2019-20 USBC BOARD OF DIRECTORS

KARL KIELICH
President through July 31, 2020
Director through July 31, 2020
Elected by delegates
karl.kielich@bowl.com

Karl Kielich of El Paso, Texas, is his final term on the board and was elected by the board to serve as president for the 2018-2019 season. He began his service on the board with a two-year term during the 2011-2012 season. He has served on the Audit, Awards and Recognition (chair), Executive Director Review, Nominating Committee (chair), Legal and Legislative, and National Policy committees, and the Bowlers to Veterans Link (BVL) board. He has been on the Women’s Championships task force, Performance Standards task force, and IBC Joint Strategic Planning task force. Kielich served as president for El Paso USBC for five years, where he was involved with the local promotion of the 2010 USBC Women’s and 2015 USBC Open Championships, and is an El Paso USBC Hall of Fame member. He is a Lead Financial Systems Analyst AT&T since 2005.

KAREN JOST
Vice president through July 31, 2020
Director through July 31, 2021
Elected by delegates
karen.jost@bowl.com

Karen Jost of Tumwater, Washington, is starting her third term on the board and first as vice president with the 2018-2019 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.

ANDREW ANDERSON
Director through July 31, 2022
Elected by Team USA athletes

Andrew Anderson of Holly, Michigan, is serving his first term on the board. He is a two-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 as an associate coach for Turbo Tech, a USBC certified Regional Training and Development Facility.

JOSIE BARNES
Director through July 31, 2021
Elected by Team USA athletes
josie.barnes@bowl.com

Josie Barnes of Nashville, Tennessee, starts her first term on the board with the 2018-2019 season after election by Team USA athletes. An assistant 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 a six-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 two titles.

MIKE 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.

ANTHONY 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 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.
 

JAY 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 manger, 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.

CATHY DESOCIO
Director through July 31, 2020
Elected by BPAA
cathy.desocio@bowl.com

Catherine “Cathy” DeSocio of Wichita, Kansas, who served as USBC vice president from 2015 through 2018, was the first female president of the Bowling Proprietors’ Association of America and has been involved in the bowling business her entire life. Following in the footsteps of her father, BPAA Hall of Famer John Crum, she is president of JOMA Company, which operates five centers, from 24 lanes up to 48 lanes, in Kansas. She always has been very involved on the local, state and national levels of the bowling industry. She received the  Victor Lerner Memorial Medal and Induction into BPAA Hall of Fame in 2019, the BPAA President's Medal in 2015, the Great Plains USBC Hall of Fame Pioneer Award for Exceptional Leadership, Continued Support and Distinguished Service to the Sport of Bowling in 2014, the Wichita Business Journal Women in Business Award in 2013 and was the Bowlers Journal Proprietor of the Year in 2012. Locally, she has served as secretary/treasurer of the SCBPA, committee chair for In-School Bowling (partnering with local USBC to fund the program), organized the local Big Brothers/Big Sisters Charity Bowling Classic, and received the Newman University Partnership Award for helping start the university’s collegiate bowling program. She also serves on the International Bowling Museum and Hall of Fame board. Bowling collegiately for Wichita State University, Cathy has a passion for the sport and the future of the industry. She holds advanced degrees in accounting and finance.

JO DIMOND
Director through July 31, 2020
Elected by delegates
jo.dimond@bowl.com

Jo Dimond of Columbus, Ohio, is in her final term, having served on the board since the 2011-2012 season. She currently is the Central Ohio USBC Association manager, a position she has held since 2005, and serves as conference coordinator for 52 high schools in central Ohio and OHSAA Central District tournament manager. Dimond served as a director for the Women’s International Bowling Congress from 2002-2005 and as executive director of the Greater Columbus Bowling Association from 2001-2005. She was association secretary for the Columbus WBA from 1988-2005. She served on the USBC Restructuring Task Force in 2008-2009, has been on the Nominating Committees for WIBC and USBC, and was an original member of the Membership Development team and Local Delivery System team for Bowling Headquarters in the early 1990s. She has served on the Legal and Legislative and National Policy Manual committees, Hall of Fame, and chair of the Awards and Recognition committee. Dimond also served on the Performance Standards task force and 2015 Membership task force. She is a member of the Central Ohio and state of Ohio halls of fame and in 1997 received the Helen Baker Award.

