Antonio "Tony" DeCarlo (Chairman)
E-Mail Commissioner DeCarlo
Tony is an electrical engineer who worked with Westinghouse for 28 years, then with Northrop Grumman before retiring in 1997.
A boat owner since 1958, he has served as a Port Commissioner since 1991, when he was first appointed to fill the unexpired term of a Commissioner who moved out of the Port District.
E-Mail Commissioner Swann
Appointed to fill a vacancy in June of 2012, Stephen (“Steve”) Swann, with his wife,
recently relocated to Poulsbo from Arlington, Virginia, in 2011.
Swann, a 1968 graduate of the United States Coast Guard Academy, retired from the
Coast Guard with the rank of Commander in 1988. He served aboard an ocean station patrol ship
(Greenland to Bermuda), the USCGC MCCULLOCH, Wilmington, NC, as ship’s navigator, communications officer, and assistant operations officer. In 1970, as a LTJG, he was assigned as
commanding officer of the USCGC POINT BRIDGE, an 82 foot patrol boat stationed at Marina
del Rey, CA, for search and rescue duty off the California coast from Santa Barbara to Long
Beach. He was thereafter selected to attend Vanderbilt University School of Law on a Coast
Guard-funded scholarship. His JAG tours included positions as assistant professor of law at the
U.S. Coast Guard Academy, New London, CT; and legislative counsel to the Congressional
Affairs Staff, in Washington, DC.
Upon retiring from Active Duty, Swann formed a law firm in Arlington, Virginia,
focusing on enforcement of consumer rights under Virginia and Federal law. He is licensed to practice law in Virginia and Washington State, as well as before the United States Supreme Court and numerous Federal courts.
Commissioner Swann, a member of the Poulsbo Lions Club and a musician in the
Hometown Community Band, is available to meet and discuss Port issues of concern to marina
residents and guests, and the boating community. He is editor of The Scuttlebutt, published
monthly in the North Kitsap Herald, and is available to speak before civic and other
organizations interested in the Port of Poulsbo.