Big John aka "Red Beard" is a long time pirate -- a man of few words, but imposing stature makes him stand out at every event.
His dedication to the organization and its ideas is readily apparent - Red Beard works tirelessly behind the scenes and at the front to help make each and every event a success.
He has held the office of
President for 5 terms,
Vice President for 4 terms,
Past President for 6 terms,
Treasurer for 2 terms,
Captain for 2 terms,
on the Board of Directors in the organization and has been actively involved in all aspects of the Privateers since 1990.