The Florida Chapter of the Club Management Association of America is proud to announce Al Kinkle, CCM, CCE, CAM, FMP and John R. “Jack” Sullivan, CCM as co-recipients of the 2018 Jay DiPietro Award. 

The Jay DiPietro Award, previously known as the Most Valuable Member Award is designed to recognize members who through their service or by their actions and are most deserving of the recognition of their peers. Such services or actions may have come at the Chapter or Regional level, be directly related to FLCMAA programs or activities or who has provided outstanding service in their club community.

Al and Jack, have been dedicated in their heartfelt and sincere contributions to the lives of children in SW Florida and the Everglades Region.  Their many years of work with the Charity Tournament and Auction have raised over $1,500,000 for Barbara’s Friends at the Golisano Children’s Hospital Cancer Fund, Youth Haven and the Florida Gulf Coast University Student CMAA Chapter.  Their compassion for children in need and those hospitality/club students following in their footsteps will be felt for many years.

Steve LoGiudice, CCM
President, FLCMAA