The Major Initiatives are led by Team Leads and Assistant Leads, who:

  • are from NSRP member yards
  • are nominated by the Executive Control Board
  • provide technical oversight on projects aligned with their Major Initiatives
  • provide input and recommendations on key elements of the Program.

Business Processes & Information Technologies

Business Processes Lead: Jeff Schaedig – General Dynamics NASSCO
Information Technologies Lead: Mark Debbink*-  Newport News Shipbuilding

Infrastructure & Support

Lead (Safety): Stewart MooreGeneral Dynamics Electric Boat
Assistant Lead (Workforce): Ryan LeeAustal USA

Ship Design & Material Technologies

Lead: David Rice*Newport News Shipbuilding
Assistant Lead: Daniel SfiligoiGeneral Dynamics NASSCO

Ship Production Technologies

Lead: Gary Zimak* Newport News Shipbuilding
Assistant Lead: Kirk DanielsGeneral Dynamics Electric Boat

Major Initiative Team Leads-at-Large

The Major Initiative Team Leads-at-Large were included to broaden the “bench strength” of the Major Initiative Leadership. All MITLs-at-Large meet the same criteria as the other MITLs and fulfill similar responsibilities but are not assigned a specific Major Initiative.

Steve Cogswell – BAE Systems-Southeast Shipyards

Paul Friedman–  General Dynamics Bath Iron Works

John Walks – Ingalls Shipbuilding

Mimi Vymola – General Dynamics Electric Boat

Barry Fallon*- Newport News Shipbuilding

* Contact the current NSRP Shipyard Delegate for Newport News Shipbuilding for contact information

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