leaderiship and committees

Our members are the lifeblood of the club. To get in touch, please send an email to info@bassriveryachtclub.org. Members may log in to access contact information in the directory.


Flag officers

Matthew P. Fitzsimmons, Commodore

Erick Cooper, Vice Commodore

Mark E. Ahern, Rear Commodore

Brendan Kiley, Treasurer

Liisa Pendleton, Secretary

board of governors

2020–2023: Francois Buisson, Robert Harrison, Cindy Muzyka

2021–2024: Julian Mallett, Allen Bottomley, Kim Grossman

2022–2025: Douglas Goodnow, Benjamin Blum, Carleton Crockett

Race Committee Chair: Teresa Mallett

House and Grounds Chair:


Many of the club functions and activities are carried out by our dedicated committees. We will update below with descriptions and committee chairs. Members can find announcements from committees in the member area.

race committee

The race committee organizes and runs a program of club races and regattas for the summer season.


The waterways committee maintains our important club infrastructure that ensures safe access to Bass River.

social committee

The social committee organizes exciting year-round events for our club community.

House and grounds

The house and grounds committee manages the maintenance of the club house and grounds.

Sailing School

The Bass River Sailing School operates as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.


Mark E. Ahern, President

Joseph Whittaker, Treasurer

board of directors

Matthew Fitzsimmons

Erick Cooper

Benjamin Blum

Nicholette Catalano

Trent Lloyd

Julian Mallett