GTYC Organizational Structure

The GTYC is a private club managed by a board of directors who operate under By-Laws and policies approved by the membership. The GTYC is structured along the traditional format for private yacht clubs. The Commodore is assisted by a Vice Commodore, Rear Commodore and the Immediate Past Commodore. In addition, there are 6 Directors. A non-voting Secretary and Treasurer complete the board structure. There are also six standing committees, a club manager and several supplemental committees. It takes a lot of people to keep the gears moving smoothly. Volunteering your time to the club is a fundamental responsibility of membership.

2020 Flag Officers

Liz Zimmerman
Past Commodore


Term Expires

Petra Keuhnis Incoming 2021 Rear Commodore

Term Expires

Rich Core
Verne Powell
Term Expires
  Sam Bender  Dannielle Higgins

Beginning January 1, 2021

Term Expires 12/31/2023


Shannon Hicks Tom Roop 


Standing Committees

Race Bill Babel
Food, Beverage, & Kitchen Rich Core
Buildings and Grounds Jay Moorhead, Phillip Speering
Membership Rob Lovell
Moorings and Storage Petra Keuhnis
Social Dannielle Higgins
Finance              Rob Lovell

Supplemental Committees

Interlake Fleet Jeff Bodie
Laser Fleet Laura Johnson, Bill Babel
Melges 24 Fleet Scot ZimmermanTom Roop
Cruisers Fleet Doug RobertsSara Boys
Food/Beverage/Rentals  Rich Core 
Club History Tom Cowell
Merchandise Jordan Owen
Newsletter  Jordan Owen
Committee Boats Tom Lechota
PC Council Wes Schultz
Rentals Contact Chris Horvath

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