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VERMONT Max L. Lamas, formerly (Supt. Mbr.) at Blush Hill Country Club, is now (Supt. Mbr.) at Lake St. Catherine Country Club in Poultney. VIRGINIA Ryan P. McNamara, formerly (C) at Lake Chesdin Golf Club, is now (C) at The Country Club of Virginia in Richmond. Robert J. Snyder, formerly (C) at Cameron Hills Golf Links, is now (Supt. Mbr.) at Traditional Golf Properties in Toano. WISCONSIN Brett R. Hosler, formerly (C) at Ozaukee Country Club, is now (Supt. Mbr.) at Ozaukee Country Club in Thiensville. WYOMING Clay S. McKinley, formerly (C) at Castle Pines Golf Club, is now (C) at Old Baldy Club in Saratoga. CANADA Michael Powers, CGCS, formerly (A) at Tres Marias Club de Golf, is now (AF) at Suncor Energy in Mississauga, Ontario. CHINA Paul E. Masimore, CGCS, formerly (A) at Reignwood Pine Valley Golf Resort, is now (A) at Pine Rock Golf Club in Beidaihe. SINGAPORE Steve Bruton, formerly (A) at Shanghai Links Golf & Country Club, is now (A) at Raffes Country Club in Singapore. Hsien Liang Teh, formerly (ISM) at Raffes Country Club, is now (ISM) at Marina Bay Golf Course in Singapore. GCM Editor's note: The information in this report was pulled from GCSAA's database on June 24, 2013. IN memoriam Joseph F. Dinelli Sr., 82, died June 11, 2013. Mr. Dinelli, a 57-year member of GCSAA, learned the art of greenkeeping by helping his father, Frank, on the golf course. After studying agronomy at Purdue, Dinelli worked for 35 years as golf course superintendent at Northmoor Country Club in Glenview, Ill. Mr. Dinelli is survived by his wife, Marilyn; daughters Jodie L. Dinelli (Mike O'Connell) and Jamie E. (Mike) Reynolds; sons F. Daniel (Laurie) Dinelli and Joseph F. Jr. (Laura) Dinelli; grandchildren Carrie Nicole, Jessie Lakota, Nicole Marie, Danica Elaine and Sophia Marianna. The family wishes for donations to be made to the EIFG. David K. McCallum, 62, died Feb. 4, 2013. Mr. McCallum, a 27-year member of GCSAA, worked as a golf course superintendent for 39 years, including his service as the frst superintendent of The Island Country Club in Plaquemines, La., and also worked during his career at Riverlands Country Club, Briarwood Country Club, Shreveport Country Club, Baton Rouge Country Club and Alexandria Golf & Country Club. He also was a Vietnam veteran who served in two tours of duty from 1967 to 1969. McCallum is survived by his wife, Jolene; son Donny (Amy Buzzi) McCallum; granddaughters Macy Bird McCallum, Murphy Bell McCallum, and Perry Rounsaville McCallum; and sister Tolly (Harvey) Williamson. Matthew B. Pawlos, 28, died Feb. 14, 2013. Mr. Pawlos, a two-year member of GCSAA, earned a degree in turf management in 2006 from Penn State. He worked at Blackhawk Golf Course, Oakmont Country Club and Fox Chapel Golf Club. He is survived by his parents, David and Janice Pawlos; sister Hilary (Matthew) Hoover; and niece Madelyn Hoover. GCM John T. Benze, 55, died Sept. 17, 2012. Mr. Benze, a 34-year member of GCSAA, worked at several Ohio golf facilities, including Reid Memorial Park Golf Club and Ridgewood Golf Course. He was a member of the Ohio Turfgrass Foundation. He is survived by his wife, Diane; sons Christopher Benze and Jonathan Benze; sister Mary Jo (Chuck) Pelley; and brother Jim (Pam) Benze. August 2013 GCM 101