NYSTA APP

NYSTA Committee Members



STANDING COMMITTEES

AWARDS

John Carlone, CGCS
Tim Hahn
Tom Leahy, CGCS *
Michael Maffei, CGCS
Mike McNamara
Bob Nielsen, Jr., CGCS
James Seaman, CGCS

COMMUNICATIONS/ PUBLICATIONS

Greg Chorvas
Tom Kaplun *
Steve Whipple

FINANCE

John Carlone, CGCS
Jim Hornung, Jr., CSP, CLP
Bob Nielsen, Jr., CGCS *
Steven Whipple

TURFGRASS FOUNDATION

Jim Hornung, Jr., CSP, CLP*
Steve Griffen
Tim Hahn
Tom Kaplun
Michael Maffei, CGCS
Elizabeth Seme
Chris Strehl

GOVERNMENT RELATIONS

John Carlone, CGCS
Greg Chorvas
Steve Griffen*
Tim Hahn
Jim Hornung, Jr., CSP, CLP
Tom Kaplun
Mike Loberg
Michael Maffei, CGCS*
Bob Nielsen, Jr., CGCS
Chris Strehl
Steve Whipple
Rick Zimmerman

MEMBERSHIP PROMOTION & SERVICES

Greg Chorvas
Kevin Collins
Chris Pogge, CSE *
Steve Whipple

NOMINATING

Jim Hornung, Jr., CSP, CLP*

AD HOC COMMITTEES

CAO

Steve Griffen*
Mike Loberg
Michael Maffei, CGCS

GRANT REVIEW

John Carlone, CGCS*
Kevin Collins
Steve Griffen
Tim Hahn
Jim Hornung, Jr., CSP
Norm Hummel, Ph.D.
Tom Leahy, CGCS
Michael Maffei, CGCS
Dominic Morales
Bob Nielsen, Jr., CGCS
Elizabeth Seme
Steven Whipple

ADIRONDACK REGIONAL CONFERENCE

Greg Chorvas
Jim Collins
Joe DeForest *
Chris Frielinghaus, CGCS
Laurie Griffen*
Elizabeth Lamb, Ph.D.
Roger Lind
Kyle Wickings, Ph.D.

CENTRAL ​REGIONAL CONFERENCE

Greg Chorvas
Ben Czyzewski
Alan Dungey, CSFM
David Hicks
Jim Hornung, Jr., CSP, CLP *
Elizabeth Lamb, Ph.D.
Tom Leahy, CGCS
Roger Lind
Mike Loberg
Michael Maffei, CGCS
Dominic Morales
Chris Pogge
Joe Potrikus, CSFM
Dan Schied, CGM
Darren Shuman
Mike Tollner
Steve Wall
Steve Whipple

LONG ISLAND REGIONAL CONFERENCE

Tim Benedict
John Carlone, CGCS*
Greg Chorvas
Kevin Collins
Craig Currier
Joseph Gardner, Jr.
Tom Kaplun *
Elizabeth Lamb, Ph.D.
Ken Lochridge
Nick Menchyk, Ph.D.
Kurt Morrell
Brent Peveich
Jessica Arcate Schuler  
Steve Whipple

NYSTA CHALLENGE - STEVE SMITH MEMORIAL GOLF TOURNAMENT

Greg Chorvas
Kevin Collins
James Gorman
David Lippman
Mike McNamara
Chris Strehl *
Matt Topazio
Steve Whipple*

SOUTHEAST REGIONAL CONFERENCE

Greg Chorvas
Kevin Collins
Phil Koury
Elizabeth Lamb, Ph.D.
Tom Leahy, CGCS
David Lippman
Michael Maffei, CGCS
Kurt Morrell
Bob Nielsen, CGCS
Jessica Arcate Schuler
Christopher Strehl
Matt Topazio
George Wade
Steve Whipple *
Dan Wilber

STRATEGIC PLANNING

Dominic Morales *
NYSTA Board of Directors

TECHNOLOGY/WEBSITE

Ben Czyzewski 
Tim Hahn
Jim Hornung, Jr., CSP, CLP
Tom Kaplun
Dominic Morales *
Chris Pogge, CSE
Mike Tollner
Steve Whipple

TURF BOWL

Ben Czyzewski
Alex Ellram, Ph.D.
Tim Hahn*
Kyle Wickings, Ph.D.

TURFGRASS ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDSHIP FUND

John Carlone, CGCS
Greg Chorvas
Tim Hahn
Jim Hornung, Jr., CSP, CLP*
Michael Maffei, CGCS
Dominic Morales
Steven Whipple

WESTERN REGIONAL CONFERENCE

Jack Bryant
Tim Hahn*
Jim Hornung, Jr., CSP, CLP
James Hornung, Sr.
Elizabeth Lamb, Ph.D.
Mike Loberg*
Tom Mitchell
Drew Thompson, CGCS

WINNING FIELDS SEMINAR

Ryan Abbate
Greg Chorvas*
Ben Czyzewski 
Alan Dungey, CSFM
Roger Lind
Joe Potrikus, CSFM
Daniel Schied
Darren Shuman

* Indicates Chairperson
09/20/2019