The Little People’s Golf Championships Association is a 501 (c) (3) not-forprofit organization, made up of a Board of Directors and an Advisory Team of Volunteer men and women dedicated to providing positive competition for young golfers aged three (3) through eighteen (18) from all over the World, through the Pepsi Little People’s Golf Championships.
The Board of Directors is comprised of nine dedicated people, who receive direct input from its Advisory Team, each of whom serves as a Committee Chair or Member. In addition, the tournament is highly dependent upon its volunteer base of some 150 men and women who serve untiringly before, during and after the tournament.
The Executive Board is comprised of Nan Ryan, President; Mike Lawrence, Vice President; Judy Wilper, Secretary, and Terri Blevins, Treasurer. Tami Fleischman, Holly Cain, Lynn Blevins, Tara Dicks, and Chris Duerr complete the Board of Directors.
Nan Ryan is the Founder and Executive Director of Pepsi Little People’s. She serves as the Association’s President, is Chair of the Little People’s Tournament Committee, the Publicity Committee, the Scholarship Committee, the Entries Committee, the Sponsor’s Committee, the Golf Course Site Selection Committee, and is an Ex-officio Member of all other committees.
Mike Lawrence is Vice President of Pepsi Little People’s, and serves as a Member of the Little People’s Tournament Committee, the Scholarship Committee, the Gifts and Merchandise Committee, and is Chair of the Transportation and Hospitality Committee.
Judy Wilper is Secretary of Pepsi Little People’s, and serves as Chair of the Westview Starter’s Committee. She is Co- Chair of the Parent-Child Committee, and is a Member of the Golf Course Site Selection Committee and the Little People’s Tournament Committee.
Terri Blevins comes on the Little People’s Board as Treasurer, replacing long-time Little People’s volunteer Mary Jo Hunt. Terri is currently Associate Dean of Student Affairs at the Montana College of Osteopathic Medicine in Billings, MT. She has attended and been active at several Little People’s tournaments.
Chris Duerr is a Member of the Little People’s Board of Directors. Chris is well known in the Quincy area for his sports casting on KHQA TV, and is a Member of the Little People’s Publicity Committee. Chris has made an awesome video
depicting the importance of Little People’s to Quincy.
Holly Cain is a member of the Little People’s Board of Directors. Holly is well-known in Quincy as Executive Director of the Quincy Convention and Visitor’s Bureau. We are looking forward to her sharing her new and innovative ideas as a member of the Board, the Sponsor’s, and Merchandise and Gifts Committees.
Lynn Blevins is the newest member of the Pepsi Little People’s Executive Board. A PGA golf professional, Lynn serves as Tournament Director and Rules Chair for the Little People’s. Lynn, a former golf coach, has had years of experience in running tournaments for college teams.
PEPSI LITTLE PEOPLE’S 2022-2023 BOARD AND ADVISORY TEAM
Lynn Blevins Terri Blevins Holly Cain Becky Coughlin Paige Cain Andrew Cashman Bridgette Burke Chris Duerr Tara Dicks Tami Fleischman Julie Glover Jim Grant
Jerry Grawe Blaise Haxel
Mary Jo Hunt Mike Lawrence Tracy Lawrence
Lee Paige Lindsay David Morgan Kathleen Ryan
Nan Ryan Jim Schonhoff Judy Schonhoff
Tim Schrage Mike Wensing Judy Wilper
(Left to right) Jim Schonhoff, Tami Fleischman, Mike Lawrence, Tracy Lawrence, Julie Glover, Holly Cain,
Mary Jo Hunt, Jerry Grawe, Nan Ryan, Lynn Blevins, Judy Wilper, Judy Schonhoff.