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Seagoing Captain or First Mate US Merchant Marine -OR- Shoreside Marine Operations Manager.



? Professor Marine Operations & Transportation – Maine Maritime Academy (2009 – Present)

Seamanship, Ship Watchkeeping (Bridge Resource Mgt, ARPA, ECTIS), Terrestrial & Celestial Navigation , Marine Operations (STCW-Basic Safety Training)

? Attorney at Law (1995-Present)

Attorney / Maritime Consultant State of California & Fed Court Northern Dist. California Legal Representation in Admiralty (Jones Act/DOHSA), Civil Litigation

(Attorney/Marine Expert - Luscutoff, Lendormy, & Asso., LLP, San Francisco, CA 2003 - 2005).

? Marine Operations Manager - Hornblower Cruises & Events (2005 – 2009)

Northern California Director of Marine Operations - Vessel Charter & Dinner Cruises (Pier 3, San Francisco, CA, 94111). Responsible for Operatiaons, Maintenance, Customer Services, Employee Training & Safety, and Maritime Security for a fleet of 8 USCG Inspected (Sub-Chapter T,K, and H) 100 to 1600 ton Passenger Vessels. Successful bid of National Park Service Concessionaire Contract for passenger vessel service to Alcatraz Isl. Board Member Northern California Area Maritime Security Committee/Marine Transportation Systems (MTS/AMSC).

? Marine Operations Superintendent (1998-2003)

Golden Gate Bridge, Highway & Transportation Dist., Ferry Division

Marine Operations, Maintenance, and Administration for a fleet of 5 small passenger vessels (In-Cat/AMD High Speed Catamarans- Subchapter K), 110 employees, public transportation system operating on San Francisco Bay. Responsible for Industrial & Personal Injury Case Management (Jones Act/L&H/Workers Comp/Government Tort Claims), Labor Relations, Safety & Security, USCG Federal Rules & Policy, Transportation Planning & Marketing, (Port Captain1988 to1998)

? Merchant Marine Officer - Masters Mates & Pilots

US Naval Reserve / Watch Officer U. S. Flag Ships - Third & Second Mate -

APL / MV President McKinley (Container) / West Coast Shipping - Santa Maria(Tanker) Central Gulf Lines - SS Green Port (Break Bulk) /Army Corps –Chester Harding(Dredge)



? Juris Doctorate, Empire College School of Law (Santa Rosa, CA)

? B. S. Nautical Science Technology, California Maritime Academy



? California State Bar, # 171602 (Active), Federal Court, Northern Dist. of California

? USCG Merchant Mariner – Master 1600 tons Inland/Mate-Any Ocean, TWIC





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