Board of Directors

Pat Harris

Pat B. Harris, Chairman

  • Marketing and Sales Management, Gannett, Heritage Media, and News Corp.
  • Past Commodore, Norwalk Yacht Club
  • Member New York Yacht Club
William Krueger

William A. Krueger, Vice Chairman

  • Business Executive, Marketing
  • PPG Industries, Purell, Vision Ease
Ali Schlitt

Alison Schlitt, Treasurer

  • Partner at Offutt, Barton, Schlitt
  • Certified Public Accountant
Beckett Horner

Beckett C. Horner, Secretary

  • Attorney, Block & Scarpa Attorneys-at-Law
  • Board Member, Hibiscus Children’s Center Indian River County Board
  • Board Member, Hibiscus Children’s Center Governing Board
  • Member, Kiwanis Club of Vero-Treasure Coast
  • Member, Indian River Estate Planning Council
Patrick Hopkins

Patrick Hopkins, Chamber of Commerce Chairman

  • Insurance Producer
  • Restaurant Management
  • Member, Future Leaders Professional Advisors Council
  • Member, Indian River County Chamber of Commerce
Phil Barth

Philip Barth, Director

  • President, Barth Construction, Inc.
  • Past Vice Chairman Vero Beach Planning & Zoning Board
  • Member, Exchange Club
Alan R. Ebstein

Alan R. Ebstein, Director

  • Past Commodore & Treasurer, Hartford Power Squadron
  • US Power Squadron Advanced Grades Instructor
  • Mechanical Engineer, Pratt & Whitney
David Elwell

David Elwell, Director

  • Past Commodore of New York Yacht Club
  • Former Naval Air Reserves
  • America’s Cup Sailor
Dick Gates

Richard Gates, Director

  • Retired business executive
  • US Coast Guard Captain's licensed
  • Seasoned sailor
  • Private pilot
George Hinman

George Hinman, Director

  • Board Member, US Sailing
  • Board Member, Sail to Prevail (Shake a Leg)
  • Board Member, National Sailing Hall of Fame
Kitty Mountain

Kitty Mountain, Director

  • Magazine Publishing; Condé Nast
  • Vogue, Glamour, Vanity Fair, House Beautiful
  • Advertising Women of New York and International Furnishings & Design Association
  • Member, The Moorings Yacht & Country Club and New York Yacht Club
Christine Pope

Christine P. Pope, Director

  • Sales Associate, Interior Retail Décor
  • Clothing Designer
Anne Storch

Anne C. Storch, Director

  • Senior Development officer and fund raiser for non-profit organizations
  • Former Director of Advancement at Saint Edward’s School in Vero Beach, FL and George School in Newtown, PA
Dan Thomas

Daniel Thomas Ed D, Director

  • Education Director, US Power Squadron
  • Past Commander, Vero Beach Power Squadron
Skip Willauer 5

Skip Willauer, Director

  • Investment & Financial planning, Analysis & Risk Management
  • Boston University Investment Planning Professor
  • Instructing sailing since 1976
  • Race Committee Chairman Nantucket Yacht Club
  • US Coast Guard Licensed Captain
    US Sailing Cert. Level I
    US Sailing Cert. Basic Keelboat
Robert Williams

Robert D. Williams, Jr, Director

  • Manufacturing and sales
  • Past President of CCIA Club in Christmas Cover, Maine
  • 18 years ocean racing
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Stu Keiller, Executive Director

  • Past President of AMF Head Sports Wear, Inc.
  • Co-Founder and CEO of K-Sport International, Inc.
  • Past Chairman of SnowSports Industries of American
  • Captain USNR (Ret.)
  • Past President of the Eastern Shore Council of the United States Navy League
Charlie Pope

Charles D. Pope, Chairman Emeritus

  • Past Commodore, Dallas Yacht Club
  • Past President, Seven Seas Cruising Association