The Houston Ship Channel Security District will endeavor to provide an integrated strategy to increase the level of security for both the waterside and landside facilities within the District.  The goal of the District strategy and services is to increase the preparedness and response to potential security threats by providing reliable, cost effective security systems.  The District will promote projects to deter future security threats as identified in ongoing vulnerability and threat assessments.  The District will carry out its mission in accordance with Chapter 68 of the Texas Water Code and other applicable laws.

2017 Board of Directors 

Security Zone 1

Brian Blanchard, FSO, Vice President, Health, Safety & Security, Southwest Shipyard, LP - Treasurer 
Jarrod Boehme, Site Security Supervisor, FSO, ExxonMobil

Security Zone 2

Craig Nelson, Fire Chief/FSO - Albemarle Corp.
Christopher Bennett, Compliance Support and Security Manager, Intercontinental Terminals Company, LLC

Security Zone 3

Gary Scheibe, Security Manager, Shell Deer Park Complex, Chairman
Duane Campbell, Manger, Safety Health & Security, Vopak Terminals - Gulf Coast Operations

Security Zone 4

Todd Adamec, Plant Manager, The Lubrizol Corporation - Secretary
Eric Bass, Plant Manager, Kuraray America, Inc. - EVAL Business Unit - Asst. Secretary 

Director at Large
Harris County Commissioners Court Appointee

Niels A Aalund, Senior Vice President, Maritime Affairs, West Gulf Maritime Association

Municipal Director
Harris County Mayors' and Councils' Association Appointee

Jimmy Burke

Ex Officio Director
Port of Houston Authority Appointee

Marcus Woodring, Managing Director HSSE, Port of Houston Authority - Vice Chairman 




Annual Meeting
November 14, 2017
Pasadena Convention Center
7902 W Fairmont Pkwy, Pasadena, TX 77507

You are invited to the Houston Ship Channel Security District’s Annual Meeting

RSVP Required

Registration begins at 10:00 AM

At 10:00 AM our municipal and law enforcement partners will  display vehicles, boats and aircraft on the convention center grounds for you to inspect and ask question.

At 11:30 AM. a catered BBQ lunch will be served to those in attendance at the meeting.

At 12:00 Noon a brief business meeting, as required by law, will be followed with insightful presentations by:

  • City of Baytown
  • City of Houston Department of Homeland Security
  • Harris County Central Technology Services
  • Harris County Sheriff’s Office
  • Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Game Wardens
  • USCG Interagency Command Center

CAPT Kevin Oditt, Commander, Sector Houston-Galveston will share his thoughts with us.

There is no cost for the lunch; however, we do need your reservation to guarantee there is sufficient food for everyone. Please make your reservation by sending an email with the Name, Title and Company of each person attending to MeetingRSVP@hscsd.org . Reservations close at 5:00 PM on November 10, 2017 when the final count must be given to the caterer.



USCG Certified MTSA FSO Training Course - October 31-November 2, 2017

CFATS Compliance Workshop - November 15, 2017