District Commissioner, Tournament Director, Team Leader and State Commissioner. Those are just a few of the titles that Tony Laws has held with USA Softball. Starting as a District Commissioner in 1969, Tony’s dedication to the game of softball is evident through his 50-plus years of service. First joining the USA Softball Council in 1986, Laws has served on numerous Committees, including Equipment Testing & Certification, Legislative, Long Range Planning, Tournament Awards and Seniors and Masters to name a few. His ability to lead and organize events came to fruition in 2000 when he served as Team Leader for the United States Men’s National Team at the World Championship in South Africa. Two additional Team Leader appointments came in 2002 with the Women’s National Team and 2003 for the Junior Women’s National Team at their respective World Championships. In 2005, Laws became the Commissioner of North Carolina, a position he continues to hold today. What truly stands out amongst Laws’ accomplishments is the growth of the Senior Slow Pitch, which annually has its National Championship in his hometown of Burlington, N.C. Laws’ continually displays exemplary leadership and his involvement has truly made a difference for USA Softball.