Staten Island, N.Y.
Frank Wilkinson served as USBC board president from 2015-2018. He completed his third and final term on the board in 2019. The owner of Rab’s Country Lanes, he has been involved in the sport most of his life. He joined the USBC board as a youth committee representative in 2010 and would later serve as the International Bowling Campus (IBC) Youth Committee chair and on the Bowling Proprietors’ Association of America board. He has been a director on the National Council of Youth Sports since 2012. He is a Youth Education Services Committee member for the New York State USBC and also serves on the Staten Island USBC board. He has received many honors, including the Staten Island Chapter of the American Cancer Society Distinguished Community Service Award in 2012, and in 2013 received the NYS USBC Youth Leaders Bridging the Gap Award and the Staten Island Small Business of the Year presented by the City of New York. He also was recognized as one of Staten Island’s Top 20 under 40 leaders in business by the Staten Island Economic Development Corporation. He began volunteering with the Young American Bowling Alliance (YABA) Youth Leaders Chapter at age 11, was elected chapter president at 14 and was elected president of the USBC New York State Youth Leaders chapter when he was 18.