Inside News

Participate Now in the 2018 Finance and Operations Survey

Managers can participate online at On average, the survey should take approximately –one to two hours to complete. Survey participants can save their data at any time, complete the survey via an Excel upload, or add users to complete department level data. Past participants can copy forward last year’s data for a more streamlined experience. Learn more.

2018 Election Results

Voting was conducted online in advance of and in-person at the 91st World Conference on Club Management in San Francisco, CA. These election results were announced at the event’s Closing Business Session. All five Bylaws Propositions were approved by the CMAA Membership. The 2018 Board of Directors will led by President Robert J. "Bobby" Crifasi, CCM, CCE, CPA, General Manager of New Orleans Country Club, New Orleans, LA; Vice President Randall J. Ruder, CCM, CCE, General Manager of Beach Point Club, Mamaroneck, NY; Secretary–Treasurer Mark A. Bado, MCM, CCE, General Manager of Myers Park Country Club, Charlotte, NC; and Immediate Past President Robert C. James, CCM, CCE, CHE, of New Canaan, CT. Read more...

2017 CMAA Annual Report: A Year in Review

The 2017 CMAA Annual Report was just released. This year in review highlights CMAA’s activities in membership, professional development, advocacy, business development, IT, and The Club Foundation. Paired with the audited financial statements, it includes summaries from 2017 CMAA President Bob James, CCM, CCE, CHE, and Chief Executive Officer Jeff Morgan, FASAE, CAE.

CMAA Announces Upcoming Technology Enhancements to Online Member Directory

For many years, CMAA has provided association members with an email alias ( Since its inception, this has been a tool for the CMAA community to remain connected but we have found that advertising the address has waned in recent years; while convenient for directing messages to other individuals, adoption of the address is no longer popular. CMAA is putting new solutions in place and has reviewed current association best practices for keeping members connected. Due to the change in technology and association practice, the use of email aliases will be discontinued on June 1, 2018. Read More

Go International with 2018 BMI New Zealand
BMI International, co-presented by CMAA and Golf Manager’s Association of New Zealand, will offer an immersive cultural experience in club management in and around Queenstown, New Zealand, October 4-9, 2018, and will include educational presentations interspersed with unparalleled experiences. Queenstown is New Zealand’s leading alpine resort and a favorite destination for international visitors, offering a special combination of activities, landscape, people, and culture that makes it a unique destination experience. Review the complete schedule and guest program. Don’t delay. Register now. This session is already exceeding 50 percent of capacity, and is expected to sell out. 

Club Management Magazine January/February 2018

New Issue of Club Management Magazine
January/February Edition: Club Executive of the Year