Look Who's Joined the WCTA - 2022 Year End Review

As a unified voice for the professional golf and sportsturf management industry in western Canada, the WCTA is currently 708 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 an impressive 56 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.     


Colin Baker, Sierra Landscaping
Cory Barnetson, Dist. of North Vancouver Parks
Erica Beck, Rain Bird International
Emily Berry, SD#23 (Central Okanagan)
Jeremy Bonney, SD#33 (Chilliwack)
Trevor Brown, Osoyoos Golf Club
Al Buick, City of Burnaby Parks Operations
Bruce Bunn, Husqvarna Canada
Doug Chadwick, Kwantlen University
Tiffany Cossentine, City of Kamloops Parks
Megan Davis, City of Nanaimo Parks
Alex Dube, Kings Links by the Sea
Tyrel Dyck, Southridge School
Kevin Exelby, City of Kamloops Parks
Matthew Fomey, District of Lake Country
Ricardo Gazzola, Vancouver College
Joshua Guevara, Links at Hampton Cove
Quinton Harasemchuk, SD#73 Kamloops/Thompson
Kelsey Harder, Shuswap Lake Golf Course
Greg Hay, Town of Sidney
Ashlee Hignell, United Landscapes
Mark Hoey, Revelstoke Golf Club
Kyle Hopfner, Kinkora GC
Angus Jeffrey, District of Squamish Parks
Mitchell Kelly, Osoyoos Golf Club
Gregor Kowalski, Target Specialty Products
Peter Krebs, Professional Gardener
Paul Krug, Kelowna G&CC
Daniel Lee, Kwantlen University
Liam Leece, City of Campbell River
Paul MacRitchie, City of Burnaby Parks Operations
Laura McMurran, SD#45 West Vancouver 
Dean McQueen, City of Burnaby Parks Operations
Cindy Monsen, City of Castlegar
Tom Morrison, Swan-e-set Bay Resort
Jared Moxley, Town of Sidney
Carla Newman, SD#75 (Mission)
Nacolle Ondra, City of Nanaimo Parks
Jonathan Peters, Gallagher's Canyon Golf & Country Club
John Porter, Meadowview Golf Course
Hamish Reidie, Penticton G&CC
Kim Robson, County of Grande Prairie
David Rutherford, Penticton G&CC
Brent Saukarookoff, District of Lake Country
Roy Savage, City of Port Coquitlam
Travis Schmidt, Kamloops G&CC
Don Surgeoner, Adama Canada / Quali-Pro
Rick Thompson, Van-Ed Equipment
Ron Thompson, District of Saanich Parks
Al Ure, SD#6 (Rocky Mountain)
Richard Van Gend, Meadow Gardens GC
Meghan Walker, City of Nanaimo Parks
Torin West, District of Saanich Parks
Reid Wheeldon, Inland Properties - Wildflower GC
Mitchel Wright, Mountain View GC
Jason Youngren, District of Saanich Parks

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

Brad Ashton, City of Castlegar
Howard Boundy, SD#37 Delta
Perry Charlton, District of Saanich Parks
Nik Christensen, Kings Links by the Sea
Ted De Crom, City of Richmond Parks
Al Dobbs, Cranbrook Golf Club
Don Dojack, District of Saanich Parks
Mark Ekengren, City of Delta
Mike Harrison, Osoyoos Golf Club
Yvonne McNabb, Municipality of Jasper
Jim Simms, Spallumcheen Golf & Country Club
Ted Sophonow, City of Kelowna Parks
Mike Weatherby, Fraserglen 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 our new member 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.