2008 – Meritorious Service
Rosie M. Taulbee, FACMPE first began bowling in 1968. She has served as President of the Greater Cincinnati USBC WBA from 2001 to present. She had served as Director and Sergeant-at-Arms prior to that. She has served on all local committees for the Association and served in various officer positions over thirty-eight years in local leagues. She is a Certified Lane Inspector and Instructor of the Adult Education Program in Cincinnati. She was inducted into the Greater Cincinnati Hall of Fame in 2006.
On the state level she has served as 2nd Vice President of the Ohio USBC WBA from 2002 to present. She served as an Ohio WBA Director for six years prior to that.
She has participated in eighteen years Ohio WBA/Ohio USBC WBA State Champion Tournaments and in the Seniors Toumament. She has served as a delegate to sixteen Ohio WBA/Ohio USBC WBA State Meetings.
She is a Director of the Foundation of the Bowling Centers Association of Ohio.
Rosie is also a member of the Buckeye Bowling Writers having served as a Director for four years and a Member of the Ohio President’s Club.
Rosie has served as a delegate to WIBC/USBC Annual Meetings for nineteen years and participated in twenty WIBC/USBC Tournaments. She has attended WIBC State Leadership Workshops, WIBC and USBC seminars, USBC transition workshop and USBC Summit. She is a member of the National Women’s Bowling Writers and National 600 Club.
Rosie has developed creative fundraisers for her local association to receive many national awards for their contributions to the Intemational Bowling Museum and Hall of Fame. –
Her spirit and willingness to do the little extras for bowlers in need shows Rosie’s true love and commitment to the sport of bowling.