At the annual fall meeting of the Little League® International Board of Directors, elected to the Board are two new Field Directors, Dwayne Tuggle of Amherst, Va., and Corinne G.L. Chow of Vancouver, British Columbia.
Mr. Tuggle joins the Little League International Board of Directors as the Field Director representing the Southeast Region. A long-time volunteer, Mr. Tuggle has been a District Administrator for 11 years, taking over the position from his father, and has previously held the roles of Assistant District Administrator, League President, umpire, coach, and local league Board Member. He also serves as a volunteer security officer at the Little League Baseball World Series. Mr. Tuggle, a retired law enforcement official, resides in Amherst, Va., with his wife Roni. He replaces Linda North of Peachtree City, Ga., as the Southeastern Region Field Representative to the Board.
Ms. Chow will represent the Canada Region on the Little League International Board of Directors. Active in Little League for 31 years, Ms. Chow has been a District Administrator for 13 years and Divisional Director since 2009. She previously has also been a Little League coach and League President. Ms. Chow, a Labour Relations Advisor for the Federal Government of Canada, resides in Vancouver, British Columbia, with her husband, Michael Chang. She assumes the seat vacated by Darlene McLaughlin of Calgary, Alberta.
Mr. Tuggle and Ms. Chow are eligible to serve four one-year terms on the Board of Directors. Other Field Representatives to the Board include members from the Eastern, Western, Asia-Pacific, Central, European and African, Latin American, and Southwestern Regions. The remainder of the Board is comprised of industry leaders who work to improve the overall operations of Little League Baseball and Softball.
“Both Linda and Darlene are dedicated Little League volunteers who have brought great insight and dedication to the Little League Board of Directors,” said Davie Jane Gilmour, Ph.D., Little League International Board of Directors Chairman. “And we are excited to welcome Dwayne and Corinne to the Board. These two volunteers have a combined 76 years of Little League experience, and will be welcome additions. Having representatives from our nine regions provides valuable insight from the field and allows the Little League International Board of Directors to make the best decisions to improve the Little League experience at the local level for all of our players, families, and volunteers.”