Former SOMBA President Hired by BC Baseball
Former SOMBA president James Raymond has recently been appointed a position as the Administrative Director of BC’s largest baseball association, BC Baseball. Congratulations Jamie!! We’re all happy for you and excited to see what you’re able to accomplish once you sink your teeth into this new position. You will be sorely missed around here and the current SOMBA board of directors wish you all the best in your new position. Following Jamie’s resignation Iain MacIntyre has stepped up to become the current president of SOMBA.
Please see the statement below by BC Baseball’s marketing director Les Szabo
“BC Baseball, the largest youth baseball association in British Columbia, is pleased to announce the hiring of an Administrative Director. James Raymond has been associated with BC Baseball through 3 generations – seeing his father’s involvement and now passing his own vision to his son, James has been with BC Baseball his entire life. From his enrollment in the various program offerings as a youth, James had progressed forward and became the President of the South Okanagan Minor Baseball Association where he was the lead ambassador for youth baseball in the surrounding community. He had many notable accomplishment as he progressed within the South Okanagan Minor Baseball Association as a Coach, Equipment Director, Board of Directors Member, and then on to President of the Association. His extensive personal work experience, coupled with his hands on understanding working within a constantly evolving community association make him a seamless fit for the Administrative Director position. Given BC Baseball’s membership in excess of over 25,000 players, coaches and association volunteers, the Administrative Director will be facing an all-encompassing, fast paced and vital role and will prove to be instrumental in delivering effective and efficient operations to the 51 Associations within BC Baseball. We are excited to announce James as the Administrative Director as BC Baseball continues to deliver the largest, most comprehensive and most inclusive baseball program to the Province of British Columbia.”