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Board of Directors

Tidewater Wooden Boat Workshop's Board of Directors serve voluntarily without compensation for their time and efforts. We are fortunate to have exceptional Board members who guide our organization and bring many diverse talents, experiences and an unsurpassed commitment to serving the youth of Hampton Roads.  


President:   Ms. Marie A. Finch, Past President, ForKids and Community Leader.

Treasurer:   Mr. Steven E. Sandoval, CPA; Tax Supervisor, Wall, Einhorn & Chernitzer, P.C.

Secretary:   Ms. Michelle Schinderle

Directors:    Mr. Dan Beck,  President, Beck Roofing Corporation

                     Mr. Thomas Brandl; Colonel, US Marine Corps (Retired); Executive Director, Tidewater Wooden Boat Workshop            ​                Mr. Leonard L. (Len) Fleisig; Partner, Maritime Practice Group, Wilcox and Savage Law Firm 

                     Mr. Brian (Chip) Finch

                     Ms. Aline Landy;  Assistant Director of Alumni Relations, Eastern Virginia Medical School

 ​                        Mr. Joel Rubin, President, Rubin Communications, Inc.   

                     Mr. Edward M. (Ned) Williams;  VP and Managing Broker - Commercial, William E. Wood and Assoc.;

                             Principal, Vector Real Estate Advisors, LLC

​                     Mr. Marc D. Rabinowitz, LCSW, MSHA, Psychotherapist, The Psychotherapy Center (Retired)



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