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

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)


John Doran, Chairman
OSG Ship Management, Inc.
302 Knights Run Avenue
Tampa, FL 33602
(1st Term Expires 6/17)


Philip Dovinh
Sound Testing, Inc.
P.O. Box 16204
Seattle, WA 98116
(1st Term Expires 6/18)


Patrick Maguire
Marsh Risk Consulting
345 California Street, Suite 1300
San Francisco, CA 94104
(1st Term Expires 1/16)


John M. Phillippi
Gulf Marine Chemists, Inc.
P. O. Box 1325
Mobile, AL 36633
(1st Term Expires 1/16)


Steve Walker
Jeffboat, LLC/American Commercial Lines
Director of Safety
1030 E. Market Street
Jefferson, IN 47130
(1st Term Expires 1/18)


John Ward
951 Forest Lakes Circle
Norfolk, VA
(1st Term Expires 6/18)



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


Cathleen Donohue
Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Navy
(Special Assistant for Industrial Hygiene)
1000 Navy Pentagon, Room 4A674
Washington, DC 20350
(Term Indefinite)


Jeffrey Clark
Chief, Shore Safety Division
USCG Headquarters COMDT (CG-1132)
2100 Second Street, SW
Washington, DC 20593-0001
(Term Indefinite)


Lawrence B. Russell
National Fire Protection Association
Executive Secretary