What's New Home - Limited to 20 last days http://blogs-it.cgaux.org/member_news.php en-US http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss District Elections Results <p>District elections are scheduled to be held on multiple weekends through October 15 th. The results will be updated the week after each election is held and posted to the What&#8217;s New site.<br /> National Commodore Alex Malewski is pleased to announce the following District election results:</p> <p>District 1NR<br /> District Commodore: John Hume <br /> District Chief of Staff: Glen Gayton<br /> District Captain SNNE: Bruce Maccormac<br /> District Captain BOS: Harlan Doliner<br /> District Captain: Dennis Bunnell</p> <p>District 1SR<br /> District Commodore: Michael West<br /> District Chief of Staff: Michael Klacik<br /> District Captain - New York North: Michael Raffel<br /> District Captain New York South: Dean Ferraro<br /> District Captain Long Island North: Charles McCarthy<br /> District Captain Long Island South: Americo Aimetti</p> <p>D5NR<br /> District Commodore: Kurt Sarac<br /> District Chief of Staff: Noreen Schifini<br /> District Captain East: Thomas Don<br /> District Captain Central: Timothy Precht<br /> District Captain West: Michael McElwee</p> <p>D5SR<br /> District Commodore: John C. Krogmann, Jr.<br /> District Chief of Staff: James E. Thomas II<br /> District Captain Sector Maryland-NCR: Nicholas M. Lomangino<br /> District Captain Sector Virginia: David H. Gamble<br /> District Captain Sector North Carolina: Joseph L. Nemeth<br /> <br /> D7<br /> District Commodore: John Holmes<br /> District Chief of Staff: Martin Goodwin<br /> District Captain North: James Parker<br /> District Captain West: Daniel Helou<br /> District Captain East: Douglas Armstrong</p> <p>8ER<br /> District Commodore: Chris Whitacre <br /> District Chief of Staff: Ron Bonaeu<br /> District Captain: Danny &#8220;Mike&#8221; Miller<br /> District Captain: Doug Field<br /> District Captain: John Franko </p> <p>8CR<br /> District Commodore: Alexander (Pete) Scamardo<br /> District Chief of Staff: George W Tate<br /> District CAPT. West: Berhilo H Galvan<br /> District CAPT. Central: Donna E Day<br /> District CAPT. East: John (Bill) W Lauber<br /> <br /> 8WR<br /> District Commodore: Brock Stephens<br /> District Chief of Staff: Bob Arisman<br /> District Captain West: Steve Riddell<br /> District Captain North: Dr. Ed O'Reilly<br /> District Captain South: Travis Cott<br /> District Captain East: Diane Arisman</p> <p>9ER<br /> District Commodore: Rich Evans<br /> District Chief of Staff: Steven Botsford<br /> District Captain: Robert Brody -Prevention<br /> District Captain: Carmon Laurer - Logistics<br /> District Captain: Paul Markovic - Response</p> <p>11NR<br /> District Commodore: Curtis Han <br /> District Chief of Staff: James Losi <br /> District Captain: Chuck Cobery <br /> District Captain: COMO Dale Fajardo <br /> District Captain: Randy McCormick. <br /> <br /> 11SR<br /> District Commodore: Michael Bozarth<br /> District Chief of Staff: Rodney Donohoo<br /> District Captain -LA-N: Rudy Cortez<br /> District Captain - LA-S: Paul Saba<br /> District Captain &#8211; SD/I: Robert Yslas<br /> <br /> D14<br /> District Commodore: Mike Kierig <br /> District Chief of Staff: Jodie Nelson<br /> District Captain: RBS Lyle Amine<br /> District Captain: Exe Matilda Rivera<br /> <br /> D17<br /> District Commodore: Marion Parrish<br /> District Chief of Staff: David Larkin<br /> District Captain: Anthony Karvelas<br /> <br /> Congratulations to all!</p><div class="item_footer"><p><small><a href="http://blogs-it.cgaux.org/member_news.php?title=district-elections-results&amp;more=1&amp;c=1&amp;tb=1&amp;pb=1">Original post</a> blogged on <a href="http://cgaux.org/">www.cgaux.org</a>.</small></p></div> http://blogs-it.cgaux.org/member_news.php?title=district-elections-results&more=1&c=1&tb=1&pb=1 From Silver to Gold: Ensign Michael Barth’s Journey to Sector New York <p style="text-align: justify;">On July 6, 2022, Auxiliarist Michael Barth was commissioned as an ensign in the United States Coast Guard Reserve. Ensign Barth made this transition after more than five impactful years of service in the Coast Guard Auxiliary.