GCSAA's 2019 Annual Meeting

The 2019 Annual Meeting of the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America will be held on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, in San Diego, Calif., as part of the 2019 Golf Industry Show. 

After careful evaluation by the Nominating Committee, the following members have been nominated for the GCSAA Board of Directors and will appear on the ballot:

Officer positions

For president:

Rafael Barajas, CGCS
candidate questionnaire 

For vice president:

John R. Fulling Jr., CGCS
candidate questionnaire 

For secretary/treasurer:

Director positions

Five members are on the slate to fill three open director positions:

  • T. A. Barker, CGCS
    candidate questionnaire 
  • Paul L. Carter, CGCS
    candidate questionnaire 
  • Douglas D. Dykstra, CGCS
    candidate questionnaire 
  • Jeff L. White, CGCS
    candidate questionnaire 
  • Carlos Arraya, CGCS

    Carlos Arraya has officially withdrawn his nomination for the director position on the GCSAA Board of Directors. Citing personal reasons Carlos has decided that now is not the right time to run for the GCSAA board. He wishes the Nomination Committee and the nominees a great campaign.

There are three open positions for director. T.A. Barker, CGCS; Jeff L. White, CGCS; and Mark F. Jordan, CGCS, all have terms that are expiring. All three director seats will be for two-year terms.

If Jordan is not voted in as the secretary/treasurer, his name may be submitted as a candidate for director from the floor. Breen is in the middle of his two-year term as director. If unsuccessful in his bid for secretary/treasurer, Breen will remain as director to finish his term.

Darren J. Davis, CGCS, will serve on the board for one year as immediate past president. Bill H. Maynard, CGCS, retires from the board after service the last year as immediate past president.