David Nottage has been the Regional Coordinator since the beginning of his administration in February 2016. As Regional Coordinator, his duties include representing the Region to the STARFLEET Admiralty Board, and act as the chief executive of the Region.
Admiral Nottage has been a long-standing member of STARFLEET for over 25 years. Prior to his service as Regional Coordinator, he served as Vice-Regional Coordinator under Admiral Jerry Tien (2012-2016). In addition to these duties, he serves as the commanding officer of USS Golden Gate, based in San Francisco, California. Admiral Nottage is a former CO of the Year (2012-2014), Flag Officer of the Year (2015), both within Region 4, and STARFLEET Distinguished Member of the Year (2018).
Captain Bob Van Tuinen
Vice Regional Coordinator
Bob Van Tuinen has been the Vice Regional Coordinator since April of 2018. His main duties are to support the Regional Coordinator and to attend the Admiralty Board meetings when the Regional Coordinator is unable to.
Captain Bob Van Tuinen joined STARFLEET March 12. He and his son tried to get a ship started in Modesto, CA then, but for many reasons it didn’t get out of dry dock. In August of 2016 they were more successful and the USS Balthasar began its Shakedown Cruise, commissioning April 25 of 2017. He has been the Commanding Officer of this ship since its inception.