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Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance (CG-CVC)

Contact List

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Name Title/Responsibilities Telephone Number
Ms. Juliet Hudson
  • Technical Advisor
  • Special Projects
  • Admin Section Supervisor
(202) 372-1173
Mr. Keith Core
  • Marine Inspector Training Program Manager
  • MISLE Program Coordinator/Op Control Manager
  • Feeder Port Coordinator
  • Civilian Apprentice Marine Inspector (CAMI) Program Manager
  • ShipRider Program Coordinator
  • OSMS OAP-11 Coordinator
  • Information Systems (Data) Collection
(202) 372-1243
Ms. Saprina Shomari
  • Budget Officer / Office Admin Manager
  • Contracting Officer Representative
(202) 372-1212
Mr. Roy Starkey
  • Office Automation Assistant
  • Supply Officer
  • FOIA Representative
(202) 372-1224
Vacant

Administrative Assistant

(202) 372-1251
Name Title/Responsibilities Telephone Number
CDR Jennifer Hnatow Division Chief
  • Appeals
  • Policy Letter Tracking
  • Workload Assignment & Prioritization
  • Marine Casualty Recommendation Tracking
(202) 372-1215
CDR Patrick Burkett Liaison to Military Sealift Command (757) 469-5966
LT Benjamin Aaronson
  • 46 CFR Subchapter D -Tank Ships
  • Counter Piracy
  • MTSA/ISPS Vessel Security
  • Alternative Security Program (ASP)
  • 46 CFR Subchapter D & O -Tank Ships
  • Crude Oil Washing
  • Double Hull - Double Bottom Issues
  • Oil Record Book
  • Certificates and Forms
  • 46 CFR Subchapter D & O - Tank Barge Inspection
  • Underwater Examinations in Lieu of Drydocking (UWILDS) Domestic Vessels
(202) 372-1220
LCDR Stefanie Hodgdon
  • 46 CFR Subchapter I
  • Autonomous Vessel LNG As Fuel
  • Lifesaving Equipment
  • NOAA Liaison
  • FCC Issues
  • ILO Maritime Labor Convention (MLC) Issues - US Flag
  • LRIT/AIS/ GMDSS / BNWAS
  • Historic Naval Vessels
  • MISLE case oversight
(202) 372-1219
LCDR Pete Bizzaro
  • FCC Issues
  • 46 CFR Subchapter H,T,K - Passenger Vessels
  • PVA POC
  • NACO POC
  • Pontoon Vessels
  • Casino Vessels
  • Passenger Vessel Weight
  • T-Boat Plan Review Policy
  • High Speed Craft
  • Passenger carrying submersibles
  • Sail Rigging
  • Parasailing
  • Wood/ Fiberglass Vessels
  • Attraction Vessels
(202) 372-1135
LCDR Matt Winland
  • 46 CFR Subchapter L - Offshore Supply Vessels (OSV)
  • Streamlined Inspection Program (SIP)
  • OMSA POC
  • Commercial Diving
  • Dynamic Positioning System (DPS)
  • Structural Failures
  • Dry Dock Extensions
(202) 372-1272
Mr. Scott Kuhaneck
  • Craft Routinely Operated Dockside
  • Uninspected Passenger Vessels
  • Bareboat charter Issues
  • Boy Scouts of America Vessels
  • Towing Vessel and Barge Program Manager
  • Jones Act
  • Human Factors
  • Maritime Event of National Significance (MENS)
  • Oceanographic Research Vessels (ORVs)
  • International Certificates for Uninspected Vessels
  • AWO POC (& CG-CG QSC Meetings)
  • Load Line Compliance
(202) 372-1221
Mr. Mike Rand Commercial Vessel Safety Specialist
  • Antifouling Convention (AFC)
  • Ballast Water Compliance
  • Environmental Crimes
  • MARPOL Annexes
  • Vessel General Permit
  • Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (OPA 90)
  • Oily Water Separators
  • Vapor Recovery System Inspections
  • Marine Sanitation Devices (MSD)
  • Oil Spill Recovery Vessels (OSRVs)
(202) 372-1435
LCDR Michael Metz Outer Continental Shelf (OCS)Program Manager
  • OCS Appeal Review
  • OCS Control Action Review
  • Bureau of Safety & Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) Liaison
  • 33 CFR Subchapter N - Outer Continental Shelf Activities
  • 46 CFR Subchapter I-A - Mobile Offshore Drilling Units
  • OCS Training / Course Manager
(202) 372-1236
Mr. Quentin Kent
  • Offshore Compliance
  • 33 CFR 141 - See Employment of the Outer Continental Shelf
  • Citizenship Determinations on Outer Continental Shelf
  • Commercial Diving Operations
  • Outer Continental Shelf Employment
(202) 372-2292
 
Name Title/Responsibilities Telephone Number
CDR Jason Boyle Chief, Port State Control Division

  • PSC Detention Validation Oversight

  • PSC Appeal Determinations

  • CVC-2 Policy Guidance Development

  • Training and Qualification Oversight

  • U.S. Delegate to Nine PSC MOUs

  • QUALSHIP 21 & E-Zero Oversight

  • Vessel Banning Verification
(202) 372-1230
Mr. Chris Gagnon Flag State and Class Society Liaison

