2020 Committee Assignments


Assistant Superintendent (Peters*) – act on best interests of assistants, particularly in the areas of education and career development; coordinate Assistants Forum

Awards (Walter*) – supervise selection process for VGCSA awards and scholarship at annual meeting

Best Management Practices (Doran*) – monitor changes and coordinate updates to the BMP Program

Bylaws (Baskette*) – consider possible changes to Bylaws

Certification (Eagle*) – provide attesters for members seeking Certification

Communications (Whitmire*) – act as editor for the Newsletter and Directory; set publishing dates; coordinate public relations efforts including press releases

Community Service (Wade*) – Support First Tee facilities; promote Toys for Tots charity; develop other community service projects including First Green

Conference (Keene*, Snelsire) – plan education and logistics of conference

GCSAA (Keene*) – Disseminate GCSAA information to VGCSA members; act as voting delegate

Golf (Whitmire*) – Plan and promote Joe Saylor Memorial, VGCSA Championship, Virlina Cup (including regional qualifying)

Government Relations (Cote*, Keene, McDonough, C Robinson) – Legislative issues watchdog and action

Long Range Planning (Keene*, Cote, Norman) – VGCSA strategic plan

Membership (Mueller*, Doran, Walter, Wade, Baskette, Eagle) – Identify areas of low membership; work to grow members; focus on recruitment of assistants

Mid-Atlantic Golf Council (Keene*, Cote) – Liaison to all MAGC allied association’s and work on issues of joint interest to the Mid-Atlantic’s golf industry

Nominating (Baskette*) – nominate Officers and at-large Board positions in tandem with Annual Meeting

Partner Program (Snelsire*) – promote sponsorship sales and create value for partners

Survey (Snelsire*) – coordinate the biannual survey; publish results

Turfgrass (Cote*, Keene, Baskette) – coordinate with Va. Tech researchers on their needs; monitor progress and obtain results for publishing in VGCSA media; representation on VT Research Tournament Committee; promote Rounds4Research; recruit Turfgrass students; invite VT representatives to board meetings

Web Site & Social Media (Peters*) – Review, monitor and suggest upgrades for the web site, electronic communications and social media

*indicates committee chair

VGCSA encourages members to volunteer their service on a committee.