Past Officers of the NYC Sea Gypsies




Many members have worked hard over the years to keep the club running and organize our various activities. This list was complied by Charlene Greco, with assistance from our Historian and Past President Jeanne Chin, as well as Past Presidents Bill Cadden and Mats Stahlkrantz.


President Vice President Dive Chair Membership Secretary Recording Secretary Treasurer Safety Advisor Historian Social Events Sea Breeze Editor IT Legal Advisor Medical Advisor Social Media Webmaster LIDA Representative NJ Council of Dive Clubs representative
2020 Meredith Massey Adam Riback Michael Rothschild Mike Fiechter Beth McCrea Greg Rosengarten Antonio Simonini Jeanne Chin Beth McCrea Stephen Edelstein Christopher Drew Fred Rosengarten Michael Rothschild Yuri Dive Michael Rothschild
2019 Joe Sferrazza Adam Riback Michael Rothschild Meredith Massey Andrea Balinson Emma Schwartz Tom McCarthy Jeanne Chin Beth McCrea Stephen Edelstein Christopher Drew Fred Rosengarten Michael Rothschild Beth McCrea Michael Rothschild
2018 Joe Sferrazza Adam Riback Michael Rothschild Meredith Massey Antonio Simonini Emma Schwartz Tom McCarthy Jeanne Chin Patty Lee (Jan-Mar), Beth McCrea (Apr-Dec) Stephen Edelstein Greg Rosengarten Fred Rosengarten Michael Rothschild Michael Rothschild
2017 Renata Rojas Joe Sferrazza Michael Rothschild Meredith Massey Antonio Simonini Emma Schwartz Tom McCarthy Jeanne Chin Adam Riback Stephen Edelstein Fred Rosengarten Michael Rothschild Michael Rothschild Barry Lipsky*
2016 Renata Rojas Suzanne Ito (Jan-Jun), Jeanne Chin (Jul-Dec) Gil Elliot (Jan-Jun), Antonio Simonini (Jun-Dec) Meredith Massey Joe Sferrazza Emma Schwartz Antonio Simonini Jeanne Chin Louie Davila Stephen Edelstein Fred Rosengarten Michael Rothschild Michael Rothschild Barry Lipsky*
2015 Michael Rothschild Renata Rojas Suzanne Ito Adam Riback (Jan-Apr), Gil Elliot (May-Dec) Meredith Massey Emma Schwartz Antonio Simonini Jeanne Chin Adam Riback Stephen Edelstein Joe Sferazza Michael Rothschild Michael Rothschild Dan Lieb
2014 Michael Rothschild Renata Rojas Suzanne Ito Alice Chong Meredith Massey Emma Schwartz Antonio Simonini Jeanne Chin Adam Riback Stephen Edelstein Joe Sferazza Michael Rothschild Alice Chong Bob Sterner
2013 Mats Stahlkrantz Francis Yom Michael Rothschild Suzanne Ito Meredith Massey Emma Schwartz Joe Radomski Adam Riback Stephen Edelstein Robert DeStefano Michael Rothschild, Howard Sander "Many Brave Hearts" Bob Sterner
2012 Mats Stahlkrantz Scott McCool Michael Rothschild Suzanne Ito Meredith Massey Emma Schwartz Joe Radomski Pepi Kochhar Stephen Edelstein Robert DeStefano Michael Rothschild, Howard Sander "Many Brave Hearts" Bob Sterner
2011 Polina Reznikov Mats Stahlkrantz Michael Rothschild Jeanne Chin Rich Lowe Emma Schwarz Open Dr. John Loret Renata Rojas Stephen Edelstein Gary Nester Michael Rothschild, Howard Sander "Many Brave Hearts" Bill Pfeiffer Bob Sterner
