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In recognition of dedication to the promotion and preservation of the Chris-Craft Commander line of pleasure craft.
Eligibility: Any individual or business whose actions have had a positive influence on the Commander line of pleasure craft. Candidates do not have to be Commander Club members. More than one could be presented in a year. Honorees are selected by The Executive Committee at various times throughout the year. The award is a certificate presented at the annual rendezvous or mailed to recipient.

2022 Award of Distinction Honorees

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John Mario

In recognition of your continued support and dedication to the mission and goals of the Chris-Craft Commander Club for developing the online CC Archives site and being a top contributor in 2021 to the Club’s Resource Collection 7.0

 

 

 

 

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Jeremy Goldstein

In recognition of your continued support and dedication to the mission and goals of the Chris-Craft Commander Club for being the number one contributor in 2021 to the Club’s Resource Collection 7.0

 

 

 

 

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Chris Orphal

In recognition of your continued support and dedication to the mission and goals of the Chris-Craft Commander Club for being a top contributor in 2021 to the Club’s Resource Collection 7.0

 

 

 

 

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Jim Kenyon

In recognition of your continued support and dedication to the mission and goals of the Chris-Craft Commander Club for being a top contributor in 2021 to the Club’s Resource Collection 7.0

 

 

 

 

 

 

2021 Rendezvous Award of Distinction Honorees

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Lee Dahlen

In recognition and appreciation of your support of the 2021 Chris-Craft Commander Club Rendezvous by presenting a Tech Tips Seminar. July 24, 2021

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Tim Toth

In recognition and appreciation of your continued support and dedication to the members and mission of the Chris Craft Commander Club by planning the 2021 rendezvous. July 23-25, 2021

 

 

 

 

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 In recognition and appreciation of their support of the 2021 Chris-Craft Commander Club Rendezvous, the following people and businesses were honored on July 24, 2021 in Algonac, Michigan

 

  • Pete Beauregard, Algonac Harbour Club
  • Brandolyn Keller, Port O’ Call Manager, Algonac Harbour Club
  • Cassandra Long, Algonac Harbour Club
  • Susan Romo, Algonac Harbour Club
  • Mike Gibson, Professional Threads Embroidery
  • Algonac Harbour Club Staff
  • Port O’ Call Restaurant Staff
  • Algonac-Clay Maritime Museum
  • Colony Motel

 

2021 Award of Distinction Honorees

 

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Kevin McKinnon

In recognition of your continued support and dedication to the mission and goals of the Chris-Craft Commander Club for being a top contributor in 2020 to the Club’s Resource Collection 6.0

 

 

 

 

 

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Matt Cowles

In recognition of your continued support and dedication to the mission and goals of the Chris-Craft Commander Club for being a top contributor in 2020 to the Club’s Resource Collection 6.0

 

 

 

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Mike Hagler

In recognition of your continued support and dedication to the mission and goals of the Chris-Craft Commander Club for being a top contributor in 2020 to the Club’s Resource Collection 6.0

 

 

 

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Jeremy  Goldstein

In recognition of your continued support and dedication to the mission and goals of the Chris-Craft Commander Club for being a top contributor in 2020 to the Club’s Resource Collection 6.0

 

 

 

Ron Zick

In recognition of your continued support and dedication to the mission and goals of the Chris-Craft Commander Club for being a top contributor in 2020 to the Club’s Resource Collection 6.0

 

2020 Award of Distinction Honorees

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Carl VonDahlen

In recognition of your continued support and dedication to the mission and goals of the Chris Craft Commander Club by manufacturing and donating the aluminum spacers for the Cap Modification Kit.