<span> </span></p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Highlights of his service include being named the Auxiliarist of the Year in 2019 and being featured as a special guest of the Commandant at the 2021 Coast Guard Festival. Throughout his Auxiliary career, Ensign Barth used his professional training and time management skills to navigate both a Wall Street career and his Auxiliary service, which in 2019 resulted in over 2,000 hours in public outreach and recreational boating safety activities in the New York City area. He also used his time in the Auxiliary to build a vast network of active duty, Reserve and Auxiliary contacts that prepared him for his journey to the Reserve. The Auxiliary Public Affairs Directorate caught up with Ensign Barth for an interview (that will be covered in future publications) prior to his initial reporting to Coast Guard Sector New York.<span> </span></p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Auxiliarists with special skills and backgrounds can take the leap to help the Coast Guard fill critical Reserve personnel needs. This transition aligns with the Commandant&#8217;s intent for 2022 of transforming the Coast Guard workforce by leveraging talent and resources already within the organization. Seasoned Auxiliarists like Ensign Barth can more quickly adjust to a Reserve role given they already embody the core values, have existing institutional knowledge, and likely have served in augmentation roles with local units. Moreover, reservists can remain members of the Auxiliary which provides a bridge for Auxiliary units to better integrate within Team Coast Guard.</p> <p><strong>Interview of Ensign Michael Barth by John Saran, AUXPA1</strong></p> <p>Photo credit: Daniel Henry, US Coast Guard Public Affairs; United States Coast Guard Leadership Development Center; courtesy photos by Ensign Michael Barth</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><a href="/media/users/bert.ongkeo/Barth 1.jpg"><img src="/media/users/bert.ongkeo/Barth 1.jpg" alt="" width="365" height="482" /></a> <a href="/media/users/bert.ongkeo/Barth 2.jpg"><img src="/media/users/bert.ongkeo/Barth 2.jpg" alt="" width="486" height="308" /></a></p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><strong>NEW YORK CITY</strong> &#8212; Ensign Michael Barth conducts his enlistment oath with Captain Zeita Merchant, Commander of Sector New York, in front of friends and family on May 3, 2022,at the Battery Park World War II Memorial.&#160;<em>(Coast Guard Photo by Daniel Henry)</em></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><a href="/media/users/bert.ongkeo/Barth 3.jpg"><img src="/media/users/bert.ongkeo/Barth 3.jpg" alt="" width="486" height="308" /></a></p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><strong>NEW YORK CITY</strong> &#8211; Ensign Michael Barth is joined by friends and active duty and Auxiliary members of Sector New York and the New York Recruiting Office for his enlistment oath ceremony. <em>(Coast Guard Photo by Daniel Henry, US Coast Guard Public Affairs)</em></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><a href="/media/users/bert.ongkeo/Barth 4.jpg"><img src="/media/users/bert.ongkeo/Barth 4.jpg" alt="" width="486" height="308" /></a></p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><strong>COAST GUARD ACADEMY</strong> &#8211; Ensign Michael Barth and other recruits engage in physical fitness training to correct deficiencies during Reserve Officer Candidate Indoctrination at the Coast Guard Academy. <em>(Coast Guard Photo, Leadership Development Center)</em></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><a href="/media/users/bert.ongkeo/Barth 5.jpg"><img src="/media/users/bert.ongkeo/Barth 5.jpg" alt="" width="486" height="308" /></a></p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><strong>COAST GUARD ACADEMY</strong> &#8211;Ensign Michael Barth returns the salutes of SN Michael O&#8217;Brien and AUX