NOWS Program

Subject Matter Expert (SME) Team

Core SME Team that lead the content development of On-Water, Skills-based American National Standards and instructional resources 

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POWER Rubrics Specialist

Charlie Arms

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NOWS Oversight Committee - Industry

Peter Chisholm

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HUMAN Industry Specialist

Gordon Colby

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  • NOWS Project Awareness Committee - State Government

NOWS Advisory Committee - ANSI

Pam Dillon

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SAIL Domain Rubrics Specialist

Peter Durant

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Project Awareness Committee - Media

Jim Emmons

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  • Captain (USCG Inland Master)

  • Proptalk Magazine / WNAV., Marine Reporter

  • Email: rfranke113@aol.com

SAIL Domain Team Leader

Rick Franke

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SAIL Domain Team Leader

Harry Horgan

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  • POWER Instructional Approach Standard Specialist 

  • Past Training Director, NSBC

  • Email: emilyking@peoplepc.com

POWER Rubrics Specialist

Emily King

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NOWS Oversight Committee - Past Chair, NBSAC

James Muldoon

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Grant Technical Manager, U.S. Coast Guard

Barry Nobles

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HUMAN Domain Team Leader

Jeremy Oyen

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POWER Domain Team Leader

Bob Palmer

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HUMAN Rubrics & IAS Specialist

Robin Pope

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POWER Industry Specialist

Bruce Rowe

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SAIL Industry Specialist

Linda Stearns

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John Adey

NOWS Organization Specialist

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Dick Allsopp

POWER Rubrics Specialist

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Willie Black

HUMAN Domain Rubrics Specialist & Specialty Advisor

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Jeff Decker

NOWS Project Awareness Committee - USCG

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Verne Gifford

USCG

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  • Outdoor Program Manager, Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission

  • Email: jhall@ccprc.com

  • Website

Joshua P. Hall

HUMAN Domain Team Leader

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Richard Jepsen

NOWS Advisory Committee - Organization / IAS SAIL Specialist

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Timothea Larr

NOWS Oversight Committee - Organization

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Thomas Lindblade

HUMAN Rubrics Specialist

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Lynn Lynch

SAIL Domain Rubrics Specialist

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  • Chief Program Operations (ret.), US Coast Guard Office of Boating Safety

  • Email: jmalatak@comcast.net

John Malatak

NOWS Advisory Committee Standards Master

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  • President, Everest Consulting Associates

  • member of United States Coast Guard Auxiliary

  • Email: postsf@aol.com

L. Daniel Maxim

NOWS Statistics Specialist

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Karen Prioleau

POWER Domain Team Leader

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Jeff Riecks

SAIL Domain Team Leader/Rubrics Specialist

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Christopher Stec

HUMAN Domain Team Leader

NOWS Program Management

Joanne M. Dorval, CMP

National On-Water Standards Program Administrator

K. Brian Dorval 

National On-Water Standards Facilitator

Davis Connors

Webmaster

US Sailing

Grant Funding

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