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BoardRoom magazine Announces its 2016 Distinguished Club Presidents of the Year and Top Private Club Presidents

The BoardRoom magazine, the official publication for the Association of Private Club Directors (APCD) and The Distinguished Clubs, is proud to announce the winners of its 9th annual Top Private Club President Awards and Distinguished Club President of the Year. BoardRoom magazine annually recognizes the world’s top private club presidents, captains and chairs as Private…

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Heather Nagle & Paul Basquin, Ballantyne Country Club, Recognized As Boardroom’s 2015 Distinguished Club Presidents

By Dave White Sometimes the ordinary makes the news (dog bites man)…sometimes it’s the extraordinary (man bites dog) …the anomaly. And that’s the story with BoardRoom magazine’s Private Club Presidents of the Year for 2015. For the first time since BoardRoom magazine established this program of recognizing the private club industry’s top private club presidents…

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2015 Top 22 Private Club Presidents of the Year

Private club board presidents play a huge role in the professional operations of their club as volunteers working diligently with their board of directors and general managers, striving for well informed, but not emotional decisions. BoardRoom magazine’s outstanding private club presidents for 2015 exemplify the focus on the leadership responsibilities, the accountability and the management…

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David Mackesey and Hank Salvo – BoardRoom’s 2015 Distinguished Club Presidents

By Dave White “Sometimes,” the old adage goes, “necessity is the mother of invention.” That’s been the story for Diablo Country Club, a unique private club nestled at the foot of Mt. Diablo, just outside Danville in the East Bay region of San Francisco, CA. And the achievements of the Diablo Country Club in the past…

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Cynthia White, Bonita Bay Club, is BoardRoom magazine’s Distinguished Club President for 2013

By Dave White “We’re humbled by the selection but couldn’t be more proud. If we think about all that’s been accomplished since purchase of this club by the membership in 2010, and road we’ve taken, it’s been wonderful. I can’t think of another private club president more deserving. Cynthia White certainly ranks among the top.”…

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The Polo Club’s Doug Green Honored As BoardRoom Distinguished Club President 2012

By Dave White Clubs sometimes face challenges that can lead to dire consequences, and just sometimes, a leader turns those challenges into triumphs. That’s the case with Doug Green, the outgoing president of the Polo Club of Boca Raton, Fl., and BoardRoom magazine’s Distinguished Club President for 2012. “This club has made a tremendous amount…

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South Africa’s Arthur Coy, Country Club of Johannesburg, Honored As BoardRoom magazine’s Distinguished Club President 2011

By Dave White Reinvigorating: ‘To give new life or energy to…or put vitality or vigor back into (something or someone).” For the 106 year-old Country Club of Johannesburg, “reinvigorating” is much more than a dictionary meaning, and there’s a breath of fresh air sweeping through the club, which historically has been adverse to change. Any…

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Mission Viejo’s Bruce Carson and John Rydell Honored As BoardRoom’s Distinguished Club Presidents – 2010

By Dave White This is the story of a country club that’s pulled itself up by its bootstraps, thanks to the visionaries and enlightened leadership who helped get it there! For many years locals viewed Mission Viejo Country Club as a “low brow, low self-esteem” club suffering with an outdated clubhouse, a Trent Jones Sr.-designed…

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Richard A. Brodie, Detroit Athletic Club, Distinguished President of the Year 2009

By Dave White In a time when many private clubs throughout the world have had their survival…their very existence threatened, in some cases after decades of servicing their members, it’s a good news story to realize that many, because of their leaders, are emerging from the economic storm as strong, thriving clubs, with eyes focused…

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