Meet Our Staff

Meet Jackson Koorse
Jackson Koorse

Where are you from?
I was born in Richmond, Virginia but my family and I moved to Martha’s Vineyard twelve years ago.

Where is your favorite place to hang out on Martha’s Vineyard?
One of the island’s beaches.

What is your favorite beach?
South Beach because of the waves.

What is your secret talent?
I can do a handstand.

What is your favorite MV restaurant?
The Home Port.

What do you love most about working at the Boathouse Club?
I enjoy witnessing and contributing to the improvement of young tennis players’ athletic ability.

What is the last song you listened to today?
Electric Feel by MGMT

If you could learn to do anything, what would it be?
Probably to learn how to cook.

If you could meet anyone, past or present, who would it be?
It would be a toss up between Jimi Hendrix and Carl Sagan.

What would you like our members to know about you?
I am a graduate of Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School and I am currently a rising sophomore at the College of the Holy Cross.

Meet Our Staff

Meet Lisa Dmitri, Spa & Fitness Director at The Boathouse

Lisa Dmitri

Where are you from?
Laguna Beach, California.

Where is your favorite place to hang out on Martha’s Vineyard?
At the Beach or with friends entertaining.

What is your favorite beach?
Squibnocket.

What is your secret talent?
I was an avid Equestrian rider and aspired to ride on the Olympic Team.

What is your favorite MV restaurant?
Atria

What do you love most about working at the Boathouse Club?
The sense of camaraderie in pursuit of excellence in service.

What is the last song you listened to today?
Home by Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic Zeros.

If you could learn to do anything, what would it be?
Sail a boat.

If you could meet anyone, past or present, who would it be?
I have often pondered this question and my answer has varied a lot throughout the course of my life. As of now, I must say Mahatma Gandhi.  I have read a great deal about Gandhi and find his story to be absolutely fascinating. Gandhi believed strongly in expanding mankind’s capacity to love and to give.  He believed that it was a privilege to give.  What a wonderful way to think of giving!

What would you like our members to know about you?
That I am a proud mother of two wonderful children whom I enjoy watching grow into adulthood.

 

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For­ the third consecutive year, The Boathouse Foundation, a philanthropic unit of The Boathouse Club of Edgartown, presented a check for $25,000 to the YMCA of Martha’s Vineyard.

On Wednesday, March 6, Boathouse general manager Scott Anderson and club manager Sydney Mullen presented the check to the Y on behalf of the club’s members, employees, and owners.

The Boathouse Club established the Boathouse Foundation, Inc, with the goal of providing financial grants to nonprofit organizations on Martha’s Vineyard. The Foundation is funded by the generosity of the Club’s members and owners via an annual contribution, according to a press release.

“We are delighted to be able to support the YMCA of Martha’s Vineyard and have committed to making an annual $25,000 donation to the organization,” Mr. Anderson said.

Article in The Martha’s Vineyard Times 3/07/2012

The Martha’s Vineyard Boys and Girls Club accepted a $15,000 donation Friday from the Boathouse Foundation in a ceremony attended by club members.

The Boathouse, a private club in Edgartown, funded the donation. The annual gift provides scholarships and support for the club’s summer camp program.

Article in The Martha’s Vineyard Times 2/15/2012