Amanda Houison announced as Softball Australia`s Umpire in Chief - Communications
14 November 2011
Softball Australia is pleased to announce Amanda Houison has been appointed to the newly created role of Umpire-in-Chief, Communications.
Amanda's primary responsibility is to work with the National Umpiring Program, specifically on managing, developing and implementing in conjunction with the National Umpire Staff, Softball Australia’s National Umpire Programs, policies, procedures and reports in relation to the website, email and other electronic communication, membership in consultation with the GMOT. Amanda will also actively promote the umpiring section of the Softball Australia website to raise the profile of the products and services available to members, potential members, the public and other stakeholders.
Amanda is a Softball Australia Level 6 umpire which was acheived in 2007. She has been involved in Softball for many years at a local level in Sydney before getting involved in the NSW umpiring program. In 2001, Amanda acheived the required accreditation level to umpire at a Australian Championship, and since has been appointed annually to an Australian tournament since.
Amanda's key career achievements include:
- 2010 Open Women - Australia v Japan, Sydney
- 2010 Esther Deason/Arthur Allsopp U17 Australian Championships
- 2010 Softball New South Wales Umpire Association Executive Member
- 2009 and 2010 Softball Australia Friendship Series - Tournament Umpire in Chief
Amanda will join Tricia Sibraa, Leigh Evans and Debbie Grove to form the National Umpiring Committee.
Softball Australia congratulates Amanda on her appointment.
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