Gold Tee Members
Executive Committe *
Al Britsch *
Born In Cincinnati – August 6, 1943
Grew up in Newport, Ky
Lived in Bridgewater, NJ for 25 years.
Other places – Ellington/South Windsor, CT and Dayton, OH
Worked as Electrical/Electronic Engineer at Bendix, Gerber Garment Technology, Singer Sewing Co., Spiral Binding and 15 years for Bayer Diagnostic and Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Division in Tarrytown, NY
Education – University of Cincinnati – BSEE, MSEE, University of Dayton – MBA
Member – Pawleys Island Presbyterian Church, Tradition ARB Board, IEEE Engineering Society
Was married for 45 years to my beloved wife Faye.
Two children and 4 grandchildren
Dale Guzlas *
December 8, 1944
Chicago; Morristown, Colts Neck, NJ
Western Electric, AT&T - manufacturing, marketing
U.S. Army, Viet Nam
Southern Illinois University, BS; Fairleigh Dickinson University, MBA - Marketing
Wife - Sue Guzlas (August 7, 1970)
Children - Karla, Little Silver, NJ; Cortney, Naperville, IL;
Kyle, Olympia, WA
Grandchildren - Silas, Mary, Brynnleigh, Christopher, Haidn, Teal
Dog - Cappuccino (miniature long haired dachshund)
Joke Of The Day (JOTD)
Born: New Orleans, LA
Loyola University BS/Law school 2 years
KSU Adjunct Facility Grain Science Dept 28 years
Certifications: RS, HACCP Seafood, NEHA, LPCO, Instructor GMP’s, HACCP
United States Marine Corps-Honorable Discharge
Lived NOLA/New Hampshire/. Chicago/Manhattan KS
Operations Manager Trans New England Airlines Freight 2 years
VP Food Safety Audit Services Global (3,000 clients) AIBI-30 years
VP Food Manufacturing Services RQA, Inc 10 years
Taught Food Safety Courses: Saudi Arabia, Yugoslavia, Chili, Argentina, Mexico, Japan, Germany, England (Robinson College Cambridge U), Ireland, Scotland, USA, Canada
Co Authored 6 International Food Safety Standards for different Industries.
Co-Authored British Retail Consortium Global Standard for Food Safety North American Edition
Started up 1st. Baskin Robbins Ice Cream Plant (31 Flavors Inc.) Japan, McDonalds plants Japan, S. Korea
Worked with FDA and attorneys to correct regulatory plant closure problems in USA.
Son Brian Mithen is an IT Specialist
Born April 1, 1958 in Pottsville, PA; Raised in Pine Grove, PA
Graduated The Pennsylvania State University, 12/79 – BBA
Worked in Public Accounting (Main Hurdman – KPMG), Telecom (Sprint), Health Insurance (Keystone Health Plan), Carlisle Hospital and Non-profit Health & Wellness Foundation, Coastal Carolina University, Legends Resorts and TPC Golf Course
Current: Self-employed Kramer Accounting Services – small business accounting and income tax prep; CPA licensed in Pennsylvania (1983) and South Carolina
Spouse: Cynthia Kramer (12/27/96)
Built Tradition home in 1998; Moved full-time in 2005 – 43 Confederate Lane
from Poolesville, Maryland. Retired Recreation Program Manager.
Married for 48 years to Dean Wroth.
I was an IAABO HS Basketball official;
I worked 3 years for Kemper Sports Management as Operations Director for the Booz Allen Classic.
I was Executive Director of the NFP Maryland Senior Olympics and recently President of the SC Senior Sports Commission.
I’ve also worked for the PGATOUR/TPC Properties for nine years.
January 15, 1941
From: Akron / Cleveland Ohio area.
Grew up Lake County Ohio
Chandler Technical School Cleveland Ohio
Swagelok Corporation Plant Manager
Tradition resident/Men’s Club member 1996
Born July 39, 1935 in Ranger Texas
BBA Midwestern State University Texas
Captain, AGC, in the Army Reserve 11years
39 Year Professional Career with the Boy Scouts of America in, Councils in Texas & South Carolina and 15 of those years on the National staff in Dallas, Atlanta, Naperville Il.
Retired in 1997 to Savannah Lake Village 6 years and then to Pawleys Island
Pawleys Island Presbyterian Church Elder and Clerk of Session
Board of LBTS 12 years and President for 6 years
Co-founded the Litchfield Beautification Project (LCBC later LBF)
Married my wife of 40 years, Jean and have a blended family of 4 children, 5 grandchildren and 3 Great grandchildren
Spending most of my time working in my yard and watching golfers on 9th tee box
September 6, 1962
Spouse Valerie Paxton (May 15, 1993)
Dogs - Gemma and Oakley
Grew up in St Clair Shores MI
Charleston SC 1982 - 1991
BS College of Charleston, SC
Princeton, NJ 1991-1994
Raleigh NC 1994 - 2021
Moved to Tradition October 2021
Technical Sales at Xerox, EFI Inc.
