Member Chapters
The voice of the American Merchant Marine Veteran
Established August 23, 1984
as of December 31, 2011
Alaska Greatlands
Vada Yearsley
907 776-8356
yearsleyvvm@axsalaska.net

Beehive Mariners (UT)
Henry Kvist, CEO
801 966 3104
henry.kvist@msn.net

Big Sky Mariners (MT)
George Salovich, CEO
406 676-0530
vgeosal@gmail.com

Buckeye Mariners (OH)
Bob Bunsey, CEO
440 934-5245

Carl W. Minor-Central CA
George Hale, CEO
805 461-1268
gnnhale@gmail.com

Cactus Mariners (AZ)
Lowell Lowe, CEO
520 297 9814

Cascade Mariners (WA)
Melrae Hanly, Sec/Treas
360 256-5075

Central California
Rufus Hernandez, CEO
559 456-4801

Central Indiana
Richard Benjamin, CEO
317 902-1491
hoosierben@gmail.com

China Coasters (CA)
Stephen Kline, CEO
562 436 6182
klinesm@hotmail.com

Connecticut Valley/Northern Mariners (VT)
Thomas Kleh, CEO
802 862-3747
genhicks@yahoo.com

Delaware Valley (PA)
Robert Fjedal, CEO
570 296-5242

Dennis A. Roland (NJ)
Hank Kaminski, CEO
908 638-8384
hskaminski@embarqmail.com

Dennis A. Roland (NJ)
George Goldman, Regional Vice President
201 692-9031

Desert Mariners (AZ)
John Forsberg, Treasurer
480 982-0886
johnajohnny8@juno.com

Desert Mariners (AZ)
Rex Farley, Regional Vice President
602 971-2573
rjf-1923@cox.net

East Oklahoma Mariners
Charles Montanaro, CEO
918 225-1797
cem85@suddenlink.net

Edwin J. O'Hara (NY)
Arnold Johnston, CEO
212 489-9748
jadeandmarie@yahoo.com

Emerald Sea (OR)
Edgar Lingenfield, CEO
541 822-3760
beryllingenfield@hotmail.com

Golden Gate (CA)
Frank Mendez, Treasurer
415 252-0760
mendezlaf@aol.com

Gulfstream (FL)
Joe Colon, CEO, Regional Vice President
954 489 4316
mate1228@aol.com

Hi Sea Era (NV)
P. George Bouvoin, CEO
775 356-2173

High Rollers (NV)
Roy Mahan, CEO
702 558-0643
meicoroy@aol.com

High Seas Mariners (PA)
Lawrence Silver, CEO
610 284-0563
silverammvkvlj33@comcast.net

Hudson Valley (NJ)
J. Wally Hassett, CEO
518 371-9162
wally9827@yahoo.com

Humboldt BAY CA)
Bill O'Donnell, CEO & Regional Vice President
707 442-7873
bill@odonnell.ws

Jeremiah O'Brien (CA)
Bill Cantua, CEO
415 499-1866
jobammv@yahoo.com

John T. Schmidt/Palmetto (SC)
John T. Schmidt, CEO
843 651-8046
jackandbetty44@yahoo.com

Keystone Mariners (PA)
George Bathie, CEO & Regional Vice President
814 949 8228
gkbusmc@aol.com

Kings Point (NY)
Peter Squicciarini, CEO
718 899-6031
mariner43@netzero.com

Lone Star (TX)
Charles Mills, National Secretary
713 436-1658
mcamco@aol.com

Mariners of Pennsylvania
Walter Luikart, CEO
724 654-4271
walalui@aol.com

Mid-Columbia (WA)
Robert Cauble, CEO
509 586-1418
caubleje@charter.net

Mid West (IL)
Bob McGaghie
708 633-2907
kholm1@depaul.edu

Midamerica Ancient Mariners (KS)
Don Forney, CEO
913 268-5786

Mo. Valley Mariners (NE)
Beech Dale
402 490-7025

Mo. Valley Mariners (NE)
Burt Young, Regional Vice President
402 488-1576
lmbyyoung@gmail.com

