Leadership

Elected at the Club`s annual convention by Port Presidents representing local chapters, the following individuals serve on the Board of Directors of the International Propeller Club, which governs the Club between annual conventions.  Click here to download a detailed contact list.

 

 2015-16 International Propeller Club Officers

  Company   Propeller Club Port of:
International President      
Rick Schiappacasse
ricardo.schiappacasse@jaxport.com
Jacksonville Port Authority Jacksonville
     
International First Vice President    
RADM Joel Whitehead, USCG-ret.
joel@jwhiteheadassociates.com
J. Whitehead & Associates, Inc.
New Orleans
     
International Second Vice President    
Philippe de Gauw
pdg@logis-consult.com
Logis-Consult Ltd. Algeciras
     
International Third Vice President
   
Capt. Rich Grimison
tgrimison@cfl.rr.com
 Canaveral Pilots Association Port Canaveral
     
International V.P. Of Student Ports
   
RADM Jerry Achenbach, USMS
gachenbach@nmc.edu
Great Lakes Maritime Academy Detroit
     
International Secretary


Pat Patrick
ppatrick@patrickmillerlaw.com
Patrick Miller LLC
New Orleans
     
International Treasurer


Judy Barrett
judy.barrett@townebank.net
Townebank Norfolk, VA
     
International Executive Vice President


Andrew Riester
andrew@propellerclubhq.com
The International Propeller Club
Washington, D.C.
     
Regional Vice Presidents


Name
Region
Propeller Club Port of:
William Ciesinski
North Atlantic
Boston
Janelle Rotella
Middle Atlantic
Baltimore
Richard Tremayne
Southeast
Mobile
Robert Hawn
Western Gulf
Houston
Roy Adams 
Ohio Valley
Evansville
David Foster
Great Lakes
Detroit
Candy Nigretto
Pacific Coast
Tacoma
Geert Descheemaeker
European Assoc. of Propeller Clubs
Geneva
Konstantinos Rokkos
Southern Europe & Africa
Piraeus
Koray Arikan
Turkey & Middle East
Istanbul
Gerhard Tiedemann
Western Europe
Bilbao
     

Board of Directors


 
Name Propeller Club Port of:  
Neils Aalund Houston  
Tom Allegretti Washington, D.C.  
Bill Alpine
Boston  
Charlie Atkinson Baltimore  
Patricia Bardet
Marseilles
 
Robert (Rusty) Barkerding
New Orleans
 
Steven Blust
Washington, D.C.
 
Chris Carr 
Detroit  
Valerie Conan
Le Havre
 
Darrell Conner
Washington, D.C.
 
Chad Dorsey
Paducah  
Matt Dwyer
Washington, D.C.
 
Jim Henry
Washington, D.C.
 
Chris Johnsen 
Washington, D.C.
 
Julie Keim
Seattle  
Carolyn Lake
Tacoma
 
Amy Larson
Washington, D.C.
 
Thompson Lykes
Miami
 
Capt. Jim Myrick 
Savannah
 
Jim Patti
Washington, D.C.
 
Tim Perry
Washington, D.C.
 
Steve Tyndal
Brownsville  
     
     
Past Presidents 
(*indicates voting board member)
 
Name
Propeller Club Port of:
 
Frank Baptista
New Orleans
 
Frank Courtenay
New Orleans
 
Joe Cox
Washington, D.C.
 
Bob Fry*
Houston
 
Jerry Joseph
Washington, D.C.
 
Andrew Knight
Jacksonville
 
Rockney Nigretto*
Tacoma
 
Sonny Smith* Paducah  
Wade Wetherington
Tampa
 
Ken Wheeler*
Paducah