The Club Foundation Announces 2018 Board of Governors



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The Club Foundation Announces 2018 Board of Governors

Club Foundation Board of Governors 2018

Melissa Low

Alexandria, VA – The Club Foundation (CF) announces its 2018 Board of Governors, led by Chairman Jim G. James, CCM, Augusta National Golf Club, Augusta, GA; Vice-Chairman Burton Ward, CCM, CCE, Century Country Club, Purchase, NY; Secretary Nicholas LaRocca, Muirfield Village Golf Club, Dublin, OH; and Treasurer Barry Symons, Jonas Software, Markham, Ontario, Canada.  


Mark A. Bado, MCM, CCE, General Manager of Myers Park Country Club, Charlotte, NC, has joined the Board of Governors, for a three-year term.  


Governors continuing to serve The Club Foundation include:  

Lawrence "Skip" Avery, CCM, CCE, Chambers, Middleton, WI;  

Robert J. "Bobby" Crifasi, CCM, CCE, CPA, New Orleans Country Club, New Orleans, LA;  

J.G. Ted Gillary, CCM, CCE, Detroit Athletic Club, Detroit, MI;  

Kevin Holleran, Textron, Augusta, GA;   

Robert James, CCM, CCE, CHE, New Canaan, CT;    

Timothy P. Minahan, CCM, CCE, The Country Club of Buffalo, Williamsville, NY;

Jeffrey D. Morgan, FASAE, CAE, Club Managers Association of America (CMAA), Alexandria, VA.    

Donna Otis, CCM, CCE The Bridges at Rancho Santa Fe, Rancho Santa Fe, CA     

Randy Ruder, CCM, CCE, Beach Point Club, Mamaroneck, NY; and  

Terra S.H. Waldron, CCM, CCE, Scottsdale, AZ;  




The Club Foundation Board of Governors is comprised of individuals within and serving the club industry who are committed to raising funds to financially support the professional development of club managers through education, research, and outreach initiatives, to ensure the highest possible impact on the future of the industry.  

For more information on the CF and its activities, please visit  


About The Club Foundation
The Club Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization, was established by the Club Managers Association of America in 1988. The Foundation seeks to fund the life cycle of a club manager’s career, providing financial support for five key areas: students, faculty, club managers, CMAA chapters, and the club industry at large. It supports the advancement of club management professionals, funding industry education programs through scholarships and grants. Learn more at