JGAA Board of Directors

Alex Clark, Chairman of the Board, Common Bond Development Group
Chance Cozby, Executive Director – The Thunderbirds
Carlos Sugich, Partner – Snell and Wilmer
Phil Green, Chief Operating Officer, OB Sports Golf Management
Taber Anderson, Principal, Chief Investment Officer, True Life Companies
Ron McPherson, Retired – former CEO of Antigua
Joe Worden, Acies Group
Betsy King, Retired LPGA Player, Golf Fore Africa Founder/ CEO
Tom Palmer, Managing Director, Claremont Capital Management

Staff

Scott McNevin

Scott McNevin

Executive Director

Scott has been a resident of Phoenix since the fall of 2006. Originally from the San Francisco Bay Area, Scott migrated north to University of Oregon, where he graduated in 2002 with a degree in Journalism.

Scott has been playing golf for over twenty years, and working in the business since graduating from college. In 2003 he interned with the American Junior Golf Association, and started working full time as a Tournament Director for the AJGA in 2004. Scott was a tournament director for 15 national junior golf events across the country while working for the AJGA.
 
In the fall of 2006, Scott joined the Arizona Golf Association staff as Tournament Director. For the last three years with the AGA he was the Director of Rules and Competitions. His duties included teaching Rules of Golf Seminars for AGA member clubs, conducting AGA Championships and USGA Qualifiers and tournament scheduling.

Cori Alberdi

Cori Alberdi

LPGA*USGA Girls Golf of Phoenix
Director

Cori Alberdi is no stranger to the Arizona Junior Golf scene… Cori grew up in the Scottsdale as a junior golfer in the Girls Golf Club, Junior Golf Association of Arizona {JGAA} & Southwest Section PGA {SWSPGA}. She played for Horizon High School and then went to Flagler College in St. Augustine, Florida on a golf scholarship. Cori graduated from Flagler with dual degrees in Sport Management & Business.

During the development of her professional career, Cori completed internships with the JGAA, SWSPGA, The First Tee of Phoenix and World Golf Hall of Fame. In 2005, Cori was named Tournament Director for JGAA and in 2007 she went on to be the Tournament Director and then The Director of Programming at The First Tee of Phoenix. Cori is a recognized Coach for The First Tee and was nominated as a National Trainer.
 
Cori left the golf industry in 2012 to focus and grow a family business that specializes in Staffing and Recruiting. The company, PrideStaff, is a successful staffing agency that is thriving and Cori will continue to help when available.
 
Cori has a daughter, Bradley Rose and a strong family that you are sure to see at many of the LPGA*USGA Girls Golf Events.

Katya Lewis

Katya Lewis

Tournament Director

Katya Lewis moved to Arizona with her twin sister when she was 9 years old from St. Petersburg, Russia. She recently graduated from Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona with a management degree in business administration.

Katya interned with the American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) in the summer of 2015 where she helped manage the operations for junior tournaments throughout the Midwest and on the east coast. This included assisting with the Wyndham Cup-the equivalent of the Ryder Cup for juniors where the top USA players from the east and the west compete for the coveted team trophy.

She was on summer staff with the Junior Golf Association of Arizona (JGAA) in 2016 and recently accepted the position of Tournament Director.

 
 
Frank Krivas

Frank Krivas

Tournament Assistant

Frank moved to the Phoenix area in 2001 after a long career in sales and marketing in the coatings and floorcovering textile industry. He has his wonderful wife Donna and two wonderful sons Ryan and Michael. He received his BA in Sales and Marketing from Glassboro State College. He has lived in the Mid-West, East Coast, South, South West and West Coast. In business, covering the entire United States, Western Canada, Alaska and Hawaii as a sales rep, regional manager, national accounts manager, selling skills trainer, national sales manager and vice president-sales and marketing.

When moving to Arizona he discovered his passion for giving back to the youth of tomorrow, especially in the golf community. Starting with the city of Chandler in their Parks and Recreation department then volunteering for The First Tee of Phoenix, then volunteer of the year 2012 becoming a staff member and a level-two coach. In 2016 he became a staff member for the JGAA and focused on junior tournament golf. Expanding his passion of seeing juniors excel with their golf skills and to realize their dreams.

Frank has played golf for over 40 years. He has been a golf instructor, club fitter, mini-tour caddie, life skills coach, course starter and course marshal. Interests outside of golf are his family, hiking, camping, the ocean and outdoor adventures. He volunteers for the Waste Management Open and is a Volunteer Chairman for the Charles Schwab Cup. He continues to stay current on the Rules of Golf attending the yearly four-day USGA Rules Workshop.

Frank Calvin, PGA

Frank Calvin, PGA

Director of Business Development and Fundraising

Frank has been involved with junior golf operations in Arizona since 2008. Previously serving as the Junior Golf Director for the Southwest Section PGA, Frank ran the Antigua Junior Tour as well as many college prep series events throughout Arizona and Southern Nevada. While with the Section, Frank's role moved to business development and partnerships where he was the Marketing Director until 2017. Frank's position with the Junior Golf Association of Arizona is a perfect blend of his previous experiences as he understands the junior golf landscape and how our vision and values align with our partners, sponsors, and private donors.

Frank is a graduate of Arizona State University and is also a PGA Professional. He enjoys spending time with his wife Louisa and their children, Bryce and Brynlee.

Katie Hendricks

Katie Hendricks

Office Assistant