Little League Baseball, Inc., United States Eastern Region

State of Pennsylvania Association of District Administrators


Meeting Minutes

August 28, 2010

Moose Lodge, South Williamsport, PA


State Coordinator Glen Fiebig called the meeting to order at 10:30 a.m.  Roll call was taken by sign in sheet.  Districts represented: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 20, 22, 23, 25, 26, 27, 29, 30, 31 and 32.  Absentee ballot proxy was presented by Joe Walkovich representing John Rupp.


Motion to approve the meeting minutes of November 14, 2009 was made by District 17.  Second by District 12.  Motion passed.


Motion to approve the finance report dated August 28, 2010 was made by District 32.  Second by District 9.  Motion passed.  Report attached.




Tournament reports:  A team dropped out of both the 9 & 10 Year Old Softball and the Junior League Softball state tournament, but other than that there were no major problems.  It was brought up that Little League was not recognizing the state east / west setup for travel reimbursement.  Motion by District 17 to have Glen communicate with headquarters to attempt to resolve the issue.  Second by District 11.  Motion passed.




Tournament Procedure Issues


·         Scorekeeper and Pitch Counter:  Glen emphasized the policy that leagues hosting tournaments in the state must provide a scorekeeper and a pitch counter (baseball) for all games.


·         Restroom facilities:  Glen stated the main complaint from tournaments is insufficient or unacceptable restroom facilities.  Joe Wendler volunteered to write up a proposal to specify restroom requirements for hosting tournaments.  Motion by District 32 to table the issue until the proposal is created and distributed.  Second by District 13.  Motion passed.


·         Feeding teams:  Leagues hosting tournaments are required to feed teams following games.  Glen suggested approaching local service organizations to provide meals for the teams.


EAST REGION HEADQUARTERS REPORT no representatives from East Region were present.




Leagues blocking hotel rooms for tournaments was brought up with pros and cons discussed.


The problem of state tournament packets not being submitted by the deadline was discussed.  Motion to set a deadline of February 1 to announce the host site for state tournaments and a deadline of March 15 for the tournament packet to be submitted, with the tournament to be made available state wide as determined by the State Coordinator was made by District 14.  Second by District 22.  Motion passed.  District Administrators will be reminded March 1 to get the packets submitted.


It was agreed to schedule the next meeting for Saturday, November 6, 2010 at 12:00 at the Lundy Building if it is available.


District Administrators were asked to keep in mind selecting a Pennsylvania representative to the Little League Board of Directors to be selected at the East Region District Administrator Clinic in January 2011.


Motion to adjourn by District 13.  Second by District 17.  Motion passed.


Respectfully submitted,


Bill Dithrich

DA PA District 1

Administrative Assistant

Pennsylvania State Little League DA’s Finance Report


August 28, 2010


Beginning Balance November 14, 2009












Food November meeting



District Administrator shirts



Postage to deliver shirts











Received for extra shirts


Ending Balance



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