BO 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 40 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.
 

DENNIS HACKER
Director through July 31, 2021
Elected by delegates
dennis.hacker@bowl.com

Dennis Hacker of Longtown, Missouri, starts 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.

CORNELL M. JACKSON
Director through July 31, 2020
Appointed as Director-at-large (TNBA representative)
cornell.jackson@bowl.com

Cornell M. Jackson of Kilmarnock, Virginia, is serving on the board for the fifth 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.

KELLY KULICK
Director through July 31, 2020
Elected by Team USA athletes
kelly.kulick@bowl.com

Kelly Kulick of Union, New Jersey, is serving her final term as an athlete director on the board. She was inducted into the USBC Hall of Fame in 2019 for Superior Performance. A 15-time Team USA and two-time Junior Team USA member, she has won more than 40 medals in international competition. A two-time Collegiate Bowler of the Year, she graduated from Morehead State University in 2000 with a bachelor’s degree in Physical and Health Education K-12. She won Rookie of the Year honors for the 2001 Professional Women’s Bowling Association season and in 2006 became the first female to earn a Professional Bowlers Association Tour exemption. In 2010, Kulick became the first woman to win a PBA Tour title, the 2010 PBA Tournament of Champions. Her 2010 season also included her second Queens title and her second U.S. Women’s Open title. She would capture her third U.S. Women’s Open title in 2012.

LOWELL 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).

MELISSA MCDANIEL
Director through July 31, 2021
Elected by IBC Youth Committee
melissa.mcdaniel@bowl.com

Melissa McDaniel of Raleigh, North Carolina, 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, is in her fourth year as chair of the International Bowling Campus Youth Committee and has served on the committee for the last four years. During her time on the board, she has served on the Equipment Specifications, Finance and Nominating committees. She is vice president of the Bowling Proprietors of the Carolinas and Georgia (BPACGA).

ADAM MITCHELL
Director through July 31, 2020
Elected by delegates
adam.mitchell@bowl.com

Adam Mitchell of Centreville, Virginia, is serving his first term on the board. He has been a board member for Nation’s Capital Area USBC since 2014, as well as a current 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.

RHINO PAGE
Director through July 31, 2020
Elected by Team USA athletes
rhino.page@bowl.com

Rhino Page of Orlando, Florida, was re-elected to a second board term as an athlete director starting with the 2017-2018 season. He is a seven-time Team USA and two-time Junior Team USA member. He has won more than 20 medals in international competition, including gold in team and doubles at the 2008 World Tenpin Bowling Association Men’s World Championships. A member of the Professional Bowlers Association Tour since 2007, he was named the PBA Rookie of the Year after making the championship round in five events. He captured his first major title, and sixth career PBA title, when he won the U.S. Open in 2017. He was a member of the University of Kansas team that captured the 2004 Intercollegiate Team Championships and he was named MVP of the tournament.

RANDY THOMPSON
Director through July 31, 2021
Elected by BPAA
randy.thompson@bowl.com

Randy Thompson of Des Moines, Iowa, is president of the Bowling Proprietors’ Association of America after serving as president-elect, vice president and secretary. He is a second-generation proprietor and has been in bowling management for nearly 40 years. Thompson, who owns two centers in the Des Moines metro area, has served as local and state association treasurer, secretary and president. In 2006, he was the driving force behind bowling becoming a certified/letter sport for high school boys and girls in the state of Iowa. He also was responsible for landing high school bowling in the Iowa Hall of Pride Museum as a featured high school sport. He was named national Bowling Proprietor of the Year in 2008 by International Bowling Industry magazine and named BPAA Iowa Proprietor of the Year in 2010. He was elected to the Greater Des Moines Bowling Hall of Fame in 2011 and has served on the BPAA High School, Marketing, Membership and Youth committees. Randy and his wife, Sheri, have two sons who are the third generation of proprietors.