FSO-PV - Program Visitation (Marine Dealer Visits)
Having voluntarily served our country and the US, Marine Corps Reserve; George’s commitment to excellence and dedication to honesty demonstrate his assurance to highest standard of service. Currently the Flotilla Staff Officer for the Marine Dealer Visitor Program, George works with the boating community to promote the Coast Guard Auxiliary’s Recreational Boating Safety program. He is currently working on achieving the AUXOP, Marine Safety Trident Program, ATON and Boat Crew qualification.
Active in the community, he has served the Ambassador Committee with the Chamber of Commerce; and since joining the Coast Guard Auxiliary in late 2009 he has achieved the following coursework: BS&S, SS&S, HRNC, ICS100, ICS200, ICS700, ICS800, AUXPAT Patrols, Operations Policy, NavRules95, Good Mate, IMSEP, Standard First-Aid, CPR/AED- Adult and Child with CPR-Infant, VE, MDV, APC, IDC, Aviation Exam Part A, Aviation Exam Part B. In addition, George holds an (ASA) American Sailing Association certification; and is in-progress to complete the PADI Scuba qualifications with his next dive in summer 2010.
As a Managing Director in the Insurance & Financial Services industry, he has earned the qualified designation CRPS® from the College of Financial Planning. In addition, he has also earned the CLTC designation from the CLTC Board of Standards. His personal and professional career goal involves completing his MBA from Pepperdine University where he studies in its evening program. He resides in Los Angeles with his wife Christine, a Board Certified Physician.
Flotilla 12-4 Personnel:
FC - Flotilla Commander: Harold (Hal) Pruett
VFC - Vice Flotilla Commander: Tom Brocato
Immediate Past FC: Robin Neuman
FSO-CM - Communications: Al Verdi
FSO-CS - Computer Services: Nora Watson
FSO-FN - Finance: Tom Brocato
FSO-IS - Information Services: Cheyne Scoby
FSO-MA - Materials: Jeff Steinberg
FSO-MS - Marine Safety: Al Verdi
FSO-MT - Member Training: Robin Neuman
FSO-PV - Marine Dealer Visitor: George Rizkalla
FSO-OP - Operations: Nora Watson
FSO-NS - Navigation Services (Aids to Navigation): Victor Bruno
FSO-PA - Public Affairs: Steve Lee
FSO-PB - Publications: Jonathan Smaby
FSO-PE - Public Education: Tom Brocato
FSO-PS - Personnel Services: Jeff Steinberg
FSO-SR - Secretary/Records: Cheyne Scoby
FSO-VE - Vessel Examinations: Victor Bruno