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Club Management Association of Canada Announces 2022 Award Recipients

The Club Management Association of Canada (CMAC) has announced their 2022 Awards Program recipients. The awards ceremony will take place Sunday, November 6, 2022 at the National Conference in Vancouver.

The award recipients are:

President’s AwardCarol-Ann Goering, CCM Scarboro Golf & Country Club, Toronto, ON
Club Manager of the YearBrad Duench, Westmount Golf & Country Club, Kitchener, ON
Club of the Year (Large)Ontario Racquet Club, Mississauga, ON
Young ProfessionalsNicole Kiatipis, The Kelowna Yacht Club, Kelowna, BC
Sean McEvoy, Ontario Racquet Club, Mississauga, ON
Honourary Life Membership AwardJason Clarke, CCM
Val Mason ScholarshipMegan Piché, Buffalo Canoe Club, Ridgeway, ON

In addition, the following members will be honoured for recently receiving their Certified Club Manager (CCM) designation:

Kumar Ramjoo, CCM Director of Finance, Donalda Club, Toronto will also be added to the Honour Society.

The annual awards program honours members who have made a significant contribution to the Association and the profession of club management in Canada, supporting CMAC’s mission to offer quality education and networking opportunities. Annually, members are invited to nominate peers in the industry. All nomination submissions are carefully reviewed by the Awards Committee and recipients are selected based on specific criteria.

“I am thrilled with having the opportunity to lead the 2022 Awards Program and recognize these outstanding individuals,” remarked Ryan Woods, Member of the CMAC National Board of Directors and Chair of the Awards Committee. “Thank you to everyone that participated this year.”

“2022 has been a year of exciting change for CMAC with a new brand and the announcement of plans to move CMAC’s headquarters to (TPC Toronto at Osprey Valley) Caledon, Ont., in 2025,” said Suzanne Godbehere, Chief Executive Officer of CMAC. :We will kick off our 2022 National Conference in Vancouver with an awards celebration breakfast. Heartfelt congratulations to the 2022 winners!”

For further details regarding the CMAC Awards Program & Application Process, please visit: CMAC Awards Program.

Information about CMAC’s 2022 National Conference can be found here: Forward to the Future

About the Club Management Association of Canada

The Club Management Association of Canada is the national professional association for individuals involved in the club management profession in Canada. Since 1957, the association has been supporting members with education, certification, networking and member events to facilitate them being the best in the industry. Members include general managers, chief operating officers, assistant general managers, clubhouse managers, golf superintendents, chefs, controllers, food and beverage supervisors, golf professionals, as well as students interested in pursuing a career in club management. CMAC professionals work at private, semi-private and public golf clubs, country clubs, city clubs, faculty clubs and recreation and leisure clubs.

CMAC is headquartered in Toronto, Ontario with over 550 members and 11 branches across Canada.