Anne works in the financial services industry in corporate risk governance. She joined WGANJ in 2015 to meet like-minded women who want to play golf in a supportive and fun environment. She is co-captain of a general league and serves the Board as Oversight Director.
“I am grateful to WGANJ for providing a foundation on which I have grown as a golfer and made friendships that I hope will last a lifetime.”
Amanda works in wealth management within the financial services industry. She joined WGANJ in 2017 to expand her knowledge and skills of golf, while networking with like-minded women. The WGANJ structure gave her the confidence to move through the program starting from beginner to now being in general league. She hopes to carry forward the foundation of WGANJ and encourage other women to play golf!
Cheryl joined WGANJ in June 2017 and is now the Store Director as well as a Captain for a Monday Night Advanced Beginner League in Paramus. She works for KPMG as a Sr. Administrative Assistant in the Global Mobility Service Group. She has been married to Steve for 33 years and they love playing golf together!
Jane is currently enjoying retirement. Previously she worked for Honeywell for over 38 years most recently in the position of Information Technology Project Manager. She moved from Bergen County to West Milford, NJ in 2004 to live on a small lake. Jane has been a member of WGANJ since its inception and has served on the board since 2007. She is Co-Captain of the WGANJ Monday league at Bowling Green.
WGANJ is a great place to meet new friends and have fun!
Karen works at GAF as their Data Governance Sr. Manager. She joined WGANJ in 2015 in the advanced beginner league. In 2017 she became the co-captain of a general league. Realizing what a great organization WGANJ is and enjoying the game of golf, Karen volunteered as the Communications Director for 2018. Any spare time after golf, work and family goes to yoga and bicycling.
Tara retired in 2015. She enjoys her summer garden and playing with her two adorable puppies. She has played golf on and off most of her life, but it wasn't until her late husband wanted to learn that she really started playing more and more.
Tara joined WGANJ in 2014 with her cousin. She went to a spring event at the Players Club and met two lovely ladies who played at the Meadows on Tuesday nights. She enjoyed talking to them so much that she joined their league. She is now the Co-Captain of that league, which now plays at Sunset Valley in Morris County.
At the urging of a friend, Kathy went to a driving range to wack some balls and relieve some stress, and it worked! She joined the WGANJ Advanced Beginner league in 2018, the general league the following season and was recruited to join the Events Team that same year. Kathy is a retired vice president of a New York City financial services company.
“The wonderful women and great opportunities to learn are what I really value as a member of this organization. And there’s always plenty of fun!”
Nancy has been working with financial IT systems for over thirty years and currently is the CFO for NorthEast Insurance Services. Twenty years ago when her tennis friends abandoned her and went off to play golf in the summer, she decided it was time to take matters into her own hands. She took some golf lessons and has been hooked ever since. She joined WGANJ several years ago because of the multitude of opportunities to play golf both competitively and socially. As the Handicap/Captains Director, Nancy hopes to educate WGANJ members about handicaps and to promote more widespread useage of them.
Pat has recently retired after over 40 years in the insurance industry handling various types of claims.
She joined WGANJ in August of 2017 and played in Paramus as a walk-on after not playing for over 7 years. Her first time on the course resulted in a hole-in-one. She volunteered for as many events as possible and began attending the monthly meetings. She was eventually invited to join the Finance Committee.
"I joined WGANJ to meet nice people, have fun and be outside. I have not been disappointed. "
Nina M. Luppino
Nina joined WGANJ in 2019 and became immersed in golf event planning.
As a golfer new to the game, Nina collaborated with the team to expand programs for beginner golfers and shortly after, she was appointed to the Board.
Outside of golf, Nina has worked in healthcare for over ten years. She enjoys practicing reformer pilates, spinning, meditation and mindfulness.
Nina hopes to inspire members to embrace the gift of a beginners mindset as a foundational pillar for the journey of mastery, on and off the course.
Maryellen is a registered nurse at Overlook Hospital currently works in the Infection Prevention Department. She's been a fan of golf for many years and decided to take lessons. She joined WGANJ in 2015 and played at the Galloping Hills Golf Course. She's enjoyed meeting new friends and playing golf at a variety of courses in the Union County area. She also enjoys participating in volunteer opportunities at PGA and WGANJ events. She joined the WGANJ board in 2020.