News from the American Sports Builders Association                                                       January 2015

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ASBA Elects New Officers and Directors

ASBA has announced the election and installation of its officers and directors for the coming year. The new slate took its place at the conclusion of the ASBA’s Technical Meeting, held in Ponte Vedra, Florida. The meeting drew a record high registration of more than 500 participants. (For more information on this meeting, see the adjacent article).

Dan Wright will continue in his position of Chairman of ASBA. Wright has already served one year in that office. Wright works with Sports Turf Company in Whitesburg, Georgia.

Individuals elected or re-elected to positions on the board are as follows:

  • Track Division President: Troy Rudolph, CFB, CTB, CTCB (Sunland Sports, Phoenix, AZ)

  • Indoor Division President: Joe Covington (Covington Flooring Co., Inc., Birmingham, AL)

  • Professional Division President: Chris Sullivan, RLA (Verde Design, Inc., Folsom, CA)

  • Builder Director: Ben Brooks, PE (Patriot Court Systems, Inc., Houston, TX)

  • Professional Director: Megan Buczynski, PE, LEED AP (Activitas, Inc., Dedham, MA)

  • Secretary-Treasurer-Elect: Linn Lower, CTCB (Lower Bros. Co., Inc., Birmingham, AL)

Officers continuing on the board in their current positions include Tennis Division President: Pete Smith, CTCB (The CourtSMITHs, Toledo, OH); Field Division President: Jim Catella, CFB, CTCB (Clark Companies, Delhi, NY); Supplier Division President: Chris Rossi (Premier Concepts, Inc., Baltimore, MD); and Secretary-Treasurer: Ed Norton, RLA, ASLA (Holcombe Norton Partners, Birmingham, AL).

Board members who will continue in their current positions are as follows: Builder Division: Mike Edgerton, CTCB (Copeland Coatings, Inc., Nassau, NY); Kristoff Eldridge, CTB (Cape & Island Tennis & Track, Pocasset, MA); Mark Heinlein, CFB (Turf Reclamation Solutions, LLC, Cincinnati, OH) and Matt Strom, CTCB (Leslie Coatings, Inc., Indianapolis, IN).

Supplier Directors: David Moxley, (Sportsfield Specialties, Inc., Delhi, NY) and Art Tucker (California Sports Surfaces: A Division of California Products Corporation, Andover, MA)

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