Dennis Atkins, Master Chief Engineman-Dennis Atkins was a Master Chief Engineman (E-9) in the U.S. Navy for 20 years. Dennis developed evaluated and implemented engineering programs for preventive maintenance, boiler water/feed water, fuel oil management, and restricted maneuvering doctrine, standards and criteria, and long and short range goals to achieve department objectives. As senior member of the Engineering Casualty Control Training Team, and Damage Control Training Team, Dennis developed and implemented innovative and aggressive technical training programs to enhance the professional and personal development of technical specialists. He taught engineering and damage control concepts to future naval officers and multi-national students with a varying degree of English proficiency. He served as an instructor and counselor at the Seaman Apprentice School; developed, revised and validated curriculum and counseled students on academic and non-academic problems and was awarded Master Training Specialist.
After leaving the Navy, Dennis worked for B&W Nuclear Services as a field service engineer as an OEM representative. He did component repair, overhaul, refueling advanced nuclear rigging and served as a Level One visual mechanical inspector. In addition, Dennis holds an MMD with AB and QMED endorsements as Fireman Oiler Water Tender and Refrigeration Engineer.
Sean Mahoney-As the Vice President for Zorrel International since 2006, Sean has presided over a multi-million dollar distribution and manufacturing company with an international market presence. His distinguished business career reflects an ability to provide exemplarily leadership during every facet of the organizational life cycle.
Doris W. Eakes- Born in North Carolina, Doris had the opportunity to travel the world with her husband, Joe, before settling down in Kure Beach, NC. During the course of their travels, she was inspired to make a difference in the world, starting with abandoned children in India. After the passing of her husband, Doris formed the Trinity Children Foundation, an organization dedicated to helping young people find a better life through education.
Ed Nanartowich—Ed has had a distinguished and decorated global career of over 34 years with the Navy’s Military Sealift Command. He sailed as a Master from 1981 to 2008 with 24 commands within the diversified MSC fleet (tankers, cargo ships, cable-layers, scientific support ships, hospital ships, ocean-going tugs and others). He also served for 30 years as a Naval Reserve Captain. As a reservist he taught at Little Creek Shiphandling School and in Navy Simulators in Norfolk. In addition, he has published numerous noted articles in professional maritime journals. Unlimited Master Ed Nanartowich has an MBA from LaSalle University and Bachelors from SUNY Maritime College
Lee Goldman- After spending time as the Director of Planning for Mid-Atlantic Maritime Academy, Lee became the Chief Executive Officer of PAPA, bringing with her the vision which has made this school possible. In addition to overseeing every aspect of the organization including all financial and physical resources, she leads the Board and interacts with the community, all while continually looking to the future for new opportunities.
Ambassador (ret) Edward Marks- Graduated from the Universities of Michigan (BA in Political Science, 1956). Oklahoma (MA in economics, 1976) and the National War College (1981). He served in the United States Army (1956-1958).
In 1956 Ambassador Marks was appointed into the Foreign Service, in 1976 he was appointed Chief of Mission to the Republics of Guinea-Bissau and Cape Verde. Returning to Washington in the 1980 he attended the National War College from which he moved to the Department of State as the Deputy Coordinator for Counter terrorism. this assignment was followed by a year as a Visiting Senior Fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies where he worked and wrote on terrorism matters. He was assigned to the Republic of Sri Lanka Deputy chief of Mission and the Charge d' Affairs in 1986. In 1989 he was appointed Deputy United Sates Representative to the Economic and Social Council to the United Nations in New York. he returned to Washing in 1993 as a Senior fellow at the Institute for National Strategic Studies at the National Defense University, from which post he retired from the Foreign Service.