Officers and Board of Directors

Corporate Officers:

  • Board Terms are for 3 years with a maximum of 3 terms
  • Corporate Officer terms are for two years
  • CAPT Joseph Re *
  • (Bio)
  • President
  • USCG (Ret.)
  • CWO4 Brandon Brewer*
  • (Bio)
  • Vice President for Public Information (PIO)
  • USCG (Ret.)
  • * Officers who are also Directors
  • § Audit Committee

Board of Directors**:

  • In addition to the aforementioned Officers
  • § Audit Committee

(In alphabetical order)

  • VADM Jody Breckenridge
  • (Bio)
  • USCG (Ret.)
  • CAPT John C. Fuechsel
  • (Bio)
  • USCG (Ret.)
  • Founding Board Member
  • CDR Donald Jaccard
  • USCG (Ret.)
  • CDR Fair Kim §
  • USCG (Ret.)
  • CDR Kenneth S. Prime
  • (Bio)
  • USCG (Ret.)
  • COMO Robert Shafer
  • USCG Auxiliary
  • RADM James Van Sice
  • (Bio)
  • USCG (Ret.)

Board of Directors-Elect**:

  • ** 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
  • Director
  • Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI)
  • Mark Dowie
    Chief Executive Officer

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
August 26, 1934 – April 21, 2020

Jerry Chomeau
Founding Board Member