Two local residents, one from Patchogue and one from Medford, have been elected as officers to the The Great South Bay Power Squadron of the United States Power Squadrons for 2013.
Organized in 1914, the United States Power Squadrons is the world’s largest private boating organization with 50,000 members in over 450 local Squadrons across the country.
Kevin Miller, AP, of Oakdale, has been elected as Squadron Commander. Elected to serve with Miller is Alicia Pilek, AP, of Medford, who will be Executive Officer; Richard Fogel, JN, of Islip, as Squadron Educational Officer; Suzanne Mora, S, of Oakdale, as Secretary; and Dave Weisberg, AP, of East Patchogue as Treasurer.
The Change of Watch Meeting, installing these officers, will be on Friday, February 22 at the Rusy-Bohm American Legion Post, Nassau Avenue, Islip, beginning at 8 p.m.
The United States Power Squadrons is a non-profit organization of boating enthusiasts who have a common interest and appreciation of recreational boating, boating safety, and education.
As a public service, the Power Squadron offers Safe Boating Courses. Through this course, over three million students have already learned how to make their boating safer and more enjoyable. The Great South Bay Power Squadron offers public safe boating courses throughout the year in Islip, Babylon, and Brookhaven Towns.
For more information on the Public Safe Boating Courses within Islip, Babylon and Brookhaven Towns, please visit the website or email SEO@GSBPS.ORG or call William Wedin, Squadron Educational Officer at 631-434-7556.