Florida Commodores Association


​​P/C  R. Jeffrey Brooks
Bay Point Yacht Club
Panama City, FL

P/C Brooks served in several line positions for the Bay Point Yacht Club including Commodore. As a member of the St. Andrews Bay Yacht Club, also in Panama City, he served as Alternate Director to the Florida Council of Yacht Clubs.  P/C Brooks has an extensive background in financial services in several states.  He is a decorated veteran and attended Officer Candidate School, commissioned as an Armor Officer.

P/C John Matthews

Vice Chairman

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.

Beverly Plummer


Fort Walton Yacht Club

Fort Walton Beach, FL 

​​A Charter and Associate Member of the Florida Commodores Association, Beverly Plummer is FCA’s Quartermaster.  A/M Plummer has an extensive background in retailing and store management.  She is a past member of the American Business Association and has served as local chapter President.   She is a long-time member of the Ft. Walton Yacht Club and resides in Shalimar, FL. 

​​​P/C Mary R. Slattery


Coquina Coast Commodores

Palm Coast, 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 Coquina Coast Commodores.

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 Tom Reynolds


Ft. Walton Beach Yacht Club

Ft. Walton Beach, FL

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 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.

P/C Peter R. Tyson


Pelican Yacht Club

Ft. Pierce, FL