MISSION STATEMENT

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.

2019 Board of Directors 

Security Zone 1

  • Brian Blanchard, Sr. Vice President, Southwest Shipyard, LP - Treasurer
  • Jarrod Boehme, Technical Security Supervisor, FSO, ExxonMobil - Secretary

Security Zone 2

  • Craig Nelson, Fire Chief/FSO - Albemarle Corp.
  • Carl Holley, Vice President, SHES and Regulatory Compliance

Security Zone 3

  • Gary Scheibe, Security Manager, Shell Deer Park Complex, Chairman
  • Raymond Russell, ES&S Leader for Deer Park, La Port, & Bayport Sites, Dow Chemical

Security Zone 4

  • Eric Bass, Plant Manager, Kuraray America, Inc. - EVAL Business Unit - Asst. Secretary
  • Clayton Pace, President & CEO, ChemQuest Chemicals

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, Chief Port Security and Emergency Operations Officer, Port of Houston Authority - Vice Chairman 

Next Board Meeting

March 12, 2019

2:00 PM

Greater Houston Port Bureau

4400 Highway 225 E, Suite 200, Deer Park, TX

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2019 Training Curriculum and Schedule

Month

Course Description
January 10 MTSA Refresher Class 1-day class reviewing the most common aspects of compliance, including MTSA regulatory updates
February 5 CFATS Compliance Workshop 1-day class reviewing the compliance requirements of the CFATS Program
March 26-27 MTSA FSO Certification Course 3-day U.S. Coast Guard-Certified Class (Attendance limited to 20 people)
April 2-3 CFATS FSO Training Course 2-day class covering all  aspects of Risk-Based Performance Standard 11, including regulatory updates and reporting requirements
May 13 MTSA Refresher Class 1-day class reviewing the most common aspects of compliance, including MTSA regulatory updates
June 6 CFATS Compliance Workshop 1-day class reviewing the compliance requirements of the CFATS Program
July No Classes Scheduled
August TBD MTSA FSO Certification Course 3-day U.S. Coast Guard-Certified Class (Attendance limited to 20 people)
September TBD CFATS FSO Training Course 2-day class covering all aspects of Risk-Based Performance Standard 11, including regulatory updates and reporting requirements
October TBD MTSA Refresher Class 1-day class reviewing the most common aspects of compliance, including MTSA regulatory updates
November TBD CFATS Compliance Workshop 1-day class reviewing the compliance requirements of the CFATS Program
December No Classes Scheduled