IAMPE Congratulates its Newest Executive Management Program Graduates


The IAMPE is pleased to congratulate our latest graduates of the Maritime Executive program who have been awarded professional industry certifications. The online program was conducted for US Coast Guard Activities Europe located in Brunssum, The Netherlands. The latest participants joined other US Coast Guard personnel who had previously been professionally certified marking over 100 officers and enlisted personnel who have completed the program. The latest personnel join other federal professionals from the Environmental Protection Agency, Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Department of Transportation, U.S. Maritime Administration, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration as well as military personnel from the United States and Canada. IAMPE alumni also include port professionals from the Transportation General Administration of Saudi America, as well as Canadian regulatory and law enforcement personnel. The IAMPE has over 2,500 professionally certified personnel.


Earning the Maritime Port Executive (MPE) professional certifications were CAPT Ryan Manning-MPE, CDR Janna Staton-MPE, CWO Kirk Wylie-MPE, CDR Howard Vacco-MPE, LCDR Daniel ‘Trey’ Gonzales-MPE, LCDR Jose ‘Tony’ Mercado-MPE, LCDR Joshua Sagers-MPE, LCDR Christopher Svencer-MPE, LCDR James Cepa-MPE, CDR Tonya Lim-MPE, CWO Allan Roth-MPE, LCDR Daniel Librando-MPE, LCDR Stephanie Washington-MPE, LT Samuel Kulp-MPE, LT Keith Charters-MPE, and CWO Christopher Key-MPE.


The IAMPE is a not for profit industry association that provides professional development for port and terminal managers and executives. Programs are reviewed and approved for certification by the Association’s Board of Advisors, comprised of over 20 industry professionals. Academic partners include the Loeb-Sullivan School at Maine Maritime Academy and Graduate Programs of the Massachusetts Maritime Academy and Texas Southern University as well as the Continuing Education Program of the State University of New York Maritime College. The Association offers professional and accredited programs in Coastal and Inland Port Management and Executive Management, as well as certification programs for Marine Terminal Operator and IMDG/Hazardous Awareness.


Education partners include the American Association of Port Authorities, Connecticut Port Authority, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, Georgia Ports Authority, North Atlantic Ports Association, Port of Alaska, Alaska Association of Harbormasters and Port Administrators, Houston Port Bureau, the Inland Rivers Port and Terminals Association, Oakley Ports, Lange-Stegman, Maine Port Authority, the Maritime Exchange of the Delaware Bay and River, Little Rock Port Authority, Port Milwaukee, Vicksburg Port Authority, Port of South Louisiana,


America’s Central Port, Cruise Maine, the United States Coast Guard, the US Environmental Protection Agency, Port Tampa Bay, Jacksonville Port Authority, HDR Engineering, South Carolina State Port Authority, the Transportation General Authority of Saudi Arabia, and the Maritime Association of South Carolina.