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2020 Board of Directors / Advisory Board

Officers/Executive Committee

Justin Apel

Golf Course Builders Association of America (GCBAA)
6040 S. 58th St., Suite D
Lincoln, NE 68516
Office: (402) 476-4444
Email: justin_apel@gcbaa.org

Vice President
Melissa Low

Senior Director – Communications & Advocacy
Club Management Association of America (CMAA)
1733 King Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Office: (703) 299-4286
Email: Email: melissa.low@cmaa.org

Jan Bel Jan

American Society of Golf Course Architects (ASGCA)
5500 Military Trail. #22-261
Jupiter, FL 33458
Office: (561) 371-0397
Email: Email: beljanj@bellsouth.net

Sheryl Bindelglass

3 Owens Court
Martinsville, NJ 08836
Office: (732) 302-4439
Email: Email: sheryl@sherylgolf.com

Executive Committee At-Large
Dana Dempsey, MS, CTRS

Director, Therapeutic Recreation
Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children
2222 Wellborn Street
Dallas, TX 75219
Office: (214) 559-5000 Ext. 7615
Email: Email: Dana.dempsey@TSRH.org

Executive Committee At-Large
Chava McKeel

Director, Government Relations
Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA)
1421 Research Park Drive
Lawrence, KS 66049
Office: (785) 832-3619
Email: Email: cmmckeel@gcsaa.org

Executive Committee At-Large
Ronnie Miles

Director of Advocacy
National Golf Course Owners Association (NGCOA)
291 Seven Farms Drive, 2nd Floor
Charleston, SC 29492
Office: (843) 881-9956 Ext. 204
Email: Email: rmiles@ngcoa.org

Past Presidents
Mike Tinkey

(Immediate Past President/Executive Committee)
208 Venning Street
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464
Phone: (843) 437-0070
Email: Email: MikeTinkey@tinkeyworks.com

Betsy Clark, PhD, LPGA

Trey Holland
Past President – USGA


Staff, Consultant and WGF/WE Are Golf

Gary Robb
Past President of National Alliance for Accessible Golf
National Alliance for Accessible Golf Grant Consultant
Access Solutions Group, LLC
514 Cammarano Place
The Villages, FL 32162
Phone: (812) 320-1126
Email: grobb@indiana.edu

Steve Jubb, PGA
Past President of the National Alliance for Accessible Golf
Executive Director
1225 NW 21st St., Unit 2403
Stuart, FL 34994
Phone: (772) 233-1879
Email: Steve@accessgolf.org

Andrew Yeast
World Golf Foundation – We Are Golf
Senior Manager – Industry Engagement
425 S. Legacy Trail
St. Augustine, FL 32092
Phone: (904) 940-4304
Email: ayeast@worldgolffoundation.org


Board of Directors

Judy Alvarez, PGA/LPGA
Judy Alvarez Golf

R. John Burnes

Linnet Carty
PGA of America

Mary-Lee Cobick, LPGA
Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA)

Greg Conrad
Sanford International

Beth Major
United States Golf Association (USGA)

Rich O’Brien
Columnist and Golf Instructor

Rick Shoemaker, PGA
Heritage Golf Group

Ron Tristano, PGA
Challenge Golf at Cleveland Clinic/Akron General

Henry Wallmeyer
National Club Association (NCA)

David Windsor, PGA
Adaptive Golf Academy/Georgia State Golf Association


Advisory Board

Bob Beach, PGA
Golf for All

Ray Bloomer
ADA Specialist

Andrew Brockman
Inclusion Advocate

Kevin Corn, PGA
Ranken Jorden Hospital

Debbie Crews, Ph.D., LPGA
Arizona State University

Aron Hall
National Inclusion Project

Cathy Harbin, PGA/LPGA
On Course Operations

Tom Houston
Accessibility Advocate/Consultant

Dan Johnson, Ph.D., LRT/CTRS
University of North Carolina, Wilmington

John Klein, PGA
Accessible Golf & Physical Educator

Rachel Maruno
The First Tee

Tom Morton, PGA
Morton Golf/Haggin Oaks GC

Renee Powell, PGA/LPGA

Gianna Rojas
Adaptive Golfers

Donna Strum, CTRS

Mitch Stump, CPA
Club Tax

Patti Valero
Advocate and #1 Ranked Female Golfer with Disability in USA

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