Leadership

Elected at the Club`s annual convention by Port Presidents representing local chapters, the following individuals serve on the Board of Directors of the International Propeller Club, which governs the Club between annual conventions.  Click here to download a detailed contact list of the 2019-2020 Board.

2019 - 2020 International Propeller Club Officers

Company

Propeller Club Port of:

International President

Niels Aaalund
naalund@wgma.org

West Gulf Maritime Association

Houston

International First Vice President

Steve Tyndal
styndal@portofbrowsville.com

Port of Brownsville

Houston

International Second Vice President

Philippe de Gauw
pdg@logis-consult.com

Logis-Consult Ltd.

Algeciras

International Third Vice President

George Xiradakis 
george.xiradakis@xrtc.gr

XRTC Business Consultants

Piraeus

International V.P. of Student Ports

Maryanne Richards
mrichards@maritime.edu

Massachusetts Maritime Academy

Boston

President, Women’s Propeller Club

Ex. Director PC Tacoma

Tacoma

International Secretary

Patrick Miller LLC

New Orleans

International Treasurer

Ingram Barge

Nashville

International Executive Vice President

John M. Cullather
john@propellerclubhq.com

The International Propeller Club of the United States

Regional Vice Presidents

Name

Region

Propeller Club Port of:

Bill Van Voorhis

North Atlantic

Portland

Charlie Atkinson

Middle Atlantic

Baltimore

David St. Pierre

Southeast

Port Manatee

Robert Hawn

Western Gulf

Houston

Andrew Luttrell

Ohio Valley

Nashville

RADM Jerry Achenbach, USMS

Great Lakes

Detroit

Candy Nigretto

Pacific Coast

Tacoma

Patricia Bardet

North and Central Europe

Marseille-Fos

Konstantinos Rokkos

Southern Europe & Africa

Piraeus

Koray Arikan

Turkey & Middle East

Istanbul

Gerhard Tiedemann

Iberian Region

Bilbao

Michel Derrouazi

Western Europe

Casablanca

Directors

Name

Propeller Club Port of:

Robert (Rusty) Barkerding

New Orleans

Chris Carr

Detroit

Connor Helm

New York/New Jersey

Jim Henry

Washington

Chris Johnsen

Washington

Bill Kuzmick

Tampa

Carolyn Lake

Tacoma

Peter Lehman

Charleston

Thompson Lykes

Miami

Liz Miller

Jacksonville

Jim Patti

Washington

Tim Shusta

Tampa

Richard Tremayne

Mobile

Past Presidents (* indicates voting board member)

Name

Propeller Club Port of:

Frank Baptista

New Orleans

Frank Courtenay

New Orleans

Joe Cox

Washington

Bob Fry*

Houston

Jerry Joseph

Washington

Andrew Knight

Jacksonville

Rockney Nigretto

Tacoma

Ricardo Schiappacasse

Jacksonville

Sonny Smith

Paducah

Wade Wetherington

Tampa

Ken Wheeler

Paducah

RADM Joel Whitehead*

New Orleans

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