GCSAA elects new president, vice president and board members

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GCSAA Preisdent Kevin P. Breen (Photo: GCSAA)

GCSAA Preisdent Kevin P. Breen. Breen was elected the new GCSAA president on Feb. 10 at the 2022 GCSAA Conference and Show (Photo: GCSAA)

Kevin P. Breen, CGCS at La Rinconada Country Club in Los Gatos, Calif., was elected to a one-year term as president of the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA) at the association’s annual meeting on Feb. 10, held in conjunction with the GCSAA Conference and Trade Show.

Breen served as vice president of the association in 2021 and has been a member of the association’s board of directors since 2015. A 31-year member of GCSAA, Breen is also a past president of both the Sierra Nevada GCSA and the California GCSA.

Breen has served as the superintendent at La Rinconada CC since 2011. Before that, he served as the director of maintenance at Lahontan Golf Club in Truckee, Calif., and as the superintendent at Los Alamos (N.M.) Golf Course.

“I thank you for the opportunity I have before me this coming year in leading our organization, GCSAA,” Breen said. “I have a full year of endeavors and work ahead of me that I am really looking forward to.”

Breen has bachelor’s degrees in horticulture/turf from Colorado State University and in meteorology from the University of Nebraska.

Other elected officers include Kevin P. Sunderman, CGCS, director of grounds at Isla Del Sol Yacht and Country Club in St. Petersburg, Fla., as vice president, and Jeff L. White, CGCS and superintendent at Indian Hills Country Club in Mission Hills, Kan.; as secretary/treasurer.

Board members Douglas D. Dykstra, CGCS, golf course superintendent at White Mountain Country Club in Pinetop, Ariz., and Marc E. Weston, CGCS and superintendent at Indian Hill Country Club in Newington, Conn., were elected to serve again, while Steven J. Hammon, superintendent at Traverse City (Mich.) Country Club was newly elected to the board.

T.A. Barker, CGCS and superintendent at Fore Lakes Golf Course in Taylorsville, Utah; and Paul L. Carter, CGCS and superintendent at Bear Trace at Harrison Bay in Harrison, Tenn., continue their service on the board. Mark F. Jordan, CGCS, natural resources leader at Westfield Country Club in Westfield Center, Ohio, will serve as immediate past president. John R. Fulling Jr., CGCS, grounds and facilities manager at Kalamazoo (Mich.) Country Club, retired from board service.

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