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Boating Safety Division Staff Listing

The U.S. Coast Guard's Boating Safety Division is charged with the important task of making boating safer for us all. Its many responsibilities include tracking boating accidents, looking for correlations among these incidents, recommending and implementing remedial measures, (such as recalls), and processing grants. The branches are:

  • Program Management & Operations Branch
  • Grants Management Branch
  • Recreational Boating Product Assurance Branch

CG-BSX-2 Staff Listing

Captain Troy Glendye Office Chief (CG-BSX)

Mr. Verne Gifford Division Chief (CG-BSX-2)
LCDR Callan Fless Program Analyst

Program Management and Operations Branch (CG-BSX-21)

Mr. Jeff Decker Branch Chief
Mr. Tom Guess Regulation Development/NBSAC Coordinator
Mrs. Susan Weber Statistician
Mr. Jonathan Hsieh Program Analyst
Vacant Senior RBS Specialist
Mr. Seth Wagner RBS Specialist
Mr. Brian Moore RBS Specialist
Mrs. Kristin Williams RBS Specialist

Grants Management Branch (CG-BSX-22)

Mr. Pavlo Oborski Branch Chief
YN1 Ryan GauthierAdministrative Assistant
Ms. Cynthia Dudzinski Lead Grants Management Specialist
Mr. Jack Roberts Grants Management Specialist
Mr. Gary Jensen Grants Management Specialist
Mr. Carlin Hertz Grants Management Specialist
Ms. Vonda Matthews Grants Management Specialist
Mr. Barry Nobles Program Analyst
Mr. Greg Stearns Financial Management
Mr. Tom Dardis RBS Outreach Coordinator

Recreational Boating Product Assurance Branch (CG-BSX-23)

Mr. Jeff Ludwig Branch Chief
Mr. Eric Johnson Senior Engineer
Mr. Kevin Ferrie Engineering/Manufacturer Outreach
Mr. Todd Williams Engineering/Manufacturer Outreach
Mr. Will Hillyer RBS Specialist
Mr. Kerry Freese Technical Writer
CWO Tim Rafter Safety Compliance Officer

For general inquiries you may contact us at the below address:

Commandant (CG-BSX-2)
U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters
2703 Martin Luther King, JR Ave SE
Stop 7501
Washington, DC 20593-7501
Phone: 202.372.1062