b'NAVIGATORFall 2022 Newsletter Note from the Board PresidentDear Friends & Neighbors,It was another wonderful summer at PBCB. It started earlyFor the fall, I want to reintroduce Charlie Sumner who has with science field trips and First Sailors making for a busybeen serving as Interim Executive Director. Charlie was May and June. This season was active and exciting PBCBs first Executive Director. Hes been overseeing the fall summer programs were mostly sold out, outreach programsdecommissioning of our fleet and facilities, the transition to grew a lot, our residential membership program exceededoff-season activities, and the preparation of the 2023 budget. its goals thanks to the faithful efforts of our volunteer crew, and our Gala Committee threw a spectacularly successfulI am pleased to announce that Dorothy Bassett has event at Wequassett.accepted the position of Executive Director at PBCB! Dorothy, who joined PBCB last spring, was offered the I had the chance to step in as acting Executive Directorposition in October based on the recommendation of for the second half of the season. This was a wonderfulPBCBs search committee and the subsequent approval of opportunity to better understand our complex operations,our Board of Directors. Dorothy has done a fabulous job as and I came to better appreciate our staff whose dedicationour Director of Communication and Development this year, and efforts make all things happen at PBCB. and we are excited for her to take the reins and lead us in the next phase of our development.I want to thank Mike Trovato for his efforts during his tenure at PBCB. Mike oversaw our operations during the transitionThank you for supporting PBCB!from operating with pandemic restrictions to normal, full operations. He assembled an excellent team under which PBCB has thrived. We wish him the best in his retirement.John Dickson, PresidentI am so excited to step into this leadership role at PBCB. I look forward to bringing nonprofit expertise and enthusiasm to PBCBs already substantial programming and helping to continue our local meritime heritage. I especially look forward to being a part of such a wonderful team and being at the forefront of PBCBs inspiring work. Dorothy Bassett'