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National Boating Safety Advisory Committee (USCG)


The function of the Committee is to provide advice to the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security through the Commandant of the United States Coast Guard on matters relating to national boating safety.

Membership List

Assistant Commander Cody Jones, Boating Law Administrator, Texas Parks and Wildlife

Mr. Joseph Keeton, Boating Law Administrator, South Dakota Division of Wildlife

Ms. Laurel Anders, Executive Deputy Director, Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission

Captain Rachel Bryant, Boating Law Administrator, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

Mr. Grant Brown, Boating Law Administrator, Colorado Parks and Wildlife

Major Clay Marques, Boating Law Administrator, Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries

Mr. Peter Chisholm, Product Safety Engineer, Mercury Marine

Mr. Ralph Hoskins, Customer Relations Manager, Beneteau America Group

Mr. David Marlow, Director of Product Integrity & Government Affairs, Brunswick Corporation

Ms. Christina Paul, Maufacturer & Retail Representative, K&L Gates, LLP

Dr. Wendy Sanders, Manufacturing Engineer, Explico Engineering

Mr. David Slikkers, Government Relations, Tiara Yachts

Ms. T. Nicole Vasilaros, Vice President of Federal and Legal Affairs, National Marine Manufacturers Association

Mr. John Adey, IV, Executive Director, American Boat & Yacht Council

Mr. Chris Edmonston, Executive Director, Safe Boater

Ms. Peg Phillips, Executive Director, National Safe Boating Council

Dr. Robert Pope, Secretary, Safety & Rescue Committee, American Canoe Association

Ms. Caroline Mantel, Director of Business Development, Boat History Report

Ms. Wanda Kenton-Smith, Owner, Kenton Smith Marketing


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NBSAC Charter (2024) PDF 200.04 KB 03/10/2022
Last Updated: 05/07/2024
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