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 2018-2019 Board.  


 2018-19 International Propeller Club Officers

  Company   Propeller Club Port of:
International President      
RADM Joel Whitehead, USCG-ret.
J. Whitehead & Associates, Inc. New Orleans
International First Vice President    
Niels Aalund
West Gulf Maritime Association Houston
International Second Vice President    
Philippe de Gauw
Logis-Consult Ltd. Algeciras
International Third Vice President    
Frank Courtenay
Patrick Miller, LLC New Orleans
International V.P. Of Student Ports    
Maryanne Richards
Massachusetts Maritime Academy Boston
President, Women's Propeller Club     
Candy Nigretto
Tacoma Port  Evansville
International Secretary
Pat Patrick
Patrick Miller LLC New Orleans
International Treasurer
Judy Barrett
Townebank Norfolk
International Executive Vice President
John M. Cullather
The International Propeller Club
Regional Vice Presidents
Propeller Club Port of:
William Ciesinski North Atlantic Boston
Charlie Atkinson Middle Atlantic Baltimore
David St. Pierre Southeast Port Manatee
Robert Hawn Western Gulf Houston
Maria Conatser Ohio Valley Nashville
RADM Jerry Achenbach, USMS Great Lakes Detroit
Candy Nigretto Pacific Coast Tacoma
Patricia Bardet North and Central Europe Marseilles-Fos
Konstantinos Rokkos Southern Europe & Africa Piraeus
Koray Arikan Turkey & Middle East Istanbul
Gerhard Tiedemann Western Europe Bilbao
Name Propeller Club Port of:  
Robert (Rusty) Barkerding New Orleans  
Chris Carr  Detroit  
Darrell Conner Washington  
Jim Henry Washington  
Chris Johnsen  Washington  
Carolyn Lake Tacoma  
Amy Larson Washington  
Thompson Lykes Miami  
Jim Patti Washington  
Richard Tremayne Mobile  
Steve Tyndal Brownsville  
Capt. William Van Voorhis Portland  
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