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Our Team


Capt. James Kipling Louttit (Kip), Executive Director

Capt. Patrick Baranic (Pat), General Manager

Joyce Kaplan, Office Manager

Steve Chesser, External Affairs Manager

Accounting Services

Laurie Williamson, Accounting and HR Manager

Cheri Apodaca, Accounting Assistant

Maritime Information Services

Debbie Chavez, Maritime Information Manager

Porscha Abrons, Maritime Information Asst. Mgr.

Michelle Maldonado, Maritime Information Specialist

Richard Palmer, Maritime Information Specialist

Patricia Tlascuapan, Maritime Information Specialist

Vessel Traffic Services (VTS) Manager & Supervisory Vessel Traffic Management Specialist (SVTMS)

Casey Robert, Operations and Training Manager

Mike Martin, Assistant Operations and Training Manager

Jonathan Adams, SVTMS

Mike Conner, SVTMS

Mitchell Reiter, SVTMS

Randy Young, SVTMS

Vessel Traffic Services (VTMS) Vessel Traffic Management Specialist

Hector Gallardo, VTMS

Dave Katz, VTMS

Chie A. Morimoto, VTMS

Nicholas Theriault, VTMS

U.S. Coast Guard Personnel (VTMS) Vessel Traffic Management Specialist

OSC Raymond Sablan, USCG VTMS Director

OS1 Randall Ramos, USCG VTMS

OS1 Christopher Thomas, USCG VTMS

OS2 John Juarbe, USCG VTMS

OS2 Victoria Martinez USCG VTMS

OS3 Maurico Winston, USCG VTMS

Marine Exchange of Southern California Board of Directors

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