 

 

 

 

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Jeremy Goldstein

In recognition of your continued support and dedication to the mission and goals of the Chris Craft Commander Club, and in helping other members by being a top contributor to the Club’s Superdisc 14.0 and 15.0

 

 

 

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Matt Cowles

In recognition of your continued support and dedication to the mission and goals of the Chris Craft Commander Club by being a top contributor in 2019 to the Club’s SuperDisc 15.0

 

 

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Steve Valvasori

In recognition of your continued support and dedication to the mission and goals of the Chris Craft Commander Club by being a top contributor to the Club’s SuperDisc 14.0 and 15.0

 

 

 

 

Ron Zick

In recognition of your continued support and dedication to the mission and goals of the Chris Craft Commander Club by being a top contributor in 2019 to the Club’s SuperDisc 15.0

 

 

Click on link for more details for previous honorees.

2019 Award of Distinction Honorees:   Dick Morland, Lee Dahlen, Matt Cowles, Jim Rivas, Ron Zick

2018 Award of Distinction Honorees:  Scott Robbins, Kenn Kaminski, 
Jeff Babuscak, Rob & Nancy Kneen, Lawnfield Inn & Suites, Skye Bistro & Pub,
Pam Malinowski, Michael Arsham

2017 Award of Distinction Honorees:  Mike Hagler, Tim Miller, Ron Zick, Bruce Harkness, Jim Frens

2016 Award of Distinction Honorees: Mike Hagler; Jim Frens;  Steve Fernandes; Ben Alden, Facilities Supervisor Port of Dubuque Marina; Nate Breitsprecker, Sales & Marketing Manager National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium; Lindsay Theisen Hy-Vee Catering & Club Room Manager

2015 Award of Distinction Honorees: Wayne Roworth, Heath Trerice, Matt Cowles

 

2014 Award of Distinction HonoreesTim Miller; Brian Barton; Quentin; Hagerty Classic Marine Insurance and Carla Gernhofer; Tim Toth; Matt O'Donnell; Huron Yacht Club - Thom Greenawalt Commodore; Huron Boat Basin - Doug Steinwart Dock Master

 

2012 Award of Distinction Honorees: Lee Dahlen; Jena Neisler; Kean’s Marina; Robert’s Riverwalk Hotel and Residence

 

2011 Award of Distinction HonoreeThomas Custer

 

2010 Award of Distinction HonoreesMatt O'Donnell; Tim Toth; Huron Yacht Club; Huron Boat Basin; Mike Will de Laforcade

 

2009 Award of Distinction HonoreesEileen Powers and Fred Delavan; Tim Gressett; Scott Anderson; Rick Traskos

 

2008 Award of Distinction Honorees:  Byron and Mimi Smith; Greg Gajcak

 

2007 Award of Distinction Honorees:  Lawrence Neisler; Dwain Watkins

 

 

 

 

 

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The 2022 Executive Committee Election Results


All Executive Committee positions are elected, with only the Chief Commander and Treasurer being limited to two terms. The election is held every two years during first two weeks in December of odd numbered years. Even if all positions are unopposed, the election must still be held as directed by the club bylaws.

For the 2022-2023 term, your current Executive Committee agreed to serve. No floor nominations were received so all ran unopposed. The new term begins on January 1st, 2022

Congratulation to the 2022-2023 Chris-Craft Commander Club Executive Committee:

Chief Commander --- Mike Hagler
Treasurer --- Sterling (Scott) Shriber
Membership Chair --- Jim and Roni Sue Bell
Archivist --- Charlene Pike
Webmaster --- Pamela Sorensen
Public Relations Chair --- Mark Terry SR and Donna Gibson

   

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  7th Annual Photo Contest Winners

The 7th Annual Chris-Craft Commander Club Photo Contest was a smashing success, with 79 entries!!  The top ten photos were selected, by your Executive Committee, with the final vote put to the membership to select the top 3 .  We received almost 300 votes, which is about 200 more than normal.  And not to be outdone, we had a 3-way tie for 3rd place!!! 

First Place: "Lady Abbiegail"

 

 

 

 

 

 

Click HERE to see all of this year's winners. 

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