|Guest Speakers for Illinois|
|James Miller||Barrington, IL||
Cruising catamarans. Extensive travel experience, winters in FL, summers in Barrington IL. Area: anywhere in US, fee only if cannot combine with business or not local.
|Jim Bechtel||Chicago, IL||
Boating safety, required boating equipment, navigation and navigation history, maritime history - Lake Michigan - Chicago.
Officer, U.S. Coast Guard, navigation course instructor, member of Chicago Maritime Society. May need reimbursement.
|Allan LeClair||Chicago, IL||
Marine Surveyor, preparing yourself and your boat for a survey
|Bert Vescolani||Chicago, IL||
Supervisor of Youth Programs, aquatic topics/life/history/environments: marine mammals of the world, Florida to Bahamas, sea turtles, manatees, for example.
|Gregory Davis||Lisle, IL||
Marine surveying, loss prevention, boating-technical to include hull construction, repair, and machinery damage/repair. Davis & Co. Ltd, www.DavisCoLtd.com
|Thomas Weaver||Mt. Prospect, IL||
Sea Scouts of America: History and FutureMultihulls, History of Power Trimarans, boat building, sailing down the Mississippi and back, salmon fishing on Lake Michigan.
Director of Boys No More - vocational/educational organization for teens at risk. Mentoring teens. Can customize talk to your group’s needs.
|William Koellner||Rock Island, IL||
Mississippi River Operation, Mississippi River Hydrology, climatology, floods, flood control, droughts, long range preventing (climate and water), river impacts from changes.
|Capt. James E. Getz||Winthrop Harbor, IL||
Safety, marine law enforcement.