Sector Jacksonville Commanding Officer:
Captain Todd Wiemers
Captain Todd Wiemers just completed serving as the Coast Guard’s Presidential Transition Component Action Officer where he developed briefing materials and content to educate and inform the incoming administration about the Coast Guard’s missions, programs and activities.
Captain Wiemers previously served as the Deputy Assistant Commandant for Capability where he was responsible for identifying and sourcing new and extended capabilities, competencies, and capacity to meet U.S. Coast Guard mission requirements.
Other assignments include financial management, afloat and shore operations. Operationally, he served as Operations Officer aboard USCGC COWSLIP, Commanding Officer of USCGC POINT HURON, Surface Operations Officer at Group/Air-Station Corpus Christi, Sector Response at Sector Honolulu, and Deputy Commander of Sector Delaware Bay where he oversaw response, prevention and logistical efforts in Delaware, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey.
Captain Wiemers’ staff tours include serving in the Ninth Coast Guard District, and tours at Coast Guard Headquarters. In the Office of Budget and Programs, he developed and defended the Coast Guard’s fiscal year 2005 budget at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Office of Management and Budget (OMB), and Congress. As Chief of the Office of Boat Forces he was the program manager for all boat platforms throughout the Coast Guard.
A native of Naperville, IL, Captain Wiemers graduated with honors from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in 1990 with a Bachelors of Science degree in Management, and earned a Masters of Business Administration from the College of William and Mary.
Captain Wiemers’ military decorations include five Coast Guard Meritorious Service Medals with Operational Device, three CG Commendation Medals with Operational Device, the DOT 9-11 Medal, Coast Guard Achievement Medal with Operational Device, and several unit and service awards.
He is married to Mayte Medina from Panama.