2020-2021 USBC BOARD OF DIRECTORS

19-20-board-mcdaniel-148x148MELISSA MCDANIEL
President through July 31, 2022
Director through July 31, 2021
Elected by IBC Youth Committee
melissa.mcdaniel@bowl.com

Melissa McDaniel of Raleigh, North Carolina, is serving her second term on the board and became president to start the 2020-2021 season. She is the youth director and head coach for Buffaloe Lanes Family Bowling Centers, which consists of five centers in North Carolina and has the largest youth program in the country. McDaniel, a USBC Silver coach, was chair of the International Bowling Campus Youth Committee for five years and served on the committee for seven years. She is vice president of the Bowling Proprietors of the Carolinas and Georgia (BPACGA).

19-20-board-mitchell-148x148ADAM MITCHELL
Vice president through July 31, 2022
Director through July 31, 2023
Elected by delegates
adam.mitchell@bowl.com

Adam Mitchell of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, began his second term on the board and first as vice president in the 2020-2021 season. He has been a board member for Nation’s Capital Area USBC since 2014, as well as a Virginia State Youth Director. He started bowling at age 10, and was a local Youth Leader for the Young American Bowling Alliance (YABA). He continues to work with association leaders to manage tournaments and support operations of the association. Off the lanes, he is Chief Executive Officer of Global Solutions Inc., a company he started in 2013 to provide Managed Security, Human Capital Management, Fingerprinting, and Payroll services to federal contractor clients. The company provides innovative strategies to reduce costs and promote growth. He manages a team of five along with his business partner and together supports more than 50 companies throughout the United States totaling more than 1,000 employees and consultants.

19-20-board-anderson-148x148ANDREW ANDERSON
Director through July 31, 2022
Elected by Team USA athletes
andrew.anderson@bowl.com

Andrew Anderson of Holly, Michigan, is serving his first term on the board. He is a three-time and current member of Team USA, and was a three-time member of Junior Team USA. A member of the Professional Bowlers Association Tour since 2017, he won the USBC Masters and PBA Xtra Frame Greater Jonesboro Open in 2018 on his way to earning 2018 Chris Schenkel PBA Player of the Year honors. He was on the 2018 World Bowling Men’s Championships team that competed in Hong Kong, earning a gold medal in trios, silver medals in doubles, all-events and team, and took bronze in singles. In addition to competing on the PBA Tour, he is an associate coach for Turbo Tech.

19-20-board-barnes-148x148JOSIE BARNES
Director through July 31, 2021
Elected by Team USA athletes
josie.barnes@bowl.com

Josie Barnes of Hermitage, Tennessee, started her first term on the board with the 2018-2019 season after election by Team USA athletes. An associate head coach for the Vanderbilt University women’s bowling team, she was a two-time NCAA Player of the Year and was a first-team All-American and first-team Academic All-American at Vanderbilt. She led Vanderbilt to the NCAA title in 2007, earning Most Valuable Player honors. In 2013, she became the first bowler inducted into the Vanderbilt Athletic Hall of Fame. She is an eight-time member of Team USA, including the current team, and was a five-time member of Junior Team USA. She has won more than a dozen medals in international competition. As a youth bowler, she had four top-12 finishes at the Junior Gold Championships. She was the 2006 Alberta E. Crowe Star of Tomorrow Award recipient and also was selected the Illinois Star of Tomorrow that year. She competes on the Professional Women’s Bowling Association Tour and has won three titles.

GlendaBeckett_148x148GLENDA BECKETT
Director through July 31, 2023
Elected by delegates
glenda.beckett@bowl.com 

Glenda Beckett of Palmetto Bay, Florida, has been the Greater Miami USBC Association Manager since 2012 and has served the association in various roles, including first vice president and tournament manager, since 2001. She has been a Florida State USBC board member since 2018, serving as the Legal and Legislative Committee chair and a member of the Charity, Budget/Audit, Nominating, and Policies and Procedures committees. The Florida State USBC WBA honored her with the 2017 Pilar Cohalla Award for outstanding service, and she was inducted into the Greater Miami USBC Hall of Fame for meritorious service in 2014. She received the Greater Miami WBA Outstanding Service Award in 2006 and was awarded Most Powerful Female Marketing Executive by the Dan Marino Charity Golf Tournament in 1999. Beckett retired from AT&T/Lucent Technologies in 2001, having worked as executive assistant to the president for the Caribbean and Latin America region.

