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Committees

Committee Overview

The New England PGA Board of Directors depend on all of the Committees for suggestions and reports on the various activities of the Section.

In an era of declining spare time, the work of the individual committee members should not go unnoticed… these PGA members are giving back to their Association by donating their time and their expertise. Visit the individual committee pages listed at the bottom of this page to view the members of each committee.

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2019-2021 Committee Chairs & Co-Chairs

Awards Committee 2020

Ron Bibeau, PGA
Co-Chairman
Country Club Enterprises
207.809.9350

 

Education Committee 2020

Mike Bradshaw, PGA
Co-Chair
Kirkbrae Country Club
(401) 333-1303
Graham Cunningham, PGA
Co-Chair
Framingham Country Club
(508) 872-9790

 

Facility Relations Committee 2020

Larry Kelley, PGA
Board Representative
Five Star Golf Cars
(802) 558-0756

 

Finance Committee 2020

Mike Bradshaw, PGA
Chairman
Kirkbrae Country Club
(401) 333-1303

 

Foundation Committee 2020

Rob Jarvis, PGA
Chairman
Bangor Municipal
(207) 941-0232

 

Junior Golf Committee 2020

Darren Falk, PGA
Chairman
Holly Ridge Golf Course
508.428.5577

 

Membership Committee 2020

Mike Bradshaw, PGA
Chair
Kirkbrae Country Club
(401) 333-1303

Scholarship Committee 2020

Joanne Flynn, PGA
Chairwoman
Windham Country Club
603.434.2093

Tournament Committee 2020

Chip Johnson, PGA
Chairman
Hatherly Country Club
(781) 545-9814

Women of the Game Committee 2021

Joanne Flynn, PGA
Chairwoman
Windham Country Club
603.434.2093

2019-2021 Committee Members

Mission: The Mission of the NEPGA Awards Committee is to recognize and select outstanding NEPGA Golf Professionals who have excelled in a specified area of the golf profession. The Committee will identify each award winner and Hall of Fame inductee through a transparent and unbiased process, with a goal of promoting and enhancing the skills and image of all NEPGA Professionals.

Ron Bibeau, PGA
Co-Chairman
Country Club Enterprises
207.809.9350
Larry Kelley, PGA
Five Star Golf Cars
802.228.2004

 

Tony Decker, PGA
Purpoodock Club
207.799.0821
Joanne Flynn, PGA
Windham CC
603.434.2093

 

Bucky Buchanon, PGA
Oak Hill
978.342.2717
Eric Steindel, PGA
The Wianno Club
508.428.9840

2019-2021 Education Committee

Mission: The purpose of the New England PGA Education Committee is to provide an inclusive, Section-wide platform which facilitates the development and inspires the growth of the New England PGA Professional by focusing on the following five pillars: Instruction, Merchandising, Personal Wellness, Golf Operations and Career Development.

Message from NEPGA Education Committee: The NEPGA Education Committee would like to offer its assistance to the apprentices of our Section. Please feel free to contact the Committee members if you are having any problems. Also, we plan to set up classes and seminars aimed at helping apprentices get through the different levels. We will keep you updated with further information.

Mike Bradshaw, PGA
Co-Chairman
Kirkbrae CC
401.333.1303
Graham Cunningham, PGA
Co-Chairman
Framningham CC
508.872.9790

 

TJ Anthoine, PGA
Quechee Club
802.295.6245
Justin Lawson, PGA
Nashua CC
603.888.9858

 

Ryan Kesten, PGA
Concord CC
978.369.2382
James Chojnowski, PGA
Framningham CC
508.872.9790

 

Tom Cavicchi, PGA
Harmon Golf
781.817.7775
Glenn Kelly, PGA
Woods Hole GC
508.540.1899

2019-2021 Facility Relations Committee

Larry Kelley, PGA
Chairman
Five Star Golf Cars
802.228.2004
Allan Belden, PGA
Worcester CC
508.853.8064

 

Mike Higgins
New England PGA
508.869.0000
Jim Remy, PGA
PGA of America
802.558.8852

 

 

 

2019-2021 Finance Committee

Mike Bradshaw, PGA
Chairman
Kirkbrae Country Club
401.333.1303
Allan Belden, PGA
Worcester Country Club
508.853.8064

 

Matt Walsh, PGA
Warwick Country Club
401.737.9878
Justin Lawson, PGA
Nashua Country Club
603.888.9858

 

