Executive Board

The Rhode Island Golf Association is governed by an Executive Board which is comprised of a representative from each member club. An operating committee formulate policies and directives for the Executive Director and staff to implement and manage.

2018 Operating Committee

  • President Kevin W. Clary, Potowomut GC
  • 1st Vice President Anthony J. Paliotta, Shelter Harbor GC
  • 2nd Vice President Kevin S. McLoughlin, Montaup CC
  • Secretary Jacob C. Gaffey, Rhode Island CC
  • Treasurer Thomas Goryl, Wannamoisett CC
  • Immediate Past President Michael A. Montigny, Valley CC

2018 Executive Board

Club Vice Presidents

  • David Andrade, Carnegie Abbey
  • John Auclair, Kirkbrae CC
  • Gregory Benik, Agawam Hunt
  • Jeff Chase, Valley CC
  • Sally Davis, Point Judith CC
  • Dr. Michael Gooding, Warwick CC
  • Tom Hebert, Glocester CC
  • Mark Hough, Sakonnet GC
  • Dr. Mayer Levitt, Ledgemont CC
  • Joseph Moniz, Crestwood CC
  • Hon. Bruce Morin, West Warwick CC
  • Jay Napoli, Wanumetonomy G&CC
  • Nicholas Nofi, Jr., Triggs Memorial GC
  • David Rampone, Pawtucket CC
  • Alan Santamaria, Alpine CC
  • Peter Sozek, Metacomet CC
  • Dennis Tripodi, Lincoln CC
  • Ken Wild, Quidnessett CC

      General Counsel

  • Gary R. Pannone - Pannone, Lopes,  & Devereaux - Warwick CC

    RIGA Past Presidents

  • 2017  Michael A. Montigny, Valley CC
  • 2016  Dr.Vincent J. Cavallaro, Kirkbrae CC
  • 2015  Luke T. Hyder, Wanumetonomy G&CC
  • 2014  Peter F. McBride, Lincoln CC
  • 2013  Edward T. Greene, Quidnessett CC
  • 2012  Stephen Feinstein, Ledgemont CC
  • 2011  Cameron P. Quinn, West Warwick CC
  • 2010  Fred Schick, Point Judith CC
  • 2009  Stephen Sampson, Crestwood CC
  • 2008  George E. Fowler, Pawtucket CC
  • 2007  Donald Lamb, Montaup CC
  • 2006  Scott W. Cooke, Potowomut GC
  • 2004  William F. Campbell Jr., Wanumetonomy G&CC
  • 2003  William J. Tracey, Metacomet CC
  • 2002  Robert Holmes, Valley CC
  • 2001  Donald F. Clair, Rhode Island CC
  • 2000  Dr. Douglas M. Mellion, Ledgemont CC
  • 1998  Patrick J. Shanahan, Jr., Quidnessett CC
  • 1997  Edmund M. Mauro, Jr., Point Judith CC
  • 1995  William F. Lunnie, Wannamoisett CC
  • 1994  Ronald A. Margerison, Metacomet CC
  • 1991  Norman E. Lutz, Pawtucket CC
  • 1990  M. Peter Erickson, Potowomut GC
  • 1988  Richard A. Bernard, Quidnessett CC
  • 1987  Bradford R. Boss, Point Judith CC
  • 1985  Anthony J. Paolino, Metacomet CC/Rhode Island CC
  • 1984  David S. Chaffee, Rhode Island CC
  • 1975  Bernard V. Buonanno, Jr., Point Judith CC
  • 1972  William H. Cooke, Potowomut GC

    RIWGA Past Presidents

  • 2013 Nancy Chaffee
  • 2013 Judy Davis
  • 2011-2012 Gale Hanna
  • 2009-2010 Jan Freeborn
  • 2006-2008 Lori N. DiPersio
  • 2002-2005 Patricia Keough
  • 1999-2001 Eileen Zisk
  • 1997-1998 Susan Musche
  • 1995-1996 Barbara Sansiveri
  • 1993-1994 Sally Cregan
  • 1991-1992 Evelyn Picerne
  • 1989-1990 Mrs. William B. Anderson
  • 1987-1988 Fran Casey