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ALMA Member Advisory Council

The ALMA Member Advisory Council is a group of forward-thinking ALMA members who help provide AEU a clear understanding of the unique challenges that members face. By serving as a voice for the entire ALMA membership, they help AEU align products and services with specific member needs - now, and in the future.

Since its inception in 2014, the ALMA Member Advisory Council has been instrumental in recommending new products and services that would benefit the membership, providing valuable input on AEU innovations such as AEU LEAD® and the Compass® dashboard, and advising on industry-wide concerns affecting members. 

All of this insight helps AEU to better prepare for the future and continue to ensure that “Here, members benefit."


Current Council Members

Steve Abernathy


Pacific Stevedoring/Gulf Stevedoring

Michael Brackin


North America Stevedoring Company, LLC

Deron Eunice 

Safety Manager

Designated Person Ashore, Sause Bros., Inc. 

Jim Fletcher


Team Services

Steve Ganoe


St. Johns Ship Building, Inc.

Chuck Minton

Senior Vice President

JAG Industrial and Marine Services

Craig Richey 

General Counsel

Watco Companies, LLC

Jill Savard

President and Chief Executive Officer

Savard Labor and Marine Services

Jeff Weston

Senior Vice President, Commercial Operations

Cooper/T. Smith Corporation

Members Emeriti

Nichole DeGidio

Vice President, Human Resources

Global, A 1st Flagship Company 

Carl A. Hebert, Jr. 

Chief Operating Officer

Conrad Shipyard, LLC

Brian Hubert 


Ambassador Services, Inc.

Lee Nelson 


Upper River Services, LLC

Harry Nicholsen 

Chief Financial Officer

Mare Island Dry Dock, LLC

Steve Sanchez

Chief Operating Officer

NSC Technologies, Inc.

Tim Sargent 

Chief Financial Officer 

Rybovich Boat Company, LLC

Rocky Ruello


Coastal Cargo

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