|Dedham, Mass. – October 20, 2003 – The New England Club Managers Association (NECMA) members elected new Officers and Directors at their annual meeting on October 20 at the Dedham Country and Polo Country Club in Dedham, Mass., graciously hosted by club managers, Luis Izurieta, CCM and Kasey Cummings.
The duly appointed Nominating Committee chaired by Peter A. Trombetta (President 2002-2003) with members, Scott C. Hobden, CCM (President 1993-1994), David J. Bovio (Director 2001-2003), and Jada Emery Meding, presented a slate Officers and Directors to the members. The election results are as follows:
- For President for a one-year term: Mr. Paul W. Lazar, CCM, General Manager, Winchester Country Club, Winchester, MA
- For Vice President for a one-year term: Mr. Stephen M. Downes, CCM, General Manager, New Bedford Yacht Club, South Darmonth, MA
- For Secretary-Treasurer for a one-year term: Mr. Richard G. Shultz, CCM, General Manager, Concord Country Club, Concord, MA
- For Directors:
- Mr. Neil F. Denehy, Clubhouse Manager, Belmont Country Club, Belmont, MA (term expires 2005)
- Mr. Neal C. Griswold, CCM, General Manager/COO, The Quechee Club, Quechee, VT (term expires 2006)
- Mr. John F. Hurley, General Manager, Cumberland Club, Portland, ME (term expires 2006)
- Ms. Kathleen A. Kelly, CHSP, Director of Sales, Marketing & Special Events, The International, Bolton, MA (term expires 2005)
The newly elected Officers and Directors will join the members of the Board of Directors currently serving:
- Ex-Officio, Immediate Past President (2002-2003), Mr. Peter A. Trombetta
- Director, Mr. Gregory L. Cincotta, CCM (term expires 2004)
- Director, Ms. Elisabeth M. (Betse) Gori, CCM (term expires 2004)
- Director, Mr. Norman B. (Brie) Hall, III, CCM (term expires 2004)
- Director, Mr. Jack L Thomson, CCM (term expires 2005)
On behalf of the NECMA Board of Directors and the entire membership, President Peter A. Trombetta thanks the outgoing Board of Directors Members for their dedication and service to the Chapter, Past President (2001), Dolores I. Curran, CCM, and Directors: David J. Bovio, Patricia A. Fleming, and Steven L. Padulsky, CCM.
The New England Club Managers Association (NECMA), the original chapter of the Club Managers Association of America, was established in 1914 and has since been a leader in the advancement of opportunities for private club managers, and foremost, students of the culinary and hospitality industries. NECMA has more than 230 members who manage more than 150 private clubs in the New England area. The purposes of the New England Chapter are to provide education to persons connected with the management of clubs and other associations of similar character, to promote and encourage efficient and successful club management, and to advance friendly relations among its members.
The Club Managers Association of America (CMAA) is the professional Association for managers of private membership clubs. CMAA has more than 5,000 members who manage more than 3,000 country, city, athletic, faculty, yacht, corporate and military clubs. The objectives of the Association are to promote and advance friendly relations between and among persons connected with the management of clubs and other associations of similar character, to encourage the education and advancement of its members and to assist club officers and members, through their managers, to secure the utmost in efficient and successful operations.
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