Greater New York Mensa

Current information: 

•Greater New York Mensa official web site: 

A group password is required to view the complete calendar on that site. The password is published occasionally in Mphasis.
If you are a member of Greater New York Mensa and have your American Mensa password, you can get that password by logging on here

•Greater New York Mensa Facebook page: 

•Greater New York Mensa Meetup group: (Enrollment on Meetup is required, and then only GNYM members will be approved when they apply to join the group.) 

Old GNYM web site: 

This ( ) is the old site, having information from June 1998 through December 2015, with only limited updates since then. 

Calendar of EventsFeatured EventsRecent GNYM EventsYoung MensansSpecial Interest Groups (SIGs)MERF ScholarshipsLinks to various online Mensa resourcesAncient Quiz QuestionsWays of Joining MensaMensa Qualifying Exam Information & Schedule in our areaGNYM ContactsGNYM Board Members and coordinatorsGNYM BylawsAbout this websiteGNYM Members-Only AreaAncient GNYM photo albums 

Staten Island ferry passing Statue of Liberty - Click to enlarge.

How to Contact Us

Links to send email to more people in Mensa (not just Board Members)
are available on the
Greater New York Mensa Directory page.

If you live in the Greater New York City area and would like more information about our local Mensa chapter, you can contact the following friendly folks:

Leon Feingold
GNYM Vice President

If you want information about the New York City area proctored qualifying exam and joining Mensa, visit our Testing page and/or contact:

Marghretta McBean
Testing Coordinator

If you are 18 years old or younger, or know of someone who is, and would like information about activities for young people, visit the Young Mensans page.

If you are interested in resources for gifted children, contact:

Gifted Children Resources

If you would like to learn more about our Special Interests Groups, contact:

Marty Merado
SIGs Liaison Officer

If you would like to contact one of our local group coordinators, they are:

For: Contact: Email:
Queens County Lynda Lessman
Staten Island Deborah Peterson  
Nassau County & Suffolk County Vicki Goldberger
Westchester County    
Rockland County Des Shaw
Putnam County Peter DuDeck

If you want general information about Mensa in the United States, you can contact:

American Mensa, Ltd.
1229 Corporate Drive West
Arlington, TX 76006-6103

800-66-MENSA (800-666-3672)
or 817-607-0060
fax: 817-649-5232

If you do not live in the metropolitan New York City area, please call our national office at the above phone number.

At the American Mensa website you can view an online brochure, download a printable application form and use web-based email to request information or update your membership information.

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