Pilot Board Investigation and
Recommendation Committee

The Pilot Board Investigation and Recommendation Committee (the “PBIRC”) appointed by the Board of Pilot Commissioners for Harris County Ports (the “Pilot Board”) institutes investigations or hearings or both to consider casualties, accidents, or other actions that violate the Act or Rules, and recommend action to the