Oak Harbor Yacht Club installs new officers, presents awards
December 21, 2011 · Updated 8:29 AM
The Oak Harbor Yacht Club’s retiring Commodore Jim Byrne installed new officers and presented awards at the Commodore’s Ball.
Those elected to the OHYC 2012 bridge were Commodore Steppe Williford, Vice Commodore Robert Greathead, Rear Commodore Dennis Carter, Secretary Patty McKinnon and Treasurer Paige Stanley.
Also elected to the board in November were trustees JJ Jones and George Smith, joining trustees Avis Berney, Bob Nelson, Lori Rhodenbaugh and Steve Williams who are serving multi-year terms.
Byrne, commodore for 2011, will serve on the board as the past commodore.
Byrne presented year-end awards, including First Rate Mate Award to Melinda White, Non-Boaters Award to Sue Karahalios, Saltchuck Award to Gary Jandzinski, Long Distance Cruising Award (sail) to Peyton Perkins, On-Deck Award to Tom Hawkins, Reke Zylstra Trophy to John Hudson and the Commodore’s Trophy to Avis Berney.
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