USA Baseball elects Alvarez, Hopkins to Board of Directors

USA Baseball elects Alvarez, Hopkins to Board of Directors
20/12/2019
Veronica Alvarez is a Women's National Team alumna. Elliot Hopkins is the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Director of Sports, Sanctioning and Student Services. They replace Jenny Dalton-Hill and Davis Whitfield.

USA Baseball announced on Friday the election of four-time Women’s National Team alumna Veronica Alvarez and National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Director of Sports, Sanctioning and Student Services Elliot Hopkins to its Board of Directors.

The selections were finalized at the annual Board of Directors meeting at the MLB Winter Meetings in San Diego, California.

Additionally, Mike Gaski and Jason Dobis were also reelected as officers on the USA Baseball Board of Directors during the annual meeting, serving as president and treasurer, respectively.

“Veronica and Elliot are long-time associates of the United States Baseball Federation and devoted supporters of our events, initiatives and national team programs,” said USA Baseball President Mike Gaski. “We are honoured to welcome them to our Board of Directors and look forward to witnessing their influence on our organization as USA Baseball continues to develop and impact the amateur sports landscape in the United States.”

“I take a lot of pride in what it means to be a USA Baseball player,” said Veronica Alvarez. “I aim to represent the athletes to the best of my ability so that their experience with USA Baseball continues to be nothing but the best.”

“I am thrilled to serve the baseball community on USA Baseball’s Board of Directors. I feel that the voice of interscholastic baseball players is important in crafting the future of our national teams and representing our country,” said Elliot Hopkins.

Alvarez and Hopkins replace long-time board members Jenny Dalton-Hill and Davis Whitfield, who collectively served 14 years on the USA Baseball Board of Directors.

The USA Baseball Board consists of 12 Directors.