Allenmore Men's Club Officers

Who We Are

Joe Mancuso
President

Term: April 1, 2022 - March 21, 2023 

Joe Mancuso has been a member of the Allenmore Men's Club for the past six years. Joe has been an Elk for the past 36 years, initially joining in Colorado while serving at Ft. Carson. He came to Tacoma as a medical officer assigned to Madigan Army Medical Center during the first Gulf War. Joe retired from the Army as a Lieutenant Colonel after 20 years on active duty. Following his Army career, Joe has held a number of medical and community positions in Tacoma and Seattle Here at Allenmore, Joe has served as a trustee and Lecturing Knight of Lodge #174 and as a director of the Elks-Allenmore board. Joe encourages all golfers to join the Men's Club and with the many benefits of being an Elk, he strongly encourages golfers to become Elks in Lodge #174.

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Mario Marsillo
President-Elect

Term: April 1, 2022 - March 21, 2023

President Elect Mario Marsillo (aka: Mario Day) considers this position with the Allenmore Men’s Club one of those special honors in life.  Mario Day might be an appropriate description but Member Day might be a better way to frame whats ahead. He is committed to a strong partnership with Elks Allenmore Corp. and Tacoma Elks Lodge 174 to increase membership and to better serve those that join the organization. Mario became affiliated with the golf course in the mid-60s when his uncle was one of 700 members who often praised the track for its beautiful treed fairways and lush greens. Even to this day he remains convinced that Allenmore is one of the best valued and most pristine public courses in the state.  Mario grew-up locally, graduating from Franklin Pierce High School, Western Washington and Pacific Lutheran Universities. Then, in 1994, he earned an Ed. Doctorate from Seattle University in School Administration & Instructional Leadership. He worked as a school principal in the Tacoma, University Place and several surrounding districts for 35 years and most recently held the position of Grant Coordinator at the University of Washington Tacoma campus. He completed a Fulbright Scholarship Program in Argentina in 1998, which he views as one of his most cherished academic achievements. Mario has included golf in his extensive travels throughout the world while playing the game in countries like Greece, France, Italy, Vietnam, and Nigeria. The challenges of golf, whether competing against yourself, those in your foursome, or a full field of 144 tournament players is often humbling and productive in creating personal growth.  Outcomes of the game result in a better understanding of one’s self, those who you compete against and ultimately the human dynamics that develop lifelong friendships. It is these attributes that make the link’s experience relevant in the lessons of life!  Mario invites you to get your cleats out and polish-up those clubs as we launch a most eventful and fun-filled year.  Fore! 

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Jim Shin "Bones"
Treasurer

Term: April 1, 2021 - March 21, 2023

Jim Shin (aka: Bones) started golfing in the 80's when his friend coaxed him into playing a round at Meadow Park. Never having swung a club before, his first round of golf was not good, however it did hook him into the game because he new he could get better. He grew up in Lakewood where his family settled when he was 5. He retired from the City of Tacoma in 2010 and is enjoying the retired life. He is an on call employee for the pro shop and a long-time men's club member and past president.

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Wayne Carp
Secretary

Term: April 1, 2022 - March 21, 2024

Wayne was born and raised in Kew Gardens, Queens, New York City. Played basketball for 55 years, including on his junior and high school teams. After serving in the US Army, he earned his PhD at Berkeley in 1981, came to Northwest in 1985, and taught US History at PLU for 30 years, until retiring 5 years ago. Always an optimist, Wayne is a high handicapper, who still thinks he can become a low handicapper with more practice.

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Mel Schuckenbrock
Handicap Chairman

Term: April 1, 2022 - March 21, 2024

Mel joined the Elks and the Men’s Club in 2006. He retired in 2016 and has been active in many aspects of the Allenmore golf course and the Elks. He looks forward to helping educate and communicate the rules of golf and handicapping to our members.

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Eric Gilson
Tournament Director

Term: April 1, 2021 - March 21, 2023

Eric was born and raised in Ketchikan, AK and came to Tacoma in 1992 to attend Pacific Luthern University. He didn't really pick up a golf club until after college in the late 90's and got hooked. He plays over 80 rounds a year at Allenmore Golf Course and is committed to seeing the Course and our Men's Club succeed. He looks forward to listening to member feedback on our torunaments and how they can be improved.

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