Board of Directors

John Walus

LTC U.S. Army, Retired

Combat Veteran of Desert Shield/Storm. U.S. Paratrooper

82nd Airborne Division Infantry Company Commander (2) and G-3 Air 82nd Airborne Division and XVIII Airborne Corps

Executive Officer, 1-325, 82nd Airborne Division

 Action Officer, DA ODCSOPS (Pentagon). U. S. Army Command and General Staff College.

Juris Doctorate Degree and Macomb County Bar Association member.

Board of Directors for the Wayne State Athletic Alumni Association and Alumni Association.

Founding Mentor-Coordinator of Macomb County Veterans Treatment Court (Circuit and District Court).

Current President of 501(c)(3) Friends of Macomb County Veteran Treatment Court.

Basic Sailing Qualification

Todd Anglebrandt

U.S. Paratrooper; 82nd Airborne Division

Veteran of Operation Desert Falcon. Jungle Warfare School (Panama); Saudi Arabian Jump Wings; Expert Infantry Badge. Master’s Degree General Psychology, Bachelor’s Degree in Counseling Psychology, MCBAP Certified Clinical Supervisor, Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor, Certified Prevention Specialist -Michigan. Director/Supervisor Lapeer County Health Department Alcohol Information and Counseling Center. Basic Sailing Qualification.

Maureen Puma

ER/RN at William Beaumont Hospital (Troy)

Trauma Nursing Certification

Advanced Cardiac Life Support Pediatric

Advanced Life Support Associates in Applied Nursing

Bachelor's of Science in Basic Nursing

Basic Sailing Qualification

Aaron Cutlip

MD Residency at Marquette Family Medical Center

ER Physician at St. Francis Hospital in Escanaba, MI.

Bachelor of Science in Psychology.

Basic Sailing and Basic Coastal Cruising Certifications

Mackinaw Race Participant

Yacht Delivery crewman.

Floyd Peplinski

Major, U.S. Army, Retired

Combat Veteran of Panama Invasion and Iraq War. U.S.

Paratrooper and Long Range Surveillance Soldier.

Senior Instructor, Senior TAC Officer, Company Commander, and Administration Officer at Michigan National Guard OCS Course.

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering

Masters of Science in Engineering Management.

Sailing qualifications in Basic, Basic Coastal Cruising, Charter, and Yacht Delivery crew.

Julie Muthig

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

University of Michigan Alumna.

Integrates mindfulness-based therapies such as Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Trauma and Dialectical Behavior Therapy in an outpatient setting.

Prior employment: Spectrum Human Services, Ozone House – a local youth shelter, Washtenaw County Community Support and Treatment Services (CMH), and the Ann Arbor VA Hospital. Experience working with clients struggling with a variety of concerns, such as: depression, anxiety, eating issues, substance abuse, sexual assault and rape trauma, grief, and communication within intimate relationships.

LGBTQ ally and former Sexual Assault and Rape Response Team Advocate at Safe House Center, a domestic violence shelter.

Client-centered and Trauma-informed Clinician.

American Sailing Association Basic Sailing and Basic Coastal Cruising Qualification and Yacht Delivery Crew.

Kimberly Burdick

Master of Social Work | May 1994, Wayne State University | Detroit, MI
Bachelor of Social Work | June 1987 Western Michigan University | Kalamazoo, MI

Licensed Master Social Worker | State of Michigan, Eligible for School Social Worker Certification
ACSW | Member of Academy for Certified Social Workers

Assistant Director of Behavioral Services with Catholic Charities of Southeast Michigan

Clinical Supervisor/Case Record Reviewer, Catholic Charities of Southeast Michigan

Clinical Social Worker | Private Practice | Kimberly T. Burdick, LLC

Provided Counseling services to children, adolescents, and adults- individually, family, couples,
and groups and completed intake assessments, developed treatment plans,

School Counselor | Deckerville Community Schools

Compass Point Veteran Outreach is a non-profit organization, 501c(3) that that recognizes the turmoil and frustration experienced by returning veterans and their families while they reestablish themselves in society.  Our mission is to provide an evidenced based practice that utilizes adventure therapy through the challenges of sailing. We aim to give veterans an opportunity for adventure and to reconnect with their families.

Step aboard and start a journey to a better life for you and your family!


T: (810) 941-5101


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