IMarEST TV recording of the 15 March 2019 presentation by Marcie Merksamer and Kevin Reynolds on behalf of the Ballast Water Management Special Interest Group held at at the IMarEST Annual Conference 2019.
Marcie is Vice President of EnviroManagement Inc., an environmental services and consulting company she co-founded in 2002. She is an IMarEST Fellow and Co-Chair of the BWEG. Marcie also serves as the Secretary General for the BWEMA. Using her training as a biologist, Marcie has focused on aquatic invasive species and ballast water management topics, assisting shipowners with compliance and guides technology manufacturers through international approvals. Kevin Reynolds is a marine engineering principal at Glosten, a Seattle-based naval architecture firm. For the past 15 years, he has led Glosten’s marine environmental engineering and ballast water management efforts. A graduate of the US Merchant Marine Academy, he holds an Unlimited Chief Engineer merchant mariner license, served aboard fourteen different ocean going vessels, and worked as a shipyard new construction project engineer. He is an IMarEST Fellow, Co-Chair of the BWEG, and provides advisory support to Washington State, California, US EPA, and US CG.
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