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Past and Present BBC Officers and Directors

Commodores from 1950 through 2018

Bob Carter  -  1950-51
Sylvester Mlodzik  - 1952-53
Alex Mashock  -  1954
Bob Waller  -  1955
Dr. A. T. Tellefson  -  1956-58
Don Bartol  -  1959
Claire Beaman  -  1960
Alex Mashock  -  1961-62
Bill Moran  -  1963
Jim Kirchhoff  -  1964-65
Lawrence Verheyen  -  1966

Roger Erdmann  -  1967- 69
John Hogan -  1970
Bob Paugels  -  1971
Dr. Dale Dean  -  1972-73
Bob Paugels - 1974
Edgar W. Salisbury -  1975
Gary Westhuis  1977 - 78
Harold Vanderbergen  -  1979 -80
Ken Martin  -  1981-82
Bob Chikowski -  1983 -84

Neil Osterberg -  1985-86
Bob Paugels  - 1987-88
Harold Vandenbergen  - 1989-90
Bob Paugels  - 1991-96
Bob Pence  -  1997-98
Ed Kirchhoff  - 1999 - 2001
Bob Trampf  -  2002
Ed Kirchhoff  -  2003 - 2012
David Peck  -  2012 - 2018
Ron Harke  - 2018

Vice Commodores from 1952 through 2018

Oliver Schmidt - 1952
Robert Carter - 1956-57
Harold (Bud) Viertel - 1958-61
Edward Holdorff - 1959
Louis Arnold - 1960
William Moran - 1962
James Kirchoff - 1963
Donald Bartol - 1964
John Inda - 1965
Ron Chier - 1966

Eugene Ficken - 1967 - 68
Edgar Walker - 1969 - 71
Gordon Moldenhauser - 1972 - 73
Henry Schmidt - 1974
Neil Osterberg - 1975 - 77
Ken Martin - 1978 - 79
Gregg Wissner - 1980
John Moldenhauser - 1981-82
Ken Martin - 1983
Neil Osterbert - 1984

Charles Peirce - 1985-86
Jeff Davey - 1987
Bob Chikowski - 1988
Edward Kirchhoff - 1989-91
Paul Pinkall - 1992
Jerry Thom - 1993 - 95
Doug Helmrick - 1996
Jerry Thom - 1996
Ron Harke - 2013 -2018
2018 - Dick Schramer

Board of Directors from 1950 through 1996

Kurt Knopf
Ray Stobbe
Charles Smith
Harold Viertel
Ed Holdorff
Gene Jastremski
LaVern Swenson
A. T. Tellefson
Robert Swan
Edgar Walker
James Kirchhoff
William Moran
Claire Beaman
Marc L. Nicolet
Henry Schmidt
Alex Mashock
Donald Bartol
Robert Carter
Speedy Verheyen

John Inda
Roger ErdmannJohn Hogan
Tom Navin
Charles Pierce
Dale Dean
Ron Chier
Bob Paugels
Neil Osterberg
Neil McBriar
Ed Salisbury
Gary Westhuis
Gene Ficken
Lester Wilson
Ken Martin
Harold Vandenbergen
Gregg Wissner
Phil Pionke
Dale Dean
Jack Wahlers
Bob Chikowski

John Moldenhauer
Alan Chikowski
Russel Wallace
Rob Dean
Neil Osterberg
Ron Mathia
Jim Maple
Don Raatz
Jeff Davey
Shirley Pierce
Paul Pinkall
Ralph Jacobs
Gene Klimke
Neil Osterberg
Shelly Chikowski
Ralph Jacobs
Doug Helmrick
Chuck Pierce
Jerry Thom

Secretary and Treasurer Members  1950 - 2018

Both Secretary and Treasurer

Steve Sierakowski - 1950
Harry Hibicki - 1951
Hugh Smith - 1952
Marc R. Nicolet - 1953
Kurt Knopf - 1954
Robert Meyer - 1955
Bill Drecktrah - 1956
Louis Arnold - 1957 - 60

Secretary

Mrs. Doris Barthels 1961 - 62
Mrs. Henry Schmidt - 1963 - 64
Mary Merline - 1965
Hilda - Kirchhoff - 1966 - 67

Secretary Continued

Lucie Verheyen - 1968
James Kirchhoff- 1969
Barb Ficken - 1970
Parry Day - 1971
Karen McBriar - 1972
Lil Osterberg - 1973
Mary Kirchhoff - 1974 - 78
Mary Ann Stockman - 1987 - 88
Lorel Maple - 1989
Diane Paugels - 1990
Jim Maple - 1991
Phyllis Klemke - 1992 - 95
Mary Kirchhoff - 1996 1/2 yr.

Secretary Continued

Lucie Verheyen - 1996 1/2 yr.
Greg Bins - 2013 - 2018
Lenny Stuart - 2018

Treasurer

Eldeen Moran - 1961 - 62
Mrs. Henry Schmidt - 1963 - 68
Carl Sprague - 1969
James Kirchhoff - 1970
Harold Vandenbergen - 1970 - 77
Shirley Pierce -1977 - 78
Lucie Verheyen - 1983 - 96
Dick Schramer - 2013 - 2018
Glenn Hameister - 2-18

In 1996 the DNR suspended operation of the lock.  The Berlin Boat Club took on the task of securing independent, non-federal funds, to reconstruct and re-open the lock in 2012.

Board of Directors from 2012 through 2018.

Mike McMonigal
Dave Peck
Dick Schramer
Edward Kirchhoff
Greg Bins

Dennis Kratzer
Phyllis Kratzer
Wayne Weckwerth
Ron Harke
Jeff Weir
Josh Nigbor