Staff Officers

The flotilla staff is made up of dedicated volunteers who oversee our administrative, operational, and educational missions. If you are interested in serving in any area, please contact the flotilla commander or vice commander.

Flotilla Commander (FC)
Austen D. Givens

Vice Commander (VFC)
John D. Ressue

Immediate Past Flotilla Cmdr (IPFC)
Karen Beehm

Communications Officer (FSO-CM)
John D. Ressue

Communications Services Officer (FSO-CS)
Austen D. Givens

Diversity Officer (FSO-DV)
Sara G. Barden

Finance Officer (FSO-FN)
Melaine H. Paatz

Human Resources (FSO-HR)
John D. Ressue

Information Services Officer (FSO-IS)
William P. Cummings

Materials Officer (FSO-MA)
Robert I. Newton

Marine Safety & Environmental
Protection Officer (
William P. Cummings
Member Training Officer (FSO-MT)
Michael Kennedy

Operations Officer (FSO-OP)
Mark W. Kimber

Public Affairs Officer (FSO-PA)
Austen D. Givens

Publications Officer (FSO-PB)
Robert G. Stronach

Public Education Officer (FSO-PE)
John P. Conroy

Secretary/Records Officer (FSO-SR)
Bonita L. Stilwell

Vessel Examination Officer  (FSO-VE)
Bonita L. Stilwell