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The Club Foundation Announces 2023 Board of Governors

Melissa Low

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Alexandria, VA—The Club Foundation announces its 2023 Board of Governors, led by Chairman Nicholas LaRocca, Muirfield Village Golf Club, Dublin, OH; Vice Chairman LuAnn Giovannelli, CCM, CAM, Bay Colony Community Association, Naples, FL; Treasurer Todd Marsh, CCM, CCE, Conway Farms Golf Club, Lake Forest, IL; and Secretary Randy Ruder, CCM, CCE, Beach Point Club, Mamaroneck, NY.

Blaine Burgess, CCM, CCE, Country Club of Little Rock, Little Rock, AR; Adam Harris, E-Z-GO; Richard LaRocca, CCM, CCE, Beechmont Country Club, Cleveland, OH; Joe Oswald, Jonas Software; and Kelley Williams, CCM, have joined or rejoined the Board of Governors.

Governors continuing to serve The Club Foundation include:

  • Elisha Cicerone, CCM, Charlotte City Club, Charlotte, NC;
  • TJ Diagne, The Springhaven Club, Wallingford, PA;
  • Joe Mendez, CCM, CCE, Doylestown Country Club, Doylestown, PA;
  • Fred Palmer, Jr., Club Car, Augusta, GA;
  • Mitchell Platt, MCM, CCE, Cosmos Club, Washington, DC;
  • Michael Seabrook, CCM, CCE, Belle Meade Country Club, Nashville, TN;
  • Terra S.H. Waldron, CCM, CCE, Desert Mountain, Scottsdale, AZ; and
  • Jeff Morgan, FASAE, CAE, Club Management Association of America, Alexandria, VA.

Additionally, The Club Foundation would like to acknowledge the efforts of its retiring Governors and express its sincere thanks for their service:

  • John Collins, E-Z-GO;
  • Brian Kroh, CCM, John’s Island Club, Vero Beach, FL; and
  • Tim Minahan, CCM, CCE, Country Club of Fairfield, Fairfield, CT.

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 Club Foundation and its activities, please visit


About The Club Foundation

The Club Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization, was established by the Club Management 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

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