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Casey Newman, CCM

Casey Newman, CCM (Certified Club Manager), General Manager/Chief Operating Officer at Lakeside Country Club in Houston, TX, was elected to the Club Management Association of America (CMAA) Board of Directors at its 2021 World Conference and Club Business Expo. She was 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.

Prior to her current appointment, Newman served as the Club Manager of River Oaks Country Club in Houston, TX, from 2017 to 2022. 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. In 2023, Newman will serve as the co-chairman of the Communications 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.    


Newman will work with the Board of Directors to collaborate with the membership, National Committees and Task Forces, Partners, and the National Headquarters team, to advance the club management profession and the greater industry.

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