Officers and Board of Directors

Corporate Officers:

  • Board Term Expires (4) 2018, (5) 2019, (6) 2020, (S) Special
  • Corporate Officer terms are for two years
  • CAPT Joseph Re
  • (Bio)*6
  • President
  • USCG (Ret.)
  • * Officers who are also Directors
  • Board member terms are 3 years with a maximum of 3 terms.
  • § Audit Committee

Board of Directors**:

  • In addition to the aforementioned Officers
  • Board Term Expires (3) 2017, (4) 2018, (5) 2019, (6) 2020, (S) Special
  • § Audit Committee

(In alphabetical order)

  • VADM Jody Breckenridge
  • (Bio)4
  • USCG (Ret.)
  • COL Mark G. Cianciolo 6
  • USMC (Ret.)
  • CAPT John C. Fuechsel
  • (Bio)4
  • USCG (Ret.)
  • Founding Board Member
  • Mr. Dana Goward
  • (Bio)*6
  • Immediate Past Chairman
  • USCG Senior Executive Service (Ret.)
  • Rob Griffiths5
  • Cruise Lines International Association
  • CDR Donald Jaccard5
  • USCG (Ret.)
  • CDR Kenneth S. Prime
  • (Bio)4
  • USCG (Ret.)
  • LCDR Paul Steward
  • (Bio)6
  • USCG (Ret.)
  • RADM James Van Sice
  • (Bio)5 §
  • USCG (Ret.)
  • COMO Larry KingS
  • National Commodore
  • USCG Auxiliary

Board of Directors-Elect**:

  • Board Term Expires (4) 2018, (5) 2019, (6) 2020 (S) Special
  • None
  • ** Board member terms are 3 years with a maximum of 3 terms.

Chairman Emeritus

  • VADM Terry Cross
  • USCG (Ret.)
  • Past Chairman

Director Emeritus

  • CAPT Steve Sawyer
  • (Bio)
  • USCG (Ret.)
  • Past-President – AFRAS
  • Nicholas L. Ludington
  • Founding Board Member
  • David D. Chomeau
  • (Bio)
  • Rick Kenney
  • USCG-Amver (Ret.)
  • Past Board Member
  • Sir Stuart Matthews
  • (Bio)

International Advisory Group:

  • Royal Dutch Rescue Society (KNRM)
  • Jos Stierhout, Director
  • (Bio)
  • Safe Waters Foundation
  • Tim de Wet
  • Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI)
  • Paul Boissier, Chief Executive
  • James Vaughan, Corporate Services Director

In Memoriam:

  • Robert John Flynn
  • (Bio)
  • August 6, 1952 — February 20, 2015
  • Capt. Joseph Frohnhoefer
  • 1944 – March 24, 2015

CAPT John Chomeau, USN (Ret.)
Past President of AFRAS
– April 21, 2020