Commissioners:

Each Commissioner’s three year term expires on June 30 of the year posted next to their name.

Andrea Johnson

Andrea Johnson, Chair, 2026

Appointed to the Golf Commission in 2017. Andrea has been a long time member of the Professional Golfers Association. While on Cape Cod she has been affiliated with Eastward Ho! and Bob Miller Golf. She was named the 2015 Cape Cod Chapter PGA Teacher of the Year.

First introduced to the Cape while in college she spent two summers waiting tables at the Lighthouse Restaurant in Wellfleet. She returned to the Cape full time in 2004. Besides her work as a teacher of golf she has been the coach of the Nauset Girls Golf team for 6 years.

John Kissida

John Kissida, Vice-Chair, 2025

John Kissida has been a member of the golf commission since 2018 and a member of Captains since 1990. He is a Registered Landscape Architect and worked for a large environmental consulting firm for almost 40 years retiring in 2013. Projects during his career included golf course renovations and improvements, the most local being the Links at Bayberry Hills in Yarmouth, along with extension of Cape Cod Rail Trail in Yarmouth and Dennis. He still actively consults with a local architectural firm which specializes in golf course club houses and associated grounds.

Anne O'Connell

Anne O'Connell, 2026

Anne O'Connell has been a member of the Golf Commission since 2011. She spent every summer of her life in Orleans but in 2000 when she decided to buy a home on the Cape, she chose Brewster because of The Captains. She retired to Brewster in 2004 after having spent the previous 25 years living and working in New York City. Anne is very active with the Ladies' 9-Hole Golf Association.

Dave Valcourt

Dave Valcourt, 2024

Dave Valcourt joined the Captains golf commission in September 2018. Originally from Chicopee Massachusetts, he attended the United States Military Academy at West Point graduating in 1973 and was commissioned as a lieutenant of Field Artillery. His career as a Soldier spanned 37 years with global assignments and military service at the highest levels. Since retirement from active duty in 2010 as a Lieutenant General, he has continued to serve as a senior mentor to U.S. Forces Korea and currently is a senior mentor with Mission Command Training Program at Fort Leavenworth Kansas.

In addition to serving as a Captains golf commissioner, LTG(Ret) Valcourt previously served on the Acushnet (Titleist/FootJoy) board and currently is a board member for the US Army Field Artillery Association and the Korea Defense Veterans Association. He has a masters degree in physical education from Springfield College as well as a masters in national defense and strategic studies from the Naval War College at Newport R.I.. Dave and his wife Diane live in East Brewster and enjoy grandkids, golf at the Captains, boating, and saltwater fly fishing.

Rob David

Rob David, 2024

Rob David was appointed to the Commission in 2021 and has been a member of The Captains for 4 years since moving to the Cape full time in 2018.

Rob spent summer vacations of his youth at his parent’s home in Orleans and has always enjoyed playing The Captains when he would visit regularly.

He started playing golf at age 12 at a town owned course in Duxbury where he grew up, caddied and eventually had summer jobs working golf course maintenance and eventually in the club house.

He went on to play 4 years of High School golf and has always enjoyed being around the sport both as a player and spectator and is a regular volunteer for the annual NEIGA event.

In addition to serving on the Golf Commission, Rob works remotely for a large Boston based healthcare software company in a Strategic Account Executive role

focused on business development and C suite relationship management Additionally, he serves as a board member on the Ocean Edge Homeowner’s Association and enjoys doing property management on personal investment properties.

When not on the golf course he enjoys spending time in his kayak, paddle boarding, is a ASA104 certified sailor and loves driving on Nauset North outer beach and spending time with his three adult children and his golden retriever.

Jay Paggi, 2026

Jay was appointed to the Golf Commission in 2023, and has been a member of Captains since 2016. He is a Civil Engineer, and started and operated his own Consulting Engineering firm in New York for 37 years, retiring at the end of 2015. The majority of his clients during his career were Municipalities, for which his firm provided the necessary engineering services to design and construct public infrastructure improvement projects. Now retired, Jay and his wife, Charleen, live in Brewster, enjoying all the Cape has to offer.

Jim Juras, 2026

Jim Juras was appointed to the Commission in 2023 and has been a member of The Captains for 13 years since purchasing a home in Brewster in 2010 and moving there permanently in 2021.

Jim has vacationed on the Cape with his family since the early 1970’s and lived on the Cape for one summer break in college. Since 2000, he, his wife Jacquie and two children found every opportunity to visit the Cape and his in-laws at their house in N. Eastham.

He has enjoyed playing golf since he was 8 years old, introduced to the sport by his uncle in upstate NY. He went on to play for his high-school golf team and has been an avid golfer since. From 1990-2000, he lived on an island in Puget Sound before moving back to the East Coast. With his time on the West Coast and frequent business travel, he’s had the opportunity to play golf courses all over the world.

Jim has a B.S. from the College of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Buffalo, and a M.S. in Software Design & Development from Marist College in Poughkeepsie, NY. He is the Sr. Vice President and Business Line Director for the Power & Energy division of an international Architecture & Engineering firm. He leads over 150 engineers and project managers who are focused on the design of large electrical infrastructure for electric utilities, renewable project developers and commercial and industrial clients.

After joining the golf commission, he learned that both he and fellow commissioner Jay Paggi were born in the same hospital in upstate NY, and worked for clients in the same region in the 1990’s. They both have family still living in that area.

The Golf Commission can be reached by email at GolfCommission@Brewster-MA.gov

The Golf Commission holds their meetings on Tuesdays at 4:00 p.m. More specific information can be found on the Town’s meeting calendar at www.brewster-ma.gov.

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The next scheduled meeting of the Brewster Golf Commission is Tuesday, July 9, 2024 at 4:00. This will be an in person and virtual meeting and may be watched via the Town of Brewster web site www.brewster-ma.gov.

AGENDA – Remote Participation Only

  • Call to order
  • Declaration of a Quorum
  • Public Comment
  • Directors Report
    • Financials
    • Membership
    • Operations
  • Superintendent’s Report
  • Selection of 2 Commissioner’s for Maintenance Building Process
  • Combo Tees
  • Input on Select Board Strategic Plan
  • Commissioner Updates
  • Questions and Comments from Associations and Liaisons
  • Future Agenda Items and Meetings (7/23, 8/13)
  • Matters not anticipate by the Chair
  • Adjourn

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Wednesday, July 17th, 2024

The Golf Courses are open, and carts are available.

18-hole carts are available up to the 3:00pm starting time.

9-hole golf carts are available up to the 5:00pm starting time.

Drinking water is available at filling stations by the clubhouse. 

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