Whaling museum captain setting sail

SouthCoastToday.com reports that

Anne B. Brengle, who has been credited with helping turning the New Bedford Whaling Museum into a world-class institution over the past 13 years, has accepted a job with The Coast Guard Foundation.

Mrs. Brengle will be taking over as president of the nonprofit organization.

“I look forward to leading an aggressive nationwide campaign to educated the American public about the urgency of the foundation’s mission, and the ways in which they can help,” she said.

“We’re excited to have Anne at the helm of this organization,” said Ross Roeder, Coast Guard foundation board chairman. “Her extensive background in fundraising and her superior leadership skills will be instrumental in helping the Foundation provide more services to Coast Guard men and women.”

Mrs. Brengle is scheduled to leave her post as Whaling Museum president on Dec. 31

The Coast Guard Foundation, Inc. is a non-profit organization that provides annual funding to support the men and women of the U.S. Coast Guard and its Academy. The Foundation’s fund-raising efforts satisfy needs not met through governmental sources. The Foundation provides scholarships to over 50 children of enlisted personnel and educational grants to nearly 1,200 Coasties pursuing college degrees. The Foundation distributes funding among all nine Coast Guard districts, overseas units and the Academy.

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