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United States Coast Guard Auxiliary - Public Affairs

Public Relations Division

The Public Relations Division takes pride in reaching out to the membership, communities, and other components of the United States Coast Guard community to create, maintain, and catalogue United States Coast Guard Auxiliary programs such as; National Safe Boating Week, Coastie and the Youth Outreach Mascots. Public relations are a strategic communication process that builds mutually beneficial relationships between organizations and their publics. Our division provides ample training resources for members who wish to participate in community events and youth outreach programs.

Robert Schabert, DVC-AC  Robert Schabert, DVC-AC
Division Chief for Public Relations Division
Robert ‘Bob’ Schabert, JD, has been a member of the Coast Guard Auxiliary since May 1998. He was the founding member of Flotilla 113-03-01, an aviation flotilla, based at USCG Air Station Sacramento. With 25 years of service in the Coast Guard Auxiliary, Bob has served 17 terms as an FC or VFC with a strong passion for Public Affairs and Human Resources. Bob has also served 11N as DSO-HR and ADSO-PA.

Before Law School, Bob was a Deputy Sheriff with the Yolo County Sheriff’s Department. Bob is currently with the Ashley Law Group located in Historic Old Sacramento, California, with an emphasis on Judgment Enforcement and Labor Law.

Bob is also on the Board of Directors of ‘Unleashing the Possibilities, Inc., a California 501 (c)(3), working with the Yolo County Board of Supervisors and JPA Board (Joint Powers Agreement) overseeing and coordinating a new $28 million dollar Animal Shelter to service all the political subdivisions within the entire County of Yolo.Bob’s hobbies include sailing and flying. 

Public Relations Division Staff

Branch Chief of National Safe Boating Week
Diane L. Riggan, BC-ACN

Branch Chief of Partnerships
Vacant, BC-ACP

Branch Chief of Youth Outreach
Vacant, BC-ACY

Branch Assistant of Coastie Official Spokesperson
Marla Moura, BA-ACYC