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Board of Directors

The management of the property and affairs of Little League Baseball, Incorporated, is vested in the International Board of Directors. The board has the control and management of the affairs of the corporation and the power to appoint such standing committees as it shall determine and to delegate such powers as it shall deem advisable. Nine members of the board are nominated for election for three-year terms by the triennial Little League International Congress.

The members of the Little League International Board of Directors are volunteers in this service to Little League Baseball and Softball. They receive no compensation for their dedicated work on behalf of the children of the world.

History of the Board of Directors and Board of Advisors

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Dr. Davie Jane Gilmour, Chairman, Williamsport, Pennsylvania
Hugh Tanner, Chairman-Elect, Houston, Texas
Stephen D. Keener, President & Chief Executive Officer, Williamsport, Pennsylvania
David Houseknecht, Senior VP of Staff Administration & Chief Financial Officer, Muncy, Pennsylvania
Patrick W. Wilson, Senior VP of Operations & Program Development, Williamsport, Pennsylvania
Joseph W. Losch, Corporate Secretary, South Williamsport, Pennsylvania
Elizabeth Brown, Vice President of Marketing & Strategic Partnerships, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania
Daniel P. Kirby, Vice President of Risk Management, South Williamsport, Pennsylvania
Melissa Singer, Vice President & Treasurer, Montoursville, Pennsylvania
Lance Van Auken, Vice President & Executive Director of the Little League Museum, South Williamsport, Pennsylvania

Board Members as of November 2013

  1. Dr. James Andrews, Gulf Breeze, Florida
  2. Dr. Darrell Burnett, Laguna Niguel, California
  3. Janice Christensen, Kirkland, Washington
  4. Dr. Noel Ernesto Corrales, Guatemala City, Guatemala
  5. Chris Drury, Greenwich, Connecticut
  6. John Edgerle, Wyoming, Michigan
  7. Dr. Davie Jane Gilmour, Williamsport, Pennsylvania
  8. Stephen J. Guerrero, Dededo, Guam
  9. Dr. Creighton J. Hale, Williamsport, Pennsylvania
  10. Marty Hoy, Torrance, California
  11. Timothy Hughes, Williamsport, Pennsylvania
  12. Sally John, Fort Mill, South Carolina
  13. Stephen Keener, Williamsport, Pennsylvania
  14. Dr. Luke LaPorta, Liverpool, New York
  15. Dennis Lewin, Wellington, Florida
  16. Jon Litner, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  17. Jonathan Mariner, New York, New York
  18. Darlene E. McLaughlin, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  19. Mike Mussina, Montoursville, Pennsylvania
  20. Linda North, Peachtree City, Georgia
  21. Kristian Palvia, Skovde, Sweden
  22. Joe L. Patterson, Seguin, Texas
  23. W. Dwight Raiford, New York, New York
  24. Michael J. Serino, Moscow, Pennsylvania
  25. Hugh Tanner, Houston, Texas
  26. Bud Vanderberg, Kalamazoo, Michigan
  27. Open Seat