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Four more states fill grassroots ambassador positions

by Dec 01, 2020 | Kate Hiebert

GCSAA commends the affiliated chapters in the states of Florida, Maine, Mississippi and New Hampshire for pairing each member of their Congressional delegation with a GCSAA Grassroots Ambassador. These four states join 27 others in completely filling their Grassroots Ambassador positions, bringing the total Ambassador count to 446 out of 535.

The goal of the Grassroots Ambassador Program is to pair a GCSAA member with every Member of Congress in order to build a proactive relationship. Filling the Grassroots Ambassador positions of every state helps GCSAA expand our advocacy network and share the stories of golf course management professionals directly with lawmakers. This program will continue to be critically important to our advocacy efforts as we move into a new Congress in 2021.

GCSAA would like to recognize the following Grassroots Ambassadors:

Kelly Barker, CGCS
Andrew Jorgensen, CGCS
Paul Hamilton
Shannon Wheeler
Michael Stevens
John Lammrish, CGCS
Bryce Gibson
John Curran
David Bell
David Robinson, CGCS
Mike Brownsberger
Todd Six
Dennis “Andy” Neiswender
Jason Richards
Dustin Plemons
John Reilly
Josh Czarnecki
Deron Zendt
Bryce Koch
Mark Reid
Joe Hubbard, CGCS
Shannon Easter
Jennifer Bryan
Rolando Molina
Darren Davis, CGCS
Dan Stover
PJ Salter
Gregory Pheneger
Ryan Swilley

Greg Holder
Kyle Ladd
Robert Searle
Toby Young


JD Boyce
Scott Hampton
Charley Crell
Jeremy Stevens
Steven Murphy
Brent McBrayer, CGCS

New Hampshire
Randal Weeks
Sid Chase
Zach Fleeger
Dave Ousterhout

GCSAA’s Government Affairs team needs your help to fill the remaining  91 Grassroots Ambassador spots by December 31, 2020. Review the latest Grassroots Ambassador state breakdown to see if there are open positions in your state. Anyone who secures one of the remaining Grassroots Ambassador spots will receive a $50 gift card from the GCSAA Government Affairs department.

If your state or district is filled, you are still able to join the army of golf industry supporters as a member of a GCSAA Advocacy Team. Advocacy Team members can help weigh in on the association’s Priority Issues Agenda and may be assigned to work with governors, state legislators, or elected officials at the local level.

If you would like to become a Grassroots Ambassador, join a GCSAA Advocacy Team or help recruit for the program, contact Michael Lee, manager, government affairs, at 800-472-7878, ext. 3612.