Boating Advisory Council Members

Member Name

Group Represented

Colonel Curtis Brown Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
Mr. Spencer Anderson U.S. Power Squadrons
Mr. Robert Atkins Boating Public
Ms. Rebecca Bragg Canoe or Kayak Enthusiasts
Mr. Mark Crosley Florida Inland Navigation District
Mr. Stephen Danzig Marine Special Events
Senator Charles Dean Florida Senate
Mr. William Griswold U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary
Mr. Joseph Lyshon Marine Manufacturers 
Representative Ray Pilon Florida House of Representatives
Ms. April Price Water-related Environmental Groups
Mr. Todd Rebol Boating Public
Mr. Brad Richardson Department of Environmental Protection
Mr. Christopher C. Shaffner Commercial Vessel Owners/Operators
Mr. Dean Shuler Scuba Diving Industry
Mr. Robert Spaeth Commercial Fishing Industry
Ms. Kathleen Tripp Manatee Protection Interests
Mr. Hans Wilson Marine Industries


FWC Facts:
Anyone born on or after Jan. 1, 1988 operating a vessel powered by 10 hp or more must pass an approved boater safety course and carry a photo ID & FWC-issued boating safety card.

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