Elected Officers

John Veentjer
Marine Exchange of Puget Sound

Vice Chair:  
John Lauber
Public at Large

Mark Homeyer
Crowley Maritime

Member Organizations

The Puget Sound Harbor Safety Committee is a stakeholder organization.  A broad based association representing the interests of each stakeholder group is invited to nominate a representative and an alternate.  The Puget Sound Harbor Safety Committee includes members representing the following stakeholder sectors:

  • Commercial Fishing (non-tribal)
  • Environmental Advocacy
  • Labor
  • Local Government
  • Maritime Services Organizations
  • Native American
  • Passenger Vessel Operators
  • Petroleum Shippers
  • Pilots
  • Public at Large
  • Public Ports
  • Recreational Boaters
  • State Ferry System
  • Steamship Lines
  • Tug and Barge


  • U.S. Coast Guard
  • U.S. Army Corp of Engineers
  • U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
  • U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD)
  • U.S. Navy
  • Pacific States/British Columbia Oil Spill Task Force
  • Washington State Department of Ecology (DOE)

Administrative Support

  • Marine Exchange of Puget Sound