Board of Directors

CAPTAINS FOR CLEAN WATER – BOARD OF DIRECTORS

CAPT. DANIEL ANDREWS
CAPT. DANIEL ANDREWS
Daniel Andrews is a full-time inshore fishing guide, born and raised in Southwest Florida. He fishes out of a flats boat for tarpon, snook, and redfish from Sanibel Island to Boca Grande. Daniel has witnessed the decline of the Caloosahatchee estuary growing up fishing these waters. He has spent tens of thousands of hours fishing and hunting across South Florida, in the Everglades, and in the Florida Keys. Passion for the outdoors is his driving force which keeps him fighting hard to protect the Everglades and estuaries that shape his way of life. Daniel founded Captains for Clean water to bring people together on an issue that has plagued South Florida for his entire life.
CAPT. CHRIS WITTMAN
CAPT. CHRIS WITTMAN
Chris Wittman is a Florida Native, and USCG licensed Master Captain. As an avid outdoorsman, Chris loves surfing, snowboarding, scuba diving, and camping, but hunting and fishing are his passions.
Chris has proven himself as a professional fisherman throughout the years as a high-end fishing guide and nationally renowned tournament angler. But it was his behind the scenes work as marketing director of Epic Outdoors Marketing that kept his various pro fishing teams at the forefront of the industry among hundreds of other successful teams. Because his grassroots marketing platform had such a strong following, he is the only angler ever given the opportunity by Lake & Bay boats to give away a fully decked-out Lake & Bay boat, with thousands entering the sweepstakes.
REID MCKINSTRY
REID MCKINSTRY
Reid McKinstry is a Sales Manager at Mustad Hooks. Mustad Hooks is the oldest and largest fishing hook manufacturer in the world. Reid grew up in Fort Myers on the Caloosahatchee River fishing for snook, tarpon and redfish. Reid went to Virginia Tech and later graduated from Florida Gulf Coast University with BS in Business Management. Reid is an avid hunter and angler, and having seen the destruction caused by the damming and draining of the Everglades, and is fully committed to growing Captains for Clean Water into a powerful organization to fight for clean water for generations to come.
Preston “PJ” Scheiner practices law as a trial attorney with Associates & Bruce L. Scheiner, Attorneys for the Injured. PJ received his undergraduate degree from Amherst College and attended law school at the University of Miami, where he graduated cum laude. As an attorney, PJ is a regular speaker and lecturer at legal conferences and seminars and has been recognized as a Rising Star by Superlawyers. PJ is also an avid diver, fisherman, and outdoorsman who has witnessed the devastating economic and environmental impacts of repeated, large-scale Lake Okeechobee discharges into the Caloosahatchee Estuary. PJ joined Captains for Clean Water out of a desire to do something to help save Florida’s natural beauty and bounty for future generations.
LELAND GARVIN
LELAND GARVIN
Leland Eric Garvin, a Florida native, and second generation trial attorney began his legal career working as a State Prosecutor until he and his father decided to join forces to create the Garvin Law Firm, a personal injury trial firm in Southwest Florida. Leland is an avid fisherman, and diver who spends countless hours on the water, both in Southwest Florida and the Florida Keys; having witnessed firsthand the catastrophic impact of the Lake Okeechobee discharges as well as the lack of flow into hyper-saline Florida Bay. After studying this problem for years, Leland decided to join with other board members informing Captains for Clean Water in an attempt to have a positive impact on all estuaries in South Florida which he believes is on “Life Support” due to poor management at the State and Federal Levels.
BOB BEVILLE
BOB BEVILLE
Bob is a 3rd generation Floridian and starting coming to SW Florida from Miami in the 1950’s. He began fishing the crystal clear waters of Pine Island Sound with his grandfather and knew that one day this would be his home. Bob moved to Ft Myers in 1976 and took a position with Waterman Broadcasting in 1980 and is presently VP of Sales. Bob has always fished the waters of SW Florida and remembers fishing the clear, clean waters of the Caloosahatchee in downtown Ft Myers. Bob obtained a USGC Captains License in 2004. Bob is a Past President of Big Brothers Big Sisters, Past President of The Rotary Club of Fort Myers, President of the Lakes Park Enrichment Foundation, serves on the United Way Allocations Committees, the Lee County Parks and Recreation Advisory Board, and the Komen Grant Review Committee.
CHAUNCEY GOSS
CHAUNCEY GOSS
Chauncey Goss is the founder and managing partner of Goss Practical Solutions – a firm that provides federal fiscal policy analysis, budget forecasting, and geopolitical analysis. Prior to starting the firm, Goss served as Deputy Staff Director and Director of Budget Review for the House Budget Committee under Paul Ryan. Ryan credits Goss with being responsible for much of the analytical underpinnings and quantitative analysis that are the foundation of Ryan’s budgets.Before working on Capitol Hill, Mr. Goss worked for the Executive Office of the President in the Office of Management and Budget’s National Security Division where he was instrumental in ensuring the Department of Defense and Intelligence Community were properly resourced. Prior to that, he worked as a strategic planner under contract to the Air Force, Navy, and Intelligence Community. As a long-time resident of Southwest Florida, Goss first became involved with water quality issues when he worked as the Executive Director of the Gasparilla Island Conservation and Improvement Association on Boca Grande in the early 1990’s. Goss grew up on Sanibel Island and currently lives there with his wife and three sons. He is active in his community and serves as an elected member of the Sanibel City Council. He is Chairman of the Board of Trustees at the Canterbury School in Ft. Myers. He serves on the boards of the Southwest Florida Community Foundation, the Sanibel Captiva Conservation Foundation, and the United Way of Lee, Hendry, Glades, and Okeechobee Counties. He received a BA from Rollins College and a Masters in Public Policy from Georgetown University.