Board of Directors

The ACBA Board of Directors is appointed by the member organizations according to ACBA's bylaws, and also includes two members appointed by the District of Columbia Government, according to the terms of the lease through which ACBA uses National Park Service land at the 11th Street Bridge for its boathouse and outdoor boat storage facilities.

2020 Executive Committee:

  • Brandon DuBois, President (Capital Rowing Club)
  • David Winter, Vice President (National Capital Area Womens Paddlers Association)
  • Erica Bickford, Secretary (Community Clubs Representative, DC Strokes Rowing Club)
  • Bob Reichart, Treasurer (Appointed, Capital Rowing Club)

2019 Board Members:

  • Jennifer Ney (Appointed, President Emeritus, Capital Rowing Club)
  • Jim Connolly (Anacostia Watershed Society)
  • Andrew Mergen (Anacostia Watershed Society)
  • Sherie Lou Santos (National Capital Area Women's Paddling Assoc.)
  • Dave Winter (National Capital Area Women's Paddling Assoc.)
  • Jorge Galindo (ACBA Collegiate Programs Rep., American University)
  • Andy Bacas (ACBA High School Representative, Gonzaga High School)
  • Karen Werth (Appointed, Capital Rowing Club)

2019 Committee Chairs:

  • Site Operations Managers – Jim Smailes and Ralph Steadman
  • Environmental Captain - Mary Ellsworth
  • First Aide Captain - Anne Diggs
  • Erg Captains - Sherman Anderson and Gary Dean
Harbor Patrol Liaison - Officer Lindsey Scott