Theodore Khachaturian
Theodore KhachaturianChief of Stewards
Theo rowed for Irvine from 1998-2001. He is an attorney at Wolflick & Simpson, living in Pasadena, CA.
Michael Maxwell
Michael MaxwellTreasurer
Mike rowed for Irvine for four years until 2003. He is currently serving as Principal Water Resources Engineer at Arcadis in their downtown LA offices.
Mike Del Castillo
Mike Del CastilloEditor, The Finish Line
Mike was a four-year oarsman at UCI and currently lives in San Pedro, CA working at the Allstate Insurance Company. He is the editor of our bi-annual newsletter, The Finish Line.
David Heimerl
David HeimerlWeb Administrator
Our website administrator, David rowed for UCI from 1998-2001 and is Director of Global Creative Services at Universal Pictures Home Entertainment in Hollywood, CA.
Nick Berkuta
Nick BerkutaDirector at Large
Nick was a four-year oarsman for UCI and is currently a fire battalion chief in Los Angeles, CA.
Todd Canfield
Todd CanfieldDirector at Large
Todd has a long been a presence around the UCI boathouse, being a four-year oarsman and also having coached the team in the past. He is living and working in Santa Barbara, CA and employed by Johnson & Johnson, serving as Director, Global Strategic Marketing at Mentor Worldwide, LLC.
Powell Thurston
Powell ThurstonDirector at Large
Our newest board member, Powell is Head of Insurance Services at Western Asset and a 21-year veteran of the asset management industry. He was a 4-year scholar athlete at UCI, graduating in 1990. Powell then went on to a prolific rowing carrier for another 10 years. He recently earned his black belt in Tae Kwon Do.
Mary Ann Mohoney
Mary Ann MohoneyAdministrative Assistant
Mary Ann is our rock. She keeps everything in order.
Duvall Hecht
Duvall HechtDirector of Rowing Emeritus, Founder
Duvall Hecht originally founded the rowing program at UC Irvine in 1965 and has provided decades of support and mentorship to the program: financial, moral, and instructional. We are forever indebted to his tireless contributions to the program.