Mariner Credentialing

National Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee intersessional meeting of the subcommittee on the review of job task analysis to Maritime Surface Ships Mapping (JTA to MASS Mapping)

The Office of Merchant Mariner Credentialing is hosting an intersessional meeting of the National Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee (N-MERPAC) subcommittee on the Review of Job Task Analysis to Maritime Surface Ships Mapping (JTA to MASS Mapping). The subcommittee will meet virtually through Microsoft Teams on June 29 & 30, 2022. The meeting will convene 10am – 3pm (EDT).

N-MERPAC advises, consults with, and makes recommendations to the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security through the Commandant of the United States Coast Guard on matters relating to personnel in the United States Merchant Marine including the training, qualifications, certification, documentation, and fitness of mariners. This subcommittee provides recommendations to the Coast Guard on the reports of the Job Task Analysis for Merchant Mariner Credential Endorsements (Officers and Ratings).

Anyone who is not part of the N-MERPAC emailing list and would like to attend this subcommittee meeting should contact the Alternate Designated Federal Officer, Ms. Megan Johns Henry at  

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