STMA Program Hits the Sweet 16

Sixteen facilities have achieved environmental facility certification! They are:

• Peter Ashe, CSFM, University of North Carolina Greensboro, NC
• Paul Burgess, CSFM, (2) Ciudad REAL Madrid and Santiago Bernabeu Stadium - REAL Madrid, Spain
• John Cogdill, Boulder Parks & Rec, CO
• Ken Edwards, CSFM/Keair Edwards, The Gulfport Sportsplex, MS
• Edward Hall, Allen Pond Park, MD
• Israel Hinojosa, Minute Maid Park, TX
• Zack Holm & Team, (2) Red Bull Arena and Red Bull Training Faciality, NY
• Elliott Josephson, Prairie Ridge Sports Complex, IA
• Jason Koester, CGCS, Grinnell College Athletic Fields, IA
• Abby McNeal, CSFM, Ruby Hill Park, CO
• Travis Stephen, Longfellow Park, IL]
• Scott Stevens, CSFM, Elon University, NC
• Bruce Suddeth, USC Upstate Soccer Complex, SC
• Brian Winka, CSFM, Chesterfield Valley Athletic Complex, MO

The benefits of becoming certified include:

• Validates your environmental stewardship efforts and creates awareness with your peers, employer, field users, fans and the community at large
• Establishes your facility as a leader in environmental stewardship
• Documents stewardship which can help your chapter counter proposed local environmental regulations
• Provides continuing education resources to sports field managers on environmental best management practices

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