FACA Committee Purpose & Justification The information in this plan was imported from the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) database and transformed into StratML Part 1, Strategic Plan, format. Fiscal Year:2011 Committee Type: Non Scientific Program Advisory Board Lower Mississippi River Waterway Safety Advisory Committee DHS d6d02558-beab-439b-9983-88f76222a2c3 [687]: http://homeport.uscg.mil/lmrwsac Department of Homeland Security [654]: http://www.dhs.gov Sponsoring Agency Beneficiary Ms. Sharon J. Balfour Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development Committee Member Special Government Employee (SGE) Performer Ms. Diane T. Baum CEO/President of Enviroscore Committee Member Representative Performer Christian Bonura Manager of Corporate Communications for the Port of New Orleans Committee Member Representative Performer Ronald W. Branch Director of Operations for the Miss. River Maritime Assn. Committee Member Representative Performer Captain Christopher R. Brown New Orleans - Baton Rouge Steamship Pilots Association Committee Member Representative Performer Zeland D. Deloach Owner of DeLoach Marine Services, LLC Committee Member Representative Performer George E. Duffy President/CEO of NSA Agencies, Incorporated Committee Member Representative Performer Ms. Cheryl D. Felder Channel Shipyard Companies Committee Member Representative Performer Allen Goldstein Proctor Maritime Law Association Committee Member Representative Performer Captain Douglas Grubbs Crescent River Port Pilots Committee Member Representative Performer Matt Holzhalb American Waterways Operators/E.N Bisso & Son, Inc. Asst. to President Committee Member Representative Performer Jeffrey Kindl Gulf Director for AEP River Operations Committee Member Representative Performer John D. LeBlanc Health Safety and Environmental Director Committee Member Representative Performer Captain Michael R. Lorino Jr. Associated Branch Pilots Committee Member Representative Performer Captain Joy M. Manthey Seaman's Church Institute/Kirby Inland Marine Committee Member Representative Performer Michael E. Marshall Vice President of Operations for Turn Services, Inc. Committee Member Representative Performer James H. McDaniel Jr. Navigation Port Captain for Kirby Inland Marine Committee Member Representative Performer Olie F. Morton President-Turn Services, Inc. Committee Member Representative Performer Frank L. Pivik Marine Surveyor, Consultant / Valero Committee Member Representative Performer John Polansky Jr. Director of Engineering and Security for the Port of Greater Baton Rouge, LA Committee Member Representative Performer Dr. Robert J. Scafidel St. Benard Port Harbor and Terminal District Committee Member Representative Performer Mr. Oscar M. Smith Port of South Louisiana Committee Member Representative Performer Mr. William D Stegbauer President of Southern Towing Company Committee Member Representative Performer Mr. Urban L. Treuil Jr. Plaquemines Parish Port Authority Committee Member Representative Performer Not Available 36d7dff4-71fe-4492-8cb9-d8abbee2a46a The Lower Mississippi River Waterway Safety Advisory Committee provides a public forum that furnishes consultation and advice on a wide range of issues. It provides local expertise on matters such as communications, surveillance, traffic management, anchorages, and other related topics dealing with navigation safety on the Lower Mississippi River as required by the Coast Guard. 96063916-b64d-46ee-a4f3-b28afd690ac4 Recommandations Not Available 67ad13da-5531-454f-b24f-c78a43998683 Make, Accept, Implement 46d50578-7541-46b7-8659-b6f34711052c e917386f-cd69-40f0-8613-32ad496d8171 Recommendations Made Number Lower Mississippi River Waterway Safety Advisory Committee Department of Homeland Security Unspecified n/a 2010-10-01 2011-09-30 LMRWSAC is involved with the West Bay Diversion Project concerning the shoaling in Pilot town Anchorage. There are safety issues with the anchorage not being maintained, and vessel encroaching on the deep draft channel because the area is restricted. This and other diversions could have serious effects on river navigation. 28 2010-10-01 2011-09-30 e8a02905-58db-41ce-9255-c8c76f8f4b72 Recommendations Fully Accepted Percentage Lower Mississippi River Waterway Safety Advisory Committee Department of Homeland Security For a variety of its own reasons not applicable to the Committee, the agency may implement all/most of the recommendations, but few times recommendations are not implemented. n/a 2010-10-01 2011-09-30 100 2010-10-01 2011-09-30 59e4e3b3-ae74-414e-950b-424326544e9c Recommendations Partially Accepted Percentage Lower Mississippi River Waterway Safety Advisory Committee Department of Homeland Security There are sometimes a few proposals which were not funded in their entirety, those few being scaled back from their original level of requested funding (allowable under the program). n/a 2010-10-01 2011-09-30 0 2010-10-01 2011-09-30 2010-10-01 2011-09-30 2013-07-09 http://explore.data.gov/resource/datasets/c5i3-bb9j Gannon (J.) Dick gannon_dick@yahoo.com Submit error.