Officers, Districts & Clubs

The IMPBA is comprised of 14 Districts in the United States and Canada in accordance with the
Official IMPBA Map. An additional District 21 is established for all members outside of North America.

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IMPBA OFFICERS   /  DISTRICT 1  /  DISTRICT 2  /  DISTRICT 3   /   DISTRICT 4   /   DISTRICT 5   / DISTRICT 6   /   DISTRICT 7   /   DISTRICT 8   /   DISTRICT 9   /   DISTRICT 10   /   DISTRICT 11   / DISTRICT 12   /   DISTRICT 13   /   DISTRICT 14

IMPBA OFFICERS

President
Matt Schofield
East Rochester, NY
585-750-9679
mpschofield@gmail.com

Vice/Past President
Chris Rupley
Toledo, OH
419-360-3230
juicerc@gmail.com

Secretary/Office
Lynne Rupley
PO Box 140571
Toledo, OH 43614
256-684-2986
secretary@impba.net

Treasurer
Mike Chirillo
Purcellville, VA
540-338-0538
fastrcboats@comcast.net

NATIONAL DIRECTORS

National Nitro
Mike Betke
Oxford, MI
248-388-8099
betkehydro@gmail.com

National Fast Electric
Mike Ball
Clawson, MI
586-804-0520
indymike75@gmail.com

National Large Scale Gas
Lance Ledet
Winnfield, LA
985-804-2843
ledet@basicisp.net

National Records Director
Ron Drake
Plant City, FL
813-523-7073
ronracewon98@aol.com

National Safety Director
Robin Stebbins
Winchester, VA
757-777-0246
moparbarn1@gmail.com

National Scale Unlimited
Joe Weibelhaus
Macomb Township, MI
586-206-5066
jwhydros@comcast.net

National Outboard Director
Carl Van Houten

Deatsville, AL
334-306-8165
vanstunnels45@gmail.com

Technical Review Chairman
Rick Grim
Harvest, AL
256-656-0859
uavpilot@bellsouth.net

Technical Review - Hydro
Don Ferrette
Mechanicsville, VA
804-730-7739
donferrette@verizon.net

Technical Review - Mono
John Finch
Mechanicsville, VA
804-241-3907
jfinch2166@aol.com

CLUB LISTINGS

DISTRICT 1 OFFICERS

D1 Director
Randy Rapedius
Hamilton, ON
289-396-3465 (Canada)
randy_rap@cogeco.ca

D1 Scale Chairman
Matthew Smith
Newmarket, NH
607-372-2684
msmith041782@gmail.com

DISTRICT 1 CLUBS

Moraine Model Mariners

Sanctioned for 2021
Portersville, PA
Pleasant Valley Lake at Moraine State Park
President:
Bob Morton
Pittsburgh, PA
412-298-0855
digapics@aol.com

Northern Lights Model Boat Club

Sanctioned for 2021
Toronto & Niagara Region, Ontario
Ponds located at Alliston/Everett, Beamsville,
Brantford, and Winona/Hamilton
www.facebook.com/groups/167549743410494
President:
Jim Recker
Etobicoke, ON
647-869-9865 (Canada)
jimrecker@outlook.com

Southern Tier NY RC Model Boaters

Sanctioned for 2021
Caton, NY (Pine City)
Skip's Country Pond
President:
Pete Forcier
Horseheads, NY
607-738-4631
pkforcier@juno.com

DISTRICT 2 OFFICERS

D2 Director
Tom Kelly
Sterling Heights, MI
586-804-3487
theeonque@comcast.net

D2 Assistant Director
Rob Betke
Oxford, MI
248-563-9321
betkeracing@gmail.com

D2 Scale/Sport 40 Director
Joe Wiebelhaus
Macomb Township, MI
586-206-5066
jwhydros@comcast.net

DISTRICT 2 CLUBS

Cincinnati Model Boat Club

Sanctioned for 2021
Cincinnati, OH
Find us on facebook!
President:
Mario Johnston
Sharonville, OH
513-720-6865
info@mariotattoos.com

Dayton R/C Boat Club

Sanctioned for 2021
Dayton, OH
www.daytonrcboatclub.org 
President:
Dennis Post
Dayton, OH
937-849-9280
dpost05@sbcglobal.net

 

F.A.S.T.  (Flint Associated Speed Team)

Sanction Pending Border Opening
Flint, MI
President:
Terry Keeley
Mississauga, ON
905-819-4571 (Canada)
tkee@rogers.com

Motor City Model Boat Club

Sanctioned for 2021
Ash Township, MI
President:
Ernie Testani
Dearborn Heights, MI
313- 277-4179
ernieterniet@yahoo.com

