Frank Talbot’s extensive tournament experience and strategic planning skills will be invaluable to the Board. He is a frequent presence on the American Backgammon Tour and he has been voted in the top 32 Giants of Backgammon five times, and in the top 64 on nearly every list since it started in 1993. His achievements include: 2015 Illinois State Backgammon Champion, 2015 and 2014 NY Metro Championship finalist, 2015 U.S. Open Doubles Champion with his wife Monica, finalist in the 2015 Ohio Masters Jackpot, 2014 Atlanta Wilensky Memorial Masters Jackpot winner, 2012 New Mexico State Championship, and many more distinguished backgammon achievements. He is a USBGF Gold Founding Sponsor and generous sponsor of the Michigan Summer Championships Frank Talbot Newcomer Freeroll. He practices as a pharmacist and lives in Troy, Michigan, with his wife Monica. He will serve on the USBGF Executive Committee and Rules and Ethics Committee.