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Lodge 3 
Committee Structure

Below you will find a layout of our current committee structure. These committees are where you can devote some of your time to help us to accomplish our goals as a lodge.

If you see a committee of interest, please let us know via email or at the next meeting.

Membership & Outreach

New Membership Committee

Chair - Marko Lucht; Secretary

In charge of our intake process for new membership applications

Outreach Committee

Chair- Open

Charged with organizing our outreach events for nonmembers

  • Bareboat Workshop

  • Chicago Lock BBQ

  • River Captain Summit

  • Crowley's BBQ

Social Committee

Chair - Open; Tim Roche

Charged with organizing social events for members outside of our normal business meetings

Website & Socials Committee

Chair - Tom Blakely; Jordan Dingle, Albert Bartkus

Charged maintaining our website and social media platforms


Budget Committee

Chair - Larry Woods; Treasurer, Ryan Murphy, Tim Roche

Charged with setting an annual budget each year to be approved by the board.

Audit Committee

Chair - Bob Hansen

Charged with auditing our financial records at year end

Fundraising Committee

Chair - Open; Ryan Murphy

Charged with organizing and running fundraising efforts to allow us to continue our nonprofit missions

Safety & Navigation

CHSC Representative

Ray Novak

Charged with representing Lodge 3 membership on the board of CHSC

Nonprofit Mission

Event Committee

Chair - Tom Blakely; Tim Roche, Diamond Gibbs, Eric Halvorsen, Ernie Howard, Albert Bartkus, Attia Gray, and Kitten Gray

Charged with organizing and running events that help us to fulfill our mission statements

  • Maritime Industry Day - Tom Blakely

  • Maritime Day and Blessing of the Fleet - Eric Halvorsen

  • Scholarship Fundraiser

Scholarship Committee

Chair - Immediate Past President; Board Members

Charged with awarding scholarships for maritime licensing

Cadet Program

Chair - Tom Blakely; Ryan Murphy, Rosalie Johnson

Charged with organizing workshops and events for cadet membership

Steering Committee

Chair - Tom Blakely; Tim Roche

Charged with the continued growth and development of Lodge 3 by helping to establish goals and strategy for the organization

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