Michael Rosenfeld

A long-time resident of Marina del Rey and world sailor, Michael Rosenfeld serves as Commodore at Del Rey Yacht Club. Michael grew up at DRYC and, since the age of 10, has cruised, crewed, and raced sailboats ranging from the original 8-foot Sidney unsinkable sabot (built locally by Sidney Blinder on Lincoln Blvd.) to an 88-foot custom sloop on Santa Monica Bay and around the world. Michael has served on DRYC’s Bridge as a director and officer since 2019. Most recently a commercial diplomat, he retired from the British Government in 2020 after serving nearly two decades as Vice Consul with the UK’s Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office and Senior Advisor at the UK’s Department for International Trade at the British Consulate-General, Los Angeles, where he led the British Government’s Clean Energy, Environmental Technology and Sustainable Infrastructure sectors in the US. Previously, Michael was a global corporate investment, marketing and business development executive. He began his career as a print and broadcast journalist in Los Angeles.

Tony Palermo AKA TONY P

An active resident of Westchester and co-owner of Tony P’s Dockside Grill in Marina del Rey, Tony Palermo is dedicated to community service on both a personal and business level. Palermo served as a board member of the Santa Monica Convention and Visitors Bureau for five years and was chairman for two years. His efforts have helped the bureau play a key role in attracting new business to the area and generating tax revenue.

Rae Lamothe, Partner at Golding + Lamothe, currently serves as the Chair of the Board of Directors for the LAX Coastal Chamber of Commerce. Rae has been practicing law in California since 1994 and splits her time between an Employment Law Practice and a Healthcare Practice. When not managing her law practice, Rae donates her time, not only to serve as the Chair of the Chamber, but also as the Arbitrator for the State Bar Committee on Mandatory Fee Arbitration. Rae and her family happily live, work, and play in Playa del Rey!

R. Cody Koopmann

For the last 31 years, Cody Koopmann has been a proud member of the Drollinger Properties family. He started with the company in 1990 as a leasing agent but was quickly promoted to Property Manager and is now a Senior Lead Property Manager with the company. As Senior Property Manager, Cody is in charge of a variety of building and retail offices including the Airport Office Center, which is the headquarters for Drollinger Properties, and has a variety of duties including overseeing leases, bills, vendor contracts, security and building construction and maintenance.

Cody is involved in a variety of local organizations, including the LAX Coastal Chamber of Commerce, where he has served on the board of directors for the past 15 years.

Cody credits his long tenure with Drollinger Properties to its “family atmosphere.” He also acknowledges the powerful influence that company founder Howard Drollinger had on his life. Says Cody, “Howard was a great mentor and teacher to me. He meant a lot to me and helped me further my education and knowledge.”

In his free time, Cody enjoys participating in a variety of sports and has completed Ironman triathlons and even participated in the Raid Gauloise, considered by many to be the first modern expedition adventure race – a multi-day endurance race with no set course across uncharted terrain.

Garrett Smith

Garrett Smith is a Playa Venice Sunrise Rotarian and the owner of Communications a la Carte. He is also a board member of the Neighborhood Council and was Rotary Club of Westchester’s Citizen of the Year. “If there is anything I wish, it is that more people would get involved with something,” Smith says. “It’s about getting involved and staying involved. When it comes to the community.”

Lieutenant Junior Grade Jake David

Lieutenant Junior Grade David took over as the Patrol Boat Manager and Assistant Public Affairs Officer at Sector Los Angeles/Long Beach Response – Enforcement in August of 2021.

LTJG Jake David is a native of Los Angeles, CA.  He began his Coast Guard Career in June of 2013 where he was enlisted for a year while attending Marion Military Institute in Marion, Alabama. Following that, LTJG David attended the United States Coast Guard Academy in New London CT for 4 years and graduated with a B. of S. degree in Management and a Commission as an Ensign in the U. S. Coast Guard. LTJG David’s first unit was the CGC HARRIET LANE out of Portsmouth, VA where he served as the Weapons Officer and Assistant Navigator for 2 years. LTJG David then went on to become the Operations Officer onboard the CGC ADAK in Manama, Bahrain, which he decommissioned in June of 2021. He now works as a Response – Enforcement Officer at Sector Los Angeles/Long Beach until AY24.