Jim McNitt served as the director of Region 10 for 16 years. In his last year as Director, bouncing back from the COVID-19 pandemic, Jim was faced with a giant snowstorm that made it impossible to host their contest at the local gym. But, not even a snowstorm could stop him. He bought a hoop, removed the drop ceiling from their Lodge, and held the contest there.
Jim McNitt was inducted into the Elks Hoop Shoot Hall of Fame in 2023.