NYSTA Annual Meeting
March 14, 2023
2:00 pm - Albany Room
Empire State Plaza - Albany, NY

The annual meeting of the New York State Turfgrass Association will be held in-person following NYSTA's Lobby Day on Tuesday, March 14, 2023. The election of officers and directors will be held at 2:00 pm in The Albany Room of the Empire State Plaza, and all NYSTA members are invited to attend.

The slate of candidates is:
Steve Whipple
West Point Golf Course

Vice President
Tom Kaplun
North Hempstead Country Club

Bob Nielsen, Jr., CGCS 
Bedford Golf & Tennis Club

First Term - Director at Large:
Darren Shuman
Northern Nurseries, Inc.

First Term - Director- Metropolitan:
Chris Strehl
The Links at Union Vale

First Term - Director - Long Island:
Ariana Pesce
Finch Services, Inc.

Second Term - Directors:
Greg Chorvas
Cantine Veterans Sports Complex

Dominic Morales
SUNY Delhi Emeritus

Other members continuing as directors are:
Kevin Collins
Ocean Organics

Jim Hornung, Jr.
Great Lakes Athletic Fields, Inc.
Rick Slattery
Golf Course Sustainability Consultant
John Carlone, CGCS
Meadow Brook Club