Casey Newman, CCM
Casey Newman, CCM (Certified Club Manager), Club Manager of River Oaks Country Club in Houston, TX, was elected to the Club Management Association of America (CMAA) Board of Directors at its World Conference and Club Business Expo, held virtually this year. She has been elected to serve on the Board of Directors for a three-year term. Newman is a second-generation club manager and is the first non-General Manager to serve on the CMAA Board of Directors.
Newman has been serving as the Club Manager of River Oaks Country Club since 2017. Prior to that appointment, she served as the Clubhouse Manager of The Briar Club in Houston, TX, from 2014 to 2017; the Director of Communications of The Briar Club from 2011 to 2014; and the Assistant Clubhouse Manager of Lakewood Country Club in Dallas, TX, from 2007 to 2011.
Newman first joined CMAA in 2004 as a member of the Florida State University Student Chapter. She became a Professional member in 2007 and earned her CCM designation in 2014. She has served on many national committees including the Strategic Planning, Communications, and Credentials Committees and as a member of The Club Foundation’s Board of Governors. In 2021, she will serve as Co-Chair of the Chapter Relations Committee.
On the chapter level, Newman has been an active member of the Texas Lone Star Chapter, serving as Chapter President in 2019 and on several Chapter committees.
As a CMAA Board member, Newman will work with members, allied associations, and partners to further the profession of club management.