In order to properly represent the commercial maritime interests of our NY/NJ Port, we participate in a large number of organizations pertaining to maritime activity, including:

· Maritime Information Services of North America (MISNA). Currently serving as Chairman, Past-President and Director.

· National Association of Maritime Organizations (NAMO). Currently serving as Director, Past President.

· Mid-Atlantic Regional Association of Coastal Observing Systems (MARACOOS). Currently serving as Co-Vice-Chair.

· NOAA’s Hydrographic Services Review Panel. Federal Advisory Committee, currently serving as Member.

· United Seamen’s Service (USS),currently serving as Director

· NY and NJ Pilot Commissions

· Newtown Creek Citizen’s Advisory Group, serving on Steering Cttee

· Working Harbor Committee

· Numerous ad-hoc committees