Look Who's Joined the WCTA - 2021 Year End Review

As a unified voice for the professional golf and sportsturf management industry in western Canada, the WCTA is currently 688 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 72 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.     


Kelly Almer - City of Fort Saskatchewan
Jeff Anderson - Hirsch Creek Golf and Winter Club
Eric Beamish - Salt Spring Island GC
Trevor Bettcher - SD#83 North OK Shuswap
Jenny Black - UBC Athletics
Jessica Bond - Swan-e-set Bay Resort
Mat Bursey - Kwantlen University
Bryan Campbell - Watertronics
Alex Carson - City of Burnaby Golf Operations
Greg Cecchi - City of Burnaby Parks Operations
Allison Clark - Christina Lake GC
Wade Duchman - Golden Golf Club
Colton Elliott - Belmont Golf Course
Angela Fehr - City of Medicine Hat
Theodore Fong
Bob Fraser - City of Coquitlam - Landscape Operations
Todd Gesshe - District of Kitimat
Jeff Green - City of Burnaby Golf Operations
Luke Guerin - City of Pitt Meadows
Joshua Guevara - Links at Hampton Cove
Tyler Henderson - City of Campbell River
Conor Hennessy - Nicklaus North Golf Course
Andrew Hennings - City of Vancouver - Fraserview Golf Course
Corey Hewlett - Mayfair Lakes GC
Nikki Higgs - Surrey Parks & Rec
Sudeep Horo - Kwantlen University
Clayton Hunt - Town of Sidney
Simon Hur - Kwantlen University
Tom Isherwood - Town of Sidney
Darryl Jackson - Dist. of North Vancouver Parks
Scott Kelly - City of Coquitlam - Sportsfields
George Kennedy - Nicklaus North Golf Course
Sean Kennedy - Town of Oliver
Jason Kenney - City of Coquitlam - Landscape Operations
Carol Kinley - Benchmark Projects Ltd
Jason Lans - Talking Rock Resort
Dean Lim - Poppy Estates Golf Course
Jeff Lintott - City of Coquitlam - Sportsfields
Nick Lulic - City of Vancouver - Queen Elizabeth Pitch & Putt
Colin Lyons - Lyons Landscaping Ltd.
Bruno Mailloux
Darrell Marynowich - Strathcona County Rec/Pks/Culture
Thomas McConkey - TerraLink Horticulture Inc.
Courtney Morrice - West Coast BioGreen
Fedja Muzur - Kwantlen Polytechnic University
Eric Newnham - Predator Ridge GR
Travis Niedzielski - Strathcona County Rec/Pks/Culture
Mike O'Donnell - City of Burnaby Golf Operations
Christine Olsen - Kwantlen University
Jesse Peters - Sunshine Coast Regional District
Jeremy Quin - University of Victoria
Barrie Race - Poppy Estates Golf Course
Kyle Redfern - Eagle Lake Professional Lanscape Supply
Chris Revitt - City of Burnaby Parks Operations
John Rigsby - Farmington Fairways
Sean Riordan - City of Burnaby Parks Operations
Yuguang Ruan - Kwantlen University
Michael Saulter - Envirocare Ind. Ltd.
Jodie Sinclair - City of Saskatoon
Brandon Smith - Kwantlen University
Chad Stewart - City of Burnaby Golf Operations
Sean Valikoski - Highland Pacific GC
Kevin Van Hecke - Strathcona County Rec/Pks/Culture
Tyler Vizzutti - Vancouver Golf Club
James Warren - City of Langley
Chad Wheeler - Oliver Parks and Recreation Society
Nick Whyte - City of Courtenay
Keona Wiley - District of North Cowichan
William (Cole) Wilson - Town of Oliver
Steve Woodhouse - Acer Landscaping Ltd
Barrie Wright - Poppy Estates Golf Course
Kevin Ziebart - Dist. Of North Vancouver Parks

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

Mark Beatty - City of Burnaby Parks
Kevin Fraser - Township of Langley
Arlene McWilliam-Protz - Strathcona Country Recreation & Parks
Gord Moore - City of Regina Golf
Bob Onyschuk - Broadmoor Golf Course
David Pasko - District of North Vancouver Parks
Steve Warnes - Nutrien Solutions
Robert Wilson - University of Victoria
Wayne Wood - Glacier Greens Golf Course

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.