We celebrated our 30th birthday in 2020 with events early in the year. For details, see our recap of events below.

TNYA’s 30th Birthday (TNYA30) Events & Fundraisers:

- Recap of Annual Awards Banquet on January 12, 2020: Congratulations to our 2019 Award Winners!

Thank you to everyone that joined us for our Annual Awards Banquet at Superfine on Sunday, January 12, 2020. For those that missed our banquet, please join us in congratulating our 2019 award winners:

  1. Newcomer of the Year – Cecina Babich Morrow
  2. Most Improved Swimmer of the Year – Sergio Muñoz Leiva
  3. Diver of the Year – Sara Levi
  4. Water Polo Player of the Year – Alex Barclay
  5. Synchronized Swimming of the Year – Tom Gelinne
  6. Open Water Swimmer of the Year – Jay Pulitano
  7. One Hour Swim Award – Kristina Fiorillo Saxena
  8. Multi-Sport Award – Onesimo Demira
  9. Coach of the Year – Shaina Dinsdale
  10. Spirit Award – Andy Anson
  11. Commitment to Service Award – Nathan Burstein, David Hovey, and Mark D’Ambrosi
  12. TNYA of the Year – David Hildebrand

- Recap of Annual General Meeting & Board Elections on January 27, 2020

Thank you to everyone that joined us for our 2020 Annual General Meeting & Board Elections hosted by OXO Headquarters in the Starrett-Lehigh Building in Manhattan on Monday, January 27. The meeting provided an overview of our 2019 operations and finances, as well as elections for the 2020 Board of Directors (see more information below about the elections). On January 27, 2020, terms expired for Alan Washington, Jose Pasiliao, Chris Bey, Stephen Riback and Tiffany Steffens. New board members elected in 2020 are Justin Bain, Chris Bey, Nora Cronin, Ben Hegel and Jonathan Smith. Chris Konstantinidis, Kristina Nungaray, Warren Perry and Fabian Sommer will remain on the board through their terms running until January 2021. If you have any questions about the overview of our 2019 operations and finances, contact our Board of Directors at: co-chairs@tnya.org

General Information about Elections for the 2020 Board of Directors

Our organization is governed by our bylaws which established a Board of Directors as the administration. Our Board of Directors consists of nine of our members serving 2-year terms. Four (4) of those members are elected on odd number years, and five (5) of those members on even number years. For the year 2020, five (5) seats on the board are up for election in the next annual meeting. The remaining four (4) board members will continue to serve on the board through the end of 2020.

If you are interested in running for the board, you should prepare a candidate statement that introduces yourself to the membership and explains your motivation for running for the board. Some information you may want to include:

  • Motivation: Why would you like to serve? What has the team meant to you?
  • Goals: What would you like to achieve during your tenure?
  • Skills: What skills or experience would you bring to the Board? (such as non-profit management, accounting, legal background, web development, marketing, fundraising, etc.)
  • Experience: (Do you have past experience volunteering with the team or other non-profits? Do you have relevant professional experience that you could relate (accounting, event planning, fundraising, merchandise)?

The deadline to submit your candidate statement is Thursday, January 23. You should submit your candidate statement to the board at: co-chairs@tnya.org

- Recap of 30th One Hour Swim Fundraising Drive Events on February 15, 2020 & February 29, 2020

Thank you to everyone that supported our 30th One Hour Swim Fundraising Drive! More information is available here.

- Recap of IGLA 2020/Melbourne 2020

We had our first monthly happy hour of the year at Atlas Social Club on Wednesday, February 12 to send off our teammates going to Australia for IGLA 2020 in Melbourne. Thank you to everyone that attended IGLA 2020.

- Recap of 2020 Synchro Calendar Fundraiser

Thank you to everyone that supported our 2020 Synchro CalendarFundraiser! All proceeds from the sales supported our team. More information about our synchro team is available here.

- Shop on Amazon using Amazon Smile for a portion of your purchase to be donated to TNYA!

ATTENTION: When you shop using Amazon Smile, Amazon makes a donation to the non-profit of your choice! That non-profit can be TNYA! Learn more about Amazon Smile here.

If you have any questions, contact our Event Planning Committee here

For information about other events, visit our Special Events page here