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MPSTMA Board of Directors
Election is Now Underway
Go to: www.mpstma.org/ballot.htm


2018 MPSTMA Dues Statements are available at: www.mpstma.org/dues2018.htm


Northern Green Set for Jan. 2-4, 2018
At the Minneapolis Convention Center

Due to Super Bowl LII in Minneapolis, the Northern Green will take place two week earlier than usual.
The Northern Green will be held on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, Jan. 2-4. In order to secure
the Super Bowl, the City of Minneapolis needed to provide the National Football League with as much
hotel space as possible for the month of January and especially the few weeks leading up to the Big Game.
In 2019 the Northern Green will be held in the middle of January.

NG18-Footer-emailThe MPSTMA Annual Meeting will take place
during the Northern Green
at 10:45 a.m. in Room 101FG
at the Minneapolis Convention Center. The MPSTMA
Board of Directors election will be finalized at that
time and members will be briefed on MPSTMA events
expected for 2018 and a look back at 2017.

The 2017 MPSTMA Field of the Year winner 
will be recognized at the Northern Green Awards Banquet on Tuesday night, Jan. 2.

A MPSTMA Appreciation Breakfast will be held at Key's Restaurant in Minneapolis on Thursday morning, Jan. 4,
at 6:30 am. All members are invited to attend. The MPSTMA will pick up the tab.

Northern Green registration information can be found at  www.northerngreen.org

The MTGF will hold a Master Class (formerly Super Tuesday) all-day session about turfgrass on Tues., Jan. 2
from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. at the Minneapolis Convention Center as part of the Northern Green. The theme
of the day is Urban Turfgrass: Benefits, Management and Environmental Issues.
 

Board of Directors Election Will be Finalized
At MPSTMA Annual Meeting on January 4

MPSTMA members will soon receive the 2018 MPSTMA Election Ballot via email in early December. Out-going
Board Members include: Jack Leuning, General Member Representative, City of St. Louis Park; Al Hentges,
Commercial Representative, Kromer Co.; Ben Wallin, MTGF Representative, National Sports Center, and Past President
Jay Stadler, Carleton College.

On the ballot this year are: Josh Gerth, Bethel College; Reid Johnson, St. Paul Academy; Mark Kruse, City of Lakeville;
Marshall Syvertsen, City of Edina; Paul Miskimen, City of Burnsville; Larry Gorman, MTI Distributing Inc.; Tom Thul,
The Tessman Company; Rick Gabler; Superior Tech Products; Greg Brodd, Turfco Manufacturing, and Ken Rost, Frost Inc.

Matt Grosjean, University of Minnesota Rec Fields, is in line to become the 2018 MPSTMA President.

If you would like to be on the ballot, contact the MPSTMA office as soon as possible. The ballot will be finalized at a November























 


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MISSION STATEMENT

The Minnesota Park and Sports Turf Managers Association serves the entire Minnesota Park and Sports Turf industry.
The mission of the MPSTMA is to encourage the collection and dissemination of scientific, educational and applied
knowledge through association with those persons engaged in, and who are concerned with, the construction,
maintenance and use of park and sports turf areas for high quality and safe playing conditions.


Minnesota Park and Sports Turf Managers Association
P. O. Box 617, Wayzata, MN 55391
Phone: 952-473-3722

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