Took up golf in March of 2022
Glen Campbell *
December 6, 1950 Long Beach, California
Lived in Long Beach and
Orange County until 2001
Family Hardware business 1974-1999
2 children Jeff and Kelly.
2 grandchildren AJ and Josephine.
Moved to Seven Hills, Ohio.
Married Mary Ellen Henderson/Campbell 2004.
2 grandchildren Fiona and Julian.
Owner Vineyards Wine Merchant –
Moved to Pawleys Island 2016
V. Paul Lempert *
Born in Dover, N.J. October 29, 1942.
Grew up in Edison, N.J. and Piscataway, N.J.
Worked for Bell Labs/Bellcore for 30 years as Computer/Network Tech.
Moved to P.I. Jan. 1998 and worked at Coastal Univ for 13 years as a Network Tech.
I like golf (sometimes),
Pickleball (most times),
and drinking wine (all the time).
Also, photography has been a hobby since 1974, and I still use a camera.
Spouse is Maureen from 1972 till....
No children, but many nieces, nephews, and great nieces and great nephews.
Charlie Zelinsky *
May 25, 1955
Grew up in Mantua, New Jersey,
Employed 42 years at RCA (Camden, NJ) and its legacy companies, engineering defense communication systems;
Wife - Loretta Samartino (Sept 17, 2014) Passionate about inclusion in sports - Special Olympics.
Born Eauclaire, WI.
Asc. Degree Madison Area Tech. College
31 years Western Electrice, AT&T, Lucent
Tradition Resident 22 years
4 years With NG
Spouse: Bonnie married June 30. 1962
Education: South East Missouri University 1962;
Masters Southern Illinois University 1965; PhD. University of Utah 1970
Work: forty six years in Higher Education. Vice Chancellor of Academics South Carolina Upstate. 1974-1985
Chancellor Coastal Carolina 1985-.1992; President Morehead State University 1992-2005
Served on Board of NCAA for 19 years’ Served as mentor on athletics to new college presidents 2005-2008
Went to college on tennis scholarship and have continued to play until recently. Started playing golf when moved to Tradition in 2005.
Vince Franco *
October 6, 1938
From: Bridgewater, NJ.
Grew up in Wildwood, NJ.
AT&T, Lucent Marketing, Quality Mgt.
Spouse - Dot (April 15, 1961)
Glassboro State BA History
NJ Natl Guard 8 yrs.
Cat – Pumpkin
Gold Tees President since 2001
John McLaughlin *
Moved from – South Windsor Ct.
Grew up in upstate NY – Wampsville
Employed by Aetna for 33 years
Better half – Celise
4 children and 12 grandkids
Dog – Brody
Tom Little *
Born - March 29, 1946,
Lived in - Jersey City, NJ, Metuchen, NJ, Neshanic Station, NJ, The Villages, FL,
Traditions SC 6years
US Army - 1966- 1968 - Infantry SGT E-5
Newark State College - BA, MA
Educator - 40 years Social Studies. Administrator
Wife - Elaine - 51 years
Children - 2; Grandchildren - 5
Dog - Scarlett
Chaplin & Scholarship Committee Chair ELKS
Treasurer - Gold Tees
Degreed Cleveland Institute of Art 1964
Professional Artist exhibiting in The Gray Man Gallery, Brookgreen Gardens and Georgetown Gallery
Teach oil painting at Seacoast Artists Guild and privately
Dog: Morgan Scottish Terrier
Gold Tee Member since it’s inception in 2000
Early years in Clifton, NJ.
Attended Pope Pius XII HS and Seton Hall University, receiving BA and MA degrees.
ROTC led to commissioning as 2nd Lieutenant in the Army, followed by Active Duty, National Defense University in Washington, DC and the Command and General Staff College. Retired with rank of Lieutenant Colonel.
Taught Social Studies at Clifton HS for 39 years and was the Varsity Coach for the girls’ basketball team for 28 years.
Married Ann 8/28/1965 and have 3 daughters and 4 grandchildren.
Lived in Fairfield and Montville, NJ
Built home in Tradition in 1999 and became full time residents in 2008.
Director of Operation HOPE for the Knights of Columbus Council at Precious Blood Catholic Church.
From - Saratoga, New York
Retired - General Electric Co., Environmental, Health and Safety Specialist.
Wife - Kathy (DAR) and 2 children with 4 Grandchildren
Tradition Community - 11 years and 9 years as full time resident Gold Tees member for 10 years
Involved with many local volunteer opportunities.
Born (June 4 1932) Manhattan NY
Mount St Michael High School (Bronx NY)
Graduate California St University MS in Business Admin
National Sales Manager (Totes Rainwear)
Sales Manager Southern California Division of Vanity Fair Mills
Product Manager (2 product lines based in NYC) Vanity Fair Mills
Spouse Jeanette June 5 1955
Born 7/12/1943 Bronx New York.
Moved to Oakland NJ at age 12.
Military Service US Army from 1965-68.
Last NJ Residents Crystal Springs
In Hamburg NJ. Moved to Murrells Inlet
From New Hampshire
Retired Civil Engineer