Wellington Wolves Seeking Directors

The Wellington Wolves Basketball Association is soliciting applications from energetic professionals with diverse life experiences who would like to join its board of directors.

The Wellington Wolves Association is a nonprofit organization and a member of the Central Palm Beach County Chamber of Commerce, the United States Specialty Sports Association, the Amateur Athletic Union, the Youth Basketball Association of America and other youth sports organizations.

The organization promotes and develops leadership, sportsmanship, education opportunities and athletic excellence to improve opportunities for young boys and girls. Its goal is to create a roadmap program combining academics and basketball as the stepping stones for local youth as they travel through middle school and high school and into college.

The governance of the Wellington Wolves Basketball Association, as a sports provider for the Village of Wellington, the direction of its work, and the control of its property is the responsibility of the board of directors. The board is elected to represent a broad cross section of business and professional leaders from Wellington.

The board sets the overall policies of the organization. Each board member is essential to the success of the organization and should understand the responsibilities and commitment required. Fifty-one percent of the board of directors must reside in Wellington.

There are seven board positions available for the 2012-13 season: president, vice president/director of operations, director of coaches for the boys and girls program, director of community affairs, director of fundraising, treasurer and secretary. Available committee head positions include head of public relations, head of committee development, head of grievances, March Madness tournament director, bookkeeper and registrar.

For more information, call Chris Fratalia at (561) 252-9530. Applications should be sent to boardofdirectors@wellingtonwolves.com. The deadline is Oct. 1. Interviews will start Oct. 5, and decisions will be made by Oct. 15.