Chapter Leaders


 PRESIDENT:  Stefanie Thornton
As President, Stefanie acts as representative and spokesperson of the Board and members and ensures that the Chapter offers the best membership experience in line with LPGA Amateur Golf Association standards and expectations. Oversees general chapter operations via Directors; conducts Chapter Board meetings; plans chapter leadership development / succession; serves as the primary liaison for LPGA Amateur Golf Association headquarters, CDS, LPGA Foundation and Partners / Sponsors; plus promotes and attends chapter events & web conferences.
 
 VICE PRESIDENT: Susan Nostrame
Under the direction of the President, Susan works closely with Chapter Leadership and Volunteers to ensure the organization accomplishes tasks to meet its overall goals. This may include assigning volunteers to oversee fundraisers, community events and creating responsiveness to the organization. Ensures director monthly reports are completed and presented to all Board members, supporting awareness of ongoing activities and organization status. Exchange ideas and suggest changes to improve operations. 
 
 COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR:  Jan Tomasiewicz
Jan has oversight for the chapter newsletters, Constant Contact event blasts, and all special communications to the chapter and social media, in compliance with the organization's Brand Guidelines. She ensures the website, league and event calendars are up to date.
 
 FINANCE & RECORDS DIRECTOR:  Cece Peabody
Cece is responsible for maintaining financial records and providing financial oversight, ensuring compliance with Chapter and Association policies. She ensures business requirements are met and is responsible for the Chapter Master Calendar and Meeting Minutes. 
 
 GOLF PROGRAMS EDUCATION DIRECTORSheri Nixon
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n her role as Golf Programs Education Director, Sheri is the point of contact for general education and handicap questions. She oversees all education and handicap programs and activities such as Learn to Play Clinics, Get the Rust Off clinics, Golf School, Handicap and Rules seminars.
 
 GOLF PROGRAMS LEAGUES DIRECTOR: Susan Olinger
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n her role as Golf Leagues Director, Susan has oversight for all league programs. This includes league setup tasks, communications to league coordinators and members, and frequent collaboration with the Communications Director to ensure website information and registration is available and current. She is the point of contact for general league questions.
 
 MEMBER RECRUITMENT DIRECTOR: Pat Bringewatt
In her role, Pat is responsible for the promotion and hosting of member recruitment events and activities, geared to growing our chapter. Other areas of focus include community collaboration and relations as well as marketing efforts.
 MEMBER SERVICES DIRECTOR: Grace Tshanakas
In her role, Grace manages and oversees activities related to Membership Service and Retention. Responsibilities include Member Welcome Program and Onboarding Process, Member Orientations, Member participation, Volunteer recruiting and recognition, Golf Mentoring Program.
 
  EVENTS & ACTIVITIES DIRECTOR: Open Position
The Events and Activities Director builds and oversees a team dedicated to creating and implementing the Chapter’s golf and event programming for the year. This includes developing a well-rounded calendar of golf, social and networking events to keep current members engaged, with the potential to interest a variety of new members. 
 
  MARKETING DIRECTOR: Open Position
The Marketing Director fosters strong relationships with the local media (TV, Radio, and Print) to promote our organization to the community. Works with local businesses to create Chapter sponsor opportunities and, as such, is ultimately responsible for the execution and fulfillment of those sponsorship agreements.