Orlando, FL—Women in the Golf Industry (WIGI) is pleased to announce Emmy Moore Minister (Moore Minister Media & Consulting Group) will serve as president of its national organization. She has served on WIGI’s board of directors and chaired its communications committee.
“Emmy Moore Minister is well-respected throughout the golf industry and brings to our organization her savvy business sense along with a natural ability to create alliances between various groups and constituencies” said WIGI’s Outgoing President Christina Ricci, Founder of Golf Survival Guides. “Emmy has a clear understanding of the nuances and challenges found within our industry and has a keen ability to connect, unify, and empower the various stakeholders within golf… and always for the betterment of the game and those it serves. Our association will be in good hands with Emmy as president.”
President Moore Minister’s contribution to golf, business and community, span more than two decades. In addition to work as a Silicon Valley-based communications consulting, she is the founder of Doctor’s Orders: Play Golf and co-founder/board member of the California Alliance for Golf (CAG). She is an honorary member of the American FootGolf League (AFGL) and a team ambassador for Women’s Golf Day (WGD), a global growth of the game initiative. She is an advisory board member for the California Golf Course Owners Association (CGCOA) and holds the rare distinction as an honorary member of the Northern California Section of the Professional Golfer’s Association (NCPGA). She is a proud alum of West Valley Community College (Saratoga, CA) and San Jose State University (San Jose, CA).
Moore Minister is a former chair of the City of Santa Clara’s Planning Commission and former chair of the Santa Clara County Assessment/Tax Appeals Board. She was instrumental in the development of golf course guidelines for Santa Clara County and assisted with several California Golf Economic studies.
In leading the WIGI organization, Moore Minister follows outgoing president Christina Ricci, LPGA (Golf Survival Guides) who will assume the position of vice president. Debbie Waitkus (Golf for Cause) will retain the position of treasurer, and LeAnn Finger, LPGA/PGA, (EWGA) will serve as secretary. Also retaining positions on the WIGI board of directors: Kathy Bissell (Coldwell Banker Commercial Benchmark), Jan Bel Jan, ASGCA (Jan Bel Jan Golf Design), Christina Thompson (Golf4Her), Kay McMahon, LPGA/PGA, (eduKaytion Golf), and Susan Fornoff (Blue Coast Media Group-GottaGoGolf.com). Completing her term on the board is Barbara McAuliffe (DENEHY-Club Thinking Partners).
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