NCA Announces New Board Members
Michael McCarthy Elected as Board Member
Washington, D.C. (May 1, 2019) – The National Club Association (NCA) recently held its annual meeting in Washington, D.C., in conjunction with its National Club Conference where it elected new board members to govern the Association. The mission of NCA, a Washington, D.C.-based trade association, is to promote and advance the interests and well-being of all private, social and recreational clubs through advocacy, insightful education and governance best practices.
Michael McCarthy, General Manager and CEO of Addison Reserve Country Club in Delray Beach, Fla., was elected as a new member of the NCA Board of Directors. He has been credited with turning around the club, which now boasts both the Platinum Club and Distinguished Club Award distinctions. In 2006, McCarthy received the Excellence in Club Management Award, and in 2009, he earned the highest recognition being named 24th Club Executive of the Year by the Club Management Association of America (CMAA) for his success in redesigning the management structure of Addison Reserve. Previously, McCarthy served as COO of BallenIsles Country Club in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., for eight years.
He is a guest lecturer at Florida Atlantic University, University of Central Florida and CMAA and a contributor to The BoardRoom magazine and Club & Resort Business. McCarthy is also involved with the Palm Beach County Special Olympics, SOS Children's Village, Tee It Up For the Troops and Toys for Tots, and is vice chairman of the Seminole Region Charity Golf Tournament, which has raised more than $7 million for local children's charities in Palm Beach County.
Additional members elected to the National Club Association board include Keith Pabian, Founding Partner of Pabian Law, LLC and Joel Livingood, CCM, General Manager and Chief Operating Officer of Interlachen Country Club in Edina, Minn.
The National Club Association (NCA) has been the advocate for the private club industry in Washington, D.C., for more than 55 years. As the voice of private clubs on Capitol Hill, NCA ensures that club concerns are forefront when legislative and regulatory issues affecting the industry are being decided. In addition, NCA provides club leaders an outstanding array of resources on club industry trends, governance best practices, legal and operational matters and ways to strengthen club leadership. For more information on NCA, visit nationalclub.org.