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Issue No. 1

2012 GCSAA Annual Meeting – is your delegate ready?
The 2012 Annual Meeting and Election will take place on Friday, March 2, 2012 in conjunction with the GCSAA Education Conference and Golf Industry Show in Las Vegas, NV. Important information related to the annual meeting can be accessed from the Annual Meeting page on the GCSAA website, which includes the official list of candidates, the meeting agenda, standing rules and a guide to the election process.

Update Chapter Voting Rosters by Feb. 15
If you have not done so already, you should also review your Chapter Voting Roster. In order to have your roster updated prior to the Annual Meeting, GCSAA will need your revisions no later than Wednesday, Feb. 15. If you have any questions about the election process, please contact R. Scott Woodhead, CAE, CGCS Retired, GCSAA senior manager of member relations, at swoodhead@gcsaa.org or 800-472-7878, ext. 4418.

RSVP by Feb. 14 for Las Vegas chapter sessions
Please RSVP by Feb. 14 to Leann Cooper, chapter services manager, for the Chapter Executives Session and Chapter Editors Session to be held during the 2012 GCSAA Education Conference and Golf Industry Show in Las Vegas. The sessions are jam packed with information for you and your chapter.

March 31 is the deadline for the annual affiliation reporting requirements
All of GCSAA’s 100 affiliated chapters need to complete the annual reporting requirements by March 31. Chapter leaders and executives can find additional information, including a checklist of required items here.If you have any questions, please contact Leann Cooper, chapter services manager, at 800-472-7878, ext. 3648.

Chapter Assessment Survey results
Thank you to the chapters that have successfully completed the Chapter Assessment Survey. The results from the survey, which covered chapter practices in ten different competencies, will be reviewed and the results shared during the second quarter of 2012. GCSAA intends to use the information gleaned from the survey to strategically allocate resources where it will have the most impact.

GCSAA Logo Usage
Does your chapter website or publication have an outdated GCSAA logo on it? Please help GCSAA keep its image consistent by updating to the newest version. Learn more »

Silent Auction Bidding is Now Open
If you are looking for a fantastic deal on items for you or for your facility, check out what’s available now at the 2012 Golf Industry Show Silent Auction. find just what you’ve been waiting for. Bidding is now open, and closes on March 12. Don’t just browse, bid to win!

GCSAA Member Savings Partner Offers Discounts
Corporate Clothier, a GCSAA Member Savings partner, is offering a special discount for GCSAA members on embroidered Reebok PLAYDRY polos. Ads are available to download and placein your chapter newsletters. Offer ends Feb. 29.

GCSAA conducting golf course operations survey
All Class A and SM members should have received a new survey from GCSAA in their inbox on Feb. 1. This survey is focused on golf course maintenance budgets and will be the first in a series GCSAA is running in 2012. The data culled from these surveys will be a valuable benefit to members who are seeking to benchmark their operations against regional and national averages. Members will receive .25 service points for completion. Questions can be forwarded to Greg Stacey, senior manager, market research & Data.

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