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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.

Table of Contents

2022-2023 Committee Chairs & Co-Chairs

Awards Committee 2022-2023

Allan Belden, PGA
Chairman
Salem Country Club
508.579.4653
Rob Jarvis, PGA
C0-Chairman
Bangor Municipal Golf Course
207.941.0232

 

Education Committee 2022-2023

Steve Sheridan, PGA
Chairman
Meadow Brook Golf Club
781.942-1334

 

Facility Relations Committee 2022-2023

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

 

Finance Committee 2022-2023

Chip Johnson, PGA
Chairman
Hatherly Country Club
781.545.9814

 

Foundation Committee 2022-2023

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 2022-2023

Joanne Flynn, PGA
Chairwoman
Windham Country Club
603.434.2093

Rules of Golf Committee 2022-2023

Brian Hamilton, PGA
Chairman
briandhamilton617@gmail.com

Scholarship Committee 2022-2023

Joanne Flynn, PGA
Chairwoman
Windham Country Club
603.434.2093

Tournament Committee 2022-2023

Jeff Martin, PGA
Chairman
Wollaston Golf Club
617.698.0909

Women of the Game Committee 2022-2023

Joanne Flynn, PGA
Chairwoman
Windham Country Club
603.434.2093

2022-2023 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.

Allan Belden, PGA
Chairman
Salem Country Club
508.579.4653
Rob Jarvis, PGA
Co-Chairman
Bangor Municipal Golf Course
207.941.0232

 

Cory Mansfield, PGA
Derryfield Country Club
603.209.5559
Eric Steindel, PGA
The Wianno Club
508.499.2014

 

Ed Doherty, PGA
Black Rock Country Club
603.661.9256
Josh Olney, PGA
Orleans Country Club
802.522.6306

 

Dan Venezio, PGA
Portland Country Club
207.781.3053
Lou Rivers, PGA
Agawam Hunt Country Club
401.434.3254

2022-2023 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.

Steve Sheridan, PGA
Chairman
Meadow Brook GC
781.942.1334
Joanne Flynn, PGA
NEPGA Secretary
Windham CC
603.434.2093
Eric Barlow, PGA
Winchester CC
781.729.1181
Steve Colt, PGA
TaylorMade Golf Company
508.789.1467
Jo-Anna Krupa, PGA
Belmont CC
617.484.5360
Adam Kolloff, PGA
Pure Drive Golf
978.339.3318
Patrick Berry, PGA
Dorset Field Club
802.430.2932
Tony Decker, PGA
Purpoodock Club
207.671.9242
Jay Durfee, PGA
Brunswick Golf Club
781.738.9499
Tom Mackey, PGA
Ekwanok CC
802.362.1774
Bryan Kienke, PGA
Cohasset GC
781.383.9890
Jim Clay, PGA
New Seabury on Cape Cod
508.539.8322
Peter Hulbert, PGA
Charter Oak CC
978.562.0800
Nate Adelson, PGA
Alpine CC
401.944-9760
David Jankowski, PGA
Burlington CC
802.864.4683
Phil Davis, PGA
Beaver Meadow GC
603.228.8954
Rob Jarvis, PGA
Bangor Muni GC
207.941.0232

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

 

 

 

2022-2023 Finance Committee

Chip Johnson, PGA
Chairman
Hatherly Country Club
781.545.9814
Glenn Kelly, PGA
Woods Hole Golf Club
508.450.1899

 

Matt Walsh, PGA
Warwick Country Club
401.737.9878
David Sibley, PGA
Gannon Golf Course
781.592.8238

 

Zach Sweet, PGA
Cape Cod Nat’l Golf Club
508.240.6800
Mike Gelinas, PGA
Pawtucket Country Club
401.726.6320

 

Dan Ruane, PGA
Stowe Country Club
802.253.4893
Dan Venezio, PGA
Portland Country Club
207.781.3053

 

Tim Riese, PGA
Pease Golf Club
603.433.1331

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 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
Brian Hamilton, PGA
Chairman
NEPGA Life Member
briandhamilton617@gmail.com
Ron Green, PGA
NEPGA Life Member
rgreenpgarules@gmail.com
Max Doctoroff, PGA
NEPGA Director of Rules and Competitions
mdoctoroff@pgahq.com

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

 

 

2022-2023 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.

Jeff Martin, PGA
Co-Chairman
Wollaston Country Club
508.285.2400
Greg Farland, PGA
Co-Chairman

Marlborough Country Club
508.485.1660

 

Bob Bruso, PGA
Blackstone National Golf Club
508.865.2111
David Bennett, PGA
Country Club of Vermont
802.244.1801

 

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

 

Ian Kelley, PGA
Widow’s Walk Golf Club
781.544.0032
Dan Gillis, PGA
Nabnassett Lake Country Club
978.692.2560

 

Seul-Ki Hawley, PGA
Winchester CC
781.729.1181
Peter Bracey, PGA
Woburn Country Club
781.935.9880

 

David Sibley, PGA
Gannon Municipal Golf Course
781.592.8238

2022-2023 Women of the Game Committee

Mission: More information forthcoming on the newly established Committee

Joanne Flynn, PGA
Chair
Windham Country Club
Jennifer Webster O’Connor
Holly Ridge Golf Club
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
Jasmine Cunningham, PGA
Windham Country Club
Kristy Gleason, PGA
Kingswood GC
Kelly Hunt
Wellesley Country Club
Pam Johnson, LPGA *
Black Rock CC
Lana Packard *
Renaissance
Elaine Gebhardt *
New England Golf Course Owners Association
Pam Berube *
Tournament Solutions
* Independent Directors