BOARD OF DIRECTORS - PETER IGO PARK INITIATIVE
Craig Alvey has been a significant contributor for the Peter Igo Park Initiative since its inception and is also an officer of Marshfield Tennis Club. A 1980 graduate of Marshfield High School, Craig moved back to Marshfield from Asia in 2004. While in Asia, Craig served as Chairman and CEO of Nationwide Insurance's Thai subsidiary and concurrently oversaw the company's expansion into Hong Kong, mainland China and Japan. Craig has leveraged his corporate executive experiences to form his own consulting company where he and his team assist clients in developing international strategy. In addition to playing tennis, Craig enjoys volunteering within the Town and has served on the Investment Committee for the Marshfield Boys and Girls Club. He is also a member of the Marshfield Kiwanis Club.
Bob Carroll is the Senior Director of Tennis for the South Shore YMCA in Hanover. He manages a budget in excess of 1 million dollars. He has been involved in tennis for over fifteen years: as a tennis professional, coach of junior tennis players, and as a former collegiate tennis player. Bob also is a frequent reporter/ contributor to The Boston Globe. He graduated with a journalism degree and won several awards in that field locally and regionally.
Gary Covitz has considerable experience, 32 years, serving as logistical operative support, including superintendent, for US Airways at Boston’s Logan Airport. Gary has been actively involved with youth sports in various capacities. He has coached youth basketball. He has offered tennis lessons as a certified instructor for Marshfield recreation programs and for Marshfield Tennis Club. He volunteers at Marshfield’s new Boys and Girls Club. Gary was selected as the USTA Volunteer of the Year in southeastern Massachusetts. Gary was involved in teaching percussion in the Drum and Bugle Corps. He also served as a Boy Scout troop leader. Gary’s children have been competitive athletes within the youth sports programs and Marshfield High School.
Bud Duksta serves as chairman of the Peter Igo Park Initiative. Additionally, Bud is president of the Marshfield Tennis Club, a non-profit community tennis association affiliate of the United States Tennis Association (USTA). Bud also serves on the Eastern Board of the USTA. Bud is certified to teach tennis through the Professional Tennis Registry (PTR), and through the USTA, he is certified to teach the new 10 and Under Tennis program as well as Cardio Tennis. He belongs to the Marshfield Kiwanis Club. In 2008, Bud retired after 32 years of military service in the U.S. Air Force. While serving in the military police, he was responsible for base security and community policing, disaster preparedness, and food service management. With additional military schooling, he completed extensive training to include recreational activity management. For 10 years, Bud served as the non-commissioned officer (NCO) in charge of recreation and fitness for the 102 Fighter Interceptors Wing at Otis Air Force Base. Responsibilities included the scheduling of recreational and fitness events, such as tennis and volleyball tournaments, softball and touch football games; staging and monitoring annual troop fitness requirements; and scheduling and conducting morale building events. Fully employed as a wine merchant, Bud is primarily responsible for retail and restaurant accounts on Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard, and Nantucket.
Russ Ellis has been instrumental in promoting and steering the progress of the Peter Igo Park Initiative for the past two years. He, too, is an active member of the Marshfield Tennis Club. Russ holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Russ’s background includes extensive managerial experience in the engineering field: he was a chemical process industry regional manager for Servomex, which involves safety, emissions, and quality gas measurement products. He was a project manager for integrated systems and turnkey projects for safety and environmental monitoring. His responsibilities also included business development and sales management for all of Canada and the eastern seaboard of the US. Russ holds a field sales position with a local company providing instrumentation solutions for safety, combustion control and energy efficiency. Russ’s community involvement includes serving on the Marshfield Recreation Commission, from 1990-1992 assuming the chairman role in 1992. He also was a member of the North Community Church Building Committee from 2002-2006 being its chairman from 2004 - 2005. A Marshfield resident since 1984, Russ particularly enjoys running, having completed several sprint triathlons and a marathon. Other interests include skiing and tennis.
Keith Hay, a sixteen year resident of Marshfield, works as the Information Technology Manager for Talbots Corporation, a leading multi-channel retailer and direct marketer of women's apparel, shoes and accessories with over 464 full-priced stores, 46 outlets, and 17 clearance stores in the U.S. Keith is an active board member for both Marshfield Youth Basketball and Marshfield Girls' Lacrosse Club plus serves as the webmaster for both organizations. He also has six years experience coaching recreation and travel basketball. Keith, an active member of the Marshfield Tennis Club (MTC), serves as the webmaster for both MTC and PIPI (Peter Igo Park Initiative) websites.
