CEO's message

John Embree, USPTA CEOMiscellaneous Musings

 I am going to take a different approach with my message this month by reporting on two different events that have recently taken place, along with a sneak preview of two industry initiatives that will be forthcoming. 

CMAA – With Orlando, Fla., being such an attractive convention destination for so many groups, the Club Managers Association of America brought their World Conference to the Magic City in early February. Over 2,500 general managers and other club personnel from all over the world attended this year’s convention. In our continuing effort to build a bridge with this important allied organization, the USPTA was represented by President Chuck Gill, First Vice President Gary Trost and me over the course of three days. Besides having a booth at their trade show, we attended various  ... more

Vice President's message
Diane Selke

Diversity and Inclusion Accomplishments and Goals

As chairwoman of both the Diversity and Inclusion Committee and the Awards Committee, it’s my responsibility to keep track of how we are progressing with the initiatives we have in place. I’m happy to share with the membership what we have accomplished thus far and what our goals are looking to the future. I would like to thank the Diversity and Inclusion Committee, which is in its second year of making great things happen –Gary ­Cimperman, Eddie Davis, Dale Evans, Tim ­Fitzgerald, Jack ­Foster, Warren Lem, Joy Macci, Suk Ong, ­Miranda ­Rodriguez and Karla Ruaya.

Accomplishments: By end of 2016, the application for those wanting to serve on a national committee for 2018-2020 was updated. It will be sent out soon. Make sure to include your resume and send it in by the Nov. 1 deadline. Never served before? Get involved ... more


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