2010 Polina Reznikov Erin Boyajian Antonio Simonini Jeanne Chin Rich Lowe Emma Schwarz Amos Elberg Dr. John Loret Renata Rojas Stephen Edelstein Gary Nester Michael Rothschild, Howard Sander Steven DeCastro Bob Sterner
2009 Larry Cohen Polina Reznikov Ken Hendra Jeanne Chin Eva Haas Emma Schwarz Dan Kelly Dr. John Loret Erin Boyajian Stephen Edelstein Gary Nester Howard Sander Ken Hendra Steven Eisen Bob Sterner
2008 Jeanne Chin Polina Reznikov David Tilzer Ging Medina Eva Haas John Matuszewski Dan Kelly Dr. John Loret Beth Robertson, Bob Cowen, Erin Boyajian Stephen Edelstein Gary Nester Howard Sander Susan Jones Bob Sterner
2007 Jeanne Chin Stephen Belth David Tilzer Ging Medina Eva Haas, Emma Schwarz John Matuszewski Patty Scanlon, Fred Kaplan Dr. John Loret David Rosenthal (Jan-Feb), Beth Robertson & Bob Cowin (Mar-Dec) Stephen Edelstein Gary Nester Howard Sander Susan Jones Bob Sterner
2006 Bill Cadden Stephen Belth John Matuszewski Ging Medina, Backup: Kim Jenkins Cheryl Richer Jeanne Chin, Backup: John Matuszewski Patty Scanlon, Fred Kaplan Dr. John Loret David Rosenthal/ Backup: Emma Schwarz Stephen Edelstein Gary Nester Vivian Roston, Howard Sander Susan Jones Bob Sterner
2005 David Rosenthal Bob Murray John Matuszewski Ben Berry Cheryl Richer Jeanne Chin, Backup: John Matuszewski Patty Scanlon, Fred Kaplan Dr. John Loret Merrilee Fiedler, Emma Schwartz Stephen Edelstein Harry White Vivian Roston, Howard Sander Bob Sterner
2004 David Rosenthal Bob Murray John Matuszewski Kim Jenkins Ben Berry Jeanne Chin Patty Scanlon, Fred Kaplan Dr. John Loret Merrilee Fiedler, Emma Schwartz Stephen Edelstein Harry White Vivian Roston, Howard Sander
2003 Patricia Scanlon David Rosenthal David Tilzer, Harry White Kim Jenkins Ben Berry Jeanne Chin Fred Kaplan, Larry Cohen Dr. John Loret Merrilee Fiedler, Emma Schwartz Stephen Edelstein Kaen & William Cooney Vivian Roston Lawrence Harty
2002 Patricia Scanlon David Rosenthal David Tilzer, Harry White Anna Papayanis Ben Berry Jeanne Chin Larry Cohen Dr. John Loret Emma Schwartz, Merrilee Fiedler, Veronica Gagliardi Stephen Edelstein Kaen & William Cooney Dr. Scott Gorenstein Lawrence Harty
2001 Eileen Hecht Sean Holland Christopher Gregory, Harry White Jeanne Chin Ben Berry Melinda Kingsley-Nester Fred Kaplan, Larry Cohen Dr. John Loret Patricia Scanlon Stephen Edelstein John Beninati Dr. Scott Gorenstein Chip Toll, II
2000 Eileen Hecht Sean Holland Harry White, Larry Cohen Jeanne Chin Merrilee Fiedler Melinda Kingsley-Nester Fred Kaplan, Larry Cohen Dr. John Loret Patricia Scanlon Stephen Edelstein John Beninati Dr. Samuel Shelansky Chip Toll, II
1999 Patricia Scanlon Anthony Smith Anthony Thomas Jeanne Chin Veronica Gagliardi, Joseph W. Laraia Emma Schwartz Fred Kaplan, Larry Cohen Dr. John Loret Merrilee Fiedler Christopher O'Rourke Harry White Dr. Samuel Shelansky Chip Toll, II, Ben Berry, Elaine Casey