Dr. Adam Naylor adds his expertise from his applied client based sports psychology experiences at varying levels: professional, collegiate, elite junior, and Olympic. Since 2006, he has served as the director of mental training at The Ivan Lendl International Junior Tennis Academy. His teaching credits include UMass - Amherst, Mt. Ida College, and Trinity College in CT, and BU where he’s currently employed. His publications include various academic journals and sport science online resources. Dr. Naylor obtained his doctoral and masters degrees in counseling psychology and developmental studies at BU. He earned his BA in psychology, minoring in human movement studies, from Trinity College (CT). He is an applied psychology certified consultant (AASP).
ADVISORY BOARD MEMBERS - PETER IGO PARK INITIATIVE
Stacey Bartlett has substantial leadership background in the field of special education. Currently, she serves as the special education team chairperson at Duxbury Middle and High School. Previously, she served four years as Associate Principal of the Walker School, which accommodates children with severe social, emotional, and behavioral challenges; and 12 years as teacher of special education. Stacey holds a BS in special education and sociology from Gordon College, a MA in education at Cambridge College, and a certificate of advanced graduate studies in special education administration. Leadership skills expand beyond a school setting: she is captain of several USTA tennis teams. Stacey played tennis throughout high school and captained her college team.
Jared Burhoe is a civil engineer and a licensed maritime captain.
Joey Butler has 33 years experience teaching middle school language arts at Silver Lake Regional and Woodlawn Jr. High in Baltimore, MD. She earned her M.A. in Education/ Liberal Arts from Cambridge College. She has led various sports activities including coaching basketball and organizing intramurals; land sports camp counselor for girls ages 8 - 15 in Cornish, ME; tennis instructor for Duxbury summer recreation. Personally, she has a lifetime of involvement in sports: varsity field hockey, varsity basketball, and varsity tennis throughout high school and college, former MA state junior badminton champion and national competitor, participant in 2011 and 2012 Bay Sate Games in badminton; currently plays soccer, golf, and tennis. She also enjoys kayaking, sailing, and woodcarving. Joey is a member of the Wildlands Trust and the NSRWA.
Pamela J. Fredericks is a nurse manager of a diabetes education program. She has been a registered nurse for the past 15 years and a certified diabetes educator since 2002. Pamela earned her bachelors in nursing from UMass Boston and her Master's degree in nursing from Loyola University. She has a post-masters certificate in plant-based nutrition from the T. Colin Campbell Foundation at Cornell University. She has also completed the course Preventing Childhood Obesity: An Ecological Approach through Cornell University's Nutrition Works. From 2005-2010, Pamela was the Diabetes Coalition of Massachusetts chairwoman for the Community Mobilization committee. Over the past 5 years Pamela has authored and published numerous articles on disease prevention including obesity prevention in children and the importance of exercise and use of open, green spaces for promoting population health. She is the 4-H leader for the Plymouth County Trailblazers, the first of its kind in Massachusetts: a physically fit kids club to promote understanding of the importance of physical activity and plant based nutrition to local kids and families. Pamela enjoys kayaking, hiking, cycling, and running.
Wayne Martin has 25 years experience in the Information Technology industry specializing in Financial and Insurance administration systems, web services, and business-to-business connectivity. He has expertise in leading multi-entity, cooperative, heterogeneous architecture development efforts. Currently, as vice president of Ashton Consulting Group, he oversees all technological aspects of development initiatives. Amongst his clients are Macy’s Group INC (Federated), Sun Life of Canada, Mutual of Omaha, Manulife Financial (John Hancock), and Ameriprise (American Express). Wayne has extensive community involvement in coaching sports and leading programs for Boy Scouts of America. He has coached for Marshfield Youth Soccer – boys and girls ages 6-12, Marshfield Youth Baseball U8-U14, and Marshfield Girls Softball U16. Wayne holds certifications as USTPA Recreational Tennis Coach and Massachusetts Youth Soccer, licenses G & F (U6- U12). Wayne has been both a BSA Cub Scout Den Leader and Licensed Youth Leader for six years. Individual class and training certificates held include Course qualification, Fast Start Orientation, Leader Specific Training, Safe Swim Defense, Annual Youth Protection, OWL (Outdoor Leader Skills) and Leave No Trace.
Hank Mosca, a civil engineer, is a project manager at Siena Construction Corporation. which has responsibilities for $5 - $50 million commercial projects in the greater Boston area. Siena performs all types of commercial construction projects but specializes in laboratory and biotech construction. Previously, Hank was involved in the construction of the Mugar Omni-Theater and a renovation project at the Boston Museum of Science. Hank plays tennis in the South Shore Tennis League and the Marshfield Tennis Club. He also enjoys hockey, skiing, and gardening.
Erik Vaisey, owner and full time operator of Vaisey Irrigation Inc., with over 27 years of design and installation experience, is a landscape, irrigation and lighting professional. He also is a certified irrigation contractor and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) WaterSense Irrigation partner, that involve expertise in efficient sprinkler design, hydraulics, soil types, and the water needs of various plants.