1991-2004 Executive Vice President American Sailing Association, Marina del Rey, CA

  • Held the number 2 position within the nation's sailing education authority
  • ASA sets professional standards, publishes and distributes education materials
  • Trains over 30,000 people annually through 250 facilities worldwide
  • Conceived and executed all company strategy, worldwide
  • Directly supervised a staff of 8 and a national agent network of 44
  • Provided system-wide boating expertise
  • Coordinated all marketing, advertising, press relations and public relations
  • Coordinated with, and represented the association to all government bodies and associations, worldwide including the U. S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, National Safe boating Council, National Association of State Boating Law Administrators, the National Boating Federation and the International Sailing Association.

1990-1991 Coordinating Producer Myriad/Knox Productions, Los Angeles, CA

  • Produced Boating World weekly magazine show for ESPN
  • Hosted by John Davidson
  • Sponsored by Buick
  • Directed all aspects of production including concept, writing, world-wide field production, off-line and on-line editing boating expertise and sailing expertise
  • Ran 26 weeks and was delivered on time and within budget

1983-1990 Education Coordinator American Sailing Association, Marina del Rey, CA

  • Organized sailing instructor and student training nationwide
  • Developed all training materials for instructors and students
  • Boating safety lecture engagements at sailing schools worldwide
  • Reknowned boating expert and sailing expert

1999-2005 Board of Directors Sail America, Middletown, RI

  • The association represents all aspects of the sailing industry
  • Became vice president in 2002

1985-Present Captain

  • U. S. Coast Guard licensed master since 1985
  • Extensive coastal and offshore sailing throughout the United States and Caribbean
  • Captain of numerous private and commercial, power and sail vessels to 90 feet (list available upon request)

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