Board of Directors

Inwood Little League is governed by a Board of Directors. These are volunteers who hold a one year term, voted for every November. To contact any member on the board, please email: inwoodbaseball@gmail.com.

Below are the members and brief description of their duties.


President | Juan Carlos Brito

As the chief administrator, the president selects and appoints managers, coaches, umpires and committees. As such, no person becomes a manager, coach, umpire or committee member without the approval of the president. However, all appointments are subject to final approval by the local league’s board of directors.

The president is the officer with whom Little League International maintains contact. The president also represents the league in the District organization.

Carlos is also a coach in the league.


Glenn GahrmanExecutive Vice President | Glenn Gahrman

The executive vice president presides in the absence of the president, works with other officers and committee members, is ex-officio member of all committees, and carries out such duties and assignments as may be delegated by the president. Separate vice presidents may also be selected to oversee individual divisions within the league. If so, one vice president should be selected as the one to preside in the absence of the president. A vice president may manage, coach or umpire, provided they do not serve on the protest committee.

Glenn is also a coach in the league.


Alex MartinezVice President of Community Affairs | Alex Martinez

The Vice President of Community Affairs solicits and secures local sponsorship to support league operations. Collects and reviews sponsorship and fundraising opportunities. Organizes and implements approved league fundraising activities. Coordinates participation in fundraising activities. Maintains records of monies secured through sponsorship and fundraising initiatives.

Alex is also a coach in the league.


Treasurer | Juan Carlos Brito (Interim)
The treasurer signs checks co-signed by another officer or director (or as directed by the local league’s constitution), dispenses league funds as approved by the board of directors, reports on the status of league funds, keeps local league books and financial records, prepares budgets, and assumes the responsibility for all local league finances.


Secretary | (This position is unfilled, contact inwoodbaseball@gmail.com to inquire and apply)

The secretary maintains a register of members and directors, records the minutes of meetings, is responsible for sending out notice of meetings, issues membership cards and maintains a record of league’s activities.


Information Officer | Matt Mead

The information officer manages the league’s official website, manages the online registration process and ensures that league rosters are maintained, assigns administrative rights to league volunteers and teams, ensures that league news and scores are updated on a regular basis, collects, posts and distributes important information on League activities including direct dissemination of fund-raising and sponsor activities to Little League International, district, public, league members and media, serves as primary contact person for Little League regarding optimizing use of the Internet for league administration and for distributing information to league members and to Little League International, and displays enthusiasm for using the Internet for league administration, for sharing information and for creating a more enjoyable and efficient Little League experience.

Matt is also a coach in the league.


Ricardo TapiaEquipment Manager | Riccardo Tapia

Responsible for the upkeep and maintenance of all player equipment. Coordinates with the Commissioners to receive all equipment bags back from the managers at the end of the season. Cleans equipment bags and equipment. Maintains an inventory of all equipment in each bag to ensure that all equipment is returned and that equipment which has exceeded its life expectancy is replaced. Inspects all equipment, removed damaged, worn, or unsafe equipment, and replaces with new equipment. Orders all new equipment. Maintains inventory of reserve equipment. Prepares all equipment bags for distribution each new season. Coordinates with the Commissioners to make sure that all equipment bags are distributed to managers by/on draft day for each league. Responsible for ordering and distributing all uniforms for players and managers, including the regular season, all-stars and other post-season teams. Coordinates with the sponsorship officer to ensure correct team colors and sponsorship logos are used.


Safety Officer | Justin Ashley

The Safety Officer is responsible for creating awareness and educating the league on the opportunities to provide a safer environment for children and all participants of the league.

The Safety Officer will prepare a safety plan each year for the league and make sure that the plan is used. Promoting compliance of safety procedures is a key component of the Safety Officer’s duties. This is done by establishing and promoting a culture of safety within the league.

Justin is also a coach in the league.


Raphael Victorino - Field 6 Maintenance

Field 6 Maintenance | Raphael Victorino

Responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of Field 6 in Inwood Park. Schedules spring cleanup, fall cleanup and any other workdays that may be necessary. Coordinates with the Safety Officer to address all critical safety issues identified in the ASAP in a timely manner. Create, update and maintain a complete inventory of all field equipment.

Raphael holds another board position as Minors Commissioner.


Upper Fields Maintenance | Victor Collado

Responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of the upper fields of Inwood Park.  Schedules spring cleanup, fall cleanup and any other workdays that may be necessary. Coordinates with the Safety Officer to address all critical safety issues identified in the ASAP in a timely manner. Create, update and maintain a complete inventory of all field equipment.


