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Randy Robinson

Central Plains regional representative

Robinson joined the GCSAA staff following six years as executive director of the Iowa Turfgrass Institute. From 2006 to 2015, he was the golf course superintendent at Ballard Golf and Country Club in Huxley, Iowa. He resides in Huxley.
Tel. 800-472-7878, ext. 3605

Field staff report

  • Delegates meet at GCSAA HQ/Kansas City

    by Steve Randall | Oct 22, 2021
    69 delegates representing 74 chapters meet in person at GCSAA Headquarters and the Kansas City Airport Marriott
    Full story
  • Did Somebody Say Carnival?

    by Steve Randall | May 10, 2021
    Every chapter is looking for a unique way to engage members. GCSAA's affiliated chapters have come up with many non-traditional events to bring people together. The Minnesota GCSA recently hosted a "carnival" to show recognition and support for industry partners, while ensuring their members could interact with all attendees.
    Full story
  • Your Association For You

    by Steve Randall | Mar 25, 2021
    As we head into spring and hopefully a successful summer, there has been plenty of activity around the region and at GCSAA. Let's take a look.
    Full story
  • Chapter Delegates Meet Virtually – Discuss Key Initiatives

    by Steve Randall | Oct 26, 2020
    112 delegates representing 93 chapters meet in virtual 2020 platform
    Full story
  • "New" Life on the Road

    by Steve Randall | Sep 01, 2020
    Over the past couple of months I've been able to gradually get back on the road — keeping social distancing guidelines a priority — to visit members and get their pulse on the state of the industry.
    Full story



  • Timothy M Gramith, Class C, Chaska
  • Christopher Rust, Class C, Saint Paul


  • Bryan Meyer, Class C, Eureka
  • William Nelson, Class C, Eureka
  • Caleb M Seidel, Class C, Springfield


  • Nick R Pusek, Class SW, Lincoln

North Dakota

  • Chad T Blank, Class S, Fargo


  • Kevin R Johnson, formerly (B) at Painted Mountain Golf Course, is now (B) at Grandview Golf Club in Duluth
  • Joshua S Lemons, formerly (C) at Golden Valley Country Club, is now (C) at Olympic Hills Golf Club in Eden Prairie
  • Joe T LeVoir, formerly (C) at Northland Country Club, is now (C) at North Oaks Golf Club in North Oaks


  • John Overby, formerly (EM) at Milburn Golf & Country Club, is now (EM) at Turf Mechanic Solution in Lees Summit
  • Tim D Schwierjohn, formerly (A) at Pomme Creek Golf Course, is now (A) at Redexim North America in Valley Park
  • Raymond S Seifert, formerly (A) at Bella Vista Country Club, is now (A) at Big Cedar Lodge in Ridgedale


  • Jeffrey E Gasseling, formerly (A) at Highlands Golf Course, is now (A) at Mahoney Golf Course in Lincoln
  • Keith E Kline, formerly (C) at Quail Run Golf Course, is now (B) at Quail Run Golf Course in Columbus
  • Kit I Lofgreen, formerly (S) at Southeast Community College, is now (S) at Bayside Golf Course in Brule

Upcoming events

Upcoming events in the region. This is not necessarily a comprehensive list. If you have an addition to make, please reach out.

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