The Coast Guard announces the appointment of 13 individuals to serve as members of the National Maritime Security Advisory Committee (NMSAC).
NMSAC was established on December 4, 2018, by § 601 of the Frank LoBiondo Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2018, Pub. L. No. 115-282, 132 Stat. 4190. The function of the Committee is to provide advice to the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security on matters relating to national maritime security, including on enhancing the sharing of information related to cybersecurity risks that may cause a transportation security incident, between relevant Federal agencies and a) State, local, and tribal governments, b) relevant public safety and emergency response agencies, c) relevant law enforcement and security organizations, d) maritime industry, e) port owners and operators, and f) terminal owners and operators.
Membership is composed of thirteen members from the following groups, and in the following numbers:
- Two members will represent Port Authorities.
- Two members will represent Facility Owners and Operators.
- Two members will represent Terminal Owners and Operators.
- Two members will represent Vessel Owners and Operators.
- One Member will represent Maritime Labor.
- Two Members will represent the Academic Community.
- Two Members will represent the Maritime Industry
Each member holds office for a term up to three years.
|NMSAC Members Appointed 2021|
|Mr. Marcus Woodring||Port Authorities|
|Mr. Ed Madura||Port Authorities|
|Mr. Jeffrey Musk||Facility Owners and Operators|
|Mr. John Rowan||Facility Owners and Operators|
|Mr. Bill Dewitt||Terminal Owners and Operators|
|Mr. James Fowler||Terminal Owners and Operators|
|Mr. Kevin Krick||Vessel Owners and Operators|
|Mr. Robert Matticola||Vessel Owners and Operators|
|Mr. T. Christian Spain||Maritime Labor|
|Dr. Hady Saloum||Academic Community|
|Ms. Laurie Thomas||Academic Community|
|Ms. April Danos||Maritime Industry|
|Mr. Sean Kline||Maritime Industry|
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