Officers & Committees


Barbara Jackson

The WYC Commodore and President shall be the executive head of the club. The Commodore shall preside at all Board of Govenor meetings.  In addition, the Commodore enforces the rules and bylaws, appoints special committees, and serves as an ex-official member of all committees.

Vice Commodore, Richard Lemieux

The Vice Commodore shall assist the Commodore in the discharge of duties, and in the Commodores absence act as Commodore and President.  The Vice Commodore is the Chairperson of the Finance Committee.

Rear Commodore, 

Sheila McGauvran

The Rear Commodore shall be the Chairperson of the Regatta Committee and the Race Committee.

Fleet Captain, 

Bob Shore

The Fleet Captain shall be the Executive Officer of the Commodore.  The primary duties of the Fleet Captain are: supervise the WYC Cruises, manage club moorings and dockage space, and have general supervision of WYC boats, docks, floats and moorings.


Cindy Wison

The Secretary keeps the minutes of all meetings of the WYC and of the Board of Governors.


Julie Cook

The Treasurer shall collect all monies due to the WYC.  In addition, the Treasurer shall have custody of all funds of the WYC and make disbursements as approved by the Board of Governors. Keep accurate records of all receipts and disbursements.

The Wickford Yacht Club has Officers and Committees which are appointed annually.  Several of these positions comprise the Board of Govenors which meets on a regular basis to make management decisions in the best interest of the WYC.


Standing Committees -

House Committee -

Responsible for all matters pertaining to the clubhouse , grounds, and supervision of WYC employees.


Finance Committee -

The WYC Vice Commodore chairs the Finance Committee. Prepare the annual budget for approval by the Board of Governors.


Race Committee -

This committee is chaired by the Rear Commodore and shall have jurisdiction over all club races.


Regatta Committee -

This committee is also chaired by the Rear Commodore and has jurisdiction over all open races and regattas.


Social Committee -

The social committee shall provide for and have charge of all entertainment and social functions for the membership of the club.


Membership Committee -

This committee receives and evaluates all written applications for membership, manages the process for becoming a member and submits recommendations concerning same to the Board of Governors.


Nominating Committee -

The Nominating Committee shall select and post for review nominees for Club officers and one member at large of Board of Governors.


Sailing Committee -

The Sailing Committee shall organize and conduct the junior and other sailing programs exclusive of races.


Building Committee -

The Building Committee shall submit a five-year master plan of capital improvements to the Board of Governors.


Board of Governors -

The Board of Governors shall consist of the Flag Officers, the Secretary, the Treasurer, the immediate past Commodore, the House Committee Chairperson, and one(1) member-at-large.



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North Kingstown , RI 02852
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