology used and evaluate new software/hardware when necessary
  • Make sure that MBGLL’s game scheduling tool synchs with the umpire scheduling tool (if using one)
  • Assist with the technology aspects of webinars, training, and phone conferences
  • Produce coaches' cards
  • Create registration pages for teams, players, coach/parent helpers, and officials for each season
  • Help with the Jamboree (minimum ½ a day)
  • Attend MBGLL’s Annual and Wrap-Up Meetings
  • Attend monthly board meetings (via phone conference), if necessary

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Scheduling Committee Lead

The Scheduling Director shall…

 

  • Oversee the creation of MBGLL’s League schedules (we typically use a scheduler)
  • Manage MBGLL’s Jamboree schedule creation (volunteers typically create it), make last-minute updates
  • Act as the main liaison between MBGLL, town program leaders, and scheduler with regards to updates/improvements that we require for scheduling
  • Double-check that change requests were made by the scheduler, if appropriate
  • Learn how to create the schedule via MBGLL's scheduling tools
  • Train Divisional Deputy Scheduling Director
  • Coordinate scheduling concerns with division directors
  • Answer scheduling questions from our members
  • Provide scheduling updates at MBGLL board meetings, when appropriate
  • Attend MBGLL’s Annual meeting
  • Help at Jamboree (minimum of half a day)

Rules Committee Lead

The Rules Director is responsible for nurturing all behaviors related to this position. 
This Rules Director will…
 

  • Respond to member inquires within 24 hours, even if it is to simply say that you are working on a reply and will be in touch shortly
  • Review new US Lacrosse rules each year and recommend to the board implementation guidance
  • Ask for assistance from EMWLUA or US Lacrosse if you are not certain of a rule
  • Maintain AskTheUmpire blog
  • Answer rules related questions that are received via e-mail or blogs.
  • Act as liaison between MBGLL’s members and EMWLUA with regards to rules related questions.
  • Assist with rules meetings and training, as needed.
  • Remain unbiased when answering rules questions
  • Refrain from giving an opinion on what is right and instead guide by the rulebook

Sportsmanship and Compliance Committee Lead

The Sportsmanship and Compliance  Director is responsible for nurturing all behaviors related to this position. 
This Sportsmanship and Compliance Director will…

Competition

  • Investigate all incidents in an unbiased, even-tempered manner consistent with the spirit of MBGLL’s board.
  • Recuse adjudication of any incidents that pertain to this director’s town.
  • Update Incident Log weekly on MBGLL’s board site.
  • Keep information regarding incidents confidential.

Sportsmanship

  • Administer the Sportsmanship and Compliance program.
  • Encourage good sportsmanship through blogs and e-mails
  • Lead good sportsmanship program

Board Duties

  • Manage grade waiver process in conjunction with the division directors
  • Identify Gold-Star Programs for the year
  • Oversee Coaches' Card compliance
  • Attend monthly board meetings 
  • Attend annual meeting.
  • Volunteer at jamboree(s) for all days

 

Deputy Scheduler

The Deputy Scheduler shall…

  • Learn how to schedule using MBGLL's scheduling tools
  • Liase with the scheduler
  • Review the schedule drafts to help ensure that they reflect the desires of the league
  • Double-check that schedule change requests were made by the scheduler
  • Assist with creating MBGLL’s Jamboree schedule, as requested by the Scheduling Director
  • Attend MBGLL scheduling planning meetings
  • Attend MBGLL board meetings when scheduling is discussed
  • Attend MBGLL’s Annual Meeting, Wrap-Up Meeting
  • Help at Jamboree (minimum of half a day)

 

 

Training Committee Lead

The training director ...

  • Provides guidance to town coaches on what to teach players are each level
  • Provides Executive Director with links to videos and other training examples to share on social media
  • Acts as a reference for coaches with training/drill questions
  • Helps to put together training resources for MBGLL's web site
  • Works with MBGLL Board and US Lacrosse to identify Head and Assistant coach training requirements

Fundraising/Sponsorship Committee Lead

The Fundraising/Sponsorship Director... 

  • Will seek opportunities for sponsorships that align with and support MBGLL's mission. 
  • Organize sponsorship opportunities to fund training and playing opportunities for our players and coaches.
  • Help promote our fundraising efforts through Benevity Online Giving, MVP Wear, Dicks Sporting Goods, AmazonSmile, and other opportunities.