The First Tee of Greater Seattle’s Junior Advisory board is a group of driven young individuals making a difference and giving back one tee at at time! J.A.B. is comprised of high school participants in the program who want to give back by creating fundraising events and leadership opportunities.
If you are interested in joining the JAB team
Get to know our JAB directors!
Estey Chen, President
Estey is a senior at Mercer Island High School and captain of the Mercer Island Girls Golf team. This is her 6th year participating in The First Tee and has served on the Junior Advisory Board for nearly 4 years. She enjoys participating in the Junior Advisory Board because of the opportunity to give back to the community. Her favorite subject in school is history and her hobbies include food blogging, social justice advocacy, traveling and reading.
Vy Nguyen, VICE PRESIDENT
Vy Nguyen attends Liberty High School where she enjoys being DECA, ASB, and her school’s girls golf team. Vy has been with The First Tee since 2011, as a participant and a coach. She has been in the Junior Advisory Board for about 2 years. In her free time she is loves to cook and watch the food channel. She loves to dress up for spirit days and play golf, especially with her friends and family.
JULIA DAI, SECRETARY
Julia Dai has been a participant with The First Tee for 3 years and plays on the Bellevue high school varsity golf team. She played in The First Tee Open at Pebble Beach in 2016 as representative of Greater Seattle. She also loves eating chocolate chip mint ice cream and playing with dogs.
VALERIE TSE, Treasurer
Valerie has been a part of The First Tee for eight years and plays on Interlake High School’s Varsity Golf team. She traveled to Michigan in 2017 for The First Tee Life Skills and Leadership Academy. She also loves traveling, gaming, eating, trying new foods, and baking and cooking. Her favorite subjects are business and computer science.
Juhi sinha, Procurement
Juhi Sinha is a junior at Interlake high school and is completing her International Baccalaureate this year. This is her 5th year playing golf and her third year on Interlake’s golf team. She is super excited to be in charge of Club Procurement and Management and help out her First Tee chapter! When she’s not doing homework or playing golf, you can find her engaged in international political debates and heading her business club.