Meet our staff

Dennis Kaye -- 

Gold Life Master. Has taught bridge over 20 years. Teaches our advanced classes. Develops his own class materials. Financial planner.

Bill Maine --

Silver Life Master, directed "years ago", and took up directing again a few years ago. Recently retired from IBM.

Diane Martini --

Director of Diane's Games. Directed in the Chicago area before moving to Poughkeepsie. Director at for the JCC Game before moving her games to the Hellenic Center.

Ann Mercer --

Bronze Life Master. Ann has been directing and teaching for more than 20 years. Director of The Bridge Center MHV games.

Jack Parry --

Bronze Life Master. Started playing in the area in 1999 and then began directing a few years ago. He is retired from Yankee Power.

Bob Wilbarg --

Bob worked for the Big Computer firm in East Fishkill for 25 years...retired in the great cuts of the early 90's. His outside interests include dueling with windmills (the East Fishkill Plasnning Board)...score to date - windmills 2 Bob 0.

Doris Reeves --

I am an A.C.B.L.(American Contact Bridge League) member, ranked Bronze Life Master and a member of the Mid-Hudson Valley Bridge Center in Poughkeepsie, New York.
I played party bridge until friends introduced me to duplicate bridge and it changed my life. Now I teach bridge to students in Churches, Community Centers & Country Clubs, in groups or privately.

Lyn Baker --

Bronze Life Master
President Dutchess County Bridge Association
Teaches beginner and intermediate classes

Dave Gray --

Teacher: Has taught for 4 years. Focus is with intermediate players. Will cover all aspects of game, including conventions. Material is self developed and presented in classroom style.

Neal Christensen--

Neal has played bridge on and off for 40 years. Has taught beginner's bridge classes (as a volunteer at Mount Saint Mary College) for the last 10, and sometimes for private bridge groups.
Currently maintains the Bridge Center's Web Site. Develops his own teaching materials.
Other interests: Reading, Computers, Rock 'n' Roll Music, Cryptic Crosswords.

John Gropp --