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The Tailhook Educational Foundation

Directors & Staff
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TEF Chairman of the 
Board

RDML JAMES "JJ" QUINN, USN (Ret)

Tailhook
President

CAPT ERIC "POPEYE" DOYLE, USN

TEF Executive
Director

CAPT Rodger Welch USN (Ret)

TEF VP / CFO

CDR Steve Queen USN (Ret)

THA Executive
Director

CAPT Greg "Chaser" Keithley USN (Ret)

TEF Board Directors

TEF Board Directors

VADM Ted ‘Twig’ Branch USN (Ret) 

CAPT Jack ‘Fingers’ Ensch USN (Ret)  

CAPT Stephen ‘Moose’ Laukaitis USN (Ret) 

CAPT R.W. ‘Brick’ Nelson USN (Ret) 

CDR Greg ‘Shifty’ Peairs USN (Ret) 

RADM Harry ‘HT’ Rittenour USN (Ret) 

CAPT Robert ‘Rooter’ Rutherford

CAPT Jack ‘Damien’ Schuller USN (Ret) 

Mr. Jon ‘Nordo’ Winthrop 

CAPT Chuck ‘Snapper’ Wright USN (Ret)

TEF Officers

CDR Melodie ‘Mel’ Palmer USN (Ret)

Rich Carlquist - Deep Dive Financial Planning Group, LLC/ Commonwealth Financial Network

Exec. Asst / Secretary

Beth Rollins

TEF Staff

Financial Advisor

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