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Our Team


Capt. James Kipling Louttit (Kip), Executive Director

Reid Crispino, General Manager

Steve Chesser, External Affairs Manager

Joyce Kaplan, Administrative Assistant & Receptionist

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.

Richard Palmer, Maritime Information Specialist

Patricia Tlascuapan, Maritime Information Specialist

Chie A. Morimoto, Maritime Information Specialist & VTS Watch Specialist

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

Patrick Baranic, Operations and Training Manager

Jonathan Adams, SVTMS

Mike Conner, SVTMS

Hector Gallardo, SVTMS

Dan Larson, SVTMS

Mike Martin, SVTMS

Mitchell Reiter, SVTMS

Randy Young, SVTMS

Vessel Traffic Services (VTMS) Vessel Traffic Management Specialist

Matt Kallenberg, VTMS

Dave Katz, VTMS

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

OSC Casey Robert, USCG VTS Director

OS1 Nicholas Theriault, USCG VTMS

OS1 Randall Ramos, USCG VTMS

OS2 Kyle Kelsey, USCG VTMS

OS2 John Juarbe, USCG VTMS

OS2 Brittney Lucci, USCG VTMS

OS3 Liam Stack, USCG VTMS

Marine Exchange of Southern California Board of Directors

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