FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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GENERAL MANAGER OF THE WESTMOOR CLUB (NANTUCKET, MA) RE-ELECTED PRESIDENT OF NEW ENGLAND CLUB MANAGERS ASSOCIATION
J. Brent Tartamella, CCM, CCE, General Manager of The Westmoor Club in Nantucket, MA was re-elected President of the New England Club Managers Association (NECMA)
WINCHESTER, MASSACHUSETTS - November 12, 2012 - J. Brent Tartamella, CCM (Certified Club Manager), CCE (Certified Chief Executive) General Manager of The Westmoor Club in Nantucket, MA was re-elected President of the New England Club Managers Association (NECMA), the original chapter of the Club Managers Association of America (CMAA) at its annual meeting held at Winchester Country Club in Winchester, MA.
Brent Tartamella, CCM has been serving as the General Manager of The Westmoor Club since 2004. Prior to the appointment, he served Assistant General Manager of the Philadelphia Cricket Club, Manager of Restaurant Operations at the Chevy Chase Club, Clubhouse Manager at Baltimore Country Club and Assistant Manager at The Country Club.
Mr. Tartamella joined CMAA in 1992 as a Student Member at the University of Massachusetts. He achieved his CCM designation in 1999 and at the time was the youngest person to receive the designation. He is a member of the Wine Society, was named to the CMAA Honor Society in 2006 and has been recertified. Mr. Tartamella serves as the Education Chairman and served as Wine Society Co-Chair in 2007, and was elected as Vice President in 2009 re-elected Vice President in 2010, and elected President in 2011. He is also a former NECMA Director (1996-1999) as well as a former Director of the Greater Baltimore Chapter and the Philadelphia Club Foundation.
As President, Mr. Taramella will continue with NECMA members to develop and promote high standards of professionalism in private club management, and further uphold the NECMA mission statement: 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 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, please visit the NECMA web site at www.necma.org.
The Club Managers Association of America is the professional Association for managers of membership clubs. With more than 7,000 members across all classifications, CMAA members run more than 3,000 country, golf, city, athletic, faculty, yacht, town and military clubs. The objectives of the Association are to promote and advance friendly relations 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. For more information, please visitwww.cmaa.org.
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