Clifton Park, NY
Although retired now, Mr. Bassett has spent the last 40 years working for the New York State (NYS) Department of Environmental Conservation, the NYS Assembly Minority Leader's Office, and United Press International in public affairs.
West Bend, WI
Mr. Becker has been the President of EPIC Creative, an advertising and public relations agency with a staff of 40 people, for 15 years. He is an outdoor enthusiast, avid golfer, and has been involved in many golf and environment initiatives.
Ms. Beljan is an award-winning landscape architect. She previously worked with Fazio Golf Course Designers, Inc., and was the second woman elected to the American Society of Golf Course Architects.
Mr. Dinelli is a third-generation golf course superintendent, and has been with North Shore Country Club for the past 34 years. He was awarded the President's Award for Environmental Stewardship from the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America in 2009.
Mr. Hiers has been in the golf business since 1969 and employed as a Golf Course Superintendent for 33 years. He was the first Audubon International Signature program member and has been involved with Audubon International since 1988.
Mr. Jaxon is President of JJ Jaxon Co., Inc. and four-term Mayor of Eufaula, Audubon International’s first certified Sustainable Community.
Dr. Rossi is a New York Extension Turfgrass Specialist and Associate Professor of Turfgrass Science at Cornell University. He is an international expert in golf and sports turf management, publishing hundreds of articles and lecturing on environmentally responsible turfgrass management.
Dr. Vittum is an educator and expert in turf entomology. She is a professor on the faculty of the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, MA.
- President (Acting) - Jim Becker
- Vice President - Jim Becker
- Secretary - Tim Hiers
- Treasurer - Clarence Bassett