FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: William Roman
Tel: 508 627-4361
CLUB MANAGER OF CONANICUT YACHT CLUB RECEIVES ACCREDITATION
JAMESTOWN, RHODE ISLAND – March 15, 2008 – Barry A. Stacer, CCM, Club Manager of Conanicut Yacht Club in Jamestown, Rhode Island, Member of the New England Club Managers Association (NECMA), and presently serving as Vice President of NECMA, has been accredited with the "Certified Club Manager" (CCM) designation by the Club Managers Association of America (CMAA).
Mr. Stacer was approved by the Certification Committee of CMAA after successfully passing a certification examination. He joins more than 1,000 club managers worldwide who have attained this hallmark of professionalism.
Mr. Stacer qualified for the CCM examination as a result of fulfilling specific requirements in club management experiences, education and Association activity. The CCM examination contains nine specific areas, including private club administration, marketing, food and beverage operations and sports management. The exam is prepared and administered under the direction of the CMAA Certification Committee at various college and university campuses across the country.
Since 1965, the Certified Club Manager designation has been the cornerstone of CMAA’s member recognition program and is widely respected as an indication of a club manager’s commitment to professional development and the industry.Barry
earned a BA from Cornell University, and has been Club Manager of the Conanicut
Yacht Club for 12 years. He first joined NECMA and CMAA in 2001 and in the past
several years has held
numerous committee and board positions with the former organization. Barry resides in South Kingston, Rhode Island with his wife Jackie.
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 240 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. For more information about NECMA, visit our web site at www.necma.org.
The Club Managers Association of America is the professional association for managers of leading private country, city, yacht, athletic, military and fraternal clubs in the United States and abroad. Founded in 1927, CMAA provides executive career services, a lifetime professional development program and a national trade magazine, Club Management, to its nearly 6,000 members. For more information about CMAA or its Certification Program, visit its web site at www.cmaa.org.
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