Wendy Sentner Elected 65th President of the NSGA
Wendy Sentner has been elected President of the Nova Scotia Golf Association for the 2020-2021 season. The election took place on Tuesday, April 28, 2020 at the Nova Scotia Golf Association (NSGA) Annual General Meeting.
Ms. Sentner is the first Public Player to serve as President of the NSGA.
Wendy joined the NSGA Board in 2018 and has served as 2nd Vice President and 1st Vice President, as well as Chair of the Strategic Planning Committee. Wendy championed the initiative to bring the inaugural NSGA Atlantic University/College Championship to fruition in September of 2019.
The following new board members where also elected during the Annual General Meeting
Karla Wilms – Director
Karla is a member of River Hills Golf and Country Club in Clyde River, NS, and is an active both as a volunteer and a competitor. She has served on numerous volunteer committees from Ladies Division President to Tournament Director.
Over the past 25 years, she has worked for the Nova Scotia Community College, and is currently the Academic Chair and Site Manager for the Shelburne Campus. She has served on numerous community boards including the Community Business Development Corporation, Barrington and Shelburne Chamber of Commerce and the Nova Scotia Stick Curling Association. Karla has a Bachelor of Arts from Acadia and Bachelor of Education from Dalhousie.
Karla has won the River Hills Club Championship a record 32 times and has represented Nova Scotia three times as a member of the Women’s Amateur Team.
Karla lives in Clyde River with husband Dan.
Alix Digout – Director
Born and raised in Halifax, Alix is an Associate Lawyer within MDW Law’s personal injury law practice; A ten-lawyer firm run by an all-female partnership in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
After graduating from Saint Mary’s in 2010 with a B.A, Alix moved to London, England to complete her Law Degree. Where she used her time abroad to gain a global perspective and to interact with individuals from all walks of life.
Outside of the office Alix is a massive sports fan, and grew up playing competitive soccer and curling. She has now turned her sights on “perfecting” her golf game. Despite being a lifelong golf fan and avid viewer, Alix only began her golfing journey within the last five years (still humbly learning the game, but with enthusiasm).
Sean Stuart – VP of Finance
Sean is a member of Ashburn Golf Club in Halifax N.S, and is an active competitor during the summer months, and is no stranger to the NSGA. In 2019 Sean won the NSGA Men’s 4-Ball, and the MCT Men’s MID-Amateur in 2016 and 2019. Over the years, he has represented Nova Scotia at numerous National Championships, including the 2019 Canadian Men’s Amateur at Glen Arbour, N.S.
Kent Rodgers – Director
- President – Wendy Sentner, Public Player
- Vice President – David Bolton, Ken-Wo
- 2nd Vice President – Geoff Baker, Ashburn
- Past President – David Acker, Ken Wo
- VP Finance – Sean Stuart, Ashburn
- Director – Jim Ogilvie, Hartlen Point
- Director – Bill MacMillan, Hartlen Point
- Director – Rob Collins, Clare
- Director – Ernie Muise, Clare
- Director – Cathy Beaton, Antigonish
- Director – Bruce Smith, Ashburn
- Director – Karla Wilms, River Hills
- Director – Alix Digout, NSPPC
- Director – Kent Rodgers, Brightwood