Mon Valley (PA)
Gerard Driscoll, CEO
412 384-6850
dris25@comcast.net

Mississippi Gulf Coast

National Office (CA)
Sindy Raymond, Administrator & National Magazine Editor
707 786-4554
saaren@frontiernet.net  

National President (FL)
Morris Harvey
352 564-0267
morris27@centurylink.com

New England (MA)
Larry Brooks, CEO
508 295-8257

North Atlantic (NY)
Joe Bodner, CEO
516 541-8497

North Bay Mariners (CA)
Harvey Walters-Secretary/Treasurer
707 579-5819
harvwaltersjr@aol.com

Ocala (FL)
Edward Lanni
321 639-8915
lanniedward@yahoo.com

Ohio Valley
Bert Hinds, Regional Vice President
513 874-5606
ceberthinds@juno.com

Oklahoma Mariners
Lucy Hay, CEO
405 224-6365

Oregon
Bob Roberts, CEO
503 663-7876
bobboblynn@aol.com

Oregon\
Bill Marker, Regional Vice President
503 998-0840
billmarker25@gmail.com

Oswego Valley (NY)
Keith Baker, Treasurer
315 592-5608

Otto J. Ernst (NC)
Joe Ernst, Secretary
704 787-8963
joeernst@yahoo.com

Peconic Bay (NY)
Ben Balsamo, CEO
631 475-2650

Puget Sound (WA)
Bob Barbee, CEO
360 681-3802
rbarbee@webtv.net

Roadrunner (NM)
Pat Brinkley, CEO
505 344-5334

Robert J. MacAlvanah (FL)
Felix "Phil" De Rosa, CEO
941 625-3234
fpder1@embarqmail.com

Rogue Valley (OR)
Dave Sergent, CEO
541 899-7030
serjack@q.com

Rudy Kozak (FL)
Richard Parrish, CEO
386 409-9612
asnookie@aol.com

Sacramento Valley (CA)
Ken Blue, CEO
530 477-1908
ken1@nccn.net

San Diego Silvergate (CA)
Byron Ayres, CEO
619 465-7358
petoskey44@cox.net

San Juan (WA)
Joe Hanson, CEO
360 734 5877
jghanson@comcast.net

Sarasota-Manatee (FL)
Jim Waters, CEO
941 729-1346
jrwaters83@aol.com

Silicon Valley Mariners (CA)
Perry Adams, CEO
650 967-3696
padams49@sbcglobal.net

Small Ships Mariners (AUS)
Ern Flint, CEO
011-2-6554-2041
eaflint@bigpond.com.au

Southern Oregon
Nelson Cauble, National Vice President
541 459-7982
riverbank2@charter.net

Southwest Florida
Mary Hodges, CEO
239 543-4072
fbmrsfb@comcast.net

Southwestern Pennsylvania
Ed Brynner, Secretary/Treasurer
724 222-3355
edsel-marie@comcast.net

SS Samuel Parker (MO)
John Ludwig, CEO
314 843-1924
johnludwig444@hotmail.com

Jack Grothe, Regional Vice President
SS Samuel Parker (MO)
314 631-7492
jackgrothe@att.net

SS Stephen Hopkins
Al D'Agostino, CEO
817 299-8708
dag299@tx.rr.com

A.J. Wichita, President Emeritus
SS Stephen Hopkins (TX)
972 231-5464
ajwichita@sbcglobal.net

St. John's River (FL)
Sharyn Lockhart, Treasurer
904 287-4240
mybuglet@hotmail.com

Steve Gross, Regional Vice President
Staten Island (NY)
347 816-1530
simermarinemem@aol.com

Susquehanna Valley (PA)
David Bean
717 940-7234
mit5152@aol.com

Three Rivers (PA)
John T. Manfredi, Treasurer
724 941-9537
manfredi2@verizon.net

Treasure Coast (FL)
Lou Bergmann, CEO
772 299-3787
louisbergmann@bellsouth.net

Tri-State (TN)
Vince Patterson,CEO
423 886-3759
vinpatt@epbfi.com

Viking (MN)
Roy Bergman, CEO
952 881-4848
royberg@usfamily.net

Vulcan Mariners (AL)
James Walter, CEO
205 655-8255
This page was last updated: March 2, 2012