Change of Watch 2017 - DSPS Officers 2017-18

2017-2018 Bridge Officers
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Capt. Adam Tunks

Cdr. Capt. Adam Tunks, N

Adam was born in Dallas and started sailing before he started walking!  His parents are avid sailors, and is grandfather was a full-certificate member of the Squadrons.  Adam holds degrees in financial consulting and economics from Southern Methodist University, and spent ten years in the real estate finance industry.  He has recently taken on a new career as a high school Algebra teacher in order to spend more time with his growing family.  He is now enjoying more time with his wife Catherine (our AO!) and son Jeremy, and recently enjoyed a once-in-a-lifetime
trip to sail in Tahiti with his family!

Catherine Tunks
Lt/C Catherine Tunks, P

Catherine is a Dallas native, and first started sailing small boats with her dad on White Rock Lake. She's been an active boater since 2005. She graduated from Southern Methodist University and the University of Texas at Arlington, and is a Licensed Master Social Worker.  She spent four years in a social service agency that assists
low-income families, and three years as the Director of Social Services in a nonprofit long-term care facility.
Catherine and her husband Adam (our Commander!) have one son named Jeremy, and she now enjoys
staying home with him full-time.

Jim Jenkins

Lt/C Jim Jenkins, S

Jim is a Texas native, from Gladewater in East Texas.
Jim started sailing with a Hobie 16 on Lakes Lewisville, Texoma and Ray Hubbard. Jim’s last boat was a
Catalina 22 on Lake Ray Hubbard, which he has donated
to a local Sea Scout ship.
Jim graduated from Texas Tech University and is a practicing Certified Public Accountant.  He and his wife, Elizabeth, have two children and five grandchildren. Elizabeth is retired from Electronic Data Systems, taught information technology subjects at the University of Texas - Dallas, is an active member of non-profit
organizations and is a Court Appointed Special
Advocate for children in foster care.

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