The Oregon Chapter of the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (OGCSA) has hired Alexis Wenker to replace the retiring Linda Whitworth as the executive director.

Alexis has a long history with the golf in Oregon, with over 16 years’ experience in the golf and landscape management field. Much of that time as the Assistant Golf Course Superintendent at Oswego Lake Country Club. Alexis was the Chair of the Assistant GC Superintendent Committee of the Oregon Golf Course Superintendents Association and also served on the GCSAA Assistant Committee in 2008 and 2009. Alexis won the “Assistant Golf Course Superintendent of the Year” award in 2009. Alexis took over as director of the Oregon Turfgrass Foundation in January of 2015.

Alexis, mother of two, is married to Past President of the OGCSA and Superintendent of Langdon Farms Golf Course, Nolan Wenker. Alexis also has over five years’ experience in accounting and has obtained a Bachelor’s of Science Degree from Oregon State University.

OGCSA President Richard Jensen states: “After an extensive selection and interview process the OGCSA board of directors is extremely pleased to have Alexis Wenker as our chapter’s new Executive Director.  Of the numerous candidates considered for the position Alexis’ experience and history with the OGCSA made her the best fit to help lead our chapter into the future.”