Johnston elected 101st WPGA president
By WPGA • December 17, 2020
Dan Johnston, Treasure Lake Golf Club, was elected President during the WPGA Annual Meeting on October 12 at Shannopin Country Club. He succeeds Rud VanHorn of the Hickory Heights Golf Club and is the 101st WPGA President in the Association’s storied and lengthy history.
WPGA officers also include Terry Kenny, South Hills, Vice President; Jim Beck, Hannastown, Secretary; and Ken Flisek, Nevillewood, Treasurer.
Johnston is a CPA and owner of DJCPA Enterprises in DuBois PA. He began his love of the game at the oldest golf course in continuous use in the United States, The Foxburg Country Club, a WPGA Member Club. Johnston is a graduate of Westminster College with a degree in Business Administration-Accounting.
As a longtime volunteer of the Association he has served on the Finance, Scholarship, Handicap, Greens, and Course Rating Committees. Johnston began his relationship with the Association in 2003 as the Club Rep at Treasure Lake and was elected to the Executive Committee in 2011. Johnston is one of our USGA course rating Captains. He and his wife, Lori, reside at Treasure Lake in DuBois and will be celebrating their 30th anniversary next year. They have 3 sons and 3 grandchildren.
Newly elected to the Executive Committee are Crawford Berthold, Champion Lakes, and Kassie Segmiller, Diamond Run.
The following members comprise the 2020-21 Executive Committee: Paul Bangor, Montour Heights; James Beck, Hannastown; Crawford Berthold, Champion Lakes; Mike Betts, Longue Vue; Bill Fallon, Oakmont; Ken Flisek, Nevillewood; Carl Gatewood, Field Club; Dan Johnston, Treasure Lake; Terry Kenny, South Hills; David Malatak, Sewickley Heights; Colleen Meyers, Oakmont; Glenn Miller, Somerset; Mary Beth Morrissey, Connoquenessing; Chuck Nettles, St. Clair; Carol Onufro, Sunnehanna; Tom Reading, Fox Chapel; Kassie Segmiller, Diamond Run; Lou Tripodi, Pinecrest; and Craig Walker, Cranberry Highlands.
About the WPGA
Founded in 1899, the Western Pennsylvania Golf Association is the steward of amateur golf in the region. Started by five Member Clubs, the association now has nearly 200 Member Clubs and 33,000 members. The WPGA conducts 14 individual competitions and 10 team events, and administers the WPGA Scholarship Fund.