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Illinois Sports Turf Managers Association

Sports Turf Association in Illinois Promotes Your Success

Meeting on a Baseball Field to inspect the grassExchange ideas and solve practical problems concerning sports turf and grounds management when you join the Illinois Sports Turf Managers Association. Our organization is composed of like-minded individuals from all segments of the sports turf industry, including but not limited to schools, parks, youth leagues, professional teams, and vendors. If you work with or are involved in maintaining athletic fields, then you might be interested in joining our sports turf association in Illinois.

When you join our organization, you’ll have the opportunity to engage with sports professionals and other people employed in the same industry as you. You’ll get to learn from the best of the best when it comes to maintaining turf or general grounds keeping. This results in well-groomed athletic fields that are exactly what’s needed to put those big games on sound footing. Safety, performance, and beauty are essential components of sports turf management.

We are here to support you. Let us help you advance in your career and better manage your sports field, as well as recognize your work. Our organization joins you with those who share common goals and concerns and provides you with resources to excel.

Board of Directors Positions for 2019-2021

The nominations for the Board of Directors positions for 2019-21 are now closed.  The ILSTMA is happy to announce that we have 9 candidates for the 5 positions.  ILSTMA Board of Directors Candidate Biographies

The electronic election will be held January 28th through February 3, 2019.  Only current members at that time will be sent the link for voting.  If you have not signed up or renewed your membership for 2019, don’t forget to do so.

The election results will be posted on the website and the new directors will be introduced at the Winter Workshop/Annual Meeting on February 20, 2019 at Benedictine University in Lisle. The Board Members will then begin their terms of office at the Board meeting in March 2019.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Claudia at illinoisstma@gmail.com

You may now view the 2019 membership levels, pricing and benefits, as well as sign up by going to the Membership section!

You may now sign up or renew your membership for 2019.  We are excited to announce that while there are no changes for Professional or Student Memberships, the ILSTMA is now offering 3 different Commercial Membership levels. All memberships are available online and will expire at the end of the calendar year for which the membership was purchased.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Claudia at illinoisstma@gmail.com