Chip Johnson, PGA
Hatherly CC
781.545.9814

 

 

2019-2021 Foundation Committee

Mission: The New England PGA has and will continually work to promote the game and improve the lives of thousands of children, military veterans and their families, as well as diverse populations through golf programs throughout New England each year. The committee will also work to establish the premier offering of developmental and competitive junior golf opportunities throughout New England by supporting and promoting programs such as: Drive, Chip & Putt Championship, PGA Junior League, the NEPGA Junior Tour and Junior Scholarships. Although the NEPGA fosters competition, the New England PGA Charitable Foundation is dedicated to encourage fellowship, good sportsmanship, continued skill development, honesty, integrity and etiquette.

Rob Jarvis, PGA
Chairman
Bangor Municipal
(207) 941-0232
Joanne Flynn, PGA
Windham CC
(603) 434-2093

 

Allan Belden, PGA
Worcester CC
(508) 853-8064
Dave Soucy, PGA
Green Mountain National GC
(802) 422-4653

 

Ed Doherty, PGA
Black Rock CC
781.749.1919
Don Daley, PGA
Fall River CC
508.676.3978

 

Ron Bibeau, PGA
Country Club Enterprises
800.662.2585
Peter Doherty, PGA
Atkinson Resort & CC
603.362.8700

2019-2021 Junior Golf Committee

Darren Falk, PGA
Chairman
Holly Ridge GC
508.428.5577
Stuart Cady, PGA
Stitch Golf/Head Coach Bowdoin Women’s Golf
866.529.9448

 

David Donnellan, PGA
Hyannis GC
508.362.2606
Mike Rothera, PGA
Pinehills Country Club
508.209.3000

2019-2021 Membership Committee

Purpose: Assure NEPGA members are properly classified, fulfill PDP & MSR requirements and abide by PGA Constitution.

Mike Bradshaw, PGA
Co-Chair
Kirkbrae Country Club
(401) 333-1303
Jim Noris, PGA
Co-Chair
Dedham Country & Polo Club
(781) 326-3181

2019-2021 Scholarship Committee

Mission: To inform the NEPGA member of the criteria required for their children and grandchildren to receive financial awards through the fundraising efforts of the PGA Professionals and NEPGA Foundation. Additionally, the Committee will be responsible for selecting recipients on an annual basis.

Joanne Flynn, PGA
Chairwoman
Windham CC
603.434.2093
Tony Decker, PGA
Purpoodock Club
207.799.0821

 

Chris Carter, PGA
Hillview Golf Course
978.664.4435
John Fields, PGA
Belmont CC
617.484.5360

 

Peter Doherty, PGA
The Atkinson Resort & CC
603.362.8700

 

 

2019-2021 Tournament Committee

Mission: To determine, schedule and promote playing opportunities in accordance with our Rules & Regulations for the benefit of NEPGA Section Professionals and amateurs. These opportunities will differ in format and location, and facilitate sportsmanship, competition and camaraderie among all participants.

Chip Johnson, PGA
Co-Chairman
Hatherly Country Club
(781) 545-9814
Jeff Martin, PGA
Wollaston Country Club
508.285.2400

 

Greg Farland, PGA
Marlborough Country Club
508.485.1660
David Bennett, PGA
Country Club of Vermont
802.244.1801

 

John Paesani, PGA
The Bay Club
508.207.9205
Dan Venezio, PGA
Portland Country Club
207.781.3053

 

Ben Egan, PGA
Bay Club at Mattapoisett
508.207.9200
Dan Gillis, PGA
Nabnassett Lake Country Club
978.692.2560

 

Matt Lombard, PGA
North Andover Country Club
978.687.7414
Seul-Ki Park, PGA
Winchester CC
781.729.1181

2021 Women of the Game Committee

Mission: More information forthcoming on the newly established Committee

Jennifer Webster O’Connor, PGA
Holly Ridge GC
Jo-Anna Krupa, PGA
Belmont Country Club
Naomi Nesenoff, PGA
Mass Golf Association
Amanda S. Davis, PGA
Essex County Club
Seul-Ki Park Hawley, PGA
Winchester Country Club
Joanne Flynn, PGA
Windham Country Club
Kristy Gleason, PGA
Kingswood GC
Kelly Hunt
Manchester Country Club
Pam Johnson *
Black Rock CC
Lana Packard *
Renaissance
Elaine Gebhardt *
New England Golf Course Owners Association
* Independent Directors