The Overfalls Foundation 2020 Board of Director Elections

In accordance with the Bylaws of The Overfalls Foundation, “members shall vote for Directors at the Annual Meeting of the Foundation.” The next Annual Meeting will take place as an electronic “Zoom” meeting on October 9, 2020 at 7 p.m. All members are encouraged to participate in the voting process. To register for the meeting, please click here.

The election will be conducted by acclamation of the members participating in the Annual Meeting. There are three (3) vacancies and three (3) nominations. Directors are elected to one (1) full term and shall be eligible to serve two (2) full terms. A full term is three (3) years.

The 2020 nominations to fill The Overfalls Foundation Board of Directors are as follows:


Mr. Ray Glick

Ray Glick, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, is a graduate of the Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine. Ray previously owned 2 veterinary practices but spent the majority of his career in executive management positions in the health care divisions of 3M, Johnson & Johnson, Johnson and Johnson Canada, Boehringer Ingelheim, Thompson Healthcare Publications, and the Banfield National veterinary group. He currently is an instructor of western American history for the University of Delaware learning Institute.

Ray has previously served on the Overfalls Board for 6 years and held the positions of Vice President and Secretary. He presently serves the Overfalls Foundation as Curator of artifacts and the American Lightship Museum and has served as a board member and or officer in over 20 other community and professional organizations. His hobbies include gun sports and hunting.

Ray’s energetic support of the Foundation and experience in such a wide variety of organizations makes him a uniquely qualified candidate to serve on the Board of the Overfalls Foundation.

Ray lives in the Lewes area with his wife Pam and their dog Sadie. They have 3 children and 7 grandchildren.


Mr. Craig Schaefer

Craig Schaefer is a member of the Overfalls Dirty Hands Gang where he has worked on various projects to help keep the Lightship Overfalls ship-shape and looking great for the past 2 years. He is a graduate of Rutgers College and received his Medical Doctorate degree from Albany Medical College.

Craig has had many medical assignments throughout his career including as a doctor in private practice, as a surgeon affiliated with numerous hospitals and as an instructor with Georgetown University. His military service includes serving in the Army’s Office of the Surgeon General, Research and Development Command as Shock and Trauma Research Officer. His most recent medical assignment was as Surgical Hospitalist/Acute Care Surgeon with Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis, Maryland. Having been licensed to practice in 5 different states, he remains actively licensed in Maryland and Virginia.

Craig is a rugby enthusiast who actively played for over 40 years, won 3 Division II National Championships as Coach of the Salisbury University Rugby Football Club and also founded and presided over the Myrtle Beach Rugby Football Club. He was elected to the Salisbury University Rugby Hall of Fame in 2017 and is a Paul Harris Fellow in The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International.

Craig’s enthusiastic approach to his work on the Dirty Hands Gang along with his extensive background and unique experience in a variety of professional settings makes him an excellent candidate to serve on the Overfalls Foundation Board of Directors.

Craig and his wife Carol are residents of Millsboro and they have 5 children.


Mr. Steve Tolbert

Steve Tolbert, along with his wife Susan, have been members of the Overfalls Foundation since 2002. Steve has supported the Foundation as guest speaker, Ship’s Guide, and in landscaping. He has also been working to establish a memorial or other suitable marker in Lewes to recognize the contributions made by Americans to the Lightship Service.

Steve retired as a commissioned Chief Warrant Officer after a distinguished 30+ year career with the U.S. Coast Guard. He had various shore and afloat assignments along both East and West Coasts and the Great Lakes. His career highlights included being assigned to the Lewes and Indian River Coast Guard Stations in Delaware and Eaton’s Neck Coast Guard Station in New York. He served as Commanding Officer of the Indian River and Eaton’s Neck stations. Steve also served tours of duty on the Relief Lightship (WLV-529) in Cape May, NJ, the Coast Guard Cutters Westwind (WAGB-281) in Milwaukie, WI and Acacia (WLB-409) in Grand Haven, MI.

After retiring from the U.S. Coast Guard, Steve earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Information Systems from St. Leo University. He’s worked as an Office Manager, Secretary and Treasurer for Bethel United Methodist Church in Lewes. He also worked with Nehemiah Gateway Community Development Corporation, a non-profit in Wilmington, coordinating the annual Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program in Kent and Sussex Counties. Steve “retired” from that position in 2013 and now only works during the tax season for a local CPA. He was also Treasurer for Coastal Concerts, Inc., Lewes, for seven years. He is a member of Jefferson Lodge #15, A.F. & A.M. and Unity Chapter #16, Order of the Eastern Star, in Lewes.

Steve’s U.S. Coast Guard experience along with his history of working with non-profit organizations makes him well qualified to serve on the Board of the Overfalls Foundation.

Steve and his wife Susan reside in Bay Woods in the Angola area of Lewes. They have four grown children and six grandchildren.


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