Board of Directors

The management of the property and business affairs of Little League Baseball®, Incorporated, is vested in the International Board of Directors. The Board has the control of the corporation and the power to appoint such standing committees as it shall determine and to delegate such responsibilities as it shall deem advisable.

Nine members of the Board are Field Directors. Each represent one of Little League’s nine regions, and are nominated by their peers for election to four-year terms by their region’s District Administrators.

Roles & Responsibilities of Local Board of Directors

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 program and the children of the world.


  • Hugh Tanner, Chairman, Houston, Texas
  • Steve Johnson, Chariman-Elect, Williamsport, Pennsylvania
  • Stephen D. Keener, President & Chief Executive Officer, Williamsport, Pennsylvania
  • David Houseknecht, Senior Vice President of Staff Administration & Chief Financial Officer, Williamsport, Pennsylvania
  • Patrick W. Wilson, Senior Vice President 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

  1. John Boyd, London, England
  2. Corinne G.L. Chow, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
  3. Janice Christensen, Kirkland, Washington
  4. Chris Drury, Riverside, Connecticut
  5. Jolly Gomez, Makati, Metromanila, Philippines
  6. Dr. Davie Jane Gilmour, Williamsport, Pennsylvania
  7. Antonio J. Gonzalez, Cayey, Puerto Rico
  8. Timothy Hughes, Williamsport, Pennsylvania
  9. Sally John, Fort Mill, South Carolina
  10. Steve Johnson, Williamsport, Pennsylvania
  11. Stephen D. Keener, Williamsport, Pennsylvania
  12. Dennis Lewin, Wellington, Florida
  13. Jon Litner, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  14. Jonathan Mariner, New York, New York
  15. Mike Mussina, Montoursville, Pennsylvania
  16. W. Dwight Raiford, Atlanta, Georgia
  17. Tony Richardson, Neptune, New Jersey
  18. Hugh Tanner, Houston, Texas
  19. Bob Toigo, Sammamish, Washington
  20. Dwayne Tuggle, Amherst, Virginia
  21. Shannon Walker, Newark, Ohio
  22. Travis L. Young, Sr, Warren, Arkansas
  23. Open Seat
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