Appointed Members

The CAPS Board of Directors has appointed several volunteers to serve in important roles in 2017 to help grow and manage our league. The position descriptions and contact information for the appointed members are listed below:


Communications Director | Vacant

  • Attend monthly Board of Directors meetings as required.
  • Create a comprehensive communications and social media strategy.
  • Create, maintain, and manage the content and operation of CAPS social media.
  • Solicit and/or take photos of CAPS events and games for use in social media and league communications.
  • Send timely emails to CAPS membership through Constant Contact platform.
  • Keep Constant Contact email distribution lists up-to-date.
  • Work closely with the Webmaster to ensure proper branding and consistent messaging.
  • In concert with the Team DC Sports Council Representative and Webmaster, communicate Team DC information back to CAPS membership for recruitment events, fundraising opportunities, social outreach, etc.
  • Serve as a member of the M.A.G.I.C. Tournament Committee.
  • In concert with the M.A.G.I.C. Tournament Director, create, maintain, and manage the content and operations of the tournament Facebook account.
  • In concert with the DC and Baltimore Membership Recruitment Directors and Social Events Director , organize and communicate at least four recruitment events to membership, and capture event highlights.
  • In concert with the Fundraising Director and Social Events Director, plan and promote at least four fundraising events annually.

Membership Recruitment Director | Angela Hunt

  • Attend monthly Board of Directors meetings as required.
  • Develop and implement a comprehensive membership growth plan for retention of current members and recruitment of new members.
  • Generate prospective member leads through a variety of sources, including the Internet, periodicals and direct leads.
  • In concert with the Social Events Director, manage CAPS participation in DC and Baltimore Pride events.
  • In concert with the Communications Director and Social Events Director, organize and communicate at least four recruitment events to membership, and capture event highlights.

Fundraising Director | Vacant

  • Attend monthly Board of Directors meetings as required.
    • Design and execute plan for ensuring coverage at all DC United games, and other special events.
    • Adhere to the terms and conditions, and ensure that volunteers follow all of the procedures outlined in the contract between Team DC and Centerplate.
    • In concert with the Treasurer, maintain accurate financial recordkeeping of net sales, net commissions, and amounts due to CAPS teams.
  • Solicit other organizations for fundraising opportunities.
  • Manage league sponsor relations, including team participation in sponsorship agreements.
  • In concert with the Communications Director and Social Events Director, plan and promote at least four fundraising events annually.
  • Serve as a member of the M.A.G.I.C. Tournament Committee.
  • In concert with the M.A.G.I.C. Tournament Director and Social Events Director, solicit funds from local bars, restaurants and other establishments to help cover M.A.G.I.C. Tournament costs.

M.A.G.I.C. Tournament Director | Christopher Overlie

  • Attend monthly Board of Directors meetings as required.
    • Present a tournament summary within 30 days to include recommendations for future, as well as an inventory of supplies and equipment.
    • Present a tournament plan for approval no later than October 1, including a list of activities to be completed with timeline.
  • Be responsible for all aspects of the Mid-Atlantic Gay Invitational Classic (M.A.G.I.C.) Tournament including, but not limited to: overseeing team registration; tournament promotion; securing fields; securing umpires; establishing host hotels; establishing and communicating tournament rules; securing concessions; merchandise sales (including logo design and price setting); scheduling; awards; securing alcohol license; communication to registered teams; maintaining history and documentation; securing and scheduling volunteers; establishing a protest committee and process; etc.
  • Work closely with the Treasurer to establish and execute a tournament budget, report budget status regularly to the Board of Directors, and manage all aspects of the tournament account, including retention of expenditure receipts and revenue records.
  • Oversee the M.A.G.I.C. Tournament Committee consisting of members of the Board of Directors, Social Events Director, Team DC Sports Council Representative, Communications Director, Webmaster, Fundraising Director, and other recruits.
    • Appoint an Assistant Tournament Director with Board of Directors approval.
    • Submit minutes of meetings to the Board of Directors
  • In concert with the Communications Director, create, maintain, and manage the content and operations of the tournament Facebook account.
  • In concert with the Webmaster, design, maintain, and manage the content and operation of the tournament website.
  • In concert with the Social Events Director, establish tournament social events:  Friday evening registration event and party, Saturday special event, and Sunday evening awards party.
  • In concert with the Fundraising Director and Social Events Director, solicit funds from local bars, restaurants and other establishments to help cover tournament costs.
  • In concert with the Team DC Sports Council Representative, arrange for Special Night OUT at Nationals Park to coincide with the tournament.

