Commodores

The Mission of the Commodores Club is to encourage business investment and involvement in the Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce and provide leadership and support for special events that benefit the Chamber membership and the community.

In addition to supporting the Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce, The Commodores Club also provide support for two designated charities.

Commodores Cruising in Cars Getting Coffee

Episode One

Featuring Newport Beach Police Chief Jon Lewis with Wing Lam, owner of Wahoo Fish Tacos and Wing’s father


2020-2021 Executive Committee

SKIPPER – MARIE CASE
Case Communications

FIRST MATE -JOE STAPLETON
Spinnaker Investment Group, LLC

SECOND MATE -LARRY SMITH
Larry Smith / Surterre Properties

YEOMAN – Laurel Zaeske

PURSER -DON YAHN
Cushman and Wakefield

SERGEANT AT ARMS – CRAIG BATLEY
Burr White Realty

IMMEDIATE PAST SKIPPER -TIM SHIELDS
George & Shields, LLP


Active Commodores

CRAIG BATLEY
Burr White Realty

DAVID BEEK
Island Marine Fuel

KURT BEIMFOHR
Buffalo Capital Corporation

CHANDLER BELL
Hornblower Cruises & Events

PAUL BLANK
St. John Knits

JEFF BOYLES
Newport Beach Fire Department

TIM BROWN
Tim Brown & Associates

MARIE CASE
Case Communications

JOHN CURCI
DBAC, Inc.

CHRIS DELFS
MR. CARE – First Team Real Estate

PERSON GARCIA
The Resort at Pelican Hill

DAVE GIRLING
Girling Real Estate Investment Group

RAY JACOBI
Newport Harbor Yacht Club

LAWRENCE JONES
The Jones Company

SCOTT JONES
Bahia Corinthian Yacht Club

DOROTHY LARSON
Larson & Associates, CPAs

DON LAWRENZ
Pension Administrators, Inc.

GEORGE LESLEY
George M. Lesley, Certified Public Accountant

JON LEWIS
Newport Beach Police Department

MARIO MAROVIC
Lounge Group

DJ Martin
Connell Chevrolet

JOHN POMER
Redwood West

DAVE ROBINS
Theodore Robins Ford

RON SCHWARTZ
Muldoon’s Irish Pub

GARY SHERWIN
Newport Beach and Co.

TIM SHIELDS
George & Shields, LLP

SHELDON SINGLETON
Self Robotic Financial Concepts

LARRY SMITH
Larry Smith / Surterre Properties

DEBBIE SNAVELY
Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa

JOE STAPLETON
Spinnaker Investment Group, LLP

KIM TAVARES
PacWest Accounting

JIM WALKER
The Bungalow Restaurant

GERARD WIDDER
The Resort at Pelican Hill

DON YAHN
Cushman and Wakefield

LAUREL ZAESKE


Staff Commodores

BOB BLACK
LINDA BEIMFOHR
DAVID BLANKENHORN
HOMER BLUDAU
DAVE CARMICHAEL
DOUG CAVANAUGH
JOHN L. CURCI
JIM DALE
RICH FISCHBECK
LULA HALFACRE
RUSH HILL
CHUCK HIRSCH

LLOYD IKERD
BILL JACOBY
DAN KILMER
RAY LEWIS
CAROL MCDERMOTT
HENRY SCHIELEIN
BOB SHACKLETON
MICHAEL STEPHENS
PAUL WATKINS
MIKE WHITEHEAD


Past Skippers

ROGER ALFORD
RUDY BARON
BILL BARRINGTON
DAVID BEEK
H. SEYMOUR BEEK
JOHN BLOM
BOB CALLAHAN
KIRK DAWSON
DICK DICKSON
JOE DUBOIS
TOM EVANS
DUNCAN FORGEY
DAN HAMILTON

BRETT HEMPHILL
TOM JOHNSON
DON LAWRENZ
GEORGE LESLEY
BILL PIERPOINT
BILL RHINESMITH
BILL RING
PAUL SALATA
RAY SAPORITA
JERRY SEWELL
LES STARNES, D.D.S.
ANDREW THEODOROU
NORM WITT
CHRIS WYNKOOP


Honorary

KARIN COTE
RICHARD R. LUEHRS
JEFF PARKER
STEVE ROSANSKY
PAM SMITH
JIM VILLERS