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PRESIDENT:

Ajeya Prabhakar

Ajeya Prabhakar is an engineer based in San Jose, California, who is passionate about the development of billiards and snooker across the Pan American region. He also serves as the president of the US snooker organization for a number of years. He is also a past US snooker champion and has been a member of the US delegate to world amateur tournaments. He currently also serves on the board of the IBSF.

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VICE PRESIDENT(SOUTH AMERICA):

Felipe Martins Silvares Costa

Felipe is a Brazilian lawyer, who is the International Relations Director of CBBS (Brazilian Billiards and Snooker Federation) since 2014, a member of the CBBS Superior Court of Justice. He is responsible for Brazilian delegation on the IBSF and WSF World Championships.

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VICE PRESIDENT(NORTH AMERICA):

John White

John is a director of the CBSA, the Canadian billiards and snooker association, and is a past Canadian Snooker Championships winner. He is passionate about the development of the sport and runs a large snooker club in Toronto Canada.

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CHIEF MEDIA OFFICER:

Michael (Mike) Collier

Mike is a flight attendant based in Sacramento, California. Originally from the U.K Mike started playing snooker in 1998 and has had a passion for the game ever since. Mike has played in many EASB tournaments in England and is keen to help with the growth of snooker and billiards across the Pan American region.

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PABSA HEAD COACH:

Daren Taylor

Daren Taylor has over 40 years of experience as a snooker player and over 20 years as a snooker coach. Although he grew up playing snooker in Manchester, England, he is now based in Phoenix, Arizona and practices at the Arizona Snooker Academy. Daren has a complete approach to coaching sport including mental strength coaching. He believes that focusing on small specific changes produces long-lasting habit-forming results.

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CHIEF COORDINATOR OF LATIN AMERICA:

Junior Umaña Alvarado

Junior Umaña Alvarado is Costarican. He is a famous pool leader in Latin America. He is an English-Spanish Interpreter, writer and coach of famous people. He is the President of Snooker in Costa Rica and has a unique world wide decree to teach pool and snooker in high schools. He also have the support from FISU to include snooker in university games of the region! Junior has a TV Show known as, Snooker, Famosos y Más.

Yinan-Qiu

PABSA PHOTOGRAPHER:

Yinan Qiu

Yinan is a designer, engineer, photographer, and investor, based in Vancouver. He fell in love with snooker when he was in high school in China. Having been a part of and deeply appreciated several passionate and friendly snooker communities in China and North America, he is keen to help the sport grow.

BILLIARDS COMMITTEE:

KEVIN AUGUSTA

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GARRY MARSHALL

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