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National Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee-Vacancy to Represent Engineering Officers

Application Deadline January 3, 2023

Submitted by Mayte Medina
Chief, Office of Merchant Mariner Credentialing

The Office of Merchant Mariner Credentialing is seeking applications for a membership position on the National Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee (NMERPAC). This member position is for an additional engineering officer who represents merchant marine engineering officers. Applicants must currently hold a Merchant Mariner Credential endorsed as Chief Engineer of unlimited horsepower.

NMERPAC was established by the Frank LoBiondo Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2018 to advise 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.

Those interested in NMERPAC membership will need to submit an application (including a cover letter, resume, and brief biography) as detailed in the federal register notice available online at: by January 3, 2023.

Interested applicants should contact Ms. Megan Johns Henry at (202) 372-1255 or with any questions or to apply.

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