John LaSpina

Chair, BVL Board of Directors

John LaSpina was elected to the position of Chair in August of 2014. He is president of Maple Family Centers, a chain of four bowling…

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LISA CINIELLO

Member, BVL Board of Directors

Lisa Ciniello is the Vice-President of Bowling Management Associates, the Bonita Springs, Fla.-based bowling entertainment company. Ciniello oversees the day-to-day operations of the company, including…

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DENNIS HACKER

Member, BVL Board of Directors

Missouri native and former Navy serviceman Coach Dennis Hacker has been appointed to the BVL Board of Directors by USBC President Karl Kielich, who is…

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KEITH HAMILTON

Member, BVL Board of Directors

Bowlers To Veterans Link has announced that Luby Publishing Inc. president Keith Hamilton, of Park Ridge, Ill., has been elected to the BVL Board of…

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KAREN JOST

Member, BVL Board of Directors

Karen Jost of Tumwater, Wash., has been appointed to serve as a United States Bowling Congress representative on the Bowlers to Veterans Link Board of…

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DAVID KELLERMAN

Member, BVL Board of Directors

David Kellerman of Georgetown, Texas, joined the BVL Board of Directors in February 2020 as a representative of the Bowling Proprietors’ Association of America (BPAA)….

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TIM MINARD

Member, BVL Board of Directors

Bowlers To Veterans Link has announced that technology entrepreneur Timothy J. Minard of Atlanta, Ga., has been elected to the BVL Board of Directors. Minard…

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Anthony Colangelo

Member, BVL Board of Directors

Anthony Colangelo of Meridian, Idaho, rejoined the BVL Board of Directors in 2020.  Colangelo, who was previously on the BVL Board from 2014-16, is an Army…

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WALLY HALL

Director Emeritus

The longest serving Board Member, Walter J. Hall, Pasadena, Md., was appointed to the BVL Board of Directors as a representative of the Bowling Proprietors’…

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ELAINE HAGIN

Member Emeritus

For more than 20 years, Castro Valley, Calif. native Elaine Hagin served as the BVL Board Chair; she is now the BVL’s first member emeritus….

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MARY HARRAR

BVL Executive Director

A leader with almost 30 years in the bowling industry Mary Harrar, was selected to take on the role of BVL Executive Director in June…

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Darlene Baker

DARLENE BAKER

BVL Ambassador

Darlene Baker serves as BVL Ambassador following her role as Chair of the BVL Board of Directors from 2007 through 2014. Darlene is a passionate…

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JOHNNY PETRAGLIA

BVL Ambassador

One of professional bowling’s biggest names, Johnny Petraglia, is the Bowlers to Veterans Link (BVL) spokesperson. Petraglia lays claim to 14 National, eight Senior, and…

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