Belinda brings 25 years of Board experience having served as President, Vice-President, Secretary, and At Large, member. She has chaired numerous committees and has been instrumental in instituting WPBA policies. Founder of AAPL, TABLE, and SABLE in central Texas, Arizona, and Florida; Director of the Texas State Open and other independent events; Tour Director of Tiger SMART; World Pool-Billiard Association Board Member; BCA Board Member and a 40 year playing career makes for a valuable addition to the Board. Belinda was inducted to the WPBA Hall of Fame in 2006 and the Billiard Congress of America Hall of Fame in 2016.
Sharon fell in love with billiards while a student at Howard University. She is an avid amateur player part-time and is a practicing attorney in the District of Columbia and South Carolina. She is a member of the Sports Lawyers Association and former member of the WBPA Rules of Conduct Committee. Sharon is also a member of the J. Pechauer NorthEast Women's Tour. Sharon is a graduate of Howard University and the University of Baltimore School of Law.
Renee has been involved in the billiards industry for over 30 years. She has worked for American Poolplayers Association, Inc since June 1987 and has lead the organization as President since April 1995. She served on the Billiard Congress of America’s Board of Directors, our industry’s trade association, for nine years from 2001 – 2010. Renee is a graduate of the University of Missouri and is a Certified Franchise Executive as recognized by the International Franchise Association.
Have worked with casinos since 1997 (Still doing business with my first casino) Have run countless 100 plus player events across the country, including many side by side events with the WPBA (Soaring Eagle, Paradise IL, Tunica, Albuquerque). Assistant tournament director under Steve for 4-5 years. Site coordinator the last 3-4 years. Mini tournament director/ second chance director BCAPL Vegas 2005-2014Began the WSPA (Wisconsin State Poolplayer Association) with over 4000 members Directed State tournaments in WI and MI for the past 10 or more years.
Melissa Little, also known to the world as "The Viper" for her fierce competitive nature, has been competing in the sport of pocket billiards since 2004. Little has claimed more than 50 titles around the US including multiple Colorado state championships, the 1999 WPBA Amateur National Championships, and was honored as "The Player of the Year" multiples times by the Colorado Woman's Billiards Tour. Since becoming a touring professional in 2000, she has represented the US in six WPA World Championships and climbed as high as 12th in the world by the WPBA.
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Started playing at the age of 12. By age 17 was recognized as the best player in the Chicagoland area. At 17 wont the largest Midwest tournament and was featured on television and played Willie Mosconi in several exhibitions. Have won 19 National tournaments and represented the U.S. in the World Snooker Championships in Bangok, Thailand on 1991.