Join Our Board

Are you or someone you know interested in giving back to the community? The CBC seeks new board members with a passion for boating, safety, and promoting the legacy of the marine industry in Bellingham.

Commitment includes 3-year term, monthly board meetings, and assisting at CBC events and with projects as needed. For more information, please contact us at info@boatingcenter.org.

Our Board

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Dirk Vermeeren

Board President

Programs Committee


Dorothy Burke

Board Vice President


Deborah Dempsey

Board Treasurer


Lisa Brennan

Board Secretary


Linda Benafel

Board Member

Programs Committee Chair

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Jim Johannessen

Board Member

Operations Committee Chair

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Todd Shuster

Board Member

Operations Committee


Danne Neill

Board Member

Advancement Committee

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Mary Durbrow

Programs Committee