Life Skills Through Boatbuilding

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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. Marion Jacobs; Commander, U.S. Navy (Retired); Owner and President, Integrity Electric, Inc.

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

                     Mr. Thomas Brandl; Colonel, US Marine Corps (Retired); Executive Director, Tidewater Wooden Boat Workshop  
‚Äč                     Mr. Joseph Filipowski; Program Director, Tidewater Wooden Boat Workshop  

                     Mr. Leonard L. (Len) Fleisig; Partner, Maritime Practice Group, Wilcox and Savage Law Firm 

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

                     Mr. William F. McEvoy; Lieutenant Colonel, US Marine Corps (Retired); Senior Analyst, J.L. Marshall

                            and  Associates, Inc. 

                     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