ARLINGTON, Texas - Dave Bolt has been elected President of the International Bowling Pro Shop and Instructors Association, and will lead IBPSIA's newly elected Board of Directors in 2016.
Bolt, from Champaign, IL, operates DB's Elite Pro Shop and Instruction and owns two bowling centers. He has been an IBPSIA Board member since 2003.
"It is a real honor to be named the new president of IBPSIA," Bolt said. "As we come off our 25th anniversary, our board has been reenergized to find ways to enhance value to our members."
Also elected to the Executive Committee as Vice President and Treasurer was Tom Zernia of West Bend, WI, who operates Lighthouse Pro Shop. Zernia was a member of the IBPSIA Board from 2010-12, and rejoined it in 2015. Jordan Vanover of Muskegon, MI, was elected Secretary, a former pro shop operator, Vanover works for Brunswick Consumer Products. Vanover has been on the IBPSIA Board since 2013.
Immediate Past President Russ Wilson remains on the board as ex officio. Wilson, from Lawrence, KS, works for Innovative Bowling Products and has been an IBPSIA Board member for five years.
Newly elected board members include Scott Savage, Savage Bowling Pro Shops, Lafayette, IN; Andy Diercks, May City Bowl Pro Shop, Marion, Iowa; Daniel Puerto, Best Bowling Pro Shop, St. Louis, MO; and Steve Barinque, Steve's Pro Shop, San Antonio, Texas, and bowling head coach for the Air Force.