Alexander Rico after commissioning as an officer in the U.S. Coast Guard Reserve on July 6, 2022. <em>(Courtesy photo by Ensign Barth)</em></p> <p style="text-align: center;"><img src="/media/users/bert.ongkeo/Barth 6.jpg" alt="" width="400" height="325" /></p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><strong>COAST GUARD ACADEMY</strong> &#8211; Lt. j.g. Benjamin Stern shakes the hand of Ensign Michael Barth on July 6, 2022. Lt. j.g. Stern served as Ensign Barth&#8217;s Assistant Platoon Officer throughout Reserve Officer Candidate Indoctrination. (Courtesy photo by Ensign Barth)</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><a href="/media/users/bert.ongkeo/Barth 7.jpg"><img src="/media/users/bert.ongkeo/Barth 7.jpg" alt="" width="400" height="300" /></a></p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><strong>COAST GUARD ACADEMY</strong> &#8211; Ensign Barth shines brass on the Coast Guard Cutter Cuyahoga Memorial while serving as an officer candidate. The Cuyahoga was an officer candidate training vessel that sunk after a collision in which 11 officer candidates were lost. <em>(Coast Guard Photo, Leadership Development Center)</em></p><div class="item_footer"><p><small><a href="http://blogs-it.cgaux.org/member_news.php?title=title-38&amp;more=1&amp;c=1&amp;tb=1&amp;pb=1">Original post</a> blogged on <a href="http://cgaux.org/">www.cgaux.org</a>.</small></p></div> http://blogs-it.cgaux.org/member_news.php?title=title-38&more=1&c=1&tb=1&pb=1 National Public Affairs 2021-2022 Contest Winners <h1 style="text-align: center;"><a href="/media/users/bert.ongkeo/PA 2021-22 National Contest Winners Banner.png"><img src="/media/users/bert.ongkeo/PA 2021-22 National Contest Winners Banner.png" alt="" width="450" height="142" /></a></h1> <p><strong><span style="color: #ff0000;">District 5<sup>th</sup> Northern Winners</span> -- Joseph Giannattasio, District Commodore</strong></p> <ul> <li><strong>Photography Category</strong> &#8211; <strong><em>Operations</em></strong>- COMO Joseph Giannattasio Division 8, Flotilla 2, District 5NR</li> </ul> <p><strong><span style="color: #ff0000;">District 5<sup>th</sup> Southern Winners</span> -- Allen Fredd, District Commodore</strong></p> <ul> <li><strong>Division Newsletter </strong><strong>Publication</strong> &#8211; Connie Crosgrove &#8220;<strong><em>Chesapeake Chatter</em></strong>&#8221;, Division 23, Flotilla 6, District 5SR</li> </ul> <p><strong><span style="color: #ff0000;">District 7 Winners</span>&#8211; Patricia McMenamin, District Commodore</strong></p> <ul> <li><strong>Photography Category&#8212;<em>Public Affairs</em>&#8212;</strong>Ellen DeLeo, Division 9, Flotilla 6, District 7</li> </ul> <ul> <li><strong>Photography Category&#8212;<em>Public Education&#8212;</em></strong>Robert Stringer, Division 5, Flotilla 9, District 7</li> </ul> <ul> <li><strong>Photography Category&#8212;<em>Vessel Safety Checks--</em></strong> Ellen DeLeo, Division 9, Flotilla 6, District 7</li> </ul> <ul> <li><strong>Flotilla Public Affairs Event&#8212;<em>NSBW Event&#8212;</em></strong>Robert Stringer, Division 5, Flotilla 9, District 7</li> </ul> <ul> <li><strong>Flotilla Newsletter Publication&#8212; </strong>Robert Stringer &#8220;<strong><em>Crossroads Currents</em></strong>&#8221;, Division 5, Flotilla 9, District 7</li> </ul> <p><strong><span style="color: #ff0000;">District 8<sup>th</sup> Eastern Winners</span> &#8211; Matthew Meyer, District Commodore</strong></p> <ul> <li><strong>Division Public Affairs Event&#8212;<em>Pearl Harbor Ceremony&#8212;</em></strong>Robert Henson, Division 4, Flotilla 4, District 8ER</li> </ul> <ul> <li><strong>Photography</strong> <strong>Category&#8212;<em>Member Services</em></strong>&#8212;Ramon Llorens, Jr., Division 11, Flotilla 4, District 8ER</li> </ul> <p><strong><span style="color: #ff0000;">District 9<sup>th</sup> Western Winners</span> &#8211; Harvey Randall, District Commodore</strong></p> <ul> <li><strong>District Newsletter Publication&#8212; </strong>John Saran &#8220;<strong><em>Currents</em></strong>&#8221;, Division 35, Flotilla 6, District 