Meet the Team Behind Fleet Week San Diego

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.

2018 Officers

Jack Ensch
President | CAPT USN, Retired

Gordon Rutherford
Vice President | BAE Ship Repair

Bryan Smylie
Treasurer l Major 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.

Eric Carr
Cubic Global Defense

Dennis Dubard

Jesse Gipe
San Diego Regional Economic Development Corporation

Pete Hedley
SDMAC Foundation

Dave Koontz
SeaWorld San Diego

Robert Nowakowski

Ray Robeson

Cory Christensen
Lockheed Martin

Advisory Board

Jim Bedinger
CDR USN, Retired

Bruce Browne
Advanced Plastics

Sharon Cloward
San Diego Port Tenants Association

Pete Hekman
VADM USN, Retired

Harold Elkan

Henry Johnson
Navy Federal Credit Union

Roger McTighe
CDR USN, Retired

Cathryn Spetter
Navy Federal Credit Union

Steve Sutherland


Larry Blumberg
Executive Director

Maggie Young
Associate Executive Director

Amanda Gow
Administrative Assistant