Marine Transportation System Program Manager, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Brian Tetreault is the Marine Transportation System Program Manager for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). He also is acting Executive Director of the U.S. Committee on the Marine Transportation System (CMTS) and USACE Liaison to the U.S. Coast Guard. In his nearly four decades of work in the maritime world he has sailed on various Coast Guard ships on the Atlantic, Pacific, and Arctic oceans, and the Great Lakes. He has been a vessel traffic services (VTS) officer and managed the USCG national VTS program. He has worked on projects to develop and implement navigation information systems, including the establishment of both the USCG and USACE automatic identification system (AIS) networks, and innovative use of AIS to communicate navigation safety information. He has authored or co-authored dozens of peer-reviewed papers and given numerous presentations on his navigation services work (as well as on baseball). He has served as U.S. representative to several international navigation-related technical standards bodies. He is a graduate of the United States Coast Guard Academy and lives in Baltimore with his wife Nina and two cats, who are also Orioles fans.