2021 scholarship and award gala

Presented by the California Maritime Academy Foundation

March 12 – 26, 2021 – On-line Silent Auction

March 26, 2021 – Live-stream Event

Alumni and Industry Awards, Entertainment, Auction, Fund-a-Scholarship, and more!

Join us as we honor this year’s alumni and industry award recipients.

Lifetime Achievement: Tim Coombs ’80 MET 

Distinguished Alumni: James Sundfors ’65 MET

Lighthouse Service Award: Thomas C. Edwards  

Rising Star: Coulston Van Gundy ’06 ME / ’16 MSTEM

Industry Award Recipients:

Association of Marine Underwriters of San Francisco

Centerline Logistics

Intermodal Association of North America (IANA)

Jacobsen Pilot Services

Animated twinkling starProgram

5:30pm-5:45pm Log-on and Entertainment

5:45pm Welcome from the CMAF Board

6:00pm-7:00pm Awards and Fund-a-Scholarship

8:00pm On-line Silent Auction Closes

Attire: Ringmaster or Gala Ready on top, Relaxed and Comfortable on the bottom

Please respond online by March 5, 2021.

Animated twinkling starRegistration Information

Register

*Individual Tickets $75 

Each ticket will include a special “event-in-a-box” package shipped to your home or office and a link to the live-stream event on March 26th.

*Please note that no ticket purchase is necessary to participate in the on-line silent auction from March 12th – 26th.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Admiral $30,000

  • 24 virtual event tickets
  • 8 VIP Reception passes (Date TBD)
  • Company logo prominently displayed during virtual event
  • Half-page full color ad in Spring 2021 Cal Maritime magazine
  • Cal Maritime gift for each guest
  • Fine champagne delivered to you

Silent Auction $20,000

  • 16 virtual event tickets
  • 8 VIP Reception passes (Date TBD)
  • Company logo prominently displayed during virtual event
  • Half-page full color ad in Spring 2021 Cal Maritime magazine
  • Cal Maritime gift for each guest
  • Fine champagne delivered to you

Commodore $15,000

  • 8 virtual event tickets
  • 8 VIP Reception passes (Date TBD)
  • Company logo prominently displayed during virtual event
  • Half-page full color ad in Spring 2021 Cal Maritime magazine
  • Cal Maritime gift for each guest
  • Fine champagne delivered to you

2021 Admiral’s VIP Reception – Date TBD $12,500

  • 8 virtual event tickets
  • 8 VIP Reception passes (Date TBD)
  • Company logo on reception signage
  • Company logo displayed during virtual event
  • Quarter-page full color ad in Spring 2021 Cal Maritime magazine
  • Cal Maritime gift for each guest
  • Fine champagne delivered to you

Captain $10,000

  • 8 virtual event tickets
  • Company logo displayed during virtual event
  • Quarter-page ad in Spring 2021 Cal Maritime magazine
  • Fine champagne delivered to you

Commandant $5,000

  • 8 virtual event tickets
  • Company logo displayed during virtual event

Cadet Table $2,500

  • Sponsor 8 cadets to attend VIP Reception
  • Company logo displayed during virtual event

All sponsors will be acknowledged in all Gala marketing material including the webpage, social media and virtual event program. Sponsorships are tax deductible to the extent allowed by the law. We invite you to join our list of sponsors, donors, and friends for another successful event. For more information, contact Malik Sooch at msooch@csum.edu or 213-804-8462.

Donate an Auction Item

We make every effort to ensure that we have the highest quality silent and live auction items to offer our guests. If you are interested in donating an auction item, increasing visibility for your company, and helping us continue to improve our selection, you may fill out our online Donation Procurement Form or contact Tarra Robinson at trobinson@csum.edu or 707-654-1562.