SABR Elects New Vice President and Director to its Executive Board

The SABR membership has elected two new members of the board of directors, Bill Nowlin for vice president and Tom Hufford for director.

In a separate issue, the by-laws revision was passed by an overwhelming majority. The admendment corrected a clerical error that was originally incurred while producing the newest by-laws.

Nowlin, a member since 1994, has been an active members of the greater Boston chapter. He served on the 2002 Local Convention Committee, securing all the speakers and panelists.

The SABR membership has elected two new members of the board of directors, Bill Nowlin for vice president and Tom Hufford for director.

In a separate issue, the by-laws revision was passed by an overwhelming majority. The admendment corrected a clerical error that was originally incurred while producing the newest by-laws.

Nowlin, a member since 1994, has been an active members of the greater Boston chapter. He served on the 2002 Local Convention Committee, securing all the speakers and panelists. Coming out of that convention, he served as organizer and editor of The Fenway Project, which was published by his book publishing company, Rounder Books, and distributed to all 2004 SABR members as a member publication. He has a Ph.D. in Education from Tufts University and is the co-founder of Rounder Records of Cambridge, Massachusetts. Among his new duties as vice president, Nowlin will be chairing the chapter development committee and, in this capacity, submitting an annual report to the membership.

Hufford, one of SABR’s founding members, is a retired engineering/planning consultant. Hufford served as secretary in 1976, and has been a member of several research committees, including Biographical Research, Minor League, and Scouts. He is a past president of the Atlanta Braves 400 Club, and was a member of the Atlanta Stadium Design Team. One of the goals in his role of director will be to increase the number of members under the age of 30. 

Nowlin and Hufford will begin their terms after the July 15 Annual Business Meeting at the SABR national convention.

Thanks goes out to the board members they will replace, Rodney Johnson and Stew Thornley, for their service.  Additional thanks to Joe Simenic, Fred Schuld and Jim Hanson of the Tellers committee for tallying the votes.



Originally published: June 9, 2004. Last Updated: June 9, 2004.

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