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May 2015

Stephanie Crockatt Named Executive Director

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Stephanie Crockatt

Stephanie Crockatt, Executive Director

BUFFALO, NY – Stephanie Crockatt has been appointed executive director of the Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy, the organization’s board of trustees announced today. She had held the post on an interim basis since the October 2014 resignation of Thomas Herrera-Mishler as president and CEO.

A native of Michigan, Crockatt joined the Conservancy in June 2014 after seven years as director of external affairs for the University of Georgia College of Environment & Design. From 1999 to 2007, she was president and executive director of the LPGA Tournament Owners Association, an international trade association of corporate title sponsors for the Tour. From 1995 to 1999 she served as tournament co-director for the LPGA Oldsmobile Classic which was played at Walnut Hills Country Club in East Lansing, MI. She graduated from Michigan State University, earning a bachelor’s degree in landscape architecture with a focus on golf course design, and a master’s degree in parks and recreation management.

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Buffalo will get a “Kick” out of FootGolf!

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Mayor Byron W. Brown and The Buffalo Olmsted Parls Conservancy bring  hot new sport to Delaware Park with a Free Kick-off clinic Saturday, May 16th, at 10:00 a.m.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERABUFFALO, NY — It’s golf with a soccer ball. It’s soccer on a golf course. FootGolf is the fast, fun, exciting game that is a hybrid of soccer and golf, and anyone can play. The Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy is preparing the course and layout in Delaware Park and will ‘kick-off’ the season this week.

Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy crew prepares the NEW FootGolf course in Delaware Park. Bob Stotz, Conservancy’s superintendent of parks, carefully place the 21-inch FootGolf cup.

FREE FootGolf Kick-Off Clinic
Saturday, May 16, from 10:00 a.m. till noon     

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