Board of Directors

Joe Sciarrone
President | Management Committee

Joe is a local area Real Estate Agent and has been a member of Sunnyside Country Club since 2011 and a Board member since 2014. Joe was born and raised in Virginia and moved to Fresno in 1985. He is the proud father of two sons, Michael, 24, who currently lives in Portland, Oregon, and Spencer, 22, who currently calls San Diego home. When not working, you can find Joe playing golf two or three times a week at Sunnyside, his favorite course in the valley. He loves the camaraderie, special events, and the outstanding dining that Sunnyside has to offer.

Darren Harper
Vice President | Men's Captain

Darren was born and raised in Madera, Ca. He attended Fresno State and graduated in 2003 with an Ag Business Degree. Since then he has been in the almond equipment business, currently with Flory Industries. Darren joined Sunnyside in 2008 and loves the course, especially all of the great members. He believes Sunnyside is on the right track to once again be the best club in the Central Valley. In 2015, he married Christine; they have a son Gavin and he has two stepsons, McKay and Garrett.


Bio coming soon.

Mark Anderson
Green Committee

Mark has lived in Fresno for over 40 years. Mark graduated from California State University with a BS degree in Plant Science. He has worked as a consulting agronomist and licensed PCA and CCA for 34 years. Mark is the owner of Blue Ocean Organics, Inc. He has worked on a wide variety of crops throughout the San Joaquin Valley. The scope of his work includes irrigation, fertility and pest management. Blue Ocean Organics is an organic fertilizer company started in 1995 that sells high-grade organic fertilizer throughout the US and Canada. Mark and his wife Colleen have been married for 23 years and have two grow board-of-directorsn sons. They have been members of Sunnyside Country Club since 2003. Together, Mark and Colleen own and farm oranges on the eastside.

Philip Romero
Golf Committee

Phil was born and raised in Fresno, CA and has been a member of Sunnyside Country Club since 2010. He graduated from California State University, Fresno with a Civil Engineer Degree in 1994. He will forever be a Fresno State Bulldog, as while he was in school he played baseball (1989-1992) and was a member of the team that went to the College World Series in 1991. Upon graduation of college, he started working for a private civil engineering firm and has been working with the same firm for the last 26 years. His dedication to the firm allowed him to become a Professional Engineer in 1998 and a Principal in 2004.

Phil has been married to his wife, Carole, since 2012. On most weekends, you will find him playing golf at Sunnyside as he believes our Club is one of the most challenging courses, while having one of the best memberships in the valley.

Phil shows incredible loyalty, one which is apparent through his past and one he will continue to demonstrate to Sunnyside Country Club. He accepted a position on the Board in 2019 as he believes it is a privilege and honor to continue making Sunnyside a better club for the membership.

Mike Parr
Long Range Planning

Mike moved to Fresno, with his parents, in 1954. He attended Fresno Unified schools, Fresno City College and graduated from California State University Fresno in 1972 with a BS degree in accounting. Mike became a licensed real estate broker in 1982 and has been involved in real estate and development since that time. He was also a sports official for 25 years officiating high school football and high school and college basketball. Mike enjoys playing golf at Sunnyside and while grow board-of-directorsing has been fortunate to enjoy the amenities and camaraderie of the club since his father became a member in 1958. Mike has been married to Pam for 29 years and they share three sons, two daughters and seven grand children.

Chuck Deatherage
Green Committee

Bio coming soon.

Steve Plescia
House Committee

Bio coming soon.

Mark Creede

Bio coming soon.

Robin Rogers
Finance Committee

Bio coming soon.

Mike Der Manouel, Jr.
Past President

Michael Der Manouel, Jr. is CEO of Fresno based Der Manouel Insurance and Financial Services, and Sunnyside member since 1993. He was elected to the Board of Directors in 2009, became a Sequoia member shortly thereafter. He just concluded his sixth year as Board President. Mike loves everything about Sunnyside, the golf course, tradition, membership, and atmosphere at the club. His top priority as a board member is to make sure Sunnyside's second hundred years are as rich as the first hundred, and to create a member experience so exceptional that the club will always be able to attract and retain like-minded members. He has been married to Melissa since 1987, they have two children, Grant and Evie.