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News from USA Volleyball Annual Regional Volleyball Association Meetings

By Region Staff, 06/06/19, 5:00PM MST


AZ Region Leadership & Staff attend annual meeting prior to Open National Championships

The AZ Region Leadership recently attended the USA Volleyball annual meetings including the Regional Volleyball Association Assembly and Junior Assembly in Columbus, OH.  USA Volleyball holds national discussions about all events, rules, issues, etc., with all regions.  The meetings concluded with the annual Dorothy C. Boyce Banquet, where John Kessel received the Frier Award, the highest award presented by USA Volleyball.

AZ Region leadership at Dorothy C. Boyce Banquet

AZ Region Leadership at Dorothy C. Boyce Banquet

Arizona Region's Leaders Pictured Left to Right:
Charlotte Pottle - Junior Division Coordinator
Becky Hudson - Secretary/Treasurer
Gil Wartell - Website & Tournaments
Lisa Naughton - General Info/Registration
Ron Pelham - Adult Division Coordinator/High Performance
Harold Cranswick - Commissioner

Congrats to our very own Gil Wartell! He won the USAV “Silver Pen Award” for being deemed the most outstanding rookie scorer of the year from the previous year’s USA Open Championships.

CRITERIA: Officiated as a scorer in a minimum of 10 matches at the USA Open Championship Event as a USA National scorer; Demonstrated consistent quality and ability as a scorer throughout each match assigned; Demonstrated high quality of teamwork in his/her capacity as a scorer under varying conditions of the highest level of competition; Demonstrated personal characteristics consistent with the high ideals and purposes of the USA National Scorers Subcommission. Congrats, Gil!

Silver Pen Award Recipient