Gene has been a member of the MVYC for over 17 years and has had the pleasure of serving as Director of Membership, Treasurer, Security and Pool and Rear Commodore. In addition to serving as a MVYC Board member, Gene has served as the Communications Chair for ten years and as the MVYC Social co-chair for two years. Gene has also chaired, or co-chaired, many MVYC events such as Commissioning Day, Adult and Children Christmas parties as well as numerous point parties including his favorite event, Lobster Fest.
Outside of MVYC, Gene has served as a Member at Large (MAL) for the Potomac River Yacht Club Association (PRYCA) representing various Yacht Clubs on the Potomac, the DC and Alexandria Annual Parade of Lights as communications co-lead and is an advocate of the Potomac River supporting various River-Keeper organizations. Gene is a retired United States Coast Guard Officer and he and his wife, Peyton and daughter Ella reside in Mount Vernon Terrace. His oldest daughter Lauren loves to visit from her home in Cleveland.