Thomas Perez

Thomas Perez

Perez announces maritime advisory committee membership

February 22, 2016

Washington – Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez has announced the newly appointed members of OSHA’s Maritime Advisory Committee for Occupational Safety and Health.

The committee is composed of 15 members. Of those, four individuals each represent the government, employees and management, and three represent safety and health professionals. Members of the committee, which comprises both newly appointed and reappointed individuals, are:

  • Robert Fiore, International Longshoremen’s Association
  • Ed Ferris, International Longshore and Warehouse Union
  • James A. Reid, International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers
  • Matthew Layman, U.S. Coast Guard
  • Miriam Bolaffi, U.S. Navy
  • David Turner, Ceres Terminals Inc.
  • Gunther Hoock, Signal Administration
  • Larry Liberatore, American Society of Safety Engineers
  • James Rone, Washington State Department of Labor and Industries
  • Chelsea Woodward, NIOSH
  • Robert Godinez, International Brotherhood of Boilermakers – Iron Ship Builders
  • Donald V. Raffo, General Dynamics Corp.
  • Solomon Egbe, Ports America Chesapeake
  • Amy Sly Liu, Marine Chemist Association
  • James R. Thornton, American Industrial Hygiene Association