Members of the Board of Governors volunteer their time to serve as ambassadors for the Foundation, solicit gifts, provide strategic oversight, and support the programming of The Club Foundation.

Back Row, left to right: Barry Symons (Secretary), Todd Marsh, CCM, CCE, Randy Ruder, CCM, CCE, Brian Kroh, CCM, Jeff Morgan (CMAA CEO), FASAE, CAE, Mark Bado, MCM, CCE, Ted Gillary (Treasurer), CCM, CCE, Bobby Crifasi, CCM, CCE, CPA

Front Row, left to right: Terra Waldron, CCM, CCE, Fred Palmer, LuAnn Giovannelli, CCM, CAM, Burt Ward (Chair), CCM, CCE, Nicholas LaRocca, (Vice-Chair), Tim Minahan, CCM, CCE, Mike Parkhurst

Not pictured: Skip Avery, CCM, CCE and Donna Otis, CCM, CCE

The Club Foundation Board of Governors

Burton Ward, CCM, CCE
Burton Ward, CCM, CCE
Century Country Club,
Purchase, NY
Jim G. James, CCM
Nicholas LaRocca
Muirfield Village Golf Club,
Dublin, OH

Barry Symons
Barry Symons

Jonas Software
Markham, Ontario, Canada
J.G. Ted Gillary
J.G. Ted Gillary , CCM, CCE
Detroit Athletic Club,
Detroit, MI 


Lawrence Avery, CCM, CCE
Lawrence "Skip" Avery, CCM, CCE
Middleton, WI

Mark Bado, MCM, CCE Mark Bado, MCM, CCE
Myers Park Country Club,
Charlotte, NC

Bobby Crifasi, CCM, CCE Bobby Crifasi, CCM, CCE
New Orleans Country Club,
New Orleans, LA

LuAnn Giovannelli LuAnn Giovannelli, CCM, CAM
Bay Colony Community Association
Naples, FL

Brian Kroh Brian Kroh
John’s Island Club,
Vero Beach, FL

Todd Marsh Todd Marsh
Conway Farms Golf Club
Lake Forest, IL

Timothy P. Minahan, CCM, CCE Timothy P. Minahan, CCM, CCE
The Country Club of Buffalo,
Williamsville, NY

Donna Otis, CCM Donna Otis, CCM, CCE
The Bridges at Rancho Santa Fe,
Rancho Santa Fe, CA

Fred Palmer Fred Palmer
Club Car

Mike Parkhurst Mike Parkhurst
Textron Golf

Randy Ruder, CCM, CCE Randy Ruder, CCM, CCE
Beach Point Club,
Mamaroneck, NY

Terra Waldron, CCM, CCE Terra S.H. Waldron, CCM, CCE
Greensboro Country Club,
Greensboro, NC

Randy Ruder, CCM, CCE
Jeffrey Morgan, FASAE, CAE
CEO, Club Management Association of America (CMAA),
Alexandria, VA

Key Staff

Seth Gregg is the SVP, Business Development for Club Management Association of America (CMAA). He runs all non-dues revenue generation areas for the association to include, corporate partnerships and sponsorships, exhibitions and club resources. In addition, he has oversight of the 501 © 3 Philanthropic Foundation, a subsidiary of CMAA. Seth brings his wide range of experience and resources to both the association and the foundation through many years of honing his skills in business development, finance and overall management.

Prior to CMAA, he worked in the education industry at different posts including business developer, financier, general manager and consultant. As Vice President of Capacity Building for the National Charter School Alliance in Alexandria, VA, he was responsible for the development and management of all activities associated with increasing the capacity of state charter organizations and local charter schools. Prior to that, Seth served as Principal to Education Capital Markets, Inc., a niche investment banking firm focused exclusively in the education market space. Here, he gained significant experience in strategic and business planning in both non-profit and for-profit ventures.

Seth is a graduate of Clemson University where he earned a bachelor’s degree in finance. Currently, he resides with his wife and two children in Oak Hill, VA. When he is not commuting to work, you will find him entertaining his children or playing golf, tennis or other sporting activity he can find.

As the Director of Development for The Club Foundation, Carrie is responsible for all fundraising initiatives from individual giving and capital campaigns to special events and everything in between. In addition, together with the Club Foundation Allocation Committee, she is responsible for the scholarship and grants program. Carrie has a strong background in event planning, marketing and fundraising. Most recently, she served as the Director of Brand Events for Alex and Ani, a retailer based in New England. Prior to that, she was the Director of Special Events at the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C. She has an MBA from George Mason University and a BA in English from Chestnut Hill College. She resides in Northern Virginia where she enjoys cheering for the Washington Redskins, spending time with her friends and family and traveling the world.