The Fort Green Tennis Association Board guides decision-making, funding and scheduling for FGTA. Board members are elected to two-year terms in the fall. For more information about getting involved, please email us at tennis@fortgreenetennis.org.

 lisa vehrenkamp - president  A fort greene resident since 2013, Lisa has returned to NYC from living in Sydney, Australia for 5 years. she loves the community of mad tennis fans and players that populate the courts. resurfacing the courts by early 2019 hAS BECOME somewhat of an OBSESSION...  

lisa vehrenkamp - president

A fort greene resident since 2013, Lisa has returned to NYC from living in Sydney, Australia for 5 years. she loves the community of mad tennis fans and players that populate the courts. resurfacing the courts by early 2019 hAS BECOME somewhat of an OBSESSION...  

 Sam burns - director of fundraising, co-secretary  Sam is an Auditor at the NYC Campaign Finance Board and played tennis competitively as a junior and at Davidson College. As a Director of Fundraising at FGTA, Sam is focused on finding ways for local businesses to become more involved in tennis at Fort Greene Park.

Sam burns - director of fundraising, co-secretary

Sam is an Auditor at the NYC Campaign Finance Board and played tennis competitively as a junior and at Davidson College. As a Director of Fundraising at FGTA, Sam is focused on finding ways for local businesses to become more involved in tennis at Fort Greene Park.

 Mohammad El-Haj Ahmad - Marketing and fundraising committees  Mohammad is a Business Advisory Consultant in the Financial Services Industry and grew up playing and competing in tennis as a junior in the Middle East. He rediscovered his love for tennis at Fort Greene Park, as he met members of the welcoming tennis community. Mohammad is a co-director in the Fundraising and Marketing committees at FGTA, focusing on communications, inclusiveness, and involvement from local businesses and individuals.

Mohammad El-Haj Ahmad - Marketing and fundraising committees

Mohammad is a Business Advisory Consultant in the Financial Services Industry and grew up playing and competing in tennis as a junior in the Middle East. He rediscovered his love for tennis at Fort Greene Park, as he met members of the welcoming tennis community. Mohammad is a co-director in the Fundraising and Marketing committees at FGTA, focusing on communications, inclusiveness, and involvement from local businesses and individuals.

 Michael forondA - Marketing committee

Michael forondA - Marketing committee

 Molly Medaris - marketing committee  Molly has lived in New York since 2008, and got back into playing tennis when she moved to Fort Greene in 2014. She played while growing up in Kentucky and then competitively for the College of Wooster. She currently works in the media industry as a recruiter for Getty Images. As a new member of the Board, Molly will work with the marketing team to help promote events, fundraising, and assist with the summer ladder tournaments. Molly thinks Fort Greene is the best neighborhood in the world.

Molly Medaris - marketing committee

Molly has lived in New York since 2008, and got back into playing tennis when she moved to Fort Greene in 2014. She played while growing up in Kentucky and then competitively for the College of Wooster. She currently works in the media industry as a recruiter for Getty Images. As a new member of the Board, Molly will work with the marketing team to help promote events, fundraising, and assist with the summer ladder tournaments. Molly thinks Fort Greene is the best neighborhood in the world.

 Danielle plafsky - co-Secretary and marketing committee  Danielle is a Marketing Director at Knopf, an imprint of Penguin Random House. She played tennis competitively as a junior in South Florida, and has been playing at Fort Greene Park for over six years. Danielle acts as co-Secretary and works on the Marketing committee, where she focuses on social media and email communication with members and printing and selling FGTA merchandise.

Danielle plafsky - co-Secretary and marketing committee

Danielle is a Marketing Director at Knopf, an imprint of Penguin Random House. She played tennis competitively as a junior in South Florida, and has been playing at Fort Greene Park for over six years. Danielle acts as co-Secretary and works on the Marketing committee, where she focuses on social media and email communication with members and printing and selling FGTA merchandise.

 Nick Spangler - fundraising committee

Nick Spangler - fundraising committee

 ben stickney - Vice President  Ben Stickney is a CNN producer and tennis fanatic. He grew up in Manhattan, attending Collegiate School. Ben graduated from Colby College, where he played shortstop on the baseball team. He rediscovered his love for tennis in 2013 after moving to Fort Greene, three blocks from the courts. Ben runs the tennis ladder and makes sure there's a sign up sheet every morning, even in December.   

ben stickney - Vice President

Ben Stickney is a CNN producer and tennis fanatic. He grew up in Manhattan, attending Collegiate School. Ben graduated from Colby College, where he played shortstop on the baseball team. He rediscovered his love for tennis in 2013 after moving to Fort Greene, three blocks from the courts. Ben runs the tennis ladder and makes sure there's a sign up sheet every morning, even in December.

 

 Jahdiel Williams - treasurer

Jahdiel Williams - treasurer