Chief Commander Mary Paige Abbott, SN-IN
C/C Mary Paige Abbott, SN-IN, became a recreational boating safety advocate after a friend was struck and killed by a speedboat on an Indiana inland lake. She has served as commander of the Sanibel-Captiva squadron and district 22,Rear Commander of the Membership and Marketing
Committees, and as National Administrative Officer and National Executive Officer. She teaches Partner in Command, Cruising and Cruise Planning, and OT in 3. A native of Birmingham, MI, her family relocated to Fort
Wayne, IN. She is a UMASS Amherst graduate. Abbott retired to SW Florida in 1998 with her husband, Steve.