STMA President David Pinsonneault, CSFM, CPRP recently won the American Public Works Association "Professional Manager of the Year" Award – Facilities and Grounds. The award is given for excellence and dedication as well as outstanding career service achievements of facilities and/or grounds management professionals in the public sector.
STMA President David Pinsonneault wins APWA Professional Manager of the Year Award
STMA President David Pinsonneault, CSFM, CPRP recently won the American Public Works Association (APWA) “Professional Manager of the Year” Award – Facilities and Grounds. The Professional Manager Award in Facilities and Grounds is given for excellence and dedication as well as outstanding career service achievements of facilities and/or grounds management professionals in the public sector. The award winners were announced in early May and will be included in the August 2014 issue of the APWA Reporter. APWA is a not-for-profit 501 (c) (3) organization that serves professionals in all aspects of public works in local, county, state/province, federal and private sectors. APWA has over 28,500 members and 63 chapters across North America. Pinsonneault served as the Public Grounds Superintendent for the Town of Lexington (Mass.) from 2000 until 2011, when he was promoted to Operations Manager. He oversees 22 full-time employees as well as 600 acres of land, 75 acres of athletic fields, four cemeteries, more than 3,000 streetlights and 10,000 trees. “STMA and APWA have been invaluable to my professional growth and career development,” says Pinsonneault. “I’m honored to be receiving this prestigious award and want to thank my colleagues for the passion and endless hours they put into serving our local community.” Pinsonneault was installed as STMA President in January 2014. He received a Bachelor of Science in Forestry from the University of New Hampshire and a certificate from the Park and Recreation Maintenance Management School, co-sponsored by North Carolina State University and the National Recreation and Park Association. He is a past President of the New England Sports Turf Managers Association, and has worked on its Board of Directors for more than 10 years. For more info on STMA: www.stma.org, www.twitter.com/fieldexperts, 800.323.3875. About STMA STMA is the not-for-profit, professional association for men and women who manage sports fields worldwide. Since 1981, the association and its 34 local chapters have been providing education, information and sharing practical knowledge in the art and science of sports field management. Its more than 2,600 members oversee sports fields and facilities at schools, colleges and universities, parks and recreational facilities, and professional sports stadiums. For more information: www.stma.org, 800.323.3875