PRLog - Nov. 14, 2012 - NORTON, Mass. -- WINCHESTER, MASSACHUSETTS – November 12, 2012 – Christopher J. Barron, General Manager of Vermont National Country Club (South Burlington, Vermont) was elected Director of the New England Club Managers Association (NECMA), the original chapter of the Club Managers Association of America (CMAA) at its annual meeting held at Winchester Country Club in Winchester, MA.
Christopher J Barron
Mr. Barron was appointed to the New England Club Managers Association Board of Directors in February, 2012. He has served as General Manager of Vermont National Country Club since March 2009. Previously he held the positions of Assistant Manager and Tournament Director. Prior to Vermont National, Barrons was an Assistant Golf Professional and Tournament Director at Rancho La Quinta Country Club in La Quinta, CA. He attended the University of Massachusetts at Amherst where he concentrated in Sports Management.
Barron joined CMAA and NECMA in 2008 and is actively pursuing his CCM Certification. He is currently serving on the 2012 MMC Planning Committee and chairs the Outings Committee as well as the Executive Career Services Committee.
As Director, Mr. Barron 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 about NECMA, visit our web site at http://www.necma.org.
The Club Managers Association of America is the professional association for managers of leading private country, city, yacht, athletic, military and fraternal clubs in the United States and abroad. Founded in 1927, CMAA provides executive career services, a lifetime professional development program and a national trade magazine, Club Management, to its nearly 6,000 members. For more information about CMAA or its Certification Program, visit its web site at http://www.cmaa.org.