about the national alliance

2020 Board of Directors / Advisory Board

Officers/Executive Committee

Justin Apel

Golf Course Builders Association of America (GCBAA)
Executive Director

Vice President
Melissa Low

Club Management Association of America (CMAA)
Senior Director - Communications & Advocacy

Jan Bel Jan

American Society of Golf Course Architects (ASGCA)

Sheryl Bindelglass

Sheryl Golf

Executive Committee At-Large
Dana Dempsey, MS, CTRS

Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children
Director, Therapeutic Recreation

Executive Committee At-Large
Chava McKeel

Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA)
Director, Government Relations

Executive Committee At-Large
Ronnie Miles

National Golf Course Owners Association (NGCOA)
Co-Director of Advocacy

Past Presidents
Mike Tinkey

(Immediate Past President/Executive Committee)

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

Steve Jubb, PGA/LM
Past President of the National Alliance for Accessible Golf
Executive Director
Email: info@accessgolf.org

Andrew Yeast
World Golf Foundation – We Are Golf
Senior Manager – Industry Engagement



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




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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