- Official call for 2016 GCSAA Board nominations
Nominations are now open for the GCSAA Board of Directors through July 6. Three officer and two director positions will be up for election for the GCSAA Board of Directors at the 2016 annual meeting in San Diego, Calif.
O'Keefe elected president of GCSAA
John J. O’Keefe, CGCS, director of golf course management at Preakness Hill Country Club in Wayne, N.J., has been elected president of GCSAA for 2015. Peter J. Grass, CGCS, will be vice president and William H. Maynard, CGCS, will serve as secretary/treasurer. Rafael Barajas, CGCS, will continue on the board as a director and Kevin P. Breen, CGCS, was appointed to the board for a one-year term. Also at the Annual Meeting, the membership approved a slight dues increase for 2015.
- New Equipment Manager membership classification approved
GCSAA members voted to introduce an equipment manager classification for association membership. The vote took place as part of the Annual Meeting. Equipment managers will be welcomed with a complimentary introductory membership through 2015 and can register online at www.gcsaa.org. GCSAA has compiled a collection of tools and resources specifically for equipment managers.