The Executive leadership from January 1, 2021 to December 31, 2021:
Mark Kanuck is a retired US Naval Officer, who will be staying on for his 3rd year as Commodore after 2 years overseeing our Club's funds as Treasurer. Mark had also been our Cruising Chair for three years, organizing adventures to Tampa Sailing Squadron, downtown St. Pete, and Bradenton. Mark and his wife Ann were hosts for both the 2019 & 2020 Change of Watch Parties, the 2019 MARDI GRAS/VALENTINE PARTY and the 4th of July Dock Party plus SHBC LIASON WITH City of Safety Harbor re Marina Slip Fees.
|John Viverito||John Viverito, a semi-retired Pediatrician, was one of the founding members of SHBC and most recently is still the Race Co-Chair. Other Officer positions held by John were Commodore, Vice Commodore several times plus he filled in as Co-Scribe for 2019 and part of 2020. In addition, John & his wife Renee organized 2019 Summer fun events: Trivia Nights at JACK WILLIE'S & GRIND HOUSE + Taco Tuesday @ Bar Fly plus Pinellas Trail Bike Ride to Johnny's Tap House in Tarpon Springs. Cruise to BAHAMA BREEZE Restaurant, MEMORIAL DAY POTLUCK PARTY and the 2018 & 19 HALLOWEEN / CHILI COOK-OFF Parties..|
|Joan Marzi||Joan Marzi will be completing her 7th year as an SHBC member. Joan was instrumental in setting up & providing "Dress Rehearsals" for our Guest Speakers for our 2020 ZOOM Club meetings, which she also hosted. She was previously the Club's Commodore for two terms and Club Secretary, (Scribe) Joan initiated the Halloween Costume Party Contest to coincide with the Club's annual Chili Cook-off. She also was a big help with our various parties' food set up and assisted in the party decorations process. Joan will be staying on for her 3rd year as Club Treasurer.|
|Marion Ruuge-Aronson||Marion Ruuge-Aronson will be taking "pen in hand or computer at fingertips" during our 2021 Club's ZOOM Meetings. She may also be responsible for sending out SHBC "Flashes" to remind members of upcoming events. Marion has been in the Club since March 2020. Marion had previously participated with SHBC on the Port Tampa Boat Tour on the Hillsboro River and the Sun & Fun Fly-In at the Lakeland Linder (International) Airport as a member of Friendship Force. Marion originally sailed on a Sunfish with her first husband on a lake in Upstate NY. She's now retired, but she had been a Professional Designer of Children's Clothing and had also worked in Computer Graphics for Dillard's in the Advertising Dept. (She designed our Commemorative Program Flyer for our Safety Harbor Boat Club-20th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION). Marion studied Fashion Design at the Fashion Institute Technology (FIT) in NYC. She also has a degree in Computer Graphics. She grew up in Queens, NY. Marion has lived in Florida for 25 years and she also has a home in the mountains of Tenn. Among her hobbies are Kayaking (she wants to sign up for our Club's next Kayak Trip). Marion has been racing with SHBC has crewed (pre-Covid-19) on "John Marie" and "Incentive".|
|Mike Hembrey||Mike was appointed to the Unofficial and non-Executive position of Club Webmaster, mostly because he could spell HTML correctly. Mike was once a Web and Systems Administrator for a blind/low vision products company,and a Dot Com web programmer before that, but is now retired and passed his (Ham) Amateur Extra Class License exam January 2016. He also served a term as Commodore, and asks "Why can't I make Commodore decisions now?"|
Linda, unfortunately for us, has retired from this volunteer position. Her work was outstanding and will be sorely missed.
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