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Small Boat Program

NOAA Component Class Instructors

Instructors are based throughout the country and classes can be arranged by local units. Please contact a local instructor or SBP Training Coordinator, if you would like to schedule a class in your area.

SBP Training Coordinator 

Paul Moreno
Paul.Moreno@noaa.gov 202-577-5765
 

Northeast

Peter Plantamura
peter.plantamura@noaa.gov 732-872-3095
NMFS/NEFSC-Sandy Hook, NJ
 
Frederick Wenzel
frederick.wenzel@noaa.gov 508-495-2252
NMFS/NEFSC-Woods Hole, MA
 
Douglas Smith
douglas.w.smith@noaa.gov 757-441-6465
OMAO-Norfolk, VA
 
Dennis Donahue
Alt. phone: 231-750-0604
OAR/GLERL-Muskegon, MI
 
David Slocum
dave.slocum@noaa.gov 781-545-8026 x222
NOS/SBNMS - Scituate, MA
 
Leslie Allen
leslie.allen@noaa.gov 541-867-878
OMAO - Charleston, SC
 
Kenneth Keene
NMFS/ NEFSC - Highlands, NJ
 

Southeast

Michael Hendon
NMFS/SEFSC-Pascagoula, MS
 
Anthony Martinez
anthony.martinez@noaa.gov 305-361-4486 x486
NMFS/SEFSC-Miami, FL
 
John Brusher
john.brusher@noaa.gov 850-234-6541 x238
NMFS/SEFSC-Panama City, FL
 
Richard Chesler
NMFS/OLE - Glynco, GA
 
Brady Booton
brady.booton@noaa.gov 305-434-9379,
NOS/FKNMS - Key West, FL
 
Jennifer Doerr
NMFS/SEFSC/LD - Galveston, TX
 
LTJG Kait Brogan 
NOS/FGBNMS - Galveston, TX
 
Miles Dover
NMFS/OAA/SEED - Morehead City, NC
 
 

Northwest and Alaska

Robert Marvelle
robert.marvelle@noaa.gov 907-586-9329
NMFS/Enforcement - Juneau, AK
 
Brad Weinlaeder
NMFS - Auke Bay, AK
 
Jeff Kingrey

Jeff.Kingrey@noaa.gov 206-553-2648
SBP - Seattle, WA

Wes Parker
wes.parker@noaa.gov 206-860-3339
NMFS/NWFSC - Seattle, WA
 
Chris Jacobsen
NMFS - Astoria, OR
 
Dana Wilkes
dana.wilkes@noaa.gov 260-390-8073, office: 206-553-1449
NOS - Seattle, WA
 
Brian Fite
brian.fite@noaa.gov 503-741-0848
NMFS/NWFSC/HF - Astoria, OR
 
LT Josh Fredrick
OMAO/SBP - Seattle, WA
 

Southwest and Pacific Islands

Steve Sessions
steve.sessions@noaa.gov 858-546-7097

NMFS/SWFSC-La Jolla, CA

Anthony Cossio

NMFS/SWFSC-La Jolla, CA

Erin Strange
erin.strange@noaa.gov 916-930-3653

NMFS -Sacramento, CA

Chad Yoshinaga

NMFS/PIFSC-Honolulu, HI

James Barlow
james.barlow@noaa.gov 808-725-5344
Alt. phone: 808-983-3711

NMFS/PIFSC - Honolulu, HI 

Cyril Michel 
cyril.michel@noaa.gov 831-420-3986 
NMFS, Santa Cruz, CA
 

NOAA Corps Officers

CDR Chad Meckley
 
CDR Andrew Ostapenko
 
CDR Megan Guberski
 
CDR Emily Rose
emily.rose@noaa.gov 541-867-8925
 
LCDR Matthew Forney 
 
LCDR Brian Elliot
 
LT Cherisa Friedlander 
 
LT John Katchenago
 
LT  Christopher Gallagher
 
LT Keith Hanson
 
LT Justin Boeck
 
LT Josh Fredrick
 
LTJG Kait Brogan 
 
 
 Updated: 27 SEP 2022 
 

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