Terry Bigham, USBC Communications
Published February 05, 2013 | Bowl.com
ARLINGTON, Texas - Frank Wilkinson of Staten Island, N.Y., and Kevin Russell Jr. of Orlando, Fla., have been selected by the United States Bowling Congress Board of Directors to serve on the USBC Youth Committee. Each was recommended by the USBC Nominating Committee and will begin their three-year committee terms starting with the 2013-14 season.
Wilkinson currently chairs the USBC Youth Committee and has served on the committee for the last six years. The proprietor of Rab's Country Lanes, a family-owned bowling center in Staten Island, he is a USBC Board member and has served on the audit, executive director review, nominating and strategic planning committees. He is an active member of the Bowling Proprietors' Association of America, president of the Staten Island USBC and serves on the board of directors of the National Council of Youth Sports (NCYS).
Russell recently graduated from Robert Morris University with a master's degree in business administration and is in the management training program at Walt Disney World. The 2010 USBC Youth Ambassador of the Year, he was a four-year member of the Robert Morris bowling team.
The Youth Committee monitors and promotes USBC youth programs, and makes recommendations regarding youth-specific benefits and events. It also elects youth representatives to the USBC Board.
Wilkinson and Russell will join Ray Baty, Brent Bowers, Cera Dailey, Erik Galganski, Debra Haggerty, Rick Pittser and Dominick Savage on the committee for the 2013-14 season.