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USLBA Constitution and By-Laws

A PDF copy of the most recent (October 2010) Constitution and By-Laws may be viewed or downloaded here.
(requires Acrobat Reader).

In the USA, the sport of lawn bowls is governed by Bowls USA, an all volunteer group of officers and councilors. The main forms of communication with members is through the divisions, clubs and this website. The officers and councilors meet in person at least once a year at an annual board meeting, usually just before the U.S. Open Tournament

Included below are the Bowls USA officers; councilors; division presidents & secretaries; and Bowls USA committee heads.

OFFICERS - 2014

Heather StewartPresident - Heather Stewart
Heather Stewart and her husband, Jerry  were fortunate to watch a tournament at Laguna Beach Lawn Bowling Club in 1991 and decided that this would be a game that they could both enjoy.  Following lessons they joined Laguna Beach and this remains Heather’s home club.
In the years since joining, Heather has had the opportunity to give back to the sport her time, at her club and both at the Division and National level.  Also having had the privilege of bowling for Team USA, she has competed overseas in numerous events.
Professionally she works as a Registered Nurse in a Surgery department. 

 

Heather StewartVice President - Richard Broad

 

Heather Stewart2nd Vice President - Dee McSparran
From the first introductory lesson in 2004, Dee was hooked and has since developed a passion for the sport of bowls. Bowling with, among, and against the best bowlers in the US has been instrumental to her skill development and has allowed her the opportunity to travel overseas to compete against many of the world's best bowlers in international events. Aside from bowling, an interest in the welfare of the organization became another passion. Retired with a background in office administration, Dee volunteers many hours of admin support to division and national committees. She is thankful to have a supportive family who respect her passions and forgive her neglect.

 

Janice Bell Secretary - Janice Bell
Janice Bell started lawn bowling in the summer of 2007 at Jefferson Park LBC in Seattle. She is the Bowls USA National Secretary and a certified umpire. Janice first represented Team USA at the 2011 Atlantic Championships in Cyprus, as skip in pairs and fours, earning bronze medals in both events. In 2012, she took a bronze medal in women's pairs and silver in mixed rinks at the Dutch Open in Haarlem, The Netherlands. Janice is a member of the Northwest Division and the South Central Division. This fall, she is moving to Davis CA and will join the PIMD. (read more about Janice here)

 

Tony GreenbergTreasurer - Tony Greenberg
Tony Greenberg decided to accept the Treasurers position, because he wanted to do his share and give something back to the game that brings him so much pleasure. He hopes that his vast Accounting and Auditing experience, both in the private and public sectors, will enable him to carry out his duties and perhaps enhance the current policies and procedures, as well as providing some fresh and innovative ideas to the Executive Board. He is honored to be part of the National Association, with so many distinguished Bowls USA Officers, Councilors, Division Presidents & Secretaries and Bowls USA committee heads.

 


Councilors

Central Max Cavender  maxcavender  gmail.com
Glorianne Mather browndeergolfer  yahoo.com
Northeast TBA
Patrick Duffy acuralo  aol.com
Northwest Pam Edwards edwardsp  pacificu.edu
Jeff Covell jeffreycovell  gmail.com
Pacific TBA
Inter-Mountain Ginger Harris peacecorps.ginger  gmail.com
South Central Myra Wood dwood15  cox.net
Rodger Green lawnbowlinggreen  gmail.com
Southeast Linda McDougall lbmcdo  msn.com
Gary Williamson jackiewmson  hotmail.com
Southwest Sam DeLisle sammarydel  aol.com
Jan Hargraves tjmaverick  roadrunner.com

Division Officers

Central Pres Anna Witt annamwitt23  gmail.com
Sec Pat Mueller mkepat  aol.com
Northeast Pres Patrick Duffy acuralo  aol.com
Sec Josh Sayer jsayermusic  gmail.com
Northwest Pres John Johnson contact  bowlsnw.com
Sec Michael Werth secretary  lbowlsnw.com
Pacific Inter- Pres Pete Knopf petenann  sonic.net
Mountain Sec Frank Matyskiela frankmaty  netscape.net
South Central Pres George Ralston, Jr. gralstonjr  gmail.com
Sec Marie Frasca azmarieaz  yahoo.com
Southeast Pres Mike Perkins mgperkins2  juno.com
Sec Christine Garbett chrisgarbett12  gmail.com
Southwest Pres Pat Gonzales pgonzales70  roadrunner.com
   Women Sec Alice Birkinshaw klaasje7  hotmail.com
Southwest Pres Scott Roberts scottroberts1269  gmail.com
   Men Sec Tony Head brehead  aol.com

Committee Chairs

Constitution & By-laws Colin Smith
Golden Bias Dee McSparran
Kottia Spangler
deemcsparran
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International Affairs Dee McSparran &
Neil Furman
deemcsparran
neilcfurman


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Laws of the Sport Richard Broad bowlingbroad  gmail.com
National Championships Cheri Cabot ccabot2002  yahoo.com
National Team Selection (men) Mert Isaacman mert  cox.net
National Team Selection (women) Isabella Forbes idforbes1031  hotmail.com
National Umpire In Chief Melanie Vizenor mavizenor  gmail.com
Newsletter Editor Cheri Cabot
Super Shots Bud Birkenseer budbirk  gmail.com
Website Dee McSparran deemcsparran  gmail.com


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