COMMAND STAFF

The Command Staff of the C.W. Parks Battalion and Training Ship Pampanito is proud to serve and develop Americas youth.

MISSION STATEMENT...“Committed to excellence in leadership, community service, and instilling in our youth the core values of Honor, Courage and Commitment”

 LTJG. Spencer Boyce   Commanding Officer   LTJG Boyce  Joined the unit in 2016 and was appointed the Commanding Officer in 2017. He has one son in the program and recently retired as a Captain with the California Highway Patrol after 29 plus years serving in a variety of assignments. He served eight years as a US Marine Corps Sergeant and 2 years as Petty Officer 2nd Class in the US Coast Guard reserve. LTJG Boyce holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Management, a Masters of Science degree in Criminal Justice and is a graduate of the California POST Command College. He is a prior Sea Cadet attaining the rank of Petty Officer 2ndClass.

LTJG. Spencer Boyce

Commanding Officer

LTJG Boyce

Joined the unit in 2016 and was appointed the Commanding Officer in 2017. He has one son in the program and recently retired as a Captain with the California Highway Patrol after 29 plus years serving in a variety of assignments. He served eight years as a US Marine Corps Sergeant and 2 years as Petty Officer 2nd Class in the US Coast Guard reserve. LTJG Boyce holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Management, a Masters of Science degree in Criminal Justice and is a graduate of the California POST Command College. He is a prior Sea Cadet attaining the rank of Petty Officer 2ndClass.

 ENS. David Cameron   Executive Officer   ENS. Cameron  Joined the unit in 2015, and has two sons in the program, he is currently a police officer of 20 + years, where he has served as a Motorcycle officer, SWAT officer and Detective. Mr. Cameron serves on the Board of Directors of the California Association of Accident Reconstruction Specialists, served 10 years as a US Navy Hospital Corpsman, and is a former Sea Cadet of 5 years, who was chosen as one of the first Cadet Chiefs in the nation in 1985.

ENS. David Cameron

Executive Officer

ENS. Cameron

Joined the unit in 2015, and has two sons in the program, he is currently a police officer of 20 + years, where he has served as a Motorcycle officer, SWAT officer and Detective. Mr. Cameron serves on the Board of Directors of the California Association of Accident Reconstruction Specialists, served 10 years as a US Navy Hospital Corpsman, and is a former Sea Cadet of 5 years, who was chosen as one of the first Cadet Chiefs in the nation in 1985.

 
 ENS. Karl Kruger   Operations Officer /Officer In Charge T.S. Pampanito   ENS. Kruger  Joined the unit in 2015, and has two sons in the program. Mr. Kruger is a Regional Sales Manager in the Wholesale Building Supply Industry. Karl served honorably as an Aerographers Mate 2nd Class Petty Officer in the US Navy, and is a former Sea Cadet of 5 years. Mr. Kruger met his life long friend, David Cameron when they both joined the Sea Cadets in 1980. As Karl’s son’s have followed in his footsteps joining the program, it was only natural for Karl to have a chance to volunteer as an Instructor to help positively influence and support a fantastic program.

ENS. Karl Kruger

Operations Officer /Officer In Charge T.S. Pampanito

ENS. Kruger

Joined the unit in 2015, and has two sons in the program. Mr. Kruger is a Regional Sales Manager in the Wholesale Building Supply Industry. Karl served honorably as an Aerographers Mate 2nd Class Petty Officer in the US Navy, and is a former Sea Cadet of 5 years. Mr. Kruger met his life long friend, David Cameron when they both joined the Sea Cadets in 1980. As Karl’s son’s have followed in his footsteps joining the program, it was only natural for Karl to have a chance to volunteer as an Instructor to help positively influence and support a fantastic program.

 ENS. Shannon Cameron   Administrative Officer / Finance Officer   ENS. Cameron  Joined C.W. Parks Battalion in 2016 to help with paperwork and administrative tasks. Shannon’s two sons are both in the Battalion, one is a Sea Cadet and the other is a Navy League Cadet. In addition to her duties with the unit, Shannon also has a full time job running a small animal veterinary hospital in Brentwood and volunteers at her son’s schools helping out the Parents clubs.   Inst. Cameron was chosen as the 2017 National Instructor of the year.

ENS. Shannon Cameron

Administrative Officer / Finance Officer

ENS. Cameron

Joined C.W. Parks Battalion in 2016 to help with paperwork and administrative tasks. Shannon’s two sons are both in the Battalion, one is a Sea Cadet and the other is a Navy League Cadet. In addition to her duties with the unit, Shannon also has a full time job running a small animal veterinary hospital in Brentwood and volunteers at her son’s schools helping out the Parents clubs.

Inst. Cameron was chosen as the 2017 National Instructor of the year.

 ENS. Sabrina Padilla   NLCC Administrative Officer

ENS. Sabrina Padilla

NLCC Administrative Officer

 LTJG. William Danko   Supply Officer

LTJG. William Danko

Supply Officer

 
 LT. Steven Johnson   Training Officer

LT. Steven Johnson

Training Officer

 IS2 Graham Ryden   Officer In Charge of Cadets   Intelligence Specialist 2 class  Joined the unit in 2017, currently a health care analyst for Conduent. IS2 Ryden is currently serving his third year in the US Naval Reserve as an Intelligence Specialist. IS2 Ryden has a bachelors in history and has completed Intelligence “A” and “C” schools.

IS2 Graham Ryden

Officer In Charge of Cadets

Intelligence Specialist 2 class

Joined the unit in 2017, currently a health care analyst for Conduent. IS2 Ryden is currently serving his third year in the US Naval Reserve as an Intelligence Specialist. IS2 Ryden has a bachelors in history and has completed Intelligence “A” and “C” schools.

 INST. Chris Blair   Division Officer

INST. Chris Blair

Division Officer

 INST. Steve Rogers   Sponsorship & Grants Officer   Joined the unit in 2018, and has a son in the program. Instructor Rogers is a co-owner of an advanced network consulting firm  http://HexaBuild.io  and also is our unit’s CyberPatriot Coach. INST Rogers is a former Sea Cadet of 4 years and was in the Color Guard of the same Sea Cadet Squadron with ENS Cameron and ENS Kruger from 1979-1983.

INST. Steve Rogers

Sponsorship & Grants Officer

Joined the unit in 2018, and has a son in the program. Instructor Rogers is a co-owner of an advanced network consulting firm http://HexaBuild.io and also is our unit’s CyberPatriot Coach. INST Rogers is a former Sea Cadet of 4 years and was in the Color Guard of the same Sea Cadet Squadron with ENS Cameron and ENS Kruger from 1979-1983.

 
 INST. Kevin Johnson   Officer In Charge of League Cadets

INST. Kevin Johnson

Officer In Charge of League Cadets

 INST. Leilani McKean   Public Affairs Officer

INST. Leilani McKean

Public Affairs Officer

 INST. Jane Phillips   Administrative Asst.

INST. Jane Phillips

Administrative Asst.