The 2017 recipients of the Excellence in Club Management Awards were honored during a reception, dinner and ceremony on March 3 at The Olympic Club in San Francisco.
Robert C. James, CCM, CCE, CHE, Chief Operating Officer of Westchester Country Club, Rye, N.Y., was elected President; Robert J. “Bobby” Crifasi, CCM, CCE, CPA, General Manager of New Orleans Country Club was elected Vice-President; and Randall J. Ruder, CCM, CCE, General Manager of Beach Point Club, Mamaroneck, N.Y. was elected Secretary–Treasurer. The association also announced that C. W. Cook, MCM, CCE, General Manager/Chief Operating Officer of North Hills Club, Raleigh, N.C., and Mac Niven, MCM, CCE, General Manager, Almaden Golf & Country Club, San Jose, Calif., have completed the requirements for the Master Club Manager designation.
The 2014 honorees through the prestigious awards co-sponsored by Club & Resort Business and the McMahon Group—Christine Pooler of Merion GC; Mark Bado of Kansas City CC, and Gerald Marvel of The Club at UK’s Spindletop Hall, along with “Rising Star Award” winner Nick Markel of The Country Club (Pepper Pike, Ohio)—were recognized at an Awards Dinner held at the San Antonio Country Club.
The National Club Association Foundation launched the “Campaign to Shape the Future” during its National Club Conference in Washington, D.C. earlier this month. At the forefront of the campaign is the availability of matching funds, made possible through the generous support of two campaign sponsors, Judd Brown Designs and John Sibbald Associates. Together, these firms…