Dennis Culpepper has been a frequent presence on the American Backgammon Tour for over 30 years. His achievements include: ranked 13th on the All-Time ABT points list; won the ABT Award for 1996; tied for first on Mochy’s proficiency test at the 2015 Chicago Open; tied for 2nd in Carolina 2015 and 2016 Open Swiss format and 2nd in Faster Masters in 2015 Carolina; 3rd/4th in 2015 Texas Open; first consolation in 2014 Las Vegas Open; 1st place in doubles in 2015 Chicago (with Karen Davis); and 1st place in the 2013 Carolina doubles (with Ed O’Laughlin). He is a USBGF Silver Founding Sponsor. His record of volunteer service includes membership on the American Backgammon Hall of Fame Committee and on various ABT ruling committees. He teaches backgammon through the Backgammon Learning Center. His priorities for the USBGF include providing a player’s perspective on issues coming before the Board, attracting newcomers to join the USBGF and play in ABT events, and promoting the growth of the game.