||Director through July 31, 2013
Elected by Youth Committee
Frank Wilkinson of Staten Island, N.Y., is the owner of Rab’s Country Lanes and has been involved in the sport most of his life. He is chair of the USBC Youth Committee and a youth committee representative on the USBC Board of Directors. After serving a one-year term as president of the Empire State USBC BA, he was elected vice president of the newly merged New York State USBC, effective Aug. 1, 2011. He has served on the New York State USBC Youth Association Board of Directors since 2004 and is an active volunteer of the Bowling Proprietors’ Association of America, serving on the Youth, Young Guns, Constitution and Bylaws, Marketing, and International Bowl Expo committees. He began volunteering with the Young American Bowling Alliance Youth Leaders Chapter at age 11, serving on various project committees, and was elected president of the chapter at 14. He was elected president of the USBC New York State Youth Leaders chapter when he was 18 and, two years later, was elected Staten Island USBC Association president. He has received many honors for his work with youth bowling, including New York State YABA Youth Leader of the Year and Youth Leader Alumni Bridging the Gap Award in 2004, the 2004-05 YABA National Male Youth Leader of the Year, and the Local Youth Sports Administrator of the Year by The National Council of Youth Sports in 2008. He is a part-time student at DeVry University, pursuing a degree in Sales & Marketing and Project Management.