1998 Patricia Scanlon Pritpal S. Kochhar Eileen Hecht, Flix Lam Jeanne Chin Veronica Gagliardi Emma Schwartz Anthony Smith, Fred Kaplan Dr. John Loret Merrilee Fiedler Elaine Casey Harry White Dr. Samuel Shelansky Ben Berry, Elaine Casey
1997 Dr. Barbara L. Krooss Patricia Scanlon Sean Hollnd, Eileen Hecht, Mason Logie, Air Yehezkely Heini Nuutinen, Susan Brillhart Emma Schwartz, Idell S. Conaway Pritpal S. Kochhar Anthony W. Smith Dr. John Loret Merrilee Fiedler Elaine Casey Mike Friedman Dr. Marc Spero
1996 Dr. Barbara L. Krooss Patricia Scanlon Larry Cohen, Joseph F. O'Donnell, Maon R. Logie, Jr., Harry E. White Heini Nuutinen, Melinda Kingsley, Jeanne Chin Emma Schwartz, Idell S. Conaway Pritpal S. Kochhar Anthony W. Smith Dr. John Loret Merrilee Fiedler Robert Sterner Karen B. Sinniger Dr. Marc Spero
1995 Bernard Chowdhury John Harding Larry Cohen, Joseph F. O'Donnell, Dr. Barbara L. Krooss Eileen A. Hecht, Melinda Kingley Idell S. Conaway, Connie Pagano Neal M. Epstein Dennis E. Anacker, Fred Kaplan Dr. John Loret Pritpal S.Kochhar Robert Sterner Mike Friedman Dr. Marc Spero
1994 Bernard Chowdhury John Harding Anthony W. Smith, Harry E. White, Dr. Barbara L. Krooss Larry Cohen, Eileen A. Hecht Susan Lee Bennett, Lorena Blandy Neal M. Epstein Dennis E. Anacker, Fred Kaplan Dr. John Loret Kendra L. Brown Susan L. Jones Mike Friedman Dr. Marc Spero
1993 Larry Cohen Eileen A. Hecht Anthony W. Smith, Steve Bloom Lucy Maret, John Harding Jennifer Arnold, Susan Bennett Joe O'Donnell Dennis E. Anacker, Fred Kaplan Dr. John Loret Kendra L. Brown Bernard Chowdhury Harry White
1992 Steven Bloom
1991 Steven Bloom
1990 John Harding Karen Dean Boat Dive Chair: Mason Logie; Land Dive Chair: Dennis Anacker Membership Secretary: Bradlee White Patty Kurjan Steven Bloom Harry White Bill Lynch
1989 John Harding Karen Dean Boat Dive Chair: Lee Ann Van Wyck; Land Dive Chair: Bruce Dearborn Membership Chair: Virginia Gillikin; Membership Secretary: Bradlee White Ruth Geelan Robert Valkavich Harry White Bob Lindner Bill Lynch Edith Hoffman
1979 Peter Levins, (Alan Iscoe - Advisor) Bruce Dearborn Dennis O'Neil, Steve Michel and Roberto Varga Sue Darlington Ruth Jacobson Chris Frost Mike Meierruth Ruth Jacobson Ron Drumheller
1978 Chris Anderson Elaine Smay Steve Michael Adrienne Kmiecik Peter Parsons Mike Meierruth Adrienne Kmecik Ron Drumheller
1977 Pamela Peper Tom McGinnis Elliott Potter Peter Parsons, Elliott Potter Denise LeVien Peter Parsons Mike Meierruth Adrienne Kmecik Ron Drumheller
1976 Peter McDowell Bob Pierce Roberto Varga Laura Liscum Zoilita Aponte Pam Peper Anne Iscoe Peter Van Nuys
1975 John Dowdell Pam Peper, Charles Fedor, Bruce Dearborn Jim Stranges Anne Sutcliffe Iscoe Neal Klemens Pam Peper Anne Iscoe
1974 Eric Cropper John Dowdell Mark Babst Jim Stranges Anne Sutcliffe Neal Klemens Pam Peper Jim Stranges
1973 Alan Iscoe Jim Stranges Anne Sutcliffe Neal Klemens Alan Iscoe Jim Stranges