Meet Our Members

Hundreds of volunteer hours each year.  Constant training, on the water and in the classroom. Directly supporting the United States Coast Guard in amazing activities. Exciting missions. Wonderful fellowship.

That's part of what it's like to be a Coast Guard Auxiliarist.

Members of Flotilla 1808 patrol the waterways in Eastern PA and Southern NJ, practice HF, Coast Guard radio communications, train with Coast Guard helicopter operations, do vessel exams, even stand watch on Coast Guard Cutters!  

Meet some of our members here.  Interested in joining our active Flotilla? Click here to take the first step.

Tom Gorman

Auxiliary Qualifications

  • Communications Specialist having completed AUXCOM
  • Currently studying for TCO and Watchstander
  • Also, focused on Incident Management having completed over 1,500 hours of FEMA NIMS ICS training, including ICS 300 and 400. Completed USCG ICS-339 Division Group Supervisor and ICS 400 Advanced ICS. Qualified and certified as a FEMA Communications Unit Leader (COML) to work on an All-Hazards Type III Incident Management Team (IMT).

Camden County Amateur Radio RACES Radio Officer

Mark Rubino

Auxiliary Qualifications

  • Patrol Coxswain
  • Instructor
  • Vessel Examiner
  • AUXOP certified
  • Division 18 Commander
  • Helo Ops Certified

Professional EMT and Instructor

Michael Slepian

Auxiliary Qualifications

  • Vessel Examiner
  • Instructor
  • Patrol Specialist
  • Auxiliary HF Radio Operator AUXCOM
  • Public Affairs Officer
  • ICS Courses
  • Loves Sailing

Amateur Radio Operator

Jim Maccariella

  • Program Visitor
  • Instructor
  • Boat Crew
  • Division and Flotilla Staff Officer (PV)
  • ICS Courses

Professional, Civil Engineer, Engineering Professor