Board of Directors

Rolf Kaiser President

Rolf Kaiser has been active in the sailing community since college, when he served as the Vice President of the Pacific Coast Intercollegiate Yacht Racing Association. An active keelboat racer, he has served on the Executive Committee of the local J/105 fleet for several years. He is also an advisor for the Treasure Island Sailing Center.

Greg Meagher Treasurer

After several years as a stay-at-home dad, Greg began sailing competitively in 1995 and still can’t get enough. In addition to an active racing schedule, he enjoys serving as a race committee volunteer at events throughout the San Francisco Bay Area and is a US Sailing certified Judge.

William J. Hoehler Secretary

Bill Hoehler is one of the original directors of the St. Francis Sailing Foundation and is currently its Secretary. He has been sailing and involved with sailing for over 40 years. He currently races a J/105 because talented young people are still willing to race with him.

Pamela Healy Past President

Pam grew up sailing on SF Bay. She won a Bronze Medal at the '92 Olympic Games in the Women’s 470 crewing for JJ Fetter. She has held the prestigious Yachtswoman of the Year titles at both the St. Francis Yacht Club and the San Francisco Yacht Club.

Bill Kreysler Past President

Bill grew up sailing Sabots, Finn, Lightnings and Star Class boats in San Diego. Crewing for Don Trask in the Star Class the two won the North American Championships in 1966 and were 3rd in the world championships in 1967. They also placed third in the Star Class US Olympic Trials in 1968.

William M. LeRoy Founder and President Emeritus

Bill has been a director of the Foundation since its inception in 1985. Under then-Commodore Ed Brovelli, he worked with legal and non-profit experts to construct the beginnings of the organization. Bill is passionate about the sport of sailing, and is committed to the support of young and competitive sailors.

Elizabeth Anathan

Elizabeth's time on the water began with riding on the bow of the family Sunfish, then racing dinghies out on Nantucket Island and Cape Cod as a junior, teaching junior sailing, and finally moving up to collegiate dinghy racing at Boston College. Once out west, she's continued to sail competitively, finally graduating to race boats longer than 14 feet.

Molly Carapiet

Molly is an avid racer. She grew up racing on San Francisco Bay, was a 5 time All-American sailor at Yale University, and was an Olympic aspirant in the 470, Europe Dinghy and 49erFX. She continues to enjoy match racing, team racing and foiling on her new Waszp.

Michelle Harris

Passionate about philanthropy in both her personal and professional life, Michelle Harris is the Development Director for The BASIC Fund, a non profit that helps children from low-income families attend the school of their choice in the Bay Area. Michelle has spent almost a decade raising funds and planning events for non-profits.

Paul Heineken

Paul is a longtime competitive dinghy sailor, windsurfer and supporter of junior sailing. A past Commodore of the St. Francis Yacht Club, Paul has been a leader of the Junior Committee and many other yacht club committees.

Pam Rorke Levy

Pam, with her husband Matt Brooks, restored and now races Dorade, one of the sport’s most successful ocean racing yachts. Pam has received distinguished service awards from the National Maritime Historical Society and the Cruising Club of America.

Elizabeth Little

Elizabeth is a recreational sailboat racing enthusiastic with a career in ethics and legal administration, and a lifelong commitment to volunteerism. She is an outgoing Director of the StFYC having been involved with, and lead, various Club committees.

Kimball Livingston

Kimball is a lifestyle sailor and sailing writer with an ethic of service to the sport. His interests range from youth development to Olympic support to the history of yachting, especially the history of yachting in California. On the racecourse, he catches an occasional lucky shift.

Mike Martin

Mike has an extensive career in high performance sailing. He is a multiple world champion in both the 505 and the Australian 18 Foot Skiff classes, and was the Director of Rules and Umpiring for the 34th America’s Cup. Mike also races foiling kiteboards out of the St. Francis Yacht Club.

Maureen “Moe” Roddy

Moe Roddy is a retired RN and transplant to the bay area from St. John USVI and Newport RI. She has sailed and raced extensively in the Caribbean and North East both ocean racing and deliveries. In 2005, she became the second woman to finish the single handed leg of the Bermuda 1,2.

Michelle Slade

From New Zealand, Michelle has been involved in communications for sailboat racing and events for some 20 years. An interior designer with a passion for being on the water, Michelle is an active race committee volunteer and St. Francis Sailing Foundation supporter.

Peter B. Stoneberg

Peter has been a yacht racing enthusiast for many years and has owned and raced boats large and small. He has been associated with the Foundation as board member and advisor, and was the architect of the Foundation’s investment strategies. Peter has over 20 years of experience as a technology industry entrepreneur.

Jenny Swett

Jenny Swett is a life long sailor and windsurfer and two-time member of the U.S. Women’s Sailing Team. An artist/designer, Jenny designed the first on-line “viewer” of the America’s Cup 2000 following Macromedia. Jenny received her B.A. from Stanford University and her M.F.A. from the San Francisco Art Institute.

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