Club Leadership

Board Officers

(effective June 15, 2018)

Ed Coppedge, Coppedge Marine

Vice President
Lindsey Brock, Rumrell McLeod & Brock PLLC

Vice President Programs
Linda Carrion, Sunteck

Secretary / Treasurer
Dave Kalata, Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT)

Vice President Membership
Capt. John Redman, McAllister Towing of Florida

Vice President Corporate Membership
Jeff Dixon,
TOTE Services, Inc.

Vice President Communications
Jennifer Kifer, Holland & Knight LLP

Board of Governors

Virginia Bailey, Zim USA

Michael Breen, The Breen Consortium

Robert Butts, Pivotal LNG

Capt. Nate Cook, St. Johns Bar Pilot Association

Tammy Emerson, 
W&O Supply

Scott Fernandez, Aqua Gulf Transport

Jim Gillen, Moran Towing of Jacksonville

Travis Johnson,
Host Agency

Chris Sloope,
The JZ Expedited Companies

Janice Martinez

Gary Salvador,

Rick Schiappacasse, Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT)

Mike Sheklin, Seaworthy Industries LLC

Andrew Sullivan, Crowley

Melissa Wilson
, TOTE Maritime Puerto Rico, LLC


Honorary, Emeritus, or Ex officio

Jennifer Bradshaw, U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Liz Miller, Dale Carnegie of North Florida

Capt. Todd Wiemers, U.S. Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville


Plans, organizes and executes Propeller Club events.
Chair: Linda Carrion
Ed Coppedge
Gary Salvador
Will Lusk
Jeff Dixon
Linda Carrion
Virginia Bailey
Robert Butts

Tracks membership, welcomes new members and advocates on behalf of membership.
Chair: John Redman
Scott Fernandez
Janice Martinez
Linda Carrion
Jackson Gardner

Corporate Membership
Organizes and conducts annual corporate member drive; and manages relationships with corporate members.
Chair: Jeff Dixon
Lindsey Brock
Ed Coppedge
Thomas Cancellare
Charlie Tramazzo
Jim Gillen

Pirate Party
Plans, organizes and executes the club’s Pirate Party Fundraiser.
Chair: Tammy Emerson
Ed Coppedge
Lindsey Brock
Jennifer Kifer
John Redman
Virginia Bailey
Linda Carrion

Student Port
Supports the club’s Student Port programs and conducts outreach in support of the club’s student port mission.
Chair: Ed Coppedge
Mike Sheklin (UNF Liaison)
John Redman (KU Liaison)
Will Lusk

Writes and publishes club communications and manages the club’s media relations.
Chair: Jennifer Kifer
Melissa Wilson
Emily Black
Daniel Toscano
Whitney Croxton
Scott Fernandez
Mike Breen

Recommends slate of Board Officers and Board Members for following year.
Chair: Ed Coppedge
John Redman
Linda Carrion