Green Spring Tennis and Educational Foundation

The GSTEF Board of Directors

  • Janet Paulsen, President and Founder, and General Manager of Green Spring Racquet Club

  • Helen Shafer, Vice President, and Founder and President of The Shafer Center, a private school for children with autism, located in Owings Mills, MD

  • Christine Heaphy, Secretary, and Co-Owner of several local area restaurants

  • Courtney Bruno, Treasurer, and Certified USTA 10-And-Under Teaching Professional

  • Stacy Hoffman, Board Member, and Executive Director of the Rouben and Violet Jiji Foundation, and a member of the University of Maryland Children’s Hospital Board of Advisors

  • Lynne Cramer, Board Member and civil engineer

  • Gina Messersmith, Board Member


GSTEF Advisory Board

  • Gill Wyle, President of Johns Hopkins Medical Management Corporation
  • Paul Pare, Founder of Paul Pare Associates, Mechanical and Structural Engineer, and Architect
  • Ted Peddy, President of Foxleigh Management Company
  • Allan Brooks, Senior Trader/Alternative Investment at Royal Bank of Canada, and also a GSRC Tennis Professional
  • Claude England, Master Tennis Pro, Director of Tennis, Woodholme Country Club
  • Joey Atas, GSRC Director of Tennis GSRC Tennis, School Counselor, Licensed Clinical Professional Counsellor (LCPC), and Tennis Coach at Calvert Hall College High School
  • Matthew Townes, Head Tennis Coach at Morgan State University
  • Bobby Van Allen, Head Track & Field Coach and Head Cross Country Coach at Johns Hopkins University
  • Bonnie Vona, USTA Mid-Atlantic Section Senior Manager of Junior Competition/Player Development
  • Bill Riddle, PTR and USPTA Elite Tennis Professional, currently serves as the Director of Tennis for both Bluegrass Yacht & Country Club in Hendersonville, TN, and Temple Hills Country Club in Franklin, TN
  • Aaron Fox, Co-Founder and President of the Grips Tennis Company, Hollywood, CA, former ITF Player, and coach
  • Robert Carpenter, Former President of the GSTEF Board of Directors, and President and CEO of Baltimore Washington Financial Advisors
  • James F. Truitt, Jr, President, Tax Certificate Consultants, and former Assistant Attorney General of Maryland
  • Jim Schmutz, President and CEO, Special Olympics Maryland
  • Trevor Pryce, Former NFL Footbal Palyer with Baltmore Ravens, New York Jets, Denver Broncos, author, and creator of the animated series Kulipari: An Army of Frogs
  • Rick Lobo, Principal of Risk Advisors insurance and risk management advisory and consulting services
  • Luke Sinnen, Director, Hyperion EPM and Oracle BI Consulting Practice, SC&H Group