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Great Lakes Pilotage Advisory Committee


Congress established the Great Lakes Pilotage Advisory Committee in the Coast Guard Authorization Act of 1998.  The Committee was established to make recommendations to the Secretary on matters relating to Great Lakes pilotage, including review of proposed Great Lakes pilotage regulations and policies.  The Committee operates under the authority of 46 United States Code 9307.

Next GLPAC meeting:
Scheduled for September 1, 2020 in Sault Ste. Marie, MI, Ojibway Hotel, 240 Portage Ave, 0800-1700  
Advisory Committee Membership


Member Affiliation
Chairman (vacant)  
John Boyce, President Saint Lawrence Seaway Pilots' Association
Daniel Gallagher, President Lakes Pilots Association
Jon Olney, President Western Great Lakes Pilots Association
Steve Fisher, Executive Director

American Great Lakes Ports Association

John Baker Jr., President GL District Council, International Longshoremen's Association
Mike Klein, Chartering Manager Grain Marketing Northern America, CHS


Advisory Committee Officers:

Designated Federal Officer - Rajiv Khandpur, U.S. Coast Guard

Alternate Designated Federal Officer - Ellen Engleman Connors




Contact us


The Coast Guard can be contacted at the following addresses:

Email: HQS-PF-CG-WWM-2 Great Lakes Pilotage

Mail: Great Lakes Pilotage (CG-WWM-2), 2703 Martin Luther King Jr. SE, Mail Stop 7509, Washington, DC 20593