Marine Chemist Association
76 Farmholme Road
Stonington, CT 06378
(860) 599-3079 (W)

Committees & Boards

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Executive Committee
Gas Hazards
Field Advisory

Scope: Scope and Purpose (see Appendix B for complete Regulations). Appointed by the NFPA Board of Directors, the Marine Chemist Qualification Board (MCQB) shall:
1) Establish the Rules for the Certification and Recertification of Marine Chemists, which shall be adopted by the NFPA Board of Directors.
2) Act on applications for certification and recertification as a Marine Chemist or registration as a trainee.
3) Suspend, cancel or revoke a certificate in accordance with the Rules.
4) Renew certificates based upon satisfactory compliance with the requirements of the Rules and the MCQB.

Marine Chemist Qualification Board
(Updated July, 2015)


Patrick Maguire, Chairman
Marsh Risk Consulting
345 California St., Suite 1300
San Francisco, CA 94104
(2nd Term Expires 1/19)


Thomas Binner
BAE Systems Norfolk Ship Repair
Safety & Health Manager
750 W Berkley Ave
Norfolk, VA 23523
(1st Term Expires 6/21)


Paul S. Manzi
Crowley Maritime Corporation
9487 Regency Sq Blvd
Jacksonville, FL 32225
(1st Term Expires 6/20)


John M. Phillippi
Gulf Marine Chemists, Inc.
P. O. Box 1325
Mobile, AL 36633
(2nd Term Expires 1/19)


John R Ward Jr
Huntington Ingalls Industries/Newport News Shipbuilding
4101 Washington Avenue
Department 027, Building 73-1
Newport News, VA 23607
(2nd Term Expires 6/21)


Brian A. Axelrad (Alternat to John J Ward)
Marine Chemists of Louisiana
P.O. Box 9064
Bridge City, LA 70096
(1st Term Expires 6/21)


Amy Agro Wangdal
US Department of Labor
Occupational Safety & Health Administration 200
Constitution Ave, NW, Rm. N-3621
Washington, DC 20210
(Term Indefinite)


Carolyn J. Oyster
Office of Safety and Environmental Health Safety
Program Management Division (CG-1131) US Coast Guard Stop 7907
2703 Martin Luther King Jr Ave SE
Washington, DC 20593-7118
(Term Indefinite)


Jennifer Rous
Office of Assistant Secretary of Navy (Energy, Installations and Environment)
1000 Navy Pentagon, Room 4A674
Washington, DC 20350
(Term Indefinite)


Rollin S. Clayton, CIH, CSP
Office of the Deputy Assistant to the Secretary of Navy (Safety)
1000 Navy Pentagon, Room 4A674
Washington, DC 20350
(Term Indefinite)


Lawrence B. Russell
National Fire Protection Association
Executive Secretary
1 Batterymarch Park
Quincy, MA 02169