March 15, 1977 - Maritime Reporter and Engineering News

SNAME President Names Committee Chairmen

Robert T. Young, president of The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, a professional/ technical organization for members of the marine industry, has announced the following committee chairmen for 1977: Committee on Applications — chairman, Dr. William R. Porter, vice president and academic dean, SUNY Maritime College, Fort Schuyler, New York, N.Y.

Committee on Awards — chairman, Alvin E. Cox, assistant to the president, J.J. Henry Co., Inc., New York, N.Y.

Annual Banquet Committee — chairman, Norman R. Farmer, manager, Systems Analysis Department, George G. Sharp, Inc., New York, N.Y.

Committee on Budget and Endowments— chairman, Rear Adm.

Albert G. Mumma, USN (ret.), past president of the Society and management consultant, Short Hills, N.J.

Annual Dinner Dance Committee— chairman, Robert P. Fulton, head Washington Division, Gibbs & Cox, Inc., Arlington, Va.

Committee on Education — chairman, Rear Adm. Charles N.

Payne, USN (ret.), president, Webb Institute of Naval Architecture, Glen Cove, N.Y.

Committee on Fellows — chairman, Prof. Richard B. Couch, Department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich.

Committee on Finance and Audit — chairman, John A. Livingston, chairman emeritus, Webb Institute of Naval Architecture, Glen Cove, N.Y.

Committee on Journal of Ship Research — chairman, Ralph D.

Cooper, head, Fluid Dynamics Program, Office of Naval Research, Department of the Navy, Arlington, Va.

Committee on Marine Technology — chairman, E. Scott Dillon, consultant, Silver Spring, Md.

Committee on Member Insurance— chairman, Robert Axelrod, vice president-finance, J.J. Henry Co., Inc., New York, N.Y.

Committee on Membership — chairman, Lester Rosenblatt, president, M. Rosenblatt & Son, Inc., New York, N.Y.

Committee on Nominations — chairman, Rear Adm. L.V. Honsinger, USN (ret.), past president of the Society, and consultant, Todd Shipyards Corp., New York, N.Y.

Committee on Papers — chairman, Capt. Jack A. Obermeyer, USN (ret.), manager, Construction & Technical Development Division, Marine Department, Texaco Inc., New York, N.Y.

Committee on Pension Plan —- chairman, Douglas C. MacMillan, consultant, General Dynamics/ Quincy S h i p b u i l d i n g Division, Quincy, Mass.

Committee on Publications — chairman, Donald P. Courtsal, vice president and general manager, Dravo Corporation, Engineering Works Division, Neville Island, Pittsburgh, Pa.

Committee on Scholarships — chairman, Capt. Robert E. Stark, USN (ret.), Gibbs & Cox, Inc., New York, N.Y.

Committee on Sections—chairman, Monroe D. Macpherson, John J. McMullen Associates, Inc., New York, N.Y.

Vice President-Technical and Research — Charles Zeien (to whom the Committee on Technical and Research Advance Planning, the Committee on Technical and Research Finance, and Administration and the Steering Committee on Technical and Research report), president, J.J.

Henry Co., Inc., New York, N.Y.

Committee on Technical and Research Advance Planning — chairman, Marvin Pitkin, assistant administrator for commercial development, Maritime Administration, Washington, D.C.

Committee on Technical and Research Finance and Administration — chairman, John T. Gilbride, chairman, Todd Shipyards Corporation, New York, N.Y.

Steering Committee on Technical and Research — chaired by Capt. Richards T. Miller, USN (ret.), advisory engineer, Oceanic Division, Westinghouse Electric Corp., Annapolis, Md.

Hull Structure Committee — chairman, Alexander B. Stavovy, head, Advanced Ship Division, David W. Taylor Naval Ship Research and Development Center, Bethesda, Md.

Marine Systems Committee — chairman, Capt. William M. Nicholson, USN, (ret.), associate director, National Ocean Survey, NOAA, Rockville, Md.

Ship Production Committee — chairman, Ellsworth L. Peterson, president, Peterson Builders, Inc., Sturgeon Bay, Wis.

Ship Technical Operations Committee— chairman, Thomas J. Sartor Jr., assistant marine superintendent, Farrell Lines Incorporated, New York, N.Y.

Ships' Machinery Committee— chairman, William O. Nichols, chief engineer, Central Technical Division-Shipbuilding, Bethlehem Steel Corporation, Sparrows Point, Md.

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