Robert Sanderson of Rochester was elected President for 2012. He is the grounds and landscape manager of Sodexho Campus Services at Nazareth College.
NY State Turfgrass Ass’n elects officers
The New York State Turfgrass Association (NYSTA) elected its 2012 Officers and Directors at their January Board of Directors meeting held in Utica, New York on Tuesday, January 17, 2012. Robert Sanderson of Rochester, NY, was elected President of NYSTA for 2012. Robert is the grounds and landscape manager of Sodexho Campus Services at Nazareth College.
Rick Holfoth, CGCS of Rochester, NY, was elected Vice President of NYSTA for 2012. Rick is the golf course superintendent for the Country Club of Rochester.
Tim Hahn of Walworth, NY, was elected Secretary/Treasurer of NYSTA for 2012. Tim is the golf course superintendent of Greystone Golf Course, Shadow Pines Golf Course and Shadow Lake Golf Course.
Newly elected directors include Jim Hornung, Jr., CSP of Buffalo, NY and Michael Maffei, CGCS of Brewster, NY. Jim is the President of Great Lakes Athletic Fields, Inc. and Elbers Landscape Service, Inc. Michael is the golf course superintendent for Back O’Beyond, Inc. Other members currently serving as directors include Joseph Potrikus, CSFM – Greener World Landscape Maintenance, LLC, Michael McNamara – Grossinger Golf & Country Club, Craig Yunker – Batavia Turf, LLC, Tom Wright – Mohonk Mountain House, Roger Lind – Grassland Equipment & Irrigation, and John Carlone, CGCS – Meadow Brook Club. Greg Chorvas – Cantine Veterans Sports Complex, will serve as Past President on the Board of Directors. The New York State Turfgrass Association is comprised of green industry professionals who have joined together to share best management practices, promote environmental stewardship, support education, advance research and disseminate research findings. For more information, please contact our office at (518) 783-1229