Scholarship Recipients

Contact: NECMA Scholarship Committee
Tel: (774) 430-9050
Email: [email protected]


The NECMA Foundation awarded its 2019 student scholarships at a dinner and awards ceremony atWollaston Golf Club in Milton, MA

MILTON, MASSACHUSETTS – October 2019 -- The NECMA Foundation, a 501(c)3 charitable organization of the New England Chapter CMAA awarded its 2019 student scholarships at a dinner and awards ceremony at Wollaston Golf Club in Milton, Massachusetts hosted by General Manager Charles Grandon, CCM, New England Chapte member managers, parents and fellow students were on-hand to congratulate the 2019 NECMA Foundation scholarship recipients.

The scholarships awarded to deserving students seeking Club Management as a career path.

The NECMA Foundation 2019 Student Scholarship recipients are:

o Rebecca Jones, University of New Hampshire
o Hannah Kemp, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
o Stephane Margolis, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
o Alana Milazzo, Johnson & Wales University
o Joseph Spinelli, Johnson & Wales University
o Rachel Williams, Johnson & Wales University

The New England Chapter CMAA believes that the future of our profession is in the hands of motivated and driven individuals such as the award recipients. We hope these scholarships will aid in their endeavors to complete their education, giving them the foundation of successful club management and hospitality careers ahead.

The New England Chapter CMAA, the original chapter of the Club Management Association of America (CMAA) continues its dedication and support to students of hospitality and culinary studies, and those interested in the club management profession. In addition to granting annual student scholarships, the New England Chapter and its NECMA Foundation provides student chapter members grants for CMAA Annual World Conference on Club Management registration fee, participation in monthly Chapter educational sessions, and complimentary attendance at networking opportunities at monthly Chapter social receptions and dinners.

New England Chapter Student Chapters include the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, (Amherst, MA) Professor Rod Warnick, PhD, Faculty Advisor; Johnson & Wales University (Providence, RI), Professor Matthew Samel, Faculty Advisor; and University of New Hampshire, Whittemore School of Business & Economics, Department of Hospitality (Durham, NH), Professor Clayton Barrrows.

In addition to awarding annual student scholarships and offering support to students interested in pursuing club management and hospitality as a career, the NECMA Foundation awards annual Professional Development Scholarships to New England Chapter members actively pursuing their Certified Club Managers (CCM) designation as well as provides funding to the New England Chapter for their continuing education and professional development programs.

More information on the NECMA Foundation scholarships may be found at or

The David Meador Fund was created by the New England Club Managers Association with a generous donation from the Members of the Chilton Club (Boston, MA) in memory of their well-respected Club Manager, David Meador, a member of NECMA, who passed away in 1975 while on duty at the Chilton Club.

The NECMA Foundation (DMF) is a 501(c)3 charitable foundation of the New England Club Manager Association (NECMA), the general purpose of the Foundation is to foster intellectual excellence in the field of club management by securing funds from contributions to be used for educational purposes and assist students, by way of providing scholarship grants, seeking an education in the hospitality profession. The Foundation's charitable and educational purposes are to provide educational and training opportunities for club managers and students engaged and employed in the private club and hospitality industry in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the states of Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont. For more information about NECMA Foundation, contact Managing Director Erika Farrell at [email protected]

The New England Chapter CMAA, 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. The New England Chapter 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 the New England Chapter CMAA, visit our web site at

The Club Management 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, visit its web site at