Turf & Rec

TPI names new executive director, associate ED

May 8, 2017  By  Mike Jiggens

Turfgrass Producers International has appointed a new executive director and associate executive director. Casey Reynolds, PhD, and Karen Cooper have respectively assumed their new positions with the organization.

Reynolds was formerly assistant professor and turfgrass extension specialist at Texas A&M where he coordinated statewide research projects and extension programs. Previously, he was a turfgrass research and extension associate at North Carolina State University for 10 years. He is an advocate of the benefits of turfgrass and its usefulness in urban environments.

Cooper has extensive professional writing expertise, along with 15 years of administrative and project management experience. She was formerly senior manager of conference education for the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA), having managed all aspects of the annual GCSAA educational conference for more than 7,000 participants.

For more information about Turfgrass Producers International, visit www.turfgrasssod.org.


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