Board of Directors

Historic Naval Ships Association
Board of Directors

  • President – Janet Cobb, USS Alabama
  • Vice-President – Steve Banta, USS Lexington
  • Immediate Past President – Mike Carr, USS Missouri
  • Secretary – Chuck Merkel – Pacific Submarine Museum
  • Treasurer – John Elliker

Terms Expiring in 2022
Vanessa Lewis, Reporting Maven
Len Santiago, USS Midway
Matt Woods, USS Intrepid
Chris Vargo, USS North Carolina

Terms Expiring in 2023
Terry Miller – Tin Can Salors
Sherry Richardson – HMCS Sackvile (International)
Cathy Green – Wisconsin Maritime Museum
Andy Smith – San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site

Terms Expiring in 2024
David Rajkovich – Stockton Maritime Museum
Jonathan Williams – USS Iowa and National Surface Navy Museum
Rosehn Gipe – USS Kidd Veterans Museum
Oaul Marzelo – Buffalo Naval Park

Executive Director – Ryan Szimanski