Board of Trustees K. Denise Rucker Krepp works at the Naval History and Heritage Command. Ms. Krepp began her career as an active duty Coast Guard officer. After September 11,…

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Board of Trustees The vice president of Scarano Boat Building, Richard Scarano is responsible for business development and management, systems installations, quality control and production. He joined the company in 1984.…

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Board of Trustees, Secretary Margaret Jean Wort was born in England and became fascinated by ships and boats while living along the banks of the Manchester Ship Canal. At age…

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Board of Trustees Award winning author William H. White has been an historian specializing in the maritime heritage and American involvement in the Age of Sail for most of his…

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Board of Trustees Capt. Cesare Sorio has an extensive background in the maritime industry. During his fifteen years at sea, he served on various types of vessels, including coastal cargo,…

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Board of Trustees, Treasurer Howard Slotnick is the treasurer and chairman emeritus of National Maritime Historical Society and serves on the Coast Guard foundation board. He also is an advisor…

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Board of Trustees Dr. Timothy J. Runyan is Professor and Faculty Fellow in the Honors College at East Carolina University, Greenville, NC. For nine years he was director of the…

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Board of Trustees Admiral Robert J. Papp Jr., USCG (Ret.) currently serves as President of Washington Operations for Eastern Shipbuilding Group of Panama City, Florida.  Until his retirement from the…

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Board of Trustees Ronald L. Oswald, NMHS Chairman Emeritus and recipient of the 2015 David A. O’Neil Sheet Anchor Award, is a retired computer systems project manager who began his…

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Vice President, National Maritime Historical Society Deirdre O’Regan is a licensed professional mariner who has shipped out in tall ships as both a crew member and as an academic instructor…

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Captain Brian A. McAllister is the principal owner and president of McAllister Towing and Transportation Company, Inc., a company founded in 1864 by his great-grandfather, Captain James McAllister with a…

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