Ms. LaCount was elected to a three-year term as Director at the Annual Meeting at Blue Hill Country Club on October 26, 2009, and has been Club Manager for five years and has held management positions at The Country Club for ten years. Prior to her current position, Ms. LaCount was Communications Director, Assistant Manager and Rounds Chef/Cook.
LaCount has also served on the NECMA Wine Society, Sponsorship and Education Committees and joined CMAA in 2004. Ms. LaCount joined CMAA in 2004 and achieved her Certified Club Manager (CCM) designation in 2009. She currently holds positions on the National Chapter/Member Services Committee for CMAA.
As Director, Ms. LaCount will continue with NECMA members to develop and promote high standards of professionalism in private club management, and further uphold the NECMA mission statement: to provide education to persons connected with the management of clubs and other associations of similar character, to promote and encourage efficient and successful club management, and to advance friendly relations among its members.
The New England Club Managers Association (NECMA), the original chapter of the Club Managers Association of America, was established in 1914 and has since been a leader in the advancement of opportunities for private club managers, and foremost, students of the culinary and hospitality industries. NECMA has more than 240 members who manage more than 150 private clubs in the New England area. The purposes of the New England Chapter are to provide education to persons connected with the management of clubs and other associations of similar character, to promote and encourage efficient and successful club management, and to advance friendly relations among its members. For more information, please visit the NECMA web site at http://www.necma.org.
The Club Managers Association of America is the professional Association for managers of membership clubs. With more than 7,000 members across all classifications, CMAA members run more than 3,000 country, golf, city, athletic, faculty, yacht, town and military clubs. The objectives of the Association are to promote and advance friendly relations among persons connected with the management of clubs and other associations of similar character; to encourage the education and advancement of its members; and to assist club officers and members, through their managers, to secure the utmost in efficient and successful operations. For more information, please visit http://www.cmaa.org.