NSRP Panel Officers
The eleven panels are aligned with the four major initiatives and are the working groups of NSRP. Each panel elects a chair and vice-chair who lead and coordinate the panel activities, including meetings and project solicitations. Below is the current Panel Leadership:

Business Processes Panel

Provides a public forum for discussing all principal business processes - from initial business strategy development through post-delivery customer service - required to rapidly and effectively respond to the marketplace.

Panel Chair: Virgel Smith - Ingalls Shipbuilding
Vice-Chair: Pat Roberts - ShipConstructor

Electrical Technologies Panel

Provides a public forum for discussing and investigating all electrical issues as they relate to the current and future shipbuilding/ship repair industry and its customers.

Panel Chair: Jason Farmer- Ingalls Shipbuilding
Vice-Chair: Walt Skalniak - Panduit Corp

Environmental Panel

Discussing environmental compliance issues as they relate to the shipbuilding/repair industry and its customers.

Panel Chair: Pat Killeen - Signal
Vice-Chair: Brian McVey - Ingalls Shipbuilding

Information Technologies Panel

Discussing the underlying systems infrastructure required to support the other initiatives, with emphasis being given to the tools that reduce principal business processes - from initial business strategy development through post-delivery customer service - required to rapidly and effectively respond to the marketplace.

Panel Chair: Denny Moore - Electric Boat
Vice-Chair: Gerald Radack - PiLog USA

Planning, Production Processes & Facilities Panel

Discussing the principal manufacturing process, equipment, planning, and other activities used to transform purchased materials (e.g., raw steel plates, structural shapes, components) and systems into completed products.

Panel Chair: Ken Fast - Electric Boat
Vice-Chair: Tonya Boney
- Ingalls Shipbuilding

Risk Management Panel

Discussing the functions of providing and maintaining a physical plant capable of assembling, modifying and repairing ships in an efficient, safe, controllable and ecologically acceptable manner and, in doing so, reduce work-related injuries/illnesses and their associated costs.

Panel Chair: Jack Shea - Electric Boat
Vice-Chair: Thresa Nelson - Newport News Shipbuilding

Workers Compensation Committee Chair: Louise Holleran - NASSCO

Safety & Health Committee Chair: Laura Mathisen - Bath Iron Works

Ship Design & Material Technologies Panel

Discussing the parametric design rules, metrics, detail design, and materials standards, engineering data, and advanced product designs and materials to support the rapid and efficient development of the next generation of high performance ships.

Panel Chair: Sean Murphy - Ingalls Shipbuilding
Vice-Chair: John Malone - Consultant

Ship Warfare Systems Integration Panel

The newest NSRP Panel, Ship Warfare Systems Integration, was established to facilitate engagement between NSRP member yards and the Integrated Warfare Systems community, with the goal of discovering technologies, tools and processes which expedite acquisition and installment of Integrated Warfare Systems on Navy ships.

Panel Chair: Perry Haymon - Ingalls Shipbuilding
Vice-Chair: Vince Stammetti - BAE Systems

Surface Preparation & Coatings Panel

Discussing specifications, receipt inspection of materials, preparation for coating, application of coatings, personnel protection, and clean-up and environmental compliance, as they relate to the shipbuilding/repair industry and its customers.

Panel Chair: Arcino Quiero, Jr. - Newport News Shipbuilding
Vice-Chair: Pete Lockwood - Bath Iron Works

Welding Technology Panel

Discussing methods and processes to improve the technology of welding, cutting, forming and burning as it pertains to and is applied to the shipbuilding/repair industry and its customers.

Panel Chair: Lee Kvidahl - Ingalls Shipbuilding
Vice-Chair: Mike Sullivan - NASSCO

Workforce Development Panel

Discussing issues, approaches, resources and programs to meet the needs of people and organizations. The Panel ensures that technologies implemented from NSRP and Panel projects consider the required supporting areas of Education & Training, Tech-Transfer, Organizational Change and Human Resources.

Panel Chair: Dave Bennett - Newport News Shipbuilding
Vice-Chair:
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