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IAABO Board 34 Officers

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President - Jim Carter

Jim became a member of IAABO Board 34 in 1979. He has served on numerous committees during his time with IABBO Board 34. Jim has been a member of the Collegiate Basketball Officials Association since 1985 and has worked Division II, Division III and Junior College ball. He has been married for 30 years to his wife Dawn and is the proud father of 3 children.

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Vice President - Derick Loury

Derick became a member of IAABO Board 34 in 2008. He served on the attendance committee for four years. His officiating experience consists of Collegiate, JUCO, High School and Independent Assignments. He attended the Darby Township High School, where he earned a HS Diploma in 1980. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology in 1985 from Rider University, formerly known Rider College. He is married and has one daughter named Sheala and one grandson Ryan.

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Secretary - Barry Schultz

Barry became a member of IAABO Board 34 in 1977, when the board had less than 100 members. He has been a member of the Collegiate Basketball Officials Association (CBOA) since 1988, working Division II & III men’s basketball. Barry was President of CBOA during the 2010-11 season. He was the Vice President of Board 34 from 1994-2004 and has held the Secretary position ever since. Barry has been married to his lovely wife Sue for 37 years and they have 3 lovely daughters and a grandson.

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Treasurer - Joe Kapenstein

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High School Assignor- Jeff Cohen

Jeff started training with IAABO Board 34 in 1984 and became a member in 1986. He refereed his first varsity game in 1987 and officiated college ball from 1997 - 2007, working JUCO, DIII and DII. Jeff was the IAABO Board 34 Independent Assignor from 2000-2003 and took over as High School assignor in 2004.

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Independent Assignor- Tim Attanasi

Tim started training with IAABO Board 34 in 1984 and became a board member in 1986 when he was a senior in high school. He officiated his first varsity game in 1987. In 1989 Tim broke into the college ranks and began calling games at the Division II and III level. In 2001 Tim began calling men's Division I games, and has remained there since. In 2012 he was assigned to the Men's Division II Final Four, and had the great opportunity to officiate the #1 ranked team in the country last year, Michigan State. He is married and has 5 beautiful children, and is soon to be retired after 25 years in Law enforcement.

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Supervisor of Officials - Bob Polniak

Bob joined IAABO Board 34 in 1965 right out of high school. At that time, there were only 70 certified IAABO board members and approximately 25 cadets. He believes it was without a doubt one of the best decisions he has made in his life. Being the Supervisor Of Officials has allowed Bob to mentor individual members and advance our board to a high standard of officiating. Bob takes pride in strengthening our long tradition in South Jersey and in the NJSIAA tournament.

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Cadet Supervisor - Steve Bukowski

Steve started officiating in 2001 and became IAABO certified in 2003. He has been a women's college official since 2004 and has progessed to the DII level. The 2016-2017 season will mark his third as Cadet Supervisor. Steve is married with 3 wonderful children.

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Interpreter - Jim Ostwalt

Jim started training with IAABO Board 34 in 2000. He became a certified high school official with IAABO in 2002 and was Cadet of the Year. In 2003 he became a member of Collegiate Basketball Officials Association (CBOA) and began working Junior College basketball games. He currently officiates Division I, II, & III. He has officiated in the DII & DIII NCAA Regional tournaments and has officiated many local playoff games at that level. He was elected rules interpreter in 2014. Jim is married and a proud father to two young boys.

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