STMA Elects 2003 Officers and Board of Directors
The Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA) announced its 2003 officers and board of directors at the annual meeting held in conjunction with the Association’s 14th Annual Conference and Exhibition in San Antonio, Texas.
Moving from president-elect into the position of president was Bob Campbell, CSFM, director of grounds and maintenance for the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tenn. Elected to one-year officer positions were: Mike Trigg, CSFM, superintendent of parks for the Waukegan Park District, Waukegan, Ill., who will serve as president-elect and Mike Andresen, CSFM, athletic turf manger for Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, who will serve as secretary. Re-elected to their second one-year terms were: Monty Montague, vice president of sales and marketing for GreenOne Industries, Inc., Zionsville, Ind., as vice president (commercial), and Timothy Moore, CSFM, sports field director for The Brickman Group, Ltd., Columbia, Md., as treasurer.
Elected to two-year board positions were: Abby McNeal, CSFM, assistant turfgrass manager for INVESCO Field at Mile High, Denver, Colo., who will serve as director representing sports turf managers of facilities used by professional teams, and George C. Trivett, CSFM, athletic director and teacher for Granite Falls Middle School, Granite Falls, N.C., who will serve as director representing sports turf managers of other school facilities. Re-elected to a two-year board position was: Victoria Wallace, Northeast/technical agronomist for Turf-Seed, Inc., Exeter, R.I., as director representing commercial members.
Continuing on the Board in the second year of their two-year director positions are: Boyd Montgomery, CSFM, facilities and maintenance director for Sylvania Recreation Corporation, Sylvania, Ohio, representing sports turf managers of parks and recreation facilities, and Dr. Tony Koski, extension turfgrass specialist and professor for Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colo., representing those in research, extension and teaching positions.
Eric Adkins, CSFM, athletic turf manager for Michigan State University, East Lansing, Mich., was appointed by President Campbell to fill the remaining year of a two-year term representing sports turf managers of college and university facilities that was vacated when Andresen was elected as secretary.
Murray Cook, president of SPORTSTurf Services, Columbia, Md., will serve as immediate past president.
STMA is a not-for-profit international association of more than 2,700 sports turf professionals from schools, colleges and universities, parks and recreation and municipal facilities and professional stadiums.