The Past Commodores -Photos Below
( * denotes still active with Diablo YC )
1961        Major George Richards
1962        Jack O. Lind
1963        E. Roller Hoag
1964        Clyde B. Barfield
1965        Clyde B. Barfield
1966        Donald Snow
1967        Robert E. Quick
1968        Gene Persello
1969        Edward Gibbons
1970        Edward Haschert
1971        Reynolds Camp
1972        Eugene Perry
1973        Raymond Chartrey
1974        James Barnett
1975        Charles Chalmers
1976        Stephen Belavich
1977        Ray Mullins
1978        Bill Lopachuk
1979        R. D. "Bob" Wooten
1980        R. J. "Dick" Bietz
1981        Lory Fuchsmann
1982        Michael Chalmers
1983        John Parr
1984        Pat Doe
1985        Michael J. Aggeler
1986        Dick Townsend
1987        Betty Grace
1988*      Carroll Potter
1989       Terry Haschert
1990        Ben Castro
1991*       Rusty Martindale
1992        Gerald Ditmann
1993        Jack Haugen
1994        Elaine Stoller
1994*       Ron Potter
1995*
      Ron Potter
1996        Don Breithaupt
1997        Dick Hale
1998        Mike Warholak (d. 2009)
1999*       Tom Tucker
2000        Phil Sanchez
2001*      Barda Cameron
2002        Mark Edelstein
2003        Don Hess
2004        Curtis Wheeler
2005*       Dirk Gilson
2006         Bob Fruitman
2007*       Jim Thompson (d. 2010)
2008*        Bob Williams
2009*        Bill Moore
2010         Lee Hollingsworth (d. 2011)
2011*        Ira Fruitman
2012*        Linda Gilson
2013*        Darlene Moore
2014*        Angelo Durante
2015*        Nick Rassushin
2016*        Ken Whitham
DIRECTOR
NICK RASSUSHIN
"CANTECIDE"
Phone: 925-890-0190
e-mail: cadman57@comcast.net
Serving as Club
Directors are the Three
Immediate Past-Commodores
FLAG OFFICERS for 2017
The DIABLO YACHT CLUB
having fun since 61'
1961         1962         1963          1964         1965         1966           1967         1968          1969         1970
George        Jack       E. Roller      Clyde        Clyde        Donald        Robert       Gene        Edward     Edward
Richards      Lind          Hoag        Barfield     Barfield       Snow          Quick       Persello     Gibbons   Haschert
Barda         Mark          Don         Curtis          Dirk             Bob           Jim           Bob          Bill             Lee
Cameron    Edelstein      Hess       Wheeler      Gilson      Fruitman  Thompson  Williams  Moore  Hollingsworth
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1971         1972          1973          1974         1975          1976          1977         1978         1979          1980
Reynolds    Eugene     Raymond     James     Charles      Stephen        Ray           Bill            Bob            Dick
Camp         Perry        Chartrey     Barnett    Chalmers    Belavich     Mullins     Lopachuk   Wooten        Bietz
1981          1982          1983        1984          1985        1986          1987           1988         1989          1990
Lory          Michael       John         Pat            Mike          Dick          Betty         
Carroll       Terry           Ben
Fuchsmann Chalmers     Parr         Doe         Aggeler   Townsend  
  Grace         Potter      Haschert     Castro
1991          1992         1993          1994        1994/5        1996         1997         1998         1999         2000
Rusty         Jerry         Jack          Elaine         Ron           Don          Dick           Mike         Tom          Phil
Martindale Dittman    Haugen      Stoller        Potter     Breithaupt    Hale       Warholik    Tucker    Sanchez
1961                The Past Commodores of Diablo Yacht Club               2015
                             Bold Listing denotes Still Active with Diablo Yacht Club
The 1960's--The 1960's--The 1960's--The 1960's--The 1960's--The 1960's--The 1960's--The 1960's
The 1970's--The 1970's--The 1970's--The 1970's--The 1970's--The 1970's--The 1970's--The 1970's
The 1990's--The 1990's--The 1990's--The 1990's--The 1990's--The 1990's--The 1990's--The 1990's
The 2000's--The 2000's--The 2000's--The 2000's--The 2000's--The 2000's--The 2000's--The 2000's

1963 Founding Commodore from 1961, Maj. George O. Richards, drops his membership here              
1964 Clyde Barfield is our first Commodore to appear hatless in the Yachting Yearbook                          
1965 Clyde Barfield becomes 1st two-term Commodore
1982 Mike Chalmers, whose Father, Charles, served as Commodore in 1975, completes our 1st set of
Father-Son Commodores                                      
1982 Mike Chalmers is our last Commodore to wear a yachtsman's hat in the Yachting Yearbook            
1987 Betty Grace becomes our 1st Lady Commodore   
1989 Terry Haschert, whose Father, Ed, served as Commodore in 1970, completes our 2nd set of
Father-Son Commodores
1994 Ron Potter becomes our 1st Vice-Commodore to assume the post of Commodore in mid-season
1994 Ron Potter, whose Father, Carroll, served as Commodore in 1988, completes our 3rd set of
Father-Son Commodores
1995 Ron Potter becomes our 2nd 2-term Commodore
1999 Commodore Tom Tucker's "ONE LOVE" becomes the only boat in the history of our fleet to serve for
2 terms as the Flagship - having had served in 1991 as Commodore Rusty Martindale's "FAME"
2003 Diablo's historic "Devil Head" burgee is retired in favor of the current "Sun over Mt. Diablo" burgee
2011 Diablo Yacht Club celebrates its 50th Anniversary "Change of Watch" at the Ryde Hotel
2011 Ira Fruitman, whose Father, Bob, served as Commodore in 2006, completes our 4th set of
Father-Son Commodores.
2012 Linda Gilson, whose Husband, Dirk, served as Commodore in 2005, completes our 1st set of
Husband-Wife Commodores.
2013 Darlene Moore, whose Husband, Bill, served as Commodore in 2009, completes our 2nd set of
Husband-Wife Commodores.
DIRECTOR
KEN WHITHAM
"JUDIE ANN"
Phone: 925-872-1099
e-mail: kwhitham@sbcglobal.net
2016
The 2010's--The 2010's--The 2010's--The 2010's--The 2010's--The 2010's--The 2010's--The 2010's
 2011           2012         2013         2014          2015        2016
  Ira            Linda      Darlene    Angelo        Nick          Ken
Fruitman     Gilson      Moore     Durante Rassushin Whitham
FLEET CAPTAIN
CRAIG EWING
"TOP HATT"
Phone:
e-mail:  
SECRETARY
TREASURER
BOB WILLIAMS
"BLUE MOON"
Phone: 916-804-1065
e-mail: belly621@hotmail.com
REAR COMMODORE
CAROL ARMSTRONG
"DREAM ON"
Phone: 916-607-1725
e-mail: carolralpha@surewest.net4
www.diabloyachtclub.net
WEBMASTER
BILL MOORE
DIRECTOR
ANGELO DURANTE
"BELLA VITA"
Phone: 775-750-1404
e-mail: adurante5@aol.com
2014
PORT CAPTAIN
GAIL GIGGINS
"BLUE DOLPHIN"
Phone:
e-mail:
COMMODORE
WHITNEY SMITH
"KISMET"
Phone: 707-372-9346
e-mail: salt32002@yahoo.com
2008
2009
VICE COMMODORE
RHONDA WETZEL
"DAH BOAT"
Phone: 209-712-7039
e-mail: rhonda.wetzel@gmail.com
2015
The 1980's--The 1980's--The 1980's--The 1980's--The 1980's--The 1980's--The 1980's--The 1980's