19-20-board-cannington-148x148MIKE CANNINGTON
Director through July 31, 2022
Elected by IBC Youth Committee
mike.cannington@bowl.com

Mike Cannington of Fort Myers, Florida, is the sales and marketing director for Bowling Management Associates, operators of seven bowling centers in southwest Florida. He has been a member of the International Bowling Campus Youth Committee since 2014. A lifelong bowler, Cannington was captain of the University of South Florida bowling team (1978-1980) while pursuing his bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications (1980). He has taken on leadership roles with both business and civic organizations throughout his four decades in business. He served as President of the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce in 2004-2005 and currently is on the board of directors, and also has been a board member for the local YMCA, March of Dimes, Muscular Dystrophy and the Alliance for the Arts. Cannington served eight years as a member of the Southwest Florida USBC association and currently is working on the member events committee for the Bowling Centers Association of Florida (BCAF). Prior to joining Bowling Management in 2009, his career was quite varied – sports broadcaster, anchor, reporter for 12 years, marketing director for a national restaurant chain franchise group for 15 years and two years as marketing director for a Harley-Davidson dealership group.

19-20-board-colangelo-148x148ANTHONY COLANGELO
Director through July 31, 2022
Elected by delegates
anthony.colangelo@bowl.com
 
Anthony Colangelo of Meridian, Idaho, who served his first term on the board from 2013-2016, returned for a second term starting in the 2019-2020 season. He has been involved in the bowling industry for more than 35 years and recently was association manager for the Idaho State USBC. He also served as chair of the Transition Committee for the Idaho State USBC, which completed its merger in 2017. He was a board member of the Bowlers to Veterans Link (2014-2016), a director on the New Jersey State USBC BA (2010-2014) and association manager for the Central Jersey Middlesex County USBC (2009-2015). Colangelo is the IT Manager for Boise Centre, Idaho’s largest convention center, supervising a team that provides technical services for more than 350 events each year.  

19-20-board-daryman-148x148JAY DARYMAN
Director through July 31, 2021
Elected by delegates
jay.daryman@bowl.com

Jay Daryman of York, Pennsylvania, currently serves as a Director on the Pennsylvania State USBC Board and serves as chair of the Youth and IT and Social Media committees. He currently manages the Pennsylvania State Pepsi Youth Bowling Championships and is the creator and editor of the state association website. He has 40 years of experience serving bowling at all levels, from local Young American Bowling Alliance (YABA), BA, state youth, and at the national level. He has served in positions such as manager, president, and director. During his time on the national board, he has served on the Audit, Diversity and Inclusion, Legal and Legislative, and Nominating committees. He is a USBC Lifetime member and was inducted into his local association Hall of Fame in 1999. He retired from Exelon Nuclear in 2018, after 38 years as a Maintenance Support Specialist.

JimDecker_148x148JIM DECKER
Director through July 31, 2021
Elected by BPAA
jim.decker@bowl.com

Jim Decker of Rohnert Park, California, is president of the Bowling Proprietors’ Association of America after serving as president-elect, vice president and secretary. He owns and operates Double Decker Lanes and is a second-generation proprietor with more than 45 years of experience in the industry. Decker previously served on the BPAA Board as the Pacific Coast Regional Director from 2013 to 2016. In California, he has been part of the Northern California Bowling Centers Board of Directors since 1995, serving two terms as president. He has been recognized with Northern California Bowling Center’s President’s Award (2001, 2006, 2013) and has been named both the California State USBC (2007) and Nor Cal (2010) Proprietor of the Year. Double Decker Lanes became the first bowling center in the nation to utilize solar panels for its primary source of energy in 2002, earning Decker recognition from the California State Assembly as the Green Entrepreneur of the Year in 2005.