Oakland-Wolverine Model Boat Club

Sanctioned for 2021
Burton, Utica, Rochester Hills,
& Port Huron, MI
www.owmbc.net
President:
Bert Dygert
Romeo, MI
248- 221-0901
dannicdyg@yahoo.com

Saginaw Bay R/C Boat Club

Sanctioned for 2021
Saginaw, MI
www.saginawrcboats.com
President:
Charles Dukes
Midland, MI
989-297-3545
dukes3801@gmail.com

Southern Ontario Model Boat Club

Sanctioned for 2021
Tilbury, ON
www.facebook.com/groups/SouthernOntarioMBC/
President
:
Tony Jacuzzi
St. Joachim, ON
519-728-0758 (Canada)
jacuzzi@wavedirect.net

Transom Twisters Model Boat Club

Sanctioned for 2021
Burton, MI
Events held at Kelly Lake in Burton, MI
Acting President:
Mark Baetens
586- 945-0467
markatark@hotmail.com

DISTRICT 3 OFFICERS

D3 Director
Mark Grannis
Bonita Springs, FL
239-289-1159
marktgr17@gmail.com

For Scale Registration, contact Mark.

D3 Assistants

Marten Davis – Asst. (Tampa)
marten@tampabay.rr.com

Stan Simpson – Asst. (Jacksonville)
904-502-3629

Danny King – Asst. (Ft. Lauderdale)
king667@bellsouth.net

Steve Rodriguez – Asst. / Gas (Miami)
steve.rodriguez@fiu.edu

Mic Halbrehder – Asst. / FE
htv1414@aol.com

Bill Britton – Asst. / Outboard
support@rcracingevents.com

DISTRICT 3 CLUBS

Brandon Model Boaters, Inc.

Sanctioned for 2021
Dover, FL
President:
Ron Drake
Plant City, FL
813-523-7073
ronracewon98@aol.com

First Coast Model Boaters

Sanctioned for 2021
Jacksonville, FL
This club holds events at a D13 pond located
in Folkston, GA
President:
Adam Cook
Jacksonville, FL
904-383-0122
FCMB904@gmail.com

Florida Model Boaters

Sanctioned for 2021
Ocala, FL
President:
Kelly Canto
Gainesville, FL
352-642-2098
boatrcr@yahoo.com

DISTRICT 4 OFFICERS

D4 Director
Dave Halverson
Hainesville, IL
847-613-8745
Davidh144@yahoo.com

D4 Scale Director
Dennis "Duke" Mordja
Salem, WI
262-770-8185
dukemorjr@gmail.com

D4 Scale Registration Form CLICK HERE

DISTRICT 4 CLUBS

Badger Model Boat Club

Sanctioned for 2021
Kenosha, WI
Find us on Facebook
President:
Mike Mischnick
224- 522-0230
Mike7130@gmail.com

Marquette RC Boat Club

Sanctioned for 2021
Oak Forest, IL
Pond at Midlothian Reservoir
www.marquetteboatclub.com
President:
Joe Lauletta
708-220-3311
zorrochili@aol.com

Quad City Roostertails

Sanctioned for 2021
Milan, IL
Mirror Lake in the Village of Milan
President:
Pete Collinson
Milan, IL
309-737-5282
calcraftracr@yahoo.com

Riptide RC Boat Club

Sanctioned for 2021
St. Anne, IL
Pond in Village of St. Anne
President:
Keith Ray
Lake Villa, IL
630-849-3925
khray888@gmail.com

DISTRICT 5 OFFICERS

D5 Director
Nick Hartdegen
Gonzales, LA
225-461-9269
njhrecovery1@gmail.com

DISTRICT 5 CLUBS

Huntsville Model Boat Association

Sanctioned for 2021
Huntsville, AL
http://home.hiwaay.net/~wintrak/RC/2/
President:
Rick Grim
Harvest, AL
uavpilot@bellsouth.net

Voodoo Model Boat Club

Sanctioned for 2021
Reserve, LA
www.voodoorcboatclub.com
President:
Nick Hartdegen
Gonzales, LA
225-461-9269
njhrecovery1@gmail.com

DISTRICT 6 OFFICERS

D6 Director
David Petrich
Bloomington, MN
952-942-5983
dcpetrich@hotmail.com

DISTRICT 6 CLUBS

Twin Cities Model Boat Club

Sanctioned for 2021
Eagan, MN
tcmbc.org
President:
Todd Lauf
Eden Prairie, MN
952-942-7485
mobile:  952-220-1308
todd@thelaufs.com

