Board of Directors

Vincent P. O'Hara, Chula Vista, CA - President

Sam J. Tangredi, Captain USN retired, Coronado, CA - Vice President

Stephen McLaughlin - Richmond CA, Secretary, Treasurer

William Heard, Captain USN  retired. San Diego, CA

Karl Zingheim, Lieutenent USN retired - San Diego, CA

Charter Members

Bernard Cole, Captain USN retired, Alexandria VA

Thomas J Cutler, Lt. Commander USN retired, Annapolis, MD

Mark Fiorey, Narraganset, RI

Lonnie Gill, Anaheim, CA

Gary Giumarra, Woodland Hills, CA

James Goldrick, Rear Admiral, RAN retired, Weetangera, Australia

Leonard Heinz, Corrales, NM

Trent Hone, Fairfax, VA

Guy Lawrie, San Diego, CA

Jeremy Mazur, San Diego, CA

William McKnown, Whittier, CA

Terry McKearny, San Diego, CA

Brittany Medina, San Diego, CA

Craig Nangano, Whittier, CA

Allyn Nevitt, San Diego, CA

James Pitt, San Diego, CA

Rudy Shappee, San Diego, CA

Kevin Sheehan, San Diego, CA

Robert Stern, Cupertino, CA

Craig Symonds, Newport, RI

Bruce Taylor, Beverly Hills, CA

Cynthia Watson, Annapolis, MD

Michael Whitby, Carleton Place, Ottawa

How to Join

Join the Western Naval Historical Association by contacting us. Membership is $50 year and includes admission to the annual symposium.

Students may join for $30

Laying out the Battle of Cape Esperance at Expanding Naval  History I, 2019

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