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 program was taught by IAMPE Board of Advisors, Vice- Chair, Stephen Ribuffo, and was held at the HDR Building in Anchorage, Alaska on August 16-18.


Earning the Maritime Port Executive (MPE) professional certifications were Shannon Martindale, MPE- Ops & Maintenance Superintendent, Pork of Alaska; Paul Rotkis, MPE- Safety Coordinator, Port of Alaska and Cynthia Lowe, AMPE- Engineer, HDR. Earning the Maritime Port Manager certification was CDR Doug Salik, MPM- USCG. Congratulations to all our newest graduates!


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.


Education partners include the 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, the Transportation General Authority of Saudi Arabia, and the recently added Maritime Association of South Carolina and American Association of Port Authorities as well as the newly added SCSPA (Port of Charleston).