Thursday, March  10, 2022



President: BMCM Chuck Robertson, Retired 

Vice President: Billini Benoit 

Secretary: LSCS Gary Rosenberg, Retired 

Treasurer: OSCS Ronald B. Roy, Retired


Honorable members and guests present:

BMCM Chuck Robertson

LSCS(SW) Gary Rosenberg

HMCS Billini Benoit

BMC(SS) Mike Short

QMC Arthur Drago

YNCM Marc Fegenbaum

HMC Dean Powell

HMCS George Herrera


-          CPOA meeting was called to order by Master Chief Chuck Robertson at 1930.

Pledge of Allegiance and Moment of Silence followed by the Sailors Creed.


-          Chuck – welcome our new members or returning, None


-          Minutes from the Previous Meeting. Motion to accept minutes as posted. Duly seconded and approved.


Treasurer’s Report: 

Checks outstanding; 1089, for $430.00 printing of letters

Outstanding deposit; None 

Checking $4,586.28

Savings $0.00

MM $26,893.07

CD $15,774.37

Total $47,253.72


Motion to accept the treasurer’s report. Duly seconded and approved.



·         Awards – Chief Short, going to buy 5 paddles for the ships during fleet week and  for the yacht club


·         Scholarship – Chief Tedlow, Apply by June 30th, 2022.


·         Philanthropy – Chief Powell, sent condolence card to Ken and Sarah donors for the yacht club.


·         Ship Liaison – Senior Chief Starr, NTR


·         Fleet Week – No obstacles for fleet week, 2 Destroyers and 1 Coast Guard Cutter will be here. CPO reception will be held at Coral Ridge Yacht club. The next meeting will be in April at the yacht club. More to report later. CPOA members are invited with khaki pants and CPOA collared shirts. Please see attached from yacht club meeting.


·         Season – CMDCS Briody, Billi is the season lead, finalizing the rest of leads for season together. The list for board eligible will be out on April 27th. NRC will merge with SOUTHCOM for specific events during season.


·         CRYC – Master Chief Lacoursiere, NTR


·         MWR – Key West is now open except the Fly Navy bldg., planning a trip for May 20 and 21. Rooms are not available. Looking at cruises for a weekend from Miami for 3 days and 2 nights. Will look into bowling during season. Looking into dinner cruises.


·         VA Liaison – Master Chief Robertson, NTR


·         Fund Raising – Chief George, the NRC will only fundraise with our CPOA. Not invited back to BBT yet, looking into F1 race, the race will run for 10 years. Hard rock NFL possibility, main issue is getting bodies to participate. Opportunity at post 92 one Sunday a month from 1 – 5 to deal bar poker. Raising about $100. Each time.


Old Business

·         No old business

New Business

·         Mater Chief Tanya Tyson is retiring on April 2nd. Invite will be sent out via email.


Good of the Order: 

·         50/50 raffle after the meeting for $1



LSCS(ret) Gary Rosenberg

MIAMI CPOA Secretary