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Primary Area of Expertise

Golf Courses

Expert Witness Profile

Edward Wankel served in the public sector for over 30 years as a Parks & Recreation Commissioner for Islip, NY, Suffolk County, NY and The State of New York as Deputy Parks Commissioner. Mr. Wankel is president of Leisure Services Associates Inc. He has testified in many cases regarding golf courses, roller rinks, playgrounds and athletic facilities since 1989. Mr. Wankel also served as the Director of the Sports & Convention Center for Suffolk County Community College, is a Former member of MGA Rules Committee and is a committee member at ASTM on sports equipment, playing surfaces and facilities, etc.

Mr. Wankel negotiated the contract between the State of New York and the United States Golf Association for the 2002 U.S. Open at "Bethpage Black" in New York.

Education & Licenses

AAS, Business Administration, BBA Business Administration, MPA Public Administration, NPPS Certified Playground Supervisor, PMT Certified Playground Maintenance Technician