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Elmhurst Golf & Country Club’s Vince Mariani Elected as 9th Golf Manitoba President

(Winnipeg, MB Monday, October 23rd / 17) – Golf Manitoba is pleased to announce the election of Vince Mariani as the Association’s Ninth President at the Annual General Meeting held today at the Bel Acres Golf & Country Club.

A member at the Elmhurst Golf & Country Club, Mariani has been a Board member since 2011 and has chaired the Finance and Sponsorship & Marketing Committees.  He has served on the Board of Directors at Elmhurst and was President in 2009 & 2010.  In his professional life, Vince is a Certified Professional Accountant and is the Secretary – Treasurer (Chief Financial Officer) for the River East Transcona School Division.

“It is an incredible privilege to become President of Golf Manitoba.  To continue my involvement in a sport I am so passionate about is both humbling and thrilling at the same time”, commented Mariani. “I look forward to working with an equally committed Board of Directors and staff to not only service the golf community in Manitoba and North West Ontario, but face the challenge of growing the game with the same enthusiasm.” added Mariani.

Also elected at the Annual General Meeting were the following people:

President Elect Ken Warwick, Niakwa
Vice President / Treasurer Wayne McWhirter, Southwood
Past President Tammy Gibson, Niakwa

DIRECTORS

*Director Mike Berney, Transcona
*Director Jim Gosman, Southwood
*Director Barry Hooke, Portage
Director Craig Martin, Assiniboine
Director Bob Peters, St Charles
Director Kathy Turner, Breezy Bend
*Director Susan Wright-Cassan, Emerald Greens

* The following people were elected at the 2016 Annual General Meeting for a two-year term and therefore were not required to be re-elected:

Golf Manitoba is the governing body for golf in the province of Manitoba and North West Ontario. Its mission is to develop, promote, govern and service the game of golf in Manitoba and North West Ontario for the benefit of all participants.  To learn more about Golf Manitoba or programs and services available to amateur golfers, visit www.golfmanitoba.mb.ca

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FOR MORE INFORMATION
Dave Comaskey
Executive Director
Golf Manitoba Inc.
Office: (204) 925-5729
Cell: (204) 291-8032
dcomaskey@golfmanitoba.mb.ca






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