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APPENDIX A SO ~ ARY OF COMl!lITTEE EXPERTISE Don E. Kash, chairman, is George Lynn Cross Research Professor of Political Science and Research Fellow in Science and Public Policy at the University of Oklahoma. Dr. Kash was chief of the Conservation Division (now the Minerals Management Service) of the U.S. Geological Survey from 1978 to 1981. He has held appointments at the University of Missouri, Texas Technological University, Arizona State University, Purdue University, and Indiana University, and has served as a consultant to numerous governmental and private organizations. John B. Herbich, vice chairman, is director of the Center for Dredging Studies at Texas A&M University, and professor of ocean and civil engineering. Dr. Herbich has served for many years as special consultant to the United Nations for research and education in ocean engineering and dredging, and has worked in several countries as a field, research, and consulting engineer. He has held appointments in coastal engineering at the University of Minnesota, Lehigh University, and the Hydraulic Institute of the University of Delft. He has served as director of the Western Dredging Association. Among Dr. Herbich's publications are Coastal and Deep Ocean Dredging, Offshore Pipelines - Design Elements, and Seafloor Scour, Design Guidelines for Ocean-Founded Structures. J. W. Bean is president and chief executive officer of C. F. Bean Corporation, a dredging company, and registered professional engineer in the state of Louisiana. He was vice president of the International Association of Dredging Contractors, director of the World Dredging Association, and is a member and director of the National Association of Dredging Contractors. W. Frank Bohlen is associate professor of marine science at the University of Connecticut. Dr. Bohlen's research has for the past several years concentrated on sediment transport processes, turbulence, and fluid mechanics, particularly in coastal waters and estuaries. Allen B. Childress is the director of international coal and ore traffic for the Norfolk Southern Corporation, a position he has held 141
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142 since 1979. Before the merger of the Norfolk Western and Southern Railways into Norfolk Southern in 1982, Mr. Childress supervised coal transportation at the marine terminal in Norfolk for seven years having previously worked as trainmaster and supervisor at the railroad's inland terminals. Richard L. Counselman, Jr., has been president of the Virginia Pilot Association for 13 years. Captain Counselman holds a First Class Pilot's License and Unlimited Master's License for Inland Waters. He is past president of the organization overseeing and operating Virginia International Terminals, and member of the Virginia Board of Commissioners to Examine Pilots. J. Patrick Dowd is president of Coal Logistics Corporation, a topping-off service. He was vice president of the Investment Banking Division of Lehman Brohers, Kuhn Loeb, Inc., specializing in ship operations, coal properties, export terminals, and port and harbor projects, and served in a similar capacity with Smith, Barney, Harris, Upham and Company. John S. Hollett, who served as a member of the Committee on National Dredging Issues through 1983, was director of the energy group of Crowley Maritime Corporation (an integrated shipping company) responsible for development of new business in dry bulk cargoes and petroleum. He previously served Crowley Maritime as commercial director of the international division and director of contract transportation in the Caribbean division. Kenneth S. Kamlet is director of the Pollution and Toxic Substances Division of the National Wildlife Federation, a biochemical scientist, and member of the District of Columbia Bar. He was twice a member of the U.S. delegation to the London Dumping Convention, and has served on many policy review and planning committees. His environmental interests have for several years focused on the application of scientific and technical knowledge to policies addressing waste disposal and the handling of pollution and toxic substances. Larry R. Olsen, who served as a member of the Committee on National Dredging Issues in 1984, was vice president for marketing of Crowley Maritime Corporation, having been director of coal transportation and managing director for Southeast Asia. Mr. Olsen worked for other ocean transportation companies in Canada and Belgium before joining Crowley Maritime and is now employed by a shipowning firm in Singapore. Ernest L. Perry was executive director of the Port of Los Angeles for five years, retiring in late 1984. Dr. Perry served many years in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, directed heavy construction projects in the Middle East for international firms, and managed the Port of Tacoma for 11 years.
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143 Clifford M. Sayre is director of logistics for E. I. Du Pont de Nemours and Company. Mr. Sayre has worked for Du Pont more than 30 years as a research engineer and supervisor, and in transportation--particularly the transportation of hazardous materials. He is a member of the Marine Board. J. R. Schubel is dean and director of the Marine Sciences Research - Center at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, and leading professor of oceanography. He served as vice president of the Estuarine Research Federation. Dr. Schubel's research interests are primarily in the geological and physical aspects of coastal sedimentation, particularly the processes that control the transportation and accumulation of fine-grained sediments in estuarine environments. He has also worked extensively on dredging and dredged material disposal problems in coastal and estuarine environments.