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2020 USTA Alabama Committees

 

 

USTA Alabama Junior Competition Committee
 
This committee is responsible for studying all junior activities and making recommendations on all policies and programs relating to junior tennis in Alabama.  Coordination of special events relating to junior tennis.  Selection and functioning of junior waivers.  Solicitation of sites for USTA Southern and USTA Alabama Championships.  
 
Committee Members
 
Staff Liaison: William Fain williamfain1@gmail.com
Director of Junior Competition
 
Board Liaison: Eddie Jacques eddie@athleticclubalabama.com
USTA Alabama Vice-President
 
Chairperson: Jay Weinacker j1987bird@gmail.com
Travis DeBardelaben Travis.DeBardelaben@MarriottGrandnational.com
Steve Faulkner sftennis@gmail.com
Tomas Catar catartomas@hotmail.com
Ben Bradshaw bbradshaw10s@gmail.com
Clete Browder cletebrowder@bellsouth.net
Raphaela Lima rlimatennis@gmail.com
Jessica Weyreuter jessiwey@hotmail.com
Brooks Green brooksgreenk@msm.com
Non-Voting Advisors: Geoff Waring
Scott Novak
 
 
USTA Alabama Adult Competition Committee
 
This committee is responsible for studying all adult tournaments and competition activities not related to Adult League play.  Making recommendations on all policies and programs relating to adult competition including the solicitation of sites for USTA Southern and USTA Alabama Championships
 
Committee Members
 
Staff Liaison: William Fain williamfain1@gmail.com
Director of Junior Competition
 
Board Liaison: Keith Swindoll keithswindoll@gmail.com
 
Chairperson: Chaney Mills tennis@pelhamonline.com
Dani Leal dleal@mindspring.com
Tomas Catar catartomas@hotmail.com
Brian Jordan brian.jordan@marriottgrand.com
 
 
 
USTA Alabama Hall of Fame Committee 
 
The Hall of Fame Committee is the Ceremonial Arm of the USTA Alabama Foundation.  Its mission is to honor the people from the State of Alabama who have proven excellence with their level of play, their volunteer work for USTA Alabama or their ability to change lives of young and old as a mentor.  The Committee was formed in 1985 and the first Class was inducted in 1986.  The Committee is appointed by the President of USTA Alabama.  
 
Committee Members
 
Staff Liaison: Jerrie Burns jerriec@alabamata.com
USTA Alabama Executive Director 205-995-2280
 
Chairperson and Board Liaison: Jeff Gray jeffryigray@gmail.com
Donnie Ellis donnie.ellis@yahoo.com
Ann Dielen adielen@bsc.edu
Becky Richardson brichardson@auburnalabama.org
Marvin Bucanhan marvinbuchanan@att.net
 
 
USTA Alabama Awards Committee 
 
This committee is responsible for determining recipients of Alabama Awards to be presented at USTA Alabama's Annual Meeting
 
Committee Members
 
Staff Liaison: Jerrie Burns jerriec@alabamata.com
USTA Alabama Executive Director 205-995-2280
 
Board Liaison and Committee Member: Margaret Nicholas minicknick@aol.com
 
Chairperson: Barbara Ernest barbara.ernest@aladyn.com
 
 
 
 
USTA Alabama Wheelchair Tennis Committee 
 
This committee's goal is to increase organization and participation among recreational and competitive players, coaches, volunteers, industry professionals and administrators in the wheelchair tennis community of Alabama.  With increased participation, the committee aims to provide recreational and competitive play opportunities at the national and international levels.    
 
Committee Members
 
Staff Liaison: Kevin Theos theos@sta.usta.com
STA Tennis Service Representative to Alabama
 
Board Liaison: Dinah Howard esh@aol.com
Past President USTA Alabama
 
Chairperson: Evan Enquist eaenquist@ua.edu
Lauren Haneke-Hopps lehopps@crimsom.ua.edu
Cliff Cook cliffc@lakeshore.org
 
 
 
USTA Alabama Grievance Committee 
 
This committee shall be responsible for enforcing the Articles of Incorporation, By-Laws, and all the rules and regulations of the USTA and STA, which are adopted by USTA Alabama as a State Association of the STA, and for monitoring and enforcing the standards of good conduct, fair play, and good sportsmanship.  The Grievance committee shall establish specific operation procedures for administering all grievances filed with USTA Alabama, except those arising our of USTA Southern or USTA Alabama Adult League Programs.  
 
