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EWGA Names Susan Stinson as President and Elects Three New Officers to Association Board of Directors

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla.– Susan Stinson of the Wilmington, Delaware Chapter has been named President of the Executive Women’s Golf Association (EWGA) Board of Directors. The EWGA is the largest women-focused national amateur golf association with nearly 12,000 members spanning approximately 100 communities in the United States, Canada, Bermuda and Italy.

Stinson is a Managing Director at UBS Wealth Management Americas leading complex regulatory projects. Combined with her background as Chief Operating Officer and Board Member of the UBS Trust Company, Susan brings considerable expertise in functional skillsets such as finance, compliance, risk management, operations, vendor management, business process and project management and the sale of business assets.

“In a period of organizational transformation, our Association is grateful for Susan and our board member’s proven leadership and experience,” commented Jane Geddes, Chief Executive Officer of the EWGA. “Our talented and committed board members have positioned the Association for success in the years ahead.”

Three new Directors were elected to the Association Board in 2018, including:

  • Dr. Greta Anderson, of metro Atlanta, Georgia, is a Class A LPGA Teaching Professional who has received a Doctorate of Philosophy in Higher Education and has a passion for empowering and championing others.
     
  • David Higdon, of Jacksonville, Florida, is a sports marketing executive who maintains considerable strategic and digital communications experience with organizations like the LPGA Tour, NASCAR and ATP World Tour.
     
  • Leela Narang, of Westport, Connecticut, is a Partner and Executive Vice President of the Eiger Marketing Group, where she serves as Tournament Director of the ShopRite LPGA Classic. Narang is also a former Professional Golfer.

The 12-member board is responsible for setting the strategic direction of the organization and epitomizes the volunteer-led nature of the EWGA. Other members of the Association Board of Directors include Past President Hilary Tuohy of the Westchester, NY Chapter, Nona Footz of Phoenix, AZ, Diana Gats of the Dallas, TX Chapter, Denise Kulikowsky of the Westchester, NY Chapter, Shelly Pereira of the Greater Richmond, VA Chapter and EWGA CEO Jane Geddes.

Additionally, current board member Emily Phillips, a Financial Advisor with Baird Private Wealth Management and member of the Milwaukee, Wisconsin Chapter has been appointed Treasurer, while Iris Rosario, an Attorney with Gray Plant Mooty and a member of the Washington D.C. Metro Chapter, has been named Secretary.