9WR</li> </ul> <p><strong><span style="color: #ff0000;">District 11<sup>th</sup> Northern Winners</span> &#8211; Dean McFarren, District Commodore</strong></p> <ul> <li><strong>Photography </strong><strong>Category&#8212;<em>Team Coast Guard</em></strong>&#8212;Tiffany Townsend, Division 1, Flotilla 2, District 11NR</li> </ul> <p><strong><span style="color: #ff0000;">District 11<sup>th</sup> Southern Winners</span> &#8211; Charles Geiger, District Commodore</strong></p> <ul> <li><strong>Video &#8211; </strong>Patrick Newburn, Division 7, Flotilla 3, District 11SR</li> </ul> <p><strong><span style="color: #ff0000;">District 13</span> &#8211; Tiney Singler, District Commodore</strong></p> <ul> <li><strong>Photography</strong> <strong>Category&#8212;<em>Fellowship</em></strong>&#8212;Deborah Cordone, Division 5, Flotilla 2, District 13</li> </ul> <ul> <li><strong>Photography</strong> <strong>Category&#8212;<em>Marine Safety</em></strong>&#8212;Deborah Cordone, Division 5, Flotilla 2, District 13</li> </ul> <ul> <li><strong>District Public Affairs Event&#8212;<em>USCGC Healy&#8212;</em></strong> Deborah Cordone, Division 5, Flotilla 2, District 13</li> </ul> <h1 style="text-align: center;"><span style="color: #ff6600;"><strong><em>Congratulations and BRAVO ZULU to all winners!</em></strong></span></h1> <p style="text-align: center;"><span style="color: #ff6600;"><strong><em>Coast Guard Auxiliary Public Affairs A-Directorate - Lourdes R. Oliveras, MPH/AUXPA1, Director</em></strong></span></p> <hr /><div class="item_footer"><p><small><a href="http://blogs-it.cgaux.org/member_news.php?title=title-36&amp;more=1&amp;c=1&amp;tb=1&amp;pb=1">Original post</a> blogged on <a href="http://cgaux.org/">www.cgaux.org</a>.</small></p></div> http://blogs-it.cgaux.org/member_news.php?title=title-36&more=1&c=1&tb=1&pb=1 National Elections Held at NACON 2022 <p>On Friday, August 19, elections were held at the Auxiliary National Convention in Orlando, Florida.</p> <p>The National Leadership team for the 2022-2024 term was elected by the Auxiliary National Bridge. Our leaders for this coming term are:</p> <p>National Commodore (NACO) - COMO Gus Formato<br /> Vice National Commodore (VNACO) - COMO Mary Kirkwood<br /> Deputy National Commodore - Atlantic Area East, Mission Support (DNACO-MS) - COMO Allen Fredd<br /> Deputy National Commodore - Atlantic Area West, Operations (DNACO-O) - COMO Patrick Feighery<br /> Deputy National Commodore - Pacific Area, Recreational Boating Safety (DNACO-RBS) - COMO Tiney Singler<br /> Deputy National Commodore - Infomation Technology &amp; Planning (DNACO-ITP) - COMO Linda Merryman<br /> <br /> Terms of office will begin November 1, 2022.</p> <p>Congratulations and best wishes to our new National Bridge team!</p><div class="item_footer"><p><small><a href="http://blogs-it.cgaux.org/member_news.php?title=national-elections-held-at-nacon-2022&amp;more=1&amp;c=1&amp;tb=1&amp;pb=1">Original post</a> blogged on <a href="http://cgaux.org/">www.cgaux.org</a>.</small></p></div> http://blogs-it.cgaux.org/member_news.php?title=national-elections-held-at-nacon-2022&more=1&c=1&tb=1&pb=1 D5SR Elections <p>District elections are scheduled to be held on multiple weekends through October 15th The<br /> results will be updated the week after each election is held and posted to the What&#8217;s New site.<br /> National Commodore Alex Malewski is pleased to announce the following District election<br /> results:</p> <p>D5SR<br /> District Commodore: John C. Krogmann, Jr.<br /> District Chief&#160;of Staff: James E. Thomas II<br /> District Captain Sector Maryland-NCR: Nicholas M. Lomangino<br /> District Captain Sector Virginia: David H. Gamble<br /> District Captain Sector North Carolina: Joseph&#160;L. Nemeth<br /> Congratulations to all!</p><div class="item_footer"><p><small><a href="http://blogs-it.cgaux.org/member_news.php?title=d5sr-elections&amp;more=1&amp;c=1&amp;tb=1&amp;pb=1">Original post</a> blogged on <a href="http://cgaux.org/">www.cgaux.org</a>.</small></p></div> http://blogs-it.cgaux.org/member_news.php?title=d5sr-elections&more=1&c=1&tb=1&pb=1