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Meet the Boardmembers
An enthusiastic pickleball player however; her background has been in Tennis. She was Executive Director Colorado and Intermountain Tennis Association, Denver, CO 1978-1998. Becky was integral in initiating the use of technology to facilitate local leagues and tournaments as a National product for the United States Tennis Association.
Dede hails from Brooklyn NY and has a diverse career background as an Army Nurse (she got stationed in Denver and loved it so she decided to stay), a corporate facilities manager in the oil and gas industry and now she is an event planner with her own business. Dede started playing pickleball 2 1/2 years ago and fell in love with the game. In addition to playing pickleball, Dede likes to bike, ski, hike and spend time with close family and friends.
Retired senior executive of Wells Fargo bank. Currently involved with several non-profits and an avid Pickleball player and golfer.
Barry picked up pickleball less than 2 years ago and quickly became addicted. He likes to say that he plays 8 days a week and also loves the challenge of pickleball tournaments. Barry’s career was in the food business and he continues to cook, bake, and enjoys dinner parties as well as trying new restaurants. In addition to pickleball, and food, Barry loves spending time with his family, close friends and 2 dogs, Ruby and Chase.
A generalist, with an eye for design, a passion for information, and a penchant for problem solving. I'm fairly new to Pickleball, and love the game based on, no matter what your skill level, it is both fun, and challenging.
A Florida native, I moved to Colorado with the mountains in mind. I currently manage communications, special projects and grant writing for a Denver-based nonprofit. In my spare time I love hiking and skiing, and will find any reason to be outdoors. I was introduced to pickleball in 2018, and immediately fell in love with the sport. I grew up an avid tennis player so it has been an exciting transition. I am new the the DMPA Board, and look forward to spreading the word on this amazing sport!
Originally from Pennsylvania, Gerard grew up playing tennis and continued this passion through the years. He was re-introduced to Pickleball in 2018 and found the game exciting and challenging. His background is in everything data and analytics, but started off his career as a public accountant. While in the Washington DC area he had the honor of sitting on the board of multiple $1M+ non-profits, helping them to understand program finances differently and how to effectively use data and technology to make better business decisions. He is looking forward to bringing this expertise to the organization and spreading Pickleball throughout the Denver community.
Tara is an Ohio native, and has been in finance since graduating from college. She was introduced to pickleball by some close friends about a year ago. Being a tennis player, she immediately fell in love, and enjoys introducing new people to the game.