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League Director

The League Director is the face of the league and has the following responsibilities:

Community Relations 

The League Director ensures that the organization maintains positive and productive relationships with media, and other community organizations. In this capacity, the League Director serves as primary spokesperson for the NBL.  Duties may include:

  • representing the organization to the media, other organizations and committees;
  • timely and appropriate reporting of Board decisions and actions to members

League Management

The League Director is responsible for the overall league management and oversees any and all league volunteers. He/she is the final vote on all policy setting and dispute resolution for the league.

Signing Officer 

The League Director is normally designated by the Board of Directors and/or bylaws as one of the signing officers for certain documents. In this capacity, the League Director may be authorized or required to sign or countersign checks, correspondence, applications, reports, contracts or other documents on behalf of organization.

Board Development 

The League Director ensures that structures and procedures are in place for effective recruitment, training, and evaluation of board members.

Delegation 

Depending upon the organization's needs and its bylaws, the League Director may establish or propose the establishment of committees of the Board, and may assign tasks and delegate responsibilities to board committees and/or directors.

Meetings & Committees

Ensures that an agenda is planned for board meetings and presides over meetings of the Board of Directors and chairs meetings according to accepted rules of order for the purposes of encouraging all members to participate in discussion; and arrive at decisions in an orderly, timely and democratic manner.  The League Director also serves as an ex-officio member of board committees. In this capacity, the League Director's role is to serve as a voting member of the committee; to negotiate reporting schedules; to identify problems and assist the committee chairperson to resolve them, and if necessary, to bring them to the attention of the Board of Directors.