about the national alliance

2021 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

Scottish Rite 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)
Senior 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
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)




Rich O’Brien
Columnist and Golf Instructor

Tommy Tangtiphaiboontana

United States Golf Association (USGA)

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

Henry Wallmeyer
National Club Association (NCA)



Advisory Board

Andrew Brockman
Inclusion Advocate

Greg Conrad

Fred Corcoran
Golf for All

Kevin Corn, PGA
Ranken Jorden Hospital

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

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

Nick Leisey
National Inclusion Project

Rachel Maruno
The First Tee

Mike Molloy
Middle Atlantic Blind Golf Association

Tom Morton, PGA
Morton Golf/Haggin Oaks GC

Renee Powell, PGA/LPGA
Clearview HOPE

Gianna Rojas
Adaptive Golfers

Gary Schaal, PGA
Project Golf

Rick Shoemaker, PGA

Donna Strum, CTRS

Mitch Stump, CPA
Club Tax

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