The Juneau Softball Association (JSA) is a 501(c)4 nonprofit organization that manages an adult slowpitch softball league for men, women, and coed teams in Juneau, AK. The organization is governed by a volunteer group of Board Members who represent their respective leagues and divisions. The organization’s activities are coordinated by a part-time Executive Director.
To foster the development and promotion of amateur softball within the City and Borough of Juneau, Alaska. JSA establishes rules and regulations governing all member teams; engages in any activity or enterprise that will be beneficial to the members; coordinates the registration of players; and coordinates with the Department of Parks and Recreation of the City and Borough of Juneau, Alaska, in extending the recreational activities.
To grow the softball community in Juneau by providing opportunities for participation in season play, tournaments, and related events – while also connecting members to statewide, nationwide, and international opportunities.
History of JSA
In early 2022, the JSA Board adopted a 5-year Strategic Plan. The Board will monitor progress and review this plan at the annual retreat (usually held in October).
- Implement annual board and ED training
- Improve financial stability
- Develop new and sustainable revenue sources
- Increase and retain membership
- Encourage broad community participation
- Improve communications and community outreach
- Continue to pursue field space and property improvements
Goal #1: Build organizational capacity; encourage retention, participation, and accountability of Board Members and the Executive Director.
Goal #2: Strengthen the organization’s financial health and stability.
Goal #3: Increase participation from new and lapsed members while encouraging the retention of all members.
Goal #4: Improve communications with members, the community of Juneau, and other softball associations throughout the state.
Goal #5: Improve current field spaces by increasing accessibility, maintenance, and general upkeep of the properties.