P/C Jack Kennedy


​Bay Point Yacht Club 

Panama City, FL

​​P/C Kennedy has served many boat and yachting clubs in various positions, most recently as Commodore of the Bay Point Yacht Club.   He also served as Commodore of the Chattanooga Boat Club, Commodore of the Lakeshore Yacht Club Chattanooga, and Vice Commodore of the Chattanooga Yacht Club.  He was President of District 8 Florida of the International Order of the Blue Gavel (IOBG), Director of Florida District 8 of the IOBG and is a founding member of the Florida Commodores Association.  P/C Kennedy resides in Panama City, FL

P/C Peter R. Tyson


Pelican Yacht Club

Ft. Pierce, FL 

​​P/C Mary R. Slattery


Halifax River Yacht Club

Daytona Beach, FL

P/C Mary R. Slattery is a Past Commodore of the Palm Coast Yacht Club, Palm Coast, FL.  A charter member of the Florida Commodores Association, she currently is a member of the Halifax River Yacht Club in Daytona Beach, FL

P/C Slattery is a retired owner/operator of a retail franchise, with previous experience in sales and marketing industrial products. Long-time member of the National Business and Professional Women, Inc., she served as President of BPW/Colorado.  P/C Slattery resides in Palm Coast, FL.​​

Florida Commodores Association Foundation,  P.O. Box 1626,  ​Niceville, FL 32588-1626

P/C John Matthews

​Vice President

Pensacola Yacht Club

Navy Yacht Club

Pensacola, FL

P/C John Matthews is a Charter Member of the Florida Commodores Association (FCA).  He served on their Board of Directors as Treasurer and Commodore.   John is also a Past Commodore of the Pensacola Yacht Club, the Gulf Yachting Association and Navy Yacht Club Pensacola.  He currently serves as a member of their Board of Directors

P/C Matthews is a retired U.S. Army Colonel and Vietnam Veteran with service in the 101st Airborne Division.  His postings included Washington, D.C,  West Point, N.Y.  Pennsylvania and Europe.  Upon retirement, John held technical management positions with major corporations, as well as being the founding President of Plasma Energy Applied Technology, Inc.   P/C. Matthews resides in Pensacola, FL.

P/C Larry Kimmerling


Clearwater Yacht Club

Clearwater, FL

P/C Larry Kimmerling is President of the Florida Commodores Association Foundation. He is a Charter Member of the Florida Commodores Association (FCA).   As a founding member of FCA, P/C Kimmerling served on their Board of Directors, where he held several offices and chaired special organizing committees prior to holding the office of Commodore.

He is a Past Commodore of the Treasure Island Tennis and Yacht Club and is currently a member of the Clearwater Yacht Club.

P/C Kimmberling is a Navy Veteran.   He is  retired from State Farm Mutual Insurance Company, where he spent 26 years in corporate management.  He now resides in Redington Shores, FL.

Florida Commodores Association


P/C Tom Reynolds


Ft. Walton Beach Yacht Club

Ft. Walton Beach, FL

​​P/C Carole Lick

Director, Fundraising

Platinum Point Yacht Club

Punta Gorda FL 

P/C Lick is Rear Commodore of the Florida Commodores Association and Past Commodore of the Platinum Point Yacht Club.  Ms. Lick currently serves as Director of Fundraising for this Foundation.  She is also secretary of Platinum Point Foundation.  

Commodore Lick is the retired Director of Endowments at Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, and served on the MSU Alumni Foundation. She has also held fundraising positions with the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.  P/C Lick is a resident of Punta Gorda, FL.