  • PSC Annual Report

  • Canadian Liaison - Transport Canada

  • EQUASIS

  • ILO 147 Issues

  • IMO Issues

  • International Outreach Coordinator

  • III Subcommittee U.S. Delegation Member

  • U.S. Delegate to Nine PSC MOUs

  • PSC Appeals Tracker

  • PSC Detention Review Board Member

  • CG-CVC's coordinator/liaison for all regional MOU's

  • CVC-2 Cyber policy lead
(202) 372-1231
LCDR Theodora Guadren Port State Control Program Manager & Foreign Vessel Security Program Manager

  • PSC Detention Review Board Member 

  • CVC-2 Policy Guidance Development

  • PSC Appeals Program Manager

  • PSC Appeals Tracker

  • Vessel Banning/Denial of entry

  • MOTR Annex I Back up

  • PSC Data Management and Analysis

(202) 372-1218
LCDR Patrick Moon Port State Control Training Program Manager
 
  • PSC Targeting Policy Development & Guidance

  • PSC Appeals

  • Course Manager for PSC, FPVE. GCI and TVI

  • Program Oversight of Training Curriculum, TTP and PQS

  • Program rep for MST Rating Training Advisory Committee(RTAC)

  • Program rep for CGIS Environmental Crimes training

  • Foreign Vessel Course Waivers

  • Environmental Crimes

  • PSC Detention Review Board Member
(202) 372-1235
LCDR Lucas Elder Port State Control Program Manager

  • CVC-2 Policy Guidance Development

  • PSC Appeals

  • QUALSHIP 21 / E-Zero Program Manager

  • Large Fleet Program Manager

  • PSC Detention Review Board Member

  • MOTR Annex I lead

  • Ballast Water policy/interagency lead
(202) 372-1232
LT Matthew Zanella Port State Control Program Manager
 
  • CVC-2 Policy Guidance Development

  • PSC Appeals

  • Ballast Water Management back up

  • MARPOL/Environmental Compliance back up Management

  • PSC Detention Review Board Member

  • Vessel Cybersecurity

  • Course manager for PSC, FPVE, GCI and TVI, back up

  • Foreign vessel course waivers, back up

  • Program oversight of training curriculum, TTP and PQS, back up

  • Special Duty Assignment Pay (SDAP) OCS, Offshore PSC Inspectors
(202) 372-2268
Mr. Ken Hettler Technical Advisor, General Engineer

  • PSC Detention Review Board Lead

  • Foreign Passenger Vessel/Cruise Ships Policy Lead

  • Policy Guidance and Regulatory Development

  • Technical Issues

  • Ballast Water Management

  • VGP/VIDA

  • MARPOL

  • Alternate U.S. Delegate to Nine PSC MOUs

  • MARPOL policy issue lead
(202) 372-1240
Ms. Makeda Talley Qualship 21 Administrator (202) 372-1587
Ms. Margaret Workman Workflow Management (202) 372-1238
Mr. William Detty Webmaster & Database developer (202) 372-1228
Name Title Telephone Number
Mr. Joseph Myers Chief (202) 372-1247
Mr. Angel Calderon Staff (202) 202-1247
Mr. Troy Luna Staff (757) 582-4038
Mr. Jonathan Wendland Staff (202) 372-1245

 

 
Name Title/Responsibilities Telephone Number
CDR Jamie Koppi Chief, Flag State Control Division

  • Attend DOC audits
  • Maintain policy and guidance for ROs
  • Conduct Vertical Contract Audits (VCAs)
  • Review and respond to Taskers through the task management system
  • Respond to internal data/information requests
(202) 372-1355
Mr. John Hannon Director, Military Sealift Vessel Inspection Policy and Program Manager

  • IMO outreach/ position papers
  • IACS Advisory Committee
  • MOAs, MOUs, and MOCs
  • Public Vessels – Evaluate appeals/maintain records
  • American Bureau of Shipping Liaison
  • Bureau Veritas Liaison
(202) 372-1222
Mr. David McCusker
  • Training for Marine Inspectors
  • MMS Coordinator
  • ACP
  • ClassNK Liaison
(202) 372-1017
Mr. Gary Strebe
  • Training for CG-CVC-4 members
  • MSP
  • Data and metrics
  • DNV-GL Liaison
(202) 372-1182
Mr. John Quandt
  • TSMS
  • Third Party Organization (TPO) Oversight 
(202) 372-1128
Mr. Darren Drury
  • Quality Case Manager
  • UWILD
  • Third Party Programs
  • CVC-3 Liaison for Commercial Fishing Vessel Oversight Audits
  • RO Agreements
  • ACP Single Supplement
  • RO summit
(202) 795-6790
LCDR Morgan Kelly
  • MISLE Case Review
  • MLC
  • NVDC
  • ISM
(202) 372-3567
LCDR Bryana Nicholas
  • UWILD
  • Exemptions
  • SIP/TBSIP
  • American Bureau of Shipping Liaison
(202) 372-1393
LT Patrick Frain
  • Quality Case Coordinator
  • TSMS
  • Third Party Organization (TPO) Oversight 
  • MISLE
  • CID Notes
  • CSR Desk
  • Lloyd’s Register Liaison
(202) 372-1362