Social Events Director | Alexander Farriol

  • Attend monthly Board of Directors meetings as required.
  • Create and promote monthly happy hour and social events.
  • Working closely with Team DC Sports Council Representative, plan and promote at least four events annually with sister clubs (e.g., February 2015 ice skating social with the DC Ice Breakers).
  • In concert with the DC and Baltimore Membership Recruitment Directors, manage CAPS participation in DC and Baltimore Pride events.
  • In concert with the DC and Baltimore Membership Recruitment Directors and Communications Director, organize and communicate at least four recruitment events to membership, and capture event highlights.
  • In concert with the Communications Director and Webmaster, communicate social event information to membership.
  • Continue to grow and promote "CAPS Extra Innings" social events immediately following league play.
  • Serve as a member of the M.A.G.I.C. Tournament Committee.
  • In concert with the M.A.G.I.C. Tournament Director, establish tournament social events: Friday evening registration event and party, Saturday special event, and Sunday evening awards party.
  • In concert with the M.A.G.I.C. Tournament Director and Fundraising Director, solicit funds from local bars, restaurants and other establishments to help cover tournament costs.
  • In concert with the Fundraising Director and Communications Director, plan and promote at least four fundraising events annually.

Team DC Sports Council Representative | Thomas O'Connor

  • Attend monthly Board of Directors meetings as required.
  • Attend quarterly and annual meetings of the Team DC Sports Council and report back on areas of interest and concern to the Board of Directors.
  • Attend monthly Team DC Board meetings and report back on areas of interest and concern to the Board of Directors.
  • Serve as a conduit of information between CAPS and Team DC.
  • In concert with the Communications Director and Webmaster, communicate Team DC information back to CAPS membership for recruitment events, fundraising opportunities, social outreach, etc.
  • Communicate CAPS needs and events to Team DC, including parks/field requests, Centerplate concessions contract, mobile outreach, large events/tournaments, etc.
  • Working closely with Social Events Director, plan and promote at least four events annually with sister clubs (e.g., February 2015 ice skating social with the DC Ice Breakers).
  • Promote CAPS information and events through the Team DC Sportsgram and other Team DC clearinghouse-type venues.
  • Manage and promote CAPS participation with Team DC events, including but not limited to: Night Out at the Nationals, Fashion Show, Casino Night, and Night of Champions.
  • Serve as a member of the M.A.G.I.C. Tournament Committee.
  • In concert with the M.A.G.I.C. Tournament Director, arrange for Special Night OUT at Nationals Park to coincide with the M.A.G.I.C. Tournament.

Webmaster | Mike Walker

  • Attend monthly Board of Directors meetings as required.
  • Design, maintain, and manage the content and operation of CAPS website.
  • Serve as a member of the M.A.G.I.C. Tournament Committee.
  • In concert with the M.A.G.I.C. Tournament Director, design, maintain, and manage the content and operation of the tournament website.
  • Work closely with the Communications Director to ensure proper branding and consistent messaging.
  • In concert with the Team DC Sports Council Representative and Communications Director, communicate Team DC information back to CAPS membership for recruitment events, fundraising opportunities, social outreach, etc.
  • Continually monitor and update websites with accurate and up-to-date events and information.
  • Design and develop new content for the websites.
  • Utilize Google Analytics and other tools to analyze and improve website optimization and engagement.
  • Test different browsers for compatibility.


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