ABOUT US

Established in 2011 - the Bellingham Bay Outrigger Paddlers club (BBOP) has become a mainstay for helping to get our local communities out on the water on a regular basis. The club consists of Men, Women and Co-Ed competitive teams as well as a large Recreational group and a youth program dedicated to enjoying the beautiful Pacific Northwest ocean scenery. Outrigger canoes launch from the beautiful waterfront in Fairhaven at the Community Boat Center located at 555 Harris Street in Bellingham.

BBOP is a federally recognized 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, and all donations are 100% tax deductible.

BBOP is a 100% volunteer run organization

BBOP

PO Box 913

Bellingham, WA 98227-0913

Voting Board Members

President

Janice Lapsansky

Secretary

Julie Van Dooren

Vice President

Delynn Mackenzie

Communications Officer

Rose Morken

Treasurer

Susan DeBari

Coordinators

Equipment Manager

Jill Kimoto

Safety

Coordinator

Brian Flannelly

Race Coordinator

Jeff Sallaway

Membership

Coordinator

Caroline Abbott

Race Coordinator

Kelly Lange Abbott

Fundraising Coordinator & Race Director

Erin Lapsansky

Coaches

Head Coach & Women's Coach

Chris Ohana

Men's Coach

Ananda Missler

Rec Coach

Blanche Bybee

Keiki Coach

Jill Kimoto

Women's Coach

Jess DiRusso

Keiki Coach

Andy Snow