CGCOA Board Members and Staff

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Michael Lautenbach, CGCOA President
Golf Manager, Anaheim Hills and Dad Miller Golf Courses (City of Anaheim)

Brad Shupe, PGA, CGCOA Vice President
General Manager, Poppy Holding

David Kramer, CGCOA Secretary/Treasurer
General Manager/Owner, Los Serranos Country Club


Bill Aragona
General Manager, Boulder Creek Golf & Country Club

Lee Finkel
VP of Public Courses, American Golf

Tom Frost
General Manager, Green River Golf Club; VP of Special Projects, CourseCo Inc.

Josh Heptig
Director of Golf Operations – Morro Bay, Chalk Mountain and Dairy Creek Golf Courses (County of San Luis Obispo)

Otto Kanny
General Manager, River Ridge Golf Club

George Kelley
CEO/Principal, Greenway Golf

Rod Metzler
CEO/President, Empire Golf

Steven J. Plummer, CGCS
President, Championship Golf Services, Inc.

Advisory Board

John Abendroth
Host, Hooked on Golf

Tom Addis
Executive Director / CEO, Southern California Professional Golfers Association

Doug Dahl
VP Irrigation, Turf Star

Z. Davidson
Owner, Z. Gordon Davidson & Associates, Inc.

Kevin Heaney
Executive Director, SCGA

David Herzog
Sales Manager West Coast – Club Car, Inc.

Ted Horton (Executive Director, Emeritus)
THC – Ted Horton Consulting

Tom Isaak
CEO / President, CourseCo, Inc.

Emmy Moore-Minister
Media / Public Relations – NCPGA, GCSANC, & CGCOA

Dawn Prebula
Senior VP of Development, VGM Club

Joe Priddy (Past President)
General Manager, Santa Maria Country Club

Mike Sharp
COO, CourseCo, Inc.

Harvey Silverman
Consultant / Golfer

Ed Smilow, Esq., PGM
Legal Advisor to Board, Golf Course Law

Honorary Member

Jerry Hollingsworth
Hollingsworth Enterprises
Prior Owner – Singing Hills Golf Courses & Resort


Marc Connerly, Executive Director
Cell: (916) 214-6495

Julia Cisneros, Financial Records/Events

Rebecca Keeley, Administrative Assistant

Maria Wihren, Bookkeeping

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