STMA Announces 2019 Board of Directors

The STMA held it’s annual Conference and Exhibition in Phoenix, AZ last week where it announced its 2019 Board of Directors. The STMA board consists of 13-members, including five officers on the Executive Board. These new representatives officially took office on January 24th at the Annual Meeting.

Elected to the Presidency is Jody Gill, CSFM, from Blue Valley School District in Overland Park, KS. Ascending to Immediate Past President is Sarah Martin, CSFM, City of Phoenix Parks and Rec. Jimmy Simpson, CSFM, Town of Cary, NC fills the President-Elect office and Secretary/Treasurer is Nick McKenna, CSFM, Texas A&M Athletics, College Station, TX. Serving a second term as the Commercial Vice President is Boyd Montgomery, CSFM, CSE, The Toro Company, Minneapolis.

The STMA Bylaws require that the Board have Directors from each segment of its voting members. Directors elected include:

Stephen Lord, CSFM, Cincinnati Reds, representing facilities used by Professional Athletes

Jeremy Bohonko, Ewing, N. Charlotte, NC, Commercial Director

Clark Cox, CSFM, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, At Large Elected Director.

Returning for their second year of a 2-year term are Director for Parks and Rec James Bergdoll, CSFM, City of Chattanooga (TN) Public Works, and Jason Kruse, PhD, Academic Director, University of Florida, Gainesville. Three open positions were filled by appointment of the President. Gill appointed Sun Roesslein, CSFM, North Area Athletic Complex, Golden, CO to the Appointed At-Large Director. Roesslein served on the Board in 2017 and 2018 as K-12 Director. He also appointed Joshua Koss, CSFM, University of San Diego, as the Director for Higher Education, and Jeremy Driscoll, St. Mark’s High School, Wilmington, DE representing K-12.

The Board’s official first meeting will be March 22-23. For a link to STMA’s board of directors click on the link below:

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Casey Reynolds, PhD
Dr. Casey Reynolds is the Executive Director at Turfgrass Producers International

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