19-20-board-goergen-148x148BO GOERGEN
Director through July 31, 2022
Elected by delegates
bo.goergen@bowl.com
 
Bo Goergen of Sanford, Michigan, has worked in the bowling industry for the last 35 years and has been the center manager of Northern Lanes, a 24-lane center in Sanford, since 1997. He also is the executive director for the Bowling Centers Association of Michigan and has operated centers in Iowa, Georgia, Illinois and Michigan. He helped develop and continues to support programs at four local high schools and one college bowling team. On the lanes, he has competed in 41 USBC Open Championships and set the tournament record with an 862 singles series in 2009. He claimed a second Open Championships title in 2010, leading Northern Lanes Pro Shop to the Team All-Events crown. He also has competed on the PBA Senior Tour, with a career-best finish of second at the 2012 PBA Senior Don Carter Memorial.

19-20-board-hacker-148x148DENNIS HACKER
Director through July 31, 2021
Elected by delegates
dennis.hacker@bowl.com

Dennis Hacker of Longtown, Missouri, started his first term on the USBC Board with the 2018-2019 season. He is second vice president of the Missouri State USBC and has been a director on the board since 2007. He also is a director on the Cape Girardeau USBC board. He is a member of the Missouri State and Cape Girardeau USBC halls of fame. Hacker is a USBC Silver coach, and he has coached the Jackson High School bowling team since 2016. On the lanes, he won the Bowlers Journal singles title in 1986, the New York State Amateur in 2000, and was first alternate for Team USA in 1988. He attended Southeast Missouri State University and served in the U.S. Navy from 1981-1993, where he worked as a nuclear electrician on submarines. He has worked as director of research for Pinnacle Research Group, an independent full-service market research firm, for 19 years.

19-20-board-Jackson-148x148CORNELL M. JACKSON
Director through July 31, 2021
Appointed as Director-at-large (TNBA representative)
cornell.jackson@bowl.com

Cornell M. Jackson of Kilmarnock, Virginia, is serving on the board for the sixth season. She was a computer systems analyst with the University of District Columbia before retiring and now is a substitute teacher with the Lancaster County Public Schools. She is a Life Member and Hall of Fame member of The National Bowling Association. She served as TNBA president from 2000-2004, and also is a past vice president and field representative director for TNBA. She is a Life and Hall of Fame member of the Greater Washington Bowling Senate, having served as president and TNBA delegate. She served on the Nominating, Credential Chairman, Teller, and Awards Review committees of the Women’s International Bowling Congress. She is a Hall of Fame member in the Virginia State and Washington D. C. Area Women’s Bowling Associations.

19-20-board-jost-148x148KAREN JOST
Director through July 31, 2021
Elected by delegates
karen.jost@bowl.com

Karen Jost of Tumwater, Washington, started her third term on the board and first as vice president with the 2018-2019 season (she also served as vice president during the 2019-2020 season). She is a Health Services Analysis Program Manager at the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries. Her bowling career began in the late 1980s as a league bowler. She joined her local WBA board in 1995, and has continued to serve as a volunteer leader at local, state and national levels. She was inducted into the South Sound USBC Hall of Fame in 2012. Jost graduated from the University of Puget Sound with a Bachelor’s degree in Biology (Minor-Physical Education), received a Master’s in Physical Therapy from Duke University and is a licensed physical therapist.

KevinKrauss_148x148KEVIN KRAUSS
Director through July 31, 2022
Elected by BPAA
kevin.krauss@bowl.com

Kevin Krauss of Seminole, Florida, has actively been engaged with the Bowling Proprietors’ Association of America for more than 10 years, serving as secretary before taking on his current role as vice president. He’s also served as the BPAA Nominating Chairman from 2012-2017 and Southeast Regional Director to the board for six years. At the state level, Krauss has held the position of president of the Bowling Centers Association of Florida (BCAF) and been part of the BCAF Board of Directors for nearly 30 years. Krauss is the owner and operator of Seminole Lanes, a family-owned company that was started by his parents, Jerry and Joan, more than 60 years ago.

