New Members Sought for National Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee

Image via U.S. Coast Guard.

This week, the Office of Merchant Mariner Credentialing announced two vacancies on the National Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee.

The committee, according to Mayte Medina, chief of the Office of Merchant Mariner Credentialing, offers guidance to the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security through the Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard on issues related to U.S. Merchant Marine personnel such as “training, qualifications, certification, documentation and fitness of mariners.”

The advisory committee needs one member to represent the public and another member who is a deck officer that has a Merchant Mariner Credential with an endorsement as Master of Towing Vessels.

Interested applicants must submit a cover letter, résumé and short bio. Applicants who wish to represent the public must also complete a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report (OGE Form 450).

For questions or more information, contact Megan Johns Henry at (202) 372-1255 or email Applications must be submitted by July 29.

By Pacific Maritime Magazine