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The Canadian Society of Club Managers Announce 2019 Award Recipients

Robert Foster

TORONTO, Ontario (August 20, 2019) – The Canadian Society of Club Managers (CSCM) is pleased to announce and congratulate the recipients of CSCM’s 2019 Awards Program. The awards ceremony will take place on Sunday, October 6, 2019, following the opening ceremonies at the CSCM National Conference in London, Ontario.

The award recipients are:

President’s Award
Greg Lundmark, CCM, CCE, The Glencoe Club, Calgary, AB

Honourary Life Membership Award
Keith Jolly, CCM, Vancouver Rowing Club, Vancouver, BC

Club Manager of the Year
Jason Meier, The Oakville Club, Oakville, ON

Club of the Year (Medium)
Southwood Golf & Country Club, Winnipeg, MB

Club of the Year (Large)
Islington Golf Club, Toronto, ON

Young Professional Award
Jihye Park, Marine Drive Golf Club, Vancouver, BC

Excellence in Teaching Award
 Robert Foster, Fanshawe College, London, ON
Ed. Note:
Read our story on Foster, Fanshawe and the Junior Tyson Tour here.

In addition, the following members will be honoured for recently receiving their Certified Club Manager (CCM) designation:
•Jan Bloemraad, The Glencoe Club, Calgary, AB
•Paul Chambers, The Toronto Golf Club, Mississauga, ON
•Jana-Lyn Fairbairn, Riverside Country Club, Saskatoon, SK

And the following member will be recognized for recently achieving Honour Society status:
•Paul Morrell, CCM, Ontario Racquet Club, Mississauga, ON

The annual awards program honours members who have made a significant contribution to the Society and the profession of club management in Canada, supporting CSCM’s mission to offer quality education and networking opportunities. Annually, members are invited to nominate fellow peers in the industry. All nomination submissions are carefully reviewed by the Awards Committee and recipients are selected based on specific criteria.

Michael Hearse, CCM, Member of the CSCM National Board of Directors and Chair of the Awards Committee remarked, “We thank all those who participated this year and it is with great pleasure we congratulate those that were applauded by their peers to be outstanding contributors to not only the club management industry, but to the Society as well.”

Suzanne Godbehere, Chief Executive Officer of CSCM, said, “The announcement of the award recipients is always an exciting time for CSCM and its members. It is an opportunity to celebrate those who have made great achievements in the industry, but also highlight all those who have and continue to support each other in the industry. It really is a celebration of the CSCM network and family.”

About The Canadian Society of Club Managers

Established in 1957, CSCM is the national professional society representing the club management profession in Canada. Of our approximately 600 members, over 70% are from golf clubs, and the remainder from a variety of city, recreation, fitness, curling and other types of clubs. The Society’s members hold position titles that include General Manager, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer as well as Assistant Manager, Clubhouse Manager, Controller and Food and Beverage Manager.

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