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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 Scott L. Johnson Office Chief (CG-BSX)




Mr. Verne Gifford Division Chief (CG-BSX-2)
YN1 Lucie Michel Administrative Assistant



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




Vacant Branch Chief
Mr. Jeff Decker Regulation Development/NBSAC Coordinator
Mr. Barry Nobles Legislation Coordinator
Mrs. Susan Weber Statistician
Mr. Greg Stearns Financial Management
Vacant Program Analyst
Mr. Vann Burgess Senior RBS Specialist
Mr. Joe Carro RBS Specialist
Mr. Brian Moore RBS Specialist
Mrs. Kristin Williams RBS Specialist
Mr. Tom Dardis RBS Outreach Coordinator



Grants Management Branch (CG-BSX-22)




Mr. Pavlo Oborski Branch Chief
Mr. Jack Roberts Grants Management Specialist
Mrs. Lynne McMahan Grants Management Specialist
Mr. Gary Jensen Grants Management Specialist
Mr. Carlin Hertz Grants Management Specialist
Ms. Cynthia Dudzinski Grants Management Specialist



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




Mr. Jeff Ludwig Branch Chief
Mr. Eric Johnson Engineering/Manufacturer Outreach
Mr. Po Chang Engineering/Manufacturer Outreach
Mr. Louis Novak Engineering/Manufacturer Outreach
Mr. Will Hillyer RBS Specialist
Mr. Kerry Freese Technical Writer
CWO Kris Franklin 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

or RBSInfo@uscg.mil





 

 

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