Next-Level Leadership: Building your Diverse Team

January 29, 3-4:20 p.m.
Room: S230AB – South Concourse

Collaboration amongst diverse teams leads to a more cohesive working environment. In this session, you'll hear from leading women in turf on their journeys to success in the turf industry and how you can foster diversity within your organization.


4:30-5:30 p.m.

Destination Lounge  – South Concourse

Please attend the networking reception immediately following the session.
In conjunction with the Ladies Leading Turf Reception, sponsored by Syngenta


Jan Bel Jan, ASGCA, Golf Course Architect, Jan Bel Jan Golf Course Design, Inc. Jupiter, Fl.


Cathy Harbin, Owner, Pine Ridge Golf Course, President, OnCourse Operations, PGA, LPGA Professional

Elizabeth Guertal, Ph.D.
, Professor of Turfgrass Management and Soil Fertility, Auburn University

Kayla Kipp
, Golf Course Equipment Maintenance Manager, Lodestone Golf Course & Fantasy Valley Golf Course, McHenry, Md.

Laurie Bland
, Golf Maintenance Manager, Miami Springs Golf & Country Club, Miami, Fl.

Ellen Davis
, Vice President SportZmix Solutions, Waupaca Sand & Solutions, Waupaca, Wisc.


New EducationAssitant Superintendents Business Management