International 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 of the 2019-2020 Board.  


 2019-2020 International Propeller Club Officers

  Company   Propeller Club Port of:
International President      
Niels Aalund
West Gulf Maritime Association Houston
International First Vice President  
Steve Tyndal
 Port of Brownsville Houston
International Second Vice President    
Philippe de Gauw
Logis-Consult Ltd. Algeciras
International Third Vice President    
George Xiradakis
XRTC Business Consultants Piraeus
International V.P. Of Student Ports    
Maryanne Richards
Massachusetts Maritime Academy Boston
President, Women's Propeller Club     
Candy Nigretto
Ex. Director PC Tacoma Tacoma
International Secretary
Pat Patrick
Patrick Miller LLC New Orleans
International Treasurer
Maria Conatser
Ingram Barge Nashville
International Executive Vice President
John M. Cullather
The International Propeller Club
Regional Vice Presidents
Propeller Club Port of:
Bill Van Voorhis North Atlantic Portland
Charlie Atkinson Middle Atlantic Baltimore
David St. Pierre Southeast Port Manatee
Robert Hawn Western Gulf Houston
Andrew Luttrell Ohio Valley Nashville
RADM Jerry Achenbach, USMS Great Lakes Detroit
Candy Nigretto Pacific Coast Tacoma
Patricia Bardet North and Central Europe Marseille-Fos
Konstantinos Rokkos Southern Europe & Africa Piraeus
Koray Arikan Turkey & Middle East Istanbul
Gerhard Tiedemann Iberian Region Bilbao
 Western Europe Michel Derrouazi Casablanca
Name Propeller Club Port of:  
Robert (Rusty) Barkerding New Orleans  
Chris Carr  Detroit  
Connor Helm NewYork/New Jersey  
Jim Henry Washington  
Chris Johnsen  Washington  
Bill Kuzmick Tampa
Carolyn Lake Tacoma  
Peter Lehman Charleston
Thompson Lykes Miami  
Liz Miller Jacksonville  
Jim Patti Washington  
Tim Shusta Tampa
Richard Tremayne Mobile  
Past Presidents  (*indicates voting board member)  
Name Propeller Club Port of:  
Frank Baptista New Orleans  
Frank Courtenay New Orleans  
Joe Cox Washington  
Bob Fry* Houston  
Jerry Joseph Washington  
Andrew Knight Jacksonville  
Rockney Nigretto Tacoma  
Ricardo Schiappacasse Jacksonville  
Sonny Smith Paducah  
Wade Wetherington Tampa  
Ken Wheeler Paducah  
RADM Joel Whitehead* New Orleans