Fleet Week San Diego is powered by individuals who care about bringing the community together to honor those who serve our country and protect our freedom. If you would like to learn how you can get involved please visit our Volunteer Center or contact us for more information.

2020 Officers

Gordon Rutherford
President | CAPT USN, Retired

Bill Baugh
Vice President | COL USA, Retired

Bryan Smylie
Treasurer | Spacesaver / MAJ USMC, Retired

Jeffrey Robin, Esquire
Secretary | Attorney

Board of Directors

San Diego Fleet Week Foundation’s Board of Directors is its governing body, made up of current and former military personnel as well as members from throughout the San Diego community.

Richard Allen
Navy Federal Credit Union

Eric Carr
Cubic Global Defense

Sharon Cloward
President, San Diego Port Tenants Association

Dennis Dubard

Harold Elkan

Jack Ensch
CAPT, USN Retired

Jesse Gipe
World Trade Center San Diego

Dave Koontz
USS MIDWAY Museum / CAPT USN, Retired

Robert Nowakowski
Qualcomm / RDML USN Reserve

Cindy Farless
Lincoln Military Housing

Advisory Board

Bruce Browne
Advanced Plastics

Henry Johnson
CDR, USN Retired

Pete Hedley
CAPT USN, Retired

Pete Hekman
VADM USN, Retired

Roger McTighe
CDR USN, Retired

Cathryn Spetter
Navy Federal Credit Union


Cindy Farless

Randy Griffeth

Mike & Judy Griffith

Bob Gough

Sherri Gow

Keith Manning

Gene Kanaly

George Klein

Ed & Michelle Langmaid

Tara Novoa

Joan Walter

Cody Nelson


Larry Blumberg
Executive Director

Maggie Young
Associate Executive Director

Judy Cabana
Executive Assistant