LEAGUE COMMISSIONERS

Head Commissioner and Coaching Coordinator | Carlos Mojica

The head commissioner oversees the conduct, management and coaching of all the leagues. The head commissioner assists the league managers in organizing teams and schedules, and resolving disputes.

The coaching coordinator represents coaches and managers in the league. The coaching coordinator helps prepare coaches and managers for their responsibilities. Organizing clinics for coaches and managers to attend, the coordinator gives coaches and managers assistance with practice planning, gameday requirements, and general questions about being a volunteer in the league.

Carlos is also a coach in the league, and he grew up playing in this league!


Edward "Sonny" Bowie

Seniors Commissioner  | Ewart “Sonny” Bowie

The Seniors League is for players ages 15-16. The seniors commissioner must enforce the policies and procedures contained in the Little League Rules Book and Local Rules document for the Seniors Division.  Act as liaison between league parents/coaches/managers and the Board of Directors. Resolve conflicts among all league participants including conflicts arising during the games, as requested by the home-plate umpire. Communicate league information, including weekly posting of standings. Review the game results and pitching statistics and coordinate game cancellations and re-schedules.

Sonny is also a coach in the league.


Juniors Commissioner | Steve Lowsky

The Juniors League is for players ages 13-14. The juniors commissioner must enforce the policies and procedures contained in the Little League Rules Book and Local Rules document for the Juniors Division.  Act as liaison between league parents/coaches/managers and the Board of Directors. Resolve conflicts among all league participants including conflicts arising during the games, as requested by the home-plate umpire. Communicate league information, including weekly posting of standings. Review the game results and pitching statistics and coordinate game cancellations and re-schedules.

Steve is also a long time Inwood coach. He is pictured with his son Ryan, an Inwood Little League alumni.


Rafael FariasMajors Commissioner | Rafael Farias

The Majors League is for players ages 11-12. The majors commissioner must enforce the policies and procedures contained in the Little League Rules Book and Local Rules document for the Majors Division.  Act as liaison between league parents/coaches/managers and the Board of Directors. Resolve conflicts among all league participants including conflicts arising during the games, as requested by the home-plate umpire. Communicate league information, including weekly posting of standings. Review the game results and pitching statistics and coordinate game cancellations and re-schedules.


Raphael Victorino - Field 6 MaintenanceMinors Commissioner | Rafael Victorino

The Minors League is for players ages 9-11. The minors commissioner must enforce the policies and procedures contained in the Little League Rules Book and Local Rules document for the Minors Division.  Act as liaison between league parents/coaches/managers and the Board of Directors. Resolve conflicts among all league participants including conflicts arising during the games, as requested by the home-plate umpire. Communicate league information, including weekly posting of standings. Review the game results and pitching statistics and coordinate game cancellations and re-schedules.


Farms Director | John Lanning

The Farms League is for players ages 4-9 and consists of Rookies, Superstars and Farms divisions. The Farms director forms the teams and recruits the managers and coaches for the divisions. Acts as liaison between league parents/coaches/managers and the Board of Directors. Resolves conflicts among all league participants including conflicts arising during the games. Communicates league information, including weekly posting of standings. Coordinates game cancellations and re-schedules.

John is also a coach in the league.


Assistant Farms Director (Ages 4-9) | Erick Morales

The Assistant Farms Director helps the Farms Director manage the Rookies, Superstars and Farms divisions. Along with the Farms Director, the assistant director forms the teams and recruits the managers and coaches for the divisions. Act as liaison between league parents/coaches/managers and the Board of Directors. Resolve conflicts among all league participants including conflicts arising during the games. Communicate league information, including weekly posting of standings. Coordinate game cancellations and re-schedules.

Erick is also a coach in the league.


FUNDRAISING

Chair of Ladies Auxiliary | Emilio Lopez

Responsible for the coordinating, planning and directing of all fund-raising activities. Coordinates with the Treasurer to make sure that all funds are secured. Coordinates with all other board members, league commissioners, managers, on all fund raising activities. The Fund Raising Coordinator shall oversee the activities of the Ladies Auxiliary Assistant.

Emilio is also a coach in the league.


Vice Chair of Ladies Auxiliary | Juan Cruz

Assists the Ladies Auxiliary President coordinating, planning and directing of all fund-raising activities.

Juan is also a coach in the league.