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Allen Elliott

2007

Babe Ruth League President/CEO Steve Tellefsen said, "Al was involved in Babe Ruth League, Inc. for 45 years.  He was a truly dedicated volunteer and played a major role in the success of Babe Ruth League on all levels."

Elliott started in the Babe Ruth program in 1957 as a manager for his son's team in Victoria, BC.  He was elected President of the league in 1958.  In 1960, when his employer moved him to Vancouver, Elliott was appointed District Director.  Two years later in 1962, he was elected to a two-year term as British Columbia Provincial Director.  In 1964, Elliott was elected to the Board of Directors of Babe Ruth League, Inc. as an at-large member, a position he held until 2002.  During his many terms as a Board Member, Elliott served on various committees, such as the Executive, Finance and Planning Committees and was responsible (with the cooperation of the program's late President/CEO Ron Tellefsen) for revising the organizations Constitution and By-Laws.  This version is still in effect today.   

During his involvement with the program, Elliott served as a Task Force member for many Babe Ruth World Series.  Other honors include serving as President of  B.C. for 19 years, serving as Vice President of Baseball Canada for 11 years and serving for 5 years on the Executive Committee of Sport B.C.

Elliott is retired as Sales Manager for Sun-Rype Products, Ltd. and resides in Langley, British   Columbia with his wife Woody.  They have three grown children and several grandchildren.

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