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USBC Board of Director positions and legislative proposals are voted on by delegates each year during the Annual Meeting.

2014 PROPOSED AMENDMENTS
Click here for the 2014 Proposed Amendments.

 

USBC BOARD ELECTIONS
Delegates attending the 2014 USBC Annual Meeting in Reno, Nev., will vote on four open board positions on April 25. The USBC Nominating Committee has determined the slate of candidates for the four open positions. Additional candidates may run from the floor if they provide notice of their candidacy to the committee by March 24. Click here for the Nomination from The Floor application.
Delegates are encouraged to attend the Meet the Candidates seminar on April 24 at 10 a.m. A look at the slated candidates:

BRIAN BULKO – El Paso, Texas
BrianBulko100x100Brian Bulko joined the Greater El Paso Credit Union as a Compliance Analyst in June 2013. He handles yearly policy and bylaw reviews, reviews all marketing campaigns, performs analysis of all state and federal regulation to ensure compliance, and handles research projects for vice presidents of various departments and the board of directors. Before joining GECU, he worked at Wells Fargo Bank for five years. He currently serves as the Young Adult Ministry Coordinator and Confirmation Program Coordinator for the St. Raphael Parish Office of Religious Education and is a former Director of the Catholic Diocese of El Paso Youth Board. He has been a league bowler since 1992, starting in the Young American Bowling Alliance. He earned a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from the University of Texas at El Paso.

Why are you qualified to serve on the USBC Board of Directors?
I will devote a vast collection of skills and experience to the board. The combination of being a competitive, third-generation bowler, a university-educated, former bank manager and current compliance analyst, and a dedicated volunteer to my church and community has solidified a culture of leadership, flexibility to adapt, integrity, and hard work that shall allow me to serve towards maintaining USBC's promise to ensure the future of bowling and mission to being the leading authority in the sport. 

JAY DARYMAN – York, Pa.
Jay DarymanJay Daryman has been with Exelon Nuclear since October 1980 and currently is an instrument and control technician. He has been involved in bowling at the local level since 1977, when he joined the Young American Bowling Alliance association. He was the York-Adams USBC president from 2009-2013, and was a director from 2006-2009. He also has served as the York County BA Executive Director on two occasions (1987-1997, 1999-2005), and as the York Area YABA president from 1995-2000. He currently is association manager for the Pennsylvania State Youth, a position he was elected to in 1997 after serving as a director for 12 years. An ABC Lifetime member, he was inducted into the York County Bowling Hall of Fame in 1999. Daryman earned an associate electrical engineering degree from Penn State in 1976.

Why are you qualified to serve on the USBC Board of Directors?
For the past 30-plus years I have served the sport of bowling in some administrative way, at the state youth, local BA and merged association levels. My role has been varied, from tournament director, association manager and president. I also have had the pleasure of serving on an ABC Awards Committee. This experience and my passion for the sport will bring the local and state perspective to the national board.

JO DIMOND – Columbus, Ohio
Jo DimondJo Dimond is completing her first term on the board, which started with the 2011-12 season. She serves on the USBC Hall of Fame, Legal and Legislative, and National Policy committees. She also serves on the USBC Performance Standards task force and the Bowling Proprietors' Association of America tournament committee. She currently is the Central Ohio USBC Association Manager, a position she has held since 2005, and also serves as Conference Coordinator for more than 45 high schools in central Ohio. She was a director for the Women's International Bowling Congress from 2002-2005, served on the USBC Restructuring Task Force in 2008-2009, and has been on the Nominating Committees for WIBC and USBC. She is a member of the Ohio and Central Ohio Halls of Fame.

Why are you qualified to continue to serve on the USBC Board of Directors?
As I come to the end of my first term, I find that my "job" has not been completed. We have made many changes and I would like the opportunity to see them through. After many years in the bowling industry, I am still learning - and I am still encouraged and impressed by the passion we share for our sport.

KARL KIELICH – El Paso, Texas
Karl KielichKarl Kielich served a two-year term on the board starting with the 2011-2012 season. He was a member of the Audit, Awards and Recognition (chair), Legal and Legislative, and National Policy committees. He currently is chair of the USBC Association Outreach Committee. He has been on the Women's Championships task force, Performance Standards task force, and IBC Joint Strategic Planning task force. Kielich is serving his second term as El Paso USBC president. He was involved in the local promotion of the 2010 Women's Championships and in promoting the 2015 USBC Open Championships in El Paso. An El Paso USBC Hall of Fame member, he also is a USBC Bronze coach. A lead financial analyst for AT&T since 2005, Kielich previously worked as an assistant manager at a bowling center.

Why are you qualified to serve on the USBC Board of Directors?
I bring almost two decades of dedicated service to our membership. Recently, I was appointed by the USBC board to chair the Association Outreach Committee, a new committee that reinforces the mutual dependency of the USBC board with state and local leaders. I am familiar with the concerns of all parties as I have been a local association president and USBC board member. I am committed to working hard for all our members.

ROBERT SPIGNER – Chicago
Robert SpignerRobert Spigner was appointed to the board in October 2012 to fill the vacancy of a delegate representative. He currently serves as chair of the Strategic Planning Committee and also is a member of the Finance Committee. He is a vice president at AlixPartners LLP where he specializes in guiding corporate financial and operational turnarounds. He has served in non-profit leadership roles for Chicago-based Ladder Up, which offers free tax, financial aid, and financial education programs, and the Lake County USBC association. Spigner graduated from Indiana University with a triple major in finance, computer information systems and business process management. A former Team USA member who competed regularly in PBA national and regional events, he is the son of USBC Hall of Famer Bill Spigner.

Why are you qualified to continue to serve on the USBC Board of Directors?
Since my appointment in 2012, I have consistently displayed my passion for bowling while maintaining objectivity in making decisions on what is best for the USBC. I have been able to leverage my experience from both inside bowling as a former local board member, proprietor, and Team USA member and the private sector where I work with companies who find themselves in transition, to improve the USBC and will continue to do so if reelected.

MARCI WILLIAMS – Wichita, Kan.
Marci WilliamsMarci Williams is completing her second term on the board. She is on the Awards and Recognition, Executive Director Review, Legal and Legislative, and National Policy committees. She also is a Bowlers to Veterans Link (BVL) board member and an International Bowling Museum and Hall of Fame trustee. She served as president of the Great Plains USBC Association from 2007-2012 (termed out) and continues to serve on that board. The association was the first governing body of a sport inducted into the Wichita Sports Hall of Fame (2010). She has been a bowler for more than 35 years, and was named Great Plains USBC Senior Bowler of the Year in 2006-2007. Williams worked for Bombardier Learjet Inc. for 34 years, including 20 as a corporate tax analyst.

Why are you qualified to continue to serve on the USBC Board of Directors?
I believe I was originally elected to the board because of my grass-roots experience plus my corporate background; our members believed that I could represent them well. I believe (really hope!) I have represented them very well. I remain active at the local level (director on the board) and now have six years of experience at the national level to assist me in making good, balanced decisions. I am also on the BVL Board.

RESULTS OF 2013 PROPOSED AMENDMENTS
For results of voting on the 2013 Proposed Amendments, click here.

For the list of 2013 Proposed Amendments, click here.

2013 USBC BOARD ELECTION RESULTS
For election results from the 2013 USBC Annual Meeting, click here.

 


 

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