Committee Members
 
Staff Liaison: Jerrie Burns jerriec@alabamata.com
USTA Alabama Executive Director 205-995-2280
 
Board Liaison: Tony Tumlin tdtumlin@gmail.com
President USTA Alabama
 
Chairperson: Ben Bradshaw bbradshaw10s@gmail.com
Melissa Young melissayoung36@hotmail.com
Steve Faulkner sftennis@gmail.com
Lorraine Novak tennismobile@gmail.com
Joc Simmons joc@huntsvilletenniscenter.com
 
 
 
 
 
 
USTA Alabama Grievance Appeals Committee 
 
This Committee will consist of the USTA Alabama Executive Committee and administer ruling of grievances not resolved by the USTA Alabama Grievance Committee
 
Committee Members 
 
Staff Liaison: Jerrie Burns jerriec@alabamata.com
USTA Alabama Executive Director 205-995-2280
 
Chairperson: Tony Tumlin tdtumlin@gmail.com
President USTA Alabama
 
Keith Swindoll keithswindoll@gmail.com
Brad Brown bbrown@qualicosteel.com
Eddie Jacques eddie@athleticclubalabama.com
Jeff Gray jeffryigray@gmail.com
Joel Mulkin jwmulkin@bellsouth.net
Margaret Nicholas    minicknick@aol.com   
 
 
 
 
USTA Alabama Adult League Committee 
 
The USTA Alabama Adult League Committee is responsible for the organization and administration of Adult League Tennis Programs throughout the state.  
 
Committee Members
 
Staff Liaison: Ruth Anne Bendall rbendall7@gmail.com
Director of Adult Programs
 
Board Liaison and Committee Member: Tony Tumlin tdtumlin@gmail.com
Chairperson: Martie McEnerney martiemc@gmail.com
Vice-Chairperson Meg Crowe Edwards megpcrowe@att.net
Jeannie Harrell maltjh@outlook.com
Jeff Burns jeffburns@knology.net
Sharon Dobbs shardobbs@aol.com
Megan Cooper mmohler87@yahoo.com
 
 
 
 
 
USTA Alabama Diversity and Inclusion Committee
 
This committee is responsible for developing program awareness, new initiatives and program continuity which shall substantially grow minority participation among recreational and competitive players, coaches, volunteers, industry professionals and administrators, regardless of race, sex, economic background or religious preferences .  
 
Committee Members
 
Staff Liaison: Kevin Theos theos@sta.usta.com
STA Tennis Service Representative to Alabama
 
Board Liaison: Joel Mulkin jwmulkin@bellsouth.net
 
Chairperson: Tomas Catar catartomas@hotmail.com
Evan Enquist eaenquist@ua.edu
Al Garrett ydatennis@att.net   
Ben Bradshaw bbradshaw10s@gmail.com
James Richardson james4686@bellsouth.net
Bettina Byrd-Giles bettinabyrdgiles@gmail.com
James Richardson james4686@bellsouth.net
John Kim yonghyunkin@gmail.com
Jeffrey Byrd gmjjbyrd@gmail.com
 
 
USTA Alabama Finance and Investment Committee 
 
The Investment and Finance Committee shall be composed of the President, the Treasurer and at least one other member of the Executive Committee as deemed necessary by the President.  This Committee shall oversee the finances of the ATA and report to the Executive Board all findings and suggestions regarding fiscal matters of the ATA and make recommendations to the Board on the proposed annual budget and for management of the ATA investment portfolio.  
 
Committee Members
 
Staff Liaison: Jerrie Burns jerriec@alabamata.com
USTA Alabama Executive Director 205-995-2280
 
Chairperson and Board Liaison: Brad Brown bbrown@qualicosteel.com
Joel Mulkin jwmulkin@bellsouth.net
Tony Tumlin tdtumlin@gmail.com
 
 
 
 
USTA Alabama Audit Committee 
 
The Audit Committee shall be composed of the Executive Director, the Treasurer and at least one other member of the Executive Committee.  This committee shall be responsible for the oversight of the audit process, for ensuring the internal controls over financial and tax reporting are maintained in a satisfactory manner and for ensuring all tax filings and regulatory reporting requirements are being met. 
 
Committee Members  
 
Staff Liaison: Jerrie Burns jerriec@alabamata.com
USTA Alabama Executive Director 205-995-2280
 
Chairperson and Board Liaison: Brad Brown bbrown@qualicosteel.com
Tony Tumlin tdtumlin@gmail.com
Joel Mulkin jwmulkin@bellsouth.net
 
 
 
 
USTA Alabama Constitution and Rules Committee
 
This committee shall review all USTA, USTA Southern and USTA Alabama regulations, By-Laws, and Articles of Incorporation as well as any proposed amendments for consistency and clarity, and shall submit recommended changes to the Executive Committee.  
 
Committee Members
 
Staff Liaison: Jerrie Burns jerriec@alabamata.com
USTA Alabama Executive Director 205-995-2280
 
Board Liaison: Tony Tumlin tdtumlin@gmail.com
President USTA Alabama
 
This committee is staffed as needed by the President of USTA Alabama  
 
 
 
 
USTA Alabama Nominating Committee
 
This committee shall be composed of five (5) members, the chairman of which shall be the Immediate Past-President (or other past officer appointed by the President if the Immediate Past-President is unable or unwilling to serve as such Chairman). The other four (4) members, one from each of the four regions of ATA as shown in the attached map, shall be appointed by the Chairman of the Committee.  This committee shall be responsible for proposing the slate of officers for the upcoming term of the Board of Directors.
 
Committee Members
 
Staff Liaison: Jerrie Burns jerriec@alabamata.com
USTA Alabama Executive Director 205-995-2280
 
Board Liaison: Dinah Howard esh@aol.com
Past President USTA Alabama
 
This committee is staffed when needed by the Immediate Past President of USTA Alabama 
 

 
 
 
 
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