2021 Board Candidates -Rebecca LaBeth


Candidate for Secretary

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1. What is it about the Board position you would like to hold that most interested you in running for office?

Learning more about the league on a level that I don't get as a regular player and contributing time to assisting the league in a role that I feel that I can excel at.

2. How will you contribute to the Board as a whole if elected?

I will commit myself and my time to learn what is necessary to assist each member, coach, and board member in their roles, as needed. I will handle every task that comes my way with the utmost care that I can.

3. Please list other volunteer commitments you have at this time.

I am currently a board member for Georgetown Animal Outreach.

Summarize your experience with Softball Austin.

I've been a player with Softball Austin since 2017. I have made some of the best of friends through this amazing league and every time I'm out on the field I'm having an amazing time - whether I'm winning or losing. The positivity that I have learned from the people in this league is absolutely astounding and I feel like this is my opportunity to give back.

What skills and knowledge are you willing to bring to our Board?

Planning: Some Experience

Fundraising: Some Experience

Program planning and evaluation: Little or No Experience

Recruiting, hiring and evaluating personnel: Little or No Experience

Financial management and control (budgeting, accounting): Little or No Experience

Communication, public and media relations: Some Experience

Public speaking: Some Experience

Information technology: Some Experience

Writing, journalism: Some Experience

Special events (planning and implementing): Some Experience

List other skills, knowledge needed by the board:

I have recently gained knowledge with many of the programs that are utilized for this position such as Microsoft programs, MailChimp, SurveyMonkey, Facebook, and Google Docs.

For the items you checked as "very experienced" or "some experience", please provide details.

Volunteering as a board member with Georgetown Animal Outreach I've done work with fundraisers, special events, creating flyers to promote those events, assist with creating and editing forms to look presentable to the public, create certificates for veterinary offices to streamline the process all the way around and keep better records, and also assist with getting animals adopted through adoption events and social media. As an Office Manager and Administrative Assistant to Certified Public Accounting firms for the last 11 years I have knowledge with communication with the public, writing and assisting with formatting and editing formal documents such as letters to the IRS and Audits or Reviews.


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