The 2012 Phoenix Sail and Power Squadron saw Rob Anderson
installed as the new commander. Rob, who has earned seven merit
marks, recently returned to the Phoenix area after a two-year
stint in China on assignment by his employer.
Cdr Robert Anderson, Jr., P
Also installed were new bridge members Lt/C Dan Sheen, P,
four merit marks, as executive officer; Lt/C Chuck Davis, P,
with six merit marks, reprising his role as AO after a years
absence; Lt/C Ron McNeil, AP, with three merit marks, squadron
educational officer; L/C Jan Park, AP, with nine merit marks,
returning as squadron secretary; and Lt/C Jackie Wanta, S, with
nine merit marks, also returning as squadron treasurer. Members
of the squadron Executive Committee and members of the Auditing,
Rules and nominating Committee were also installed.
P/C Chris Lockyer-Bratton, AP
Chris Lockyer-Bratton finished a two year volunteer as commander,
and was presented with a number of gifts, including a signal
to fly from his boat, Miss M.
Lt/C Jackie Wanta, S with the John Yount Award
Jackie Wanta was awarded the coveted John Yount Sheer Genius
Award for her thwarted attempt to introduce contraband mussels
to Lake Powell earlier this year. Her eyes were closed in this
photo in stunning disbelief that she would have risen to the
pinnacle of boating excellence noted by the granting of the award.