NSRP 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. Below is the current Panel Chair/Vice Chair roster:

Business Technologies

Chair: Virgel Smith – Ingalls Shipbuilding
Vice Chair: Patrick Roberts* – SSIUSA

Digital Shipbuilding Committee Chair: Jamie Breakfield – Ingalls Shipbuilding

Electrical Technologies

Chair: Jason Farmer Ingalls Shipbuilding
Vice Chair: Walt Skalniak* – Panduit


Chair: Kyle Hopf – HII-TS
Vice Chair: Brian McVey – Ingalls Shipbuilding

Planning, Production Processes and Facilities

Chair:  Ken Fast – General Dynamics Electric Boat
Vice Chair: Bob Watkins – Fincantieri Marinette Marine

Risk Management

Chair: Thresa Nelson* – Newport News Shipbuilding
Vice Chair: Yaniv Zagagi* – Golder Associates

Safety and Health Committee Chair: Frederick Davis* – General Dynamics Electric Boat
Workers Comp Committee Chair: Lauren Seals* – General Dynamics Electric Boat

Ship Design and Material Technologies

Chair: Alicia D’Aurora* – Newport News Shipbuilding
Vice Chair: John Malone* – Malone Consulting

Ship Warfare Systems Integration

Chair: Perry Haymon – Ingalls Shipbuilding
Vice Chair: Vince Stametti* – DRS Technologies

Surface Preparation and Coatings

Chair: Arcino Quiero Jr.* – Newport News Shipbuilding
Vice Chair: Robert Cloutier* – General Dynamics Bath Iron Works

Welding Technology

Chair: Lee Kvidahl – Ingalls Shipbuilding
Vice Chair: Mike Sullivan* – General Dynamics NASSCO

Workforce Development

Chair: Anna Bourdais– Ingalls Shipbuilding
Vice Chair: Ann Franz* – Northwest Wisconsin Technical College

* To obtain an email address for this Panel Officer, please send all requests to NSRP