NESTMA members come from all segments of the sports turf industry: municipal parks, public & private schools, universities, colleges, professional stadiums, educators and vendors. The association works in cooperation with local, regional and national sports, grounds landscape and other related organizations to produce safe, playable sports fields.  

NESTMA members advance professionalism in sports turf management
and athletic field safety through education, research, and advocacy.





Chris McGinty
Framingham Parks Department
Framingham, MA 


Ed Olsen 

Town of Needham Parks & Forestry

Needham, MA


President Elect 

Brian Boesch
University of Rhode Island
Kingston, RI 


Evan Steele

Pioneer Athletics
Billerica, MA

Art Goodhind
Town of Natick
Natick, MA

Tom Barry

Greens Farms Academy
Greens Farms, CT



Andrew Walsh

Pine Banks Park

Malden, MA


Ed Downing

Read Custom Soils/A. D. Makepeace

Wareham, MA


Past President

Ben Polimer

Town of Weston

Weston, MA 


Ian Lacy

Tom Irwin, Inc 
Burlington, MA


Jason Puopolo

City of Nashua

Nashua, NH

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