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Meet Our Wedding Staff


Wedding Planner

Donna B. Pohl has more than 30 years of experience planning weddings and other events from start to finish for Raquette Lake Navigation on the WW Durant.

Donna is your first contact when you inquire about a wedding on the Durant.

Casey Stoney standing in front of a mirror posing for the camera

Wedding Coordinator

Rachel C. Pohl has grown to maturity working in the family-owned and operated business, from age thirteen in 1991 to the present time.

Rachel is the one who will be onboard during your special day to make sure all the little details fall into place.


Executive Chef

Chef Jim Pohl, a 2003 graduate of the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, has worked in the seasonal family business with the culinary staff since he was a boy. To his list of restaurant experiences he includes working in Clearwater Beach, Florida, New Orleans, Las Vegas and Rochester.

Chef Jim is responsible for creating and executing all menus on the boat, including supervising the culinary staff, ordering all food from purveyors and monitoring inventory.