Meet Mark Simoni, National Commodore
Biography of Commodore Simoni
Commodore Mark Simoni is the 32nd National Commodore of the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary. He is originally from Saginaw, Michigan, and joined the Coast Guard Auxiliary there in 1991. He has served in a variety of positions, both elected and appointed: Division Chief - Surface in the Operations Department from 2000 through 2005; District Commodore of the Ninth Central Region; National Directorate Commodore - Operations; and as Assistant National Commodore, Operations Policy and Resource Management.
He recently completed a term as Deputy National Commodore - Operations and Atlantic Area-West. In this office he oversaw staff functions in the Directorates of Response, Prevention, Incident Management and Preparedness, and International Affairs. He also had supervisory responsibilities over the six Auxiliary Regions in D8 and D9. In 2013-2014 he served as Vice National Commodore.
Commodore Simoni attended the University of Michigan and Northwestern Michigan University. He owns an Audio/Video company in Saginaw MI, and resides in St. Charles, MI, with his wife Cheryl.