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Meet the 2018 LPGA Amateur Golf Association - Westchester Board



Lisa Brady

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Lisa joined EWGA in June 2011 and was Golf Programs Director from 2015-2017, where she had been organizing all of our golf Leagues.     Previously, Lisa served as Captain of Saxon Beginner League and then Saxon Intermediate League.

Contact Lisa if you have any suggestions for the Westchester Chapter and for anything you’d like to see in the monthly President’s Newsletter.

Membership Recruitment Director

Amy Bender

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Amy has been involved in the golf industry for over three decades and is entering her 5th year with the EWGA.  As Membership Recruitment Director, Amy will manage all aspects of active and future members involvement with the LPGA Amateur Westchester Chapter.  Amy resides in Sleepy Hollow, is the mother of 5 kids and is very active in the Tarrytown UFSD community. She is the owner of a floral design and event planning company, “Five Flowers”.  In addition to her flower business, Amy works for her husband in the pro-shop at Ardsley Country Club.

Contact Amy if you have a question about any membership-related items, especially about new membership, renewal information, joining dual chapters, or email/
registration issues.

Membership Services Director

Jackie Celestino

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Jackie joined EWGA in Feb 2012 and plays in the Hampshire Country Club Competitive League.   This is her second year on the Board serving as Membership Services Director, where she arranges all of our Social events for the season and coordinates volunteers for all of our events.  

Contact Jackie if you'd like to lend a hand or if you have any ideas for Social events throughout the year. 

Golf Events Director - Anne Brillantes (Acting)

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Annie joined EWGA 11 years ago and is currently the acting Golf Events Director.  She has been an active member of the Board for many years, previously serving a two year term as Chapter President and four years as Golf Events Director.   Annie is an avid competitor, playing in the Westchester Hills Competitive League, the LPGA Amateur Championship and Cup events, as well as Inter-Chapter Match Play events.    She is also is the Director and Founder of the LPGA USGA Girls Golf of Rockland Westchester program, now in its 8th year.

Contact golfevents@ewgawestchester if you have questions about any of our golf events or suggestions for new golf venues, or for information on our Girls Golf Program.      

Golf Programs (Leagues) Director

Diane Piedmont

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Diane joined EWGA in 2011 and plays in the Hampshire Country Club Competitive League.  This is her first year on the Board serving as Golf Programs (Leagues) Director, where she will be organizing all of our golf Leagues.

Contact Diane if you have any questions about our leagues regarding schedules, registration, policies or our league sublist.  

Marketing Director

Laura Massari

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Laura first joined EWGA in May 2006 as a member, then joined the Board in March 2012.    Laura plays in the Westchester Hills Competitive League where she and her teammate Denise Kulikowsky came in first place in 2015.    Laura is the Marketing Director and coordinates our eBlasts for education and social events and manages our social media sites.  

Contact Laura if you have any suggestions for our eBlasts or our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages or with any media opportunities.

Communications Director

Linda Boyer

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Linda has been a member of EWGA since March 2007 and is serving in her second year as Communications Director.   Linda coordinates our eBlasts for golf events and manages our Chapter web site.  She joined the Board in 2013 as Handicap Chair, and is a member of the Events Committee responsible for organizing the Inter-Chapter Match Play events.  She plays in the Westchester Hills Competitive League as well as in many of our Chapter's golf events.  Linda is also the Associate Director of the Girls Golf of Rockland Westchester program.  

Contact Linda if you have any suggestions for our Chapter web site, Connect-to-Play or League Sublist message boards, or for information on our golf events or Girls Golf Program.   

Finance and Records Director

Mary Ann Johnson

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Mary Ann joined EWGA in October 2010 and was on the Board volunteering on the Finance Committee for two years before taking over as Finance and Records Director in 2017.  Mary Ann plays in the Doral Spring and Saxon Woods Summer Leagues.  She became a dual member of the Palm Beach Chapter in 2016. 

Contact Mary Ann for questions relating to payments.  


Committee Chairs

Committee Chairs Name Email Address
Sponsorship Chair Lucy Guo
Golf Education Chair Mija Deering
Handicap Chair Donna Forshaw

Committee Members

Committee Members Name
Finance Committee Jules Natowitz, Barbara Riccardi
Golf Education Committee OPEN
Golf Events Committee Joy Passalacqua, Kendall Crosswell, Sheila Finn
Membership Recruitment Committee Cindy Crowley
Sponsorship Linita Shih

Contact Information

LPGA Amateur Golf Association - Westchester, NY Chapter



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Phone: (561) 691-0096