Look Who's Joined the WCTA - 2023 Year End Review

As a unified voice for the professional golf and sportsturf management industry in western Canada, the WCTA is currently 715 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 83 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.     


Ryan Bayliss, Kamloops Golf & Country Club
Brandon Black, City of Coquitlam
Kyle Pitts - Kamloops Golf & Country Club


Nick Adams, Hatley Memorial Gardens (Arbor Memorial)
Steve Adderley, Quilchena Golf & Country Club
Ben Aldaba, PMG Landscape Architects Ltd.
Ryan Alguire, Northlands GC
Ryan Bayliss, Kamloops G&CC
Paul Beaton, City of Burnaby Golf Operations
Mattias Benetti, Hazelmere Golf & Tennis Club
Brandon Black, City of Coquitlam
Paul Brunton, Resort Municipality of Whistler
Greg Canil, City of Parksville
Terence Capitania-Kwok, SD#44 North Vancouver
Sarah Carpenter, SD#46 Sunshine Coast
Rob Catinus, Oak Bay Parks, Recreation & Culture
Calvin Convery, District of North Cowichan
Alex Conway, Vancouver Golf Club
Tiffany Cossentine, City of Kamloops Parks
Aaron Currie, Kwantlen Turf Management
Caroline Dalgleish, City of Mission
Dan Dalgleish, SD#71 Comox Valley 
Egan Davis, City of Richmond Parks
Carla Day, City of Airdrie
Victor Do Nascimento, Okanagan Fertilizer Ltd.
Tom Donaldson, Vernon Golf and Country Club
Julian Espino, City of Richmond Parks
Matt Ewan, City of Burnaby Golf Operations - Riverway
Kevin Exelby, City of Kamloops Parks
Maclean Falkins, Squamish Valley GC
Derek Fehr, Hirsch Creek G&WC
Elise Ford, SD#43 Coquitlam
Cole Fuller, City of Airdrie
John Gasper, Township of Langley
Sam Ghebli, City of Burnaby Golf Operations
Carla Grimann, Vancouver Parks Board
Mark Grosart, GreenTee Golf CC Langley Ltd.
Jacob Harder, University of the Fraser Valley
Arno Harmsen, TurfTalents
Martin Havelka, City of Victoria Parks
Zachary Herbert, Morgan Creek GC
Daryn Hitchner, Town of Okotoks
Dave Hockly, Trickle Creek GR
Matthew Hyatt, City of Nanaimo Parks
Lachlan Kerr, Storey Creek Golf Club
John Klop, Klop Equipment
Ashlee Labbe, City of Courtenay
Trevor Lefler, City of Medicine Hat
Connor Long, Bootleg Gap Golf
Dave Marshall, Kendrick Equipment
Dean McIntosh, City of Vancouver - Parks Operations
Brenda McKeown, Quesnel Golf Club
Nathan McTeer, Creston GC
Scott Menzies, Kwantlen Turf Management
Zach Middleton, City of Campbell River
Aiden Nelson, Surrey Parks & Rec
Wes Nelson, Town of Sidney
Scott Newitt, City of Delta
Jeremy Nunnikhoven, Axiom Turf
Brian Oates, Hirsch Creek G&WC
Brittany Olender, Town of Sidney
Nolan Olson, Tsawwassen Springs 
Wade Persson, Town of Golden
Kyle Pitts, Kamloops G&CC
Brad Poland, Town of Golden
Nathan Pollard, Dist. Of North Vancouver Parks
Chris Raymond, City of Chilliwack Parks
Mike Reynolds, City of West Kelowna
Albert Rodermond, City of Victoria Parks
Jason Rolfe, Industrial Machine Inc.
Troy Ross, Rivershore Golf Links
Mike Roy, Town of Golden
Derek Scholten, Energreen Canada Inc.
Kevin Shaw, DLF Canada
Tyler Sheere, City of Victoria Parks
Carl Shin, Capilano G&CC
Demarcus Singleton, Morgan Creek GC
Ben Stocks, City of Fort Saskatchewan
Kyle Waite, City of Fort Saskatchewan
Levi Weber, Vancouver Canadians
Jurrien Wetselaar, Oak Bay Parks, Recreaton & Culture
Matt Whipps, District of North Cowichan
Mary-Lou Wilmott, Makr Group
Jim Wilson, Creston GC
Sean Wilson, Kendrick Equipment
James Worden, Wajax

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

Jim Boeckman, Dawson Creek G&CC
Ray Guimont, Trickle Creek GR
John Guy, Butchart Gardens Ltd.
David Hibbard, Dist. of North Vancouver Parks
Chris Iverson, Chesterfield Sports Society / Cowichan Sportsplex
Don Mayes, City of Burnaby Golf Operations
Ryan Pearson, Surrey Parks & Rec
Barrie Race, Poppy Estates Golf Course
Kris Semchuk, MaraHills Golf Resort
Viktor Silgailis, Radium Resort
Ginny Tromp, BC Golf Superintendents Association
David Wall, Premier Pacific Seeds Ltd.
Dave Walters, City of Burnaby Golf Operations - Riverway

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.