LizKuhlkin_148x148LIZ KUHLKIN
Director through July 31, 2023
Elected by Team USA athletes
liz.kuhlkin@bowl.com

Liz Kuhlkin of Schenectady, New York, is serving her first term on the board, starting with the 2020-2021 season. She has been a Team USA member since 2018 and was part of Junior Team USA in 2014. Kuhlkin is a two-time Professional Women’s Bowling Association champion, which includes a major victory at the 2018 U.S. Women’s Open. As part of the Team USA program, she claimed a gold medal in trios and bronze in team at the 2019 World Bowling Women’s Championships in Las Vegas. She also earned a gold medal in doubles at the 2014 World Bowling Youth Championships. She was a collegiate standout at Nebraska, winning two national titles, while being named a National Tenpin Coaches Association first-team All-American three times. She also holds the USBC record for the highest three-game series by a female competitor (890).

19-20-board-lovgren-148x148LOWELL LOVGREN
Director through July 31, 2022
Elected by delegates
lowell.lovgren@bowl.com
 
Lowell Lovgren of Kelso, Washington, has been president of the Cowlitz USBC association since 2011 and the association’s youth league director at Triangle Bowl since 1990. He is a youth committee member for the Washington State USBC and runs the state and sectional Pepsi tournaments. He previously served on the WSUSBC board as president (2012-2015) and was the association manager (2006-2012). He was elected to the WSUSBC Hall of Fame in 2014 and received the USBC Joyce Deitch Unity Award in 2018. He worked as an Advanced Technician for Weyerhaeuser from 1977-2012 and now works for Nippon Dynawave Packaging. He is the current president of Local 633 for the Association of Western Pulp and Paperworkers (AWPPW).

19-20-board-pate-148x148NICK PATE
Director through July 31, 2023
Elected by Team USA athletes

Nick Pate of Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota, was elected as an athlete representative, replacing an athlete director who resigned. He is a three-time member of Team USA (2017, 2019, 2020), earning a spot on the 2020 team with a fifth-place finish at the USBC Team Trials. As a team member in 2019, he earned one of two men’s spots, along with Jakob Butturff, on Team USA for the 2019 Pan American Games in Lima, Peru, and won the gold medal in both singles and doubles at the event. He also was a member of the team that captured gold at the Pan Am Bowling Men’s Championships in 2019. He attended Midland University, earning a bachelor’s degree in psychology, and won the 2017 Intercollegiate Singles Championships title and was the 2016-2017 National Collegiate Bowling Coaches Association (NCBCA) Most Valuable Player. He also helped Midland to a runner-up finish at the 2015 Intercollegiate Team Championships, earning NCBCA first-team All-American honors that season.

TinaWilliams_148x148TINA WILLIAMS
Director through July 31, 2023
Elected by delegates
tina.williams@bowl.com

Tina Williams of Pflugerville, Texas, begins her first term on the USBC Board with the 2020-2021 season after serving as a guest on the USBC Legislate Committee and as an ex officio member of the USBC Strategic Planning Committee. She previously served three two-year terms on the Metro Phoenix USBC Board, and, among the numerous committees she served, was chair of the Audit and Finance, Charities and Scholarship Committees. She also served as a tournament director for one event each year. She was a Team USA member in 2007 and 2008 and a three-time National Collegiate Bowling Coaches Association (NCBCA) All-American at West Texas A&M, where she earned a master’s degree in business and a bachelor’s degree in economics. She also is a four-time Phoenix Queens champion and is a three-time winner of the Arizona Queens. She has worked in finance and operations for Make-A-Wish for more than 10 years, performing all accounting and payroll functions.