MAGCS Committees
The strength of MAGCS is in its volunteers that provide the dedication and energy not only to get the job done, but to develop and enhance each phase of every task.  The MAGCS benefits from the work ethic instilled in its members from the moment an individual comes forward to help.

The MAGCS currently has fourteen standing committees. At present each Director is responsible for chairing one or two committees. The committee structure is important to the preservation and advancement of MAGCS. If you are interested in helping the MAGCS, please click here. There are many opportunities to become involved in our Association.

Arrangements and Golf
Chairman: Justin VanLanduit, Briarwood Country Club
Co-Chair: Jim Canning, White Eagle Golf Club
Primary Responsibilities: To initialize, negotiate, and set up monthly meetings and other social  and educational events for the membership. Venues are selected by this committee.

Chairman: Matt Kregel, The Club at Strawberry Creek

Chairman: Kris Kvelland, Ridge Country Club
Responsibilities: To arrange topics and speakers for each monthly meeting and other educational events. This committee prepares develops the Annual Turf Clinic, the educational event of the year for MAGCS. Members of the education committee also contribute to On Course, the magazine of the MAGCS.

Chairman: Justin Kirtland, Arrowhead Golf Club
Co-Chair: Brian Stout, Arboretum Club
Primary Responsibilities: Ensure On Course, the MAGCS monthly periodical, continues to be the cornerstone means of communication to promote advancements and news of our membership.

Media and Public Relations
MAGCS Officers 
Primary Responsibilities: Work with local media to promote the profession of golf course management in a positive and respected viewpoint.

Employment & Membership
Primary Responsibilities:  This committee offers resources for clubs searching for qualified golf course superintendents as well as golf course superintendents searching for positions within the MAGCS region. Reviews membership benefits and services to ensure needs are met. Committee also develops and implements strategies for membership retention and growth.

On Course 

Chair: Justin Kirtland, Arrowhead Golf Club
Associate Editor: John Gurke, CGCS Aurora Country Club       

Associate Editor: Chuck Anfield, CGCS Heratige Bluffs Golf Course
Associate Editor: Chuck Barber, St. Charles Country Club

Partnership Task Group 
Matt Harstad, Calumet Country Club
Matt Kregel, The Club at Strawberry Creek

By-Laws & Nominating 
Chairman:  Matt Kregel, The Club at Strawberry Creek
Primary Responsibilities: Review and recommend alterations needed within the written standards of the MAGCS.

Primary Responsibilities: Develop and promote scholarship opportunities for the children of MAGCS members.

Commercial Advisory 
Chairman: Jake Vollbeer, Burris Equipment Company 
Primary Responsibilities: Represents Associate membership class viewpoints and helps to promote MAGCS to non-members.

Class C Advisory 
Chairman: Wyatt Byrd, Biltmore Country Club
Primary Responsibilities: Recommend, develop and provide specific membership benefits for the Assistant Golf Course Superintendents of MAGCS.

Past Presidents Council 
Chairman: Ed Braunsky, CGCS - Geneva Golf Club 
Primary Responsibilities: Directly share with the past leadership of MAGCS current ideas, visions and goals.

Government Relations
Co-Chairman: Jim Pedersen, Hughes Creek Golf Club

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