St. Louis Thunder Boaters

Sanctioned for 2021
Missouri/Illinois
Ponds located in D4:
Johnston City, IL and Mt. Vernon, IL
President:
Matt Ellet
Simpson, IL
402-779-6448
thunderboaters@gmail.com

DISTRICT 7 OFFICERS

D7 Director
Jim Nissen
Austin, TX
512-266-7044
jnissen@austin.rr.com

DISTRICT 7 CLUBS

 

 

 

DISTRICT 12 OFFICERS

D12 Director
Fred Lumb, Jr.
Bedford, VA
540-797-0676
lum685@gmail.com

DISTRICT 12 CLUBS

Capitol RC Model Boat Club

Sanctioned for 2021
Centreville, VA
www.capitolrcmodelboats.com
President:
Michael Faszcza
Locust Grove, VA
571-221-2039
lpg557@aol.com

Delmarva Model Boat Club

Sanctioned for 2021
Queenstown, MD
www.facebook.com/groups/1423440864577940/
President:
Daniel V. Weimer
Houston, DE
302- 632-2076
danielweimer1@comcast.net

Old Dominion
Model Boat Association

Sanctioned for 2021
Chesapeake, VA
Join us on facebook:
Old-Dominion-Model-Boat-Association-ODMBA/278187492808
President:
James DeMaio
Virginia Beach, VA
757- 630-5834
albatrossjd@gmail.com

R/C Model Boaters of Baltimore

Sanctioned for 2021
Baltimore, MD
President:
Donald Sparr
Hampstead, MD
410-458-4466
clsparr@aol.com

Richmond Area
Model Boat Organization
(RAMBO)

Sanctioned for 2021
Newton, VA
President:
Dick Tyndall
Mechanicsville, VA
804-370-1646
rcracerva@yahoo.com

WAMB
(Wilmington Area Model Boaters)

Sanctioned for 2021
Rocky Point, NC & Navassa, NC
https://www.facebook.com/groups/626378234953345/
President:
Kevin Willetts
Winnabow, NC
910- 279-2045
Teamriptide17@hotmail.com

DISTRICT 13 OFFICERS

D13 Director
Doug Smock
Lawrenceville, GA
404-308-4011
smockrc@aol.com

D13 Assistant Director
Chris Shepherd
Leesburg, GA
229-894-0819
georgiaboy13579@yahoo.com

D13 Fast Electric Director
Brad Schafer
620 Summer Grass Ln.
Roswell, GA  30075
813-334-1417
brads118@gmail.com

DISTRICT 13 CLUBS

Atlanta Model Boaters

Sanctioned for 2021
Atlanta, GA
President:
Lamar Huff
LaGrange, GA
706-616-4224
lamar.huff@staples.com

Charleston Model Boaters

Sanctioned for 2021
Charleston/John's Island, SC
President:
Sean Anderson
North Charleston, SC
440-667-1294
Sean2865@yahoo.com

RRF Model Boat Club of Valdosta

Sanctioned for 2021
Blue Lake in Valdosta, GA
President:
Glenn Quarles
Clifton, TX
210-392-2271
glennanddonna@gmail.com

SOWEGA
(Southwest Georgia Model Boaters)

Sanctioned for 2021
Sycamore, GA
sowegamodelboaters.com
President:
Julie Gilley
Sycamore, GA
229-392-4936
jgilley48@gmail.com

DISTRICT 14 OFFICERS

D14 Director
Brad Maglinger
Owensboro, KY
270-993-6995
bradmaglinger@hotmail.com

D14 Scale Director
Mike Schindler
Evansville, IN
812-760-8036
saymikey@gmail.com

DISTRICT 14 CLUBS

Driftwood R/C Model Boat Club

Sanctioned for 2021
Ft. Wayne, IN / Celina, OH
Established in 1977
President:
Garry Geiselman
Fort Wayne, IN
260-437-0143
garry.geiselman@gmail.com

Indy Model Boat Club

Sanction for 2021
Indianapolis, IN
One of the oldest clubs in the IMPBA
President:
Bruce Jacobs
Indianapolis, IN
317-727-8769
bjacobs74@gmail.com

Prop Walkers Model Boat Club

Sanctioned for 2021
Madison, IN
Established in 1994
President
Don McKay
Florence, KY
812-493-5242
mckayfirefighter@gmail.com

River City Racing Club

Sanctioned for 2021
Evansville, IN
Established in 1980
President
Aaron Johnson
Evansville, IN
812-602-7512
braceru31@gmail.com

Southern Indiana Propnuts

Sanctioned for 2021
Borden, IN
Huber Orchard Pond
Established in 2005
President:
Michael Starrett
Georgetown, IN
812-704-8576
mikenpat504@gmail.com