Region 17

Staff

ADM Bran Stimpson

ADM Bran Stimpson

Regional Coordinator

Bran has been a member of Starfleet for over 20 years and has been involved with Star Trek fandom for over 30. He has served Starfleet in many positions since joining, including being elected to Vice-Commander Starfleet. This is his third time serving as Regional Coordinator for the Rocky Mountain Fleet, Starfleet Region 17 

As Regional Coordinator, he would like to see a better social media presence for the Region, and more communication between chapter leadership. He would like to develop mentorships between the long term CO’s and new ones.He hopes to create more Regional events both in-person or virtual to bring some fun and camaraderie to the Region. He would also like to put together a staff to not only assist the Regional chapters, but all members of Region 17, both assigned to chapters and unassigned.

CAPT Jared Finkenbinder

CAPT Jared Finkenbinder

Vice Regional Coordinator

Jared is the CO of the USS Russell Casse in Northern Colorado. Prior to launching the Russell Casse, Jared served as the XO aboard the now disbanded USS Tyr. Jared (and his wife, Commodore Cyndi Finkenbinder, who is STARFLEET CFO) have been members of STARFLEET since 2018 but are lifelong Star Trek and Science Fiction fans. Jared now serves as the STARFLEET Quartermaster and Region 17’s Vice Regional Coordinator.

As Quartermaster he has brought and continues to bring much needed technological improvements and updates to the online stores. He is also updating much of the product offerings and is looking out for more product ideas to include in the future.

As Vice Regional Coordinator he supports the Region by maintaining the region’s social media efforts and is available to the Command Staffs and crews of the Region 17 ships for any support they may need or to answer questions they may have.

Please feel free to reach out to Captain Finkenbinder via Facebook Messenger or by clicking on the email button below.

CMDR Matthew Davies

CMDR Matthew Davies

Chief of Communications

Matt first joined Starfleet in the 1980s after discovering at his very first convention at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York City. He signed on with the U.S.S. Constitution and then was the first Executive Officer of the U.S.S. Avenger when she was commissioned.  He now serves as the Assistant Team Leader for the 303rd MACO unit aboard the U.S.S. Tiburon.

Matt looks forward to supporting Region 17 as the Comms Chief and supporting Regional operations.  He hopes that all of the regional ship Commanding Officers will view him as a resource to help spread information throughout the Region as well as a tool to help bridge communication between COs and members of the Region.