The Propeller Club of the United States chartered on November 7, 1927, is a non-profit organization, whose membership is representative of every aspect of the maritime industry and whose members reside throughout the United States and the world.
The Propeller Club of New Orleans is dedicated to the enhancement and well being of all interest of the maritime community on local, national, and international basis. It promotes private sector enterprises in ownership and operation of waterborne and inter-modal transportation systems, including associated industries, within the United States and between the United States and its trading partners.

The Propeller Club - Port of New Orleans is comprised of hundreds of individuals representing dozens of organizations in the New Orleans maritime community.
Its membership is composed of a comprehensive representation of the marine industry core companies in the greater New Orleans area - from marine supply and marine surveyors to naval architects and marine engineers; from shipping companies to port administrators; from towing companies to chemical and petroleum companies. We hope that you enjoy learning about us and the Port of New Orleans.

Board Members
President Sean Duffy, Sr.
First Vice President Mike Vitt
Second Vice President Phil Katz
Secretary/Treasurer Michael Nation
Ex-Officio Robert R. Barkerding, Jr.
Board of Governors Executive Director
Capt. Wayne Arguin Leo Falgout
Bill Baraldi W. Brett Mason
Dennis Bryson Pat Patrick, Esq.
A.T. Chenault Capt. Philip Schifflin
Paul Cooper Kyle Smith
Francis Courtenay, Sr. Capt. Edwin Stanton
Childs E. Dunbar, Jr. Admiral Joel Whitehead (Ret.)
Cathy Vienne

2015-2017 Board of Governors

L-R seated
Sean Duffy, Sr., President & Robert R. Barkerding, Jr. - Ex-officio
L-R Standing
Frank Courtenay, Jr., Phil Katz (2nd Vice President), Bill Baraldi,
Michael Nation (Secretary/Treasurer), Pat Patrick, Paul Cooper, Childs Dunbar, Jr.
Not pictured:
Leo Falgout, W. Brett Mason, Capt. Philip Schifflin, Kyle Smith, Ed Stanton, Mike Vitt, Joel Whitehead