Trish Creach is the Executive Director of the Camdenton Area Chamber of Commerce. In 1994, Trisha Creach received a Bachelor’s Degree in Parks, Recreation and Tourism and served as the Executive Director of the Lake Area Chamber for 18 years before accepting the position at the Camdenton Chamber of Commerce in December 2011. Trish has served as President of the Chamber of Commerce Executives of Missouri and Chair of the Southeast Board of Regents for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Trish received the Institute of Organizational Management (IOM) designation following four years of study with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Trish was a founding member of the Lake of the Ozarks Water Safety Council in 2007 and continues to Co-Chair the organization along with Bob May.
CAPTAIN BOB MAY
Bob’s wife and he rented a boat at Bridgeport Marina in the summer of 1974 shortly after they were married. Two weeks later they had our first boat! The 14-footer became 20, then 21, 25, 27, and now they own a 36 Carver Aft Cabin Motor Yacht (1989). Bob has taken many boating education courses including those offered by the Coast Guard, several states required courses, and in 2013 Bob took the eight-day class from World Wide Marine Training to earn his OUPV USCG License. Bob’s summers have been filled with charters, both rental boats and personal boats from 20ft Pontoons to many hours in training aboard the Celebration vessels. he also took the Master Upgrade course in late 2015 and now hold a 50 Ton Master. Bob is an active member of the Water Safety Council here at the Lake for 8 of the 10 years that group has been around. Bob is also the host and producer of a weekly Radio program about Boating on the Osage Beach News Talk KRMS Radio.
CAPTAIN DOUG BECK
Doug has been boating since the age of 14, the first boat was a Sears 14ft semi-V powered by a 1/ 2 horsepower outboard. From there the boats continued to increase in size. Moved to the Lake 18 years ago Owned and operated an environmental company, in which he took part in several environmental emergency responses on the water fuel spills. Doug has taken and continues to take boating education classes, in 2002 completed a US Coast Guard Class by World Wide Marine to earn his OUPV, and vessel assists USCG License and the following year upgraded to a 25 Ton grade Master. Currently holds a 100 Ton Master. Doug does charter work driving personal boats to water taxi, Celebration, The Lake Hopper, and Playing Hooky as well as providing boating lessons for Freedom Boat Club Members. Doug is an active member of the Water Safety Council, assists with the Lake Race, and Shootout.