Welcome to the Friendliest Yacht Club on the Bay!
Eastern Yacht Club
2330 Seneca Rd.
Essex, MD 21221
Lat 39° 17' 47" Lon -76° 23' 52"
Board Of Governors
Commodore Pat Lange
Vice Commodore Jim Morin
Rear Commodore Carolyn Creamer
Fleet Captain Dan Krause
Immediate P/C Denny Swiger
Secretary Diane Peffer
Treasurer Suenette Pope
Booking Agent Michelle Killian
Bar Manager P/C Frank Winterling
Finance Chairman Todd Bates
President - Holding Corp Bob Wilkins
Board Member Jim Harris (2025)
Board Member Tim McCall (2024)
Board Member Stephen Rifkin (2024)
Board Member David Ellis (2023)
Board Member Larry McLaurlin (2023)
Board Member Jeff Baier (2025)
Election of Officers occurs at the October General Membership meeting, which is held the second Friday in October. The Nominating Committee presents the slate of Officers at the General Membership meeting in August. Any petitions to be run against the proposed slate of Officers must be presented at the September General Membership Meeting, otherwise the proposed slate of Officers will be elected at the October meeting.
The Board of Governors consists of the Commodore, Vice Commodore, Rear Commodore, Fleet Captain, Secretary, Treasurer, Booking Agent, Bar Manager, Finance Chairman and Immediate Past Commodore as well as six (6) other elected Board Members. The Finance Chairman is elected for a 1-year term. The other six elected members are elected for 3-year terms and are staggered so that 2 positions are up for re-election each October. Finally, the President of the Holding Corporation also serves on the Board of Governors of the Yacht Club.