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Old Wed Apr 27, 2016, 04:24pm
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Originally Posted by Andy View Post
This was the topic of much discussion at the council meeting in November, but was not proposed as a change.
Yeah, that is part of my problem. At one time, ASA was probably the most democratic organization in the country. They have slowly become the Ivory Tower sort.


I don't know all the inner workings, but the re-alignment was passed by the Board of Directors at their meeting a couple of weeks ago. I understand there will be many code changes proposed at council meeting this year to accommodate the re-alignment. The re-alignment is scheduled to go into effect on Jan 1, 2017.

The hiring of the Deputy Directors was a necessary step in giving the umpire program an avenue of direct reports to the local associations.
They have good deputies on board, just seems they are spread geographically thin.
The bat issue in softball is as much about liability, insurance and litigation as it is about competition, inflated egos and softball.
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