Current Projects by Technical Teams

U.S. Maritime Autonomous Vessel Consortium

Tracey Mayhew, Co-Chair & John Jorgensen, Co-Chair 

Consortium Members Web-page


Safety and Health Working Group

Capt. Cole Cosgrove, Chair


Security Working Group 

Capt. Robert Sheen, Chair

  • CyberSecurity (on-going), Project Executives: Bob Sheen, Ocean Shipholdings, Inc. & John Jorgensen, ABS


Environmental Protection Working Group

Ms. Yanran Wang, Chair

  • EPA SmartWay (On-going), Project Executive: Yanran Wang, DNV GL
  • SOCP 2017 Summer Webinar/Meeting META Presentation


Workforce Recruitment, Development, and Retention Working Group

Mr. Chris Volkle, Chair 


SOCP Future Leaders Committee 

  • President: Frank Slowe 
  • Vice President: Joshua Fitzler
  • Treasurer: Joseph Quinn
  • Secretary: Jessica Baldassini
  • Social Responsibility Group Coordinator: Jennifer Nalette
  • Future Leader Key Advisors: Chris Volkle and Spencer Meine
  • Future Leader Mass Maritime Academy Faculty Advisor: Dr. Ashok Pandey:
Internship Program (on-going)
Social Media Initiative (on-going) 
- Maritime SA/SH Prevention (completed 2018)
Volunteer program with the National Marine Life Center (completed 2018)

Future Leaders Web-page


Membership & Marketing Outreach Committee (MMOC)

Mr. Jayson Toth, Co-Chair

Ms. Elizabeth Stevenson, Co-Chair 

MMOC Webpage and Reference Documents 


Marine Highways Committee (MHC)