Look Who's Joined the WCTA - 2020 Year End Review

As a unified voice for the professional golf and sportsturf management industry in western Canada, the WCTA is currently 669 members strong!  

September 30 is our fiscal year-end and the time when we review membership metrics.  Over the past 12 months, we've welcomed a whopping 82 new members - welcome and thank you for your support and confidence in our association!  We also appreciate the 1500+ non-WCTA members on our mailing list for your interest in WCTA activities.     


Sam Abulail - City of Delta
Ryan Anderson - City of Burnaby Golf Operations
Eric Beamish - Salt Spring Island GC
Curtis Bekar - Penticton G&CC
Kevin Bell - Town of Ladysmith
Glen Belyea - ABT Drains
David Bennett - Furry Creek G&CC
Michael Buxton - City of Delta
Richard Cameron - Inland Properties
Diane Chamberlain - City of Pitt Meadows
Doug Chambers - Kwantlen University
Hannah Chretien - Lyons Landscaping Ltd.
Laura Cole - SD#37 Delta
Morgan Creighton - Glencoe Golf and Country Club
Aaron Cronk - Furry Creek G&CC
Danny Desrosiers - City of Campbell River
Adam Donovan - City of Red Deer
Mark Ekengren - City of Delta
Blair Engert - Richmond CC
Chris Falcioni - Dist. of North Vancouver Parks
Dane Feeney - City of Campbell River
Lindsay Forsyth - UBC Garden Shop
Mike Galvin - Taber Golf Club
Darin Gerow - City of Salmon Arm
Todd Gesshe - District of Kitimat
Jason Giles - Kamloops G&CC
Jeff Graham - City of Saskatoon
Bob Green - District of North Cowichan
Denver Hart - Capilano G&CC
Al Henton - Lorwal Golf & Turf Solutions
Corey Hewlett - Mayfair Lakes GC
Dave Hyshka - City of Saskatoon
Tascah Jones - City of Campbell River
Carrie Jordan - City of Saskatoon
Ardit Kapri - Kwantlen University
Kiranjit Kaur - Kwantlen University
George Kennedy - Kamloops G&CC
Kirandeep Kirandeep - Kwantlen University
Frank Koo - Kwantlen University
Mike Kruschinske - City of Airdrie
Nishant Kumar - Kwantlen University
Danny Latin - Mt. Paul Golf Course
Alston Li - Furry Creek G&CC
Tony Lindsay - Black Mountain Golf Course
Bert McFadden - Georgian Bay Club
Alan McIntosh - City of Burnaby Parks Operations
Brendan McLaughlin - Kwantlen University
Scott McQuistin - City of Richmond Parks
Scott Mace - Lawnmower Hospital
Vidal Michaud - Municipality of Jasper
Paolo Munegatto - Pronto Enterprises Ltd.
Tyler Musgrove - Town of Gibsons
Everett Nieuwkoop - BrettYoung
Sean Olsen - Olympic View Golf Club
Jerry Palmerton - Watertronics
Jim Pruden - City of Delta
Robert Ruff - City of Vancouver  Rupert Park Pitch & Putt
Harley Sadlo - Celtic Distributors
Jim Saulter - Envirocare Ind. Ltd.
Tom Sherbo - City of Victoria Parks
Stu Sheridan - Capilano G&CC
Brodie Simpkins - Richmond CC
Simon Skelton - Town of Ladysmith
Andrew Skinner - District of North Cowichan
Patricia Sloan - Thompson Rivers Univ. Hort.
Darren Smith - Skeena Valley Golf Course
Wesley Smith - District of Saanich Parks
Kyle Stairs - Crown Isle GR
Scott Stevenson - Van Isle Water
Don Stewart - District of North Cowichan
Sam Sweetzer - Capilano G&CC
Jon Thomas - City of Vancouver - Langara Golf Course
Greg Thrift - Simon Fraser University
Chris Veale - City of Delta
Alex Walton - City of Campbell River
Glynn Warnica - SD#83 North OK Shuswap
James West - City of Kelowna Parks
Jason Weststrate - City of Richmond Parks
Jesse Zaitsoff - City of Kelowna Parks
Chris Zerebeski - City of Saskatoon
Steven Zoing - Highland Pacific GC 
Karen Zunti - City of Saskatoon

We would also like to congratulate the following retired WCTA members:

Glen Britton - Town of Ladysmith
Karen Campbell - City of Courteny
Frank De Vita - Simon Fraser University
Terry Hall - City of VAncouver
Bruce Klassen - Royal Regina Golf Club
Bob Koenig - Prince George G&CC
Don McDermid - Prince George G&CC
Keith Oftebro - City of Saskatoon
Gerald Rees - City of Saskatoon
Margaret Pimlott - City of Nanaimo Parks
Kevin Scollon - Thompon Rivers University
Tony Steer - Richmond Country Club
David Woodske - BC Ministry of Agriculture

Whether you're from the golf, sportsfield, supply chain or any other turf industry sector, we would like to see your name on this list! 

Why?  Because far more can be accomplished together than by each sector working on their own.  One voice, pulling the same direction, avoiding duplication, whatever the cliche, it's the most effective and sensible approach, especially when our industry needs to face tough issues.

If you know someone who would benefit from a WCTA membership, ie Turf Line News, annual conference, membership roster, job postings, CEC program, etc, have them visit our member value proposition page at http://wcta-online.com/the-wcta/membership-x 

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Are you interested in knowing more about the societal benefits of turf?  CLICK HERE for a great poster from the CTRF.