BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Committed to the Cause

Since our founding in 2019, The Short Grass Foundation has developed and grown in a positive direction. We’re very proud of the diversity of our staff, and their abilities to contribute their own unique experience and skills to our success. Find out more about some of our team members below.

TOM GRAVES

President

Tom joined The Short Grass Foundation in May of 2019 with the vision and drive to get the Foundation up-and-running. Tom is focused on growing and developing the Foundation into an organization that will make a difference in the lives of college golfers all over the nation.

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NATHAN FURUMASU

Vice President

Nathan joined the Short Grass Foundation in May of 2019 with the desire to help grow this start-up Foundation. Having been a college golfer himself, Nathan's passion for giving back to the college golf community is endless.

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MICHAEL MAY

Treasurer

With us since our founding, Michael is one of our veteran team members. He brings years of business experience and wise financial stewardship to the table to help this organization grow and thrive.

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SADIE GRAVES

Secretary

Sadie came on board to The Short Grass Foundation in May of 2020. Having been in the hospitality industry for over 13 years, Sadie brings critical skills and talents to the organization.

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EMPLOYEES

Committed to the Cause

In 2020, the Board of Directors approved the expansion of the organization to include employees to help fundraise for the foundation and oversee the development of The Player's Lounge. With the completion of The Player's Lounge in late 2020 and the early success of the foundation's new retail location at Salishan, the foundation looks to grow it's operation and expand its reach in 2021.

JARED LAMBERT

Director of Instruction

Jared was hired and named Director of Instruction in January of 2021. Currently working remotely, Jared's golf skills and expertise are sure to help collegiate golfers, members, and local residents take their game to the next level. You will be able to find Jared providing golf instruction in The Player's Lounge, or out playing golf at Salishan Golf Links.

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FRANK TAUFA'ASAU

Club Repair Specialist

Frank joined the Short Grass Foundation in January of 2021 with the desire to provide members and guests with a great experience while at Salishan Golf Links.

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EJ JACOBY

Pro Shop Associate

EJ was hired by The Short Grass Foundation in January of 2021. After a successful career in sales, EJ aims to interact with members and guests on a daily basis.

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MATT TUETH

Pro Shop Associate

Matt came on board to The Short Grass Foundation in January of 2021. Retired from being a college professor, Matt now enjoys interacting with members and playing multiple rounds of golf per week.

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