board of directors

foser board members

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John Donaldson - president

John Donaldson has been involved with Little League since 1993 and has been a volunteer District Administrator for Virginia District 9 since 2010. Prior to John’s role as a District Administrator he served for eight years as the Assistant District Administrator for his district. John’s Little League career also includes being a Team Manager, two years as League President at Fort Hunt Little League in Alexandria, VA and 24 years as an Umpire.

John has also served Little League at the regional and international level. He is currently serving as the Virginia State representative on the Southeastern Region Advisory Board. John has recently completed a four year appointment on the Little League International Advisory Board.

John has held jobs in the US Senate, the Commerce and Treasury Departments and has worked in international development for more than 30 years, including holding senior positions in the World Bank, from which he retired in 2010. John and his wife Jane reside in Alexandria, Virginia.

 
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Jeremy Haley Vice President

Jeremy Haley has been involved with Little League since 1992 and has been a volunteer District Administrator for Georgia District 7 since 2007. Prior to Jeremy’s role as a District Administrator he served for ten years as the Umpire Consultant for his district. Jeremy’s Little League career also includes 16 years as an Umpire at Hart County (Georgia) Little League. In 2007, Jeremy had his final umpire assignment at the Little League Baseball World Series. In 2008, Jeremy and his wife received the Hart County Chamber of Commerce Golden Shovel Award for their development of a Little League Challenger Division program in their local community.

Jeremy has also served Little League at the regional and international level. Jeremy has served on the Little League International Advisory Board and in 2014, Jeremy received the Little League Meritorious Service Award. He is currently serving as the Georgia State representative on the Southeastern Region Advisory Board.

Jeremy resides in Hartwell, Georgia with his wife Julie and is employed as a manager of the real property division for The Gordon Law Firm, Attorneys at Law.

 
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Beth Van Vranken - Secretary

Beth Van Vranken joined Little League in 1996 - volunteering with Braden River Little League in Bradenton, FL when the first of her two sons began playing.  Her youngest son went on to play Division I college baseball thanks to the initial skills learned in the Little League program. At her local league, she served as Team Mom, Concession Manager, Vice President and then League President.  Beth began her district role as Assistant District Administrator in 2007 and has been District Administrator of Florida District 26 since 2009. Professionally, Beth has worked for AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals since 1997 and is an Executive Pharmaceutical Specialist and Regional Training Specialist.  

 
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Travis Ellis - Treasurer

Travis Ellis has been involved with Little League since 1998 and has been a volunteer District Administrator for South Carolina District 2 since 2007. Prior to Travis’s role as a District Administrator he served at Summerville Little League as a Team Manager, Umpire and six years as League President.

Travis has also served Little League at the regional and international level. Travis has served on the Little League International Advisory Board and is currently serving as the South Carolina representative on the Southeastern Region Advisory Board.

Travis served 20 years in the US Air Force and retired in 2004. He currently works as a facility Manager with the 437 Maintenance Group, Joint Base Charleston SC. He resides in Summerville with his wife Sheri. 


directors

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Chris Cianciola

District Administrator
Alabama District 8

 

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Jeff Colwell

District Administrator
Georgia District 2

Jeff Colwell has been a Little League volunteer since 1997. Jeff served his local league as a Team Manager for 20 years and League President for four years.

Jeff has served at the District level as District Administrator since 2003 after serving as an Assistant District Administrator for two years. Jeff is currently the Vice President of Georgia State Little League.

When not serving his community as a Little League volunteer, Jeff is a General Contractor in the Atlanta, GA. area.

Jen Colvin

Region Director
Southeastern Region

Jen Colvin is a native of East Providence, R.I., and a graduate of the Rumford (R.I.) Little League. She has served Little League as a volunteer in a variety of capacities including, softball Coach, Umpire, Assistant District Administrator, District Administrator, and Region Tournament Director, with extensive experience coordinating region tournaments in all divisions of Little League Baseball and Softball.

She has been the Southeast Region Director since 2004 after having served as Assistant Region Director for five years. 

 
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Kim Davies

District Administrator
Florida District 3

Kim Davies is the mother of five sons who all played Little League baseball starting in 1991.  She began volunteering as a Team Mom and later a coach for her son’s teams.  She became part of her league’s board, serving as Secretary and VP.  She was subsequently elected President of Conway Little League, a position she served in for five years.  She joined the Florida District 3 staff as Secretary in 2007 and then was elected as District Administrator in 2010.

 

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Curtis Jackson

District Administrator
Tennessee District 8

Curtis Jackson has been a Little League volunteer since 1980. Curtis served his local umpire for 33 years and League President for two years.

Curtis has served at the District level as District Administrator since 2013 after serving as an Assistant District Administrator for nine years. Curtis also server for 19 years as the Umpire Consultant for the district. Curtis is also the Secretary for the Tennessee Little League State Association.

Curtis was an umpire in the Little League World Series in 2011.

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District Administrator
Alabama

 
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Terry Giles

District Administrator
North Carolina District 4

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Brian Weseman     

District Administrator
South Carolina District 3

Brian Weseman has been a Little League volunteer since 2010. Brian served his local league as a Team Manager, Concessions Manager 2 years and League President for 3 years.

Brian has served at the District level as District Administrator since 2013 after serving as an Assistant District Administrator for two years. Brian is currently the Vice President of South Carolina State Little League.

When not serving his community as a Little League volunteer, Brian works in Information Technologies.

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Vince Scanlon

District Administrator
North Carolina District 2

Vince Scanlon has been a Little League volunteer since 2002. Jeff served his local league as a Team Manager for four years, Umpire for two years and League President for eight years.

Vince has served at the District level as District Administrator since 2013.

When not serving his community as a Little League volunteer, Vince works in the media relations field.

 
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Tommy Shelton

District Administrator Tennessee District 9

Tommy Shelton has been a Little League volunteer since 1980. Tommy served his local league as a Team Manager, Umpire and League President for 25 years.

Tommy has served at the District level as District Administrator since 2006, after serving as an Assistant District Administrator for 16 years. Tommy served for two years as the Tennessee State Representative on the Southern Region Advisory Board

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Bob Sottile

District Administrator
Virginia District 10

Bob Sottile has been a Little League volunteer since 1984. Bob served his local league as a Team Manager for seven years and League President for five years.

Jeff has served at the District level as District Administrator since 2006 after serving as an Assistant District Administrator for 12 years.

Bob is a retired member of the United States Naval Reserve as a Chief as well as retired from the U.S. Department of Energy as an Information Systems Manager.

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Paul Flanagan

District Administrator
West Virginia District 4

Paul Flanagan has been a Little League volunteer since 1990. Paul served his local league as a Team Manager for five years, Umpire for five years and League President for three years.

Paul has served at the District level as District Administrator since 1994 after serving as an Assistant District Administrator for two years. Paul as also served on the Southeastern Region Advisory Committee and the Little League International Board of Directors. Paul received the Little League Meritorious Service Award and Peter J. McGovern Distinguished Service Award.

 
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Mike Vickers

District Administrator
West Virginia District 2

Mike Vickers became involved with Little League at Madison Little League, during its first year of operation in 1970. Mike served as an umpire in the league until 1997 and then as League President from 1999-2001. He served as West Virginia Umpire Consultant from 1982-2001 and as Assistant District Administrator from 1985-2001; and is presently District Administrator for West Virginia District 2, a position he has held since October 2001. Professionally, Mike worked with Western Union out of Chicago, IL for five and half years; Beth Energy Mines for 25 years; having retired in June of 1995; and now works with the Boone County Health Department (since 1996). Additionally, Mike has been active in local school activities since 1974, serving as football scoreboard operator for Scott High School since 1977 and as a high school baseball and basketball official for 15 years.

Linda North (Honorary Member)

District Administrator
Georgia District 4

Linda North has been a Little League volunteer since 1985. Linda served her local league as Concession Manager for two years, Secretary for two years, Auxiliary Chair for two years and League President for three years.

Linda has served at the District level as District Administrator since 1998 after serving as an Assistant District Administrator. Linda servers on the Southeast Region Advisory Board and has server on the International Advisory Board as well as the International Board of Directors. Linda also received the Little League International Meritorious Service Award in 2007.