Awards Committee Charge

The BPAA Awards Committee is assembled to assist the BPAA Board of Directors in implementing programs to recognize members and industry leaders who contribute to the growth and betterment of BPAA and the bowling industry. The duties of the Committee are numerous; however, the most prominent of those duties are:

  • Considering and reviewing all persons eligible for the Bowling Industry Service Awards including but not limited to the Victor Lerner Memorial Medal and Hall of Fame Award, BPAA’s annual President’s Medal, V. A. Wapensky Award, Special Projects Awards, Ruben A. Dankoff Award for Public Policy and Legislative Service and Proprietor(s) of the Year Awards, which are nominated and submitted by affiliated state associations;
  • Developing a time-line and process to ensure equitable review of all potential candidates and a broad-reaching solicitation process;
  • Making nominations to the BPAA Board of Directors for approval of the Victor Lerner Memorial Medal recipient;
  • Recommendation of additional award recognition programs where warranted.

Board Appointed Committee per Bylaws Section 11.01 BOARD COMMITTEES. The Board of Directors will have the following Standing Committees: (a) Audit, (b) Awards, (c) Budget and Finance, (d) Governance, (e) Executive Evaluation, and (f) Nominating. The President will appoint committee chairpersons and committee members to serve congruent with President’s term subject to approval of the Board of Directors. The President may also establish additional Standing Committees with Board approval.   

Awards Committee Members

Chair
Jim Decker
Double Decker Lanes
Rohnert Park, CA
707-585-0226
ddlanesrp@gmail.com

Vice Chair
Kevin Krauss
Seminole Lanes
Seminole, FL
727-455-4217
kevin@seminolelanes.com

Jeff Boje
Brandon Crossroads Bowl, Inc.
Tampa, FL
813-621-2363  
JeffBoje@aol.com

Pat Ciniello
QuibicaAMF Worldwide
Bonita Springs, FL
239-947-2111
pciniello@Qubicaamf.com

Cathy DeSocio
Joma Bowling
Wichita, KS  
316-636-9494
desocioca@aol.com

Tom Martino
Majestic Lanes
Hopelawn, NJ
732-826-6800
ajjaguar@aol.com

Nancy Schenk
B & B Bowling
Fayetteville, NC  
910-484-5178
nancy@bandblanes.com

Randy Thompson
Great Escape
Mt. Pleasant, IA
515-255-1111 
randy@greatescapeiowa.com

 

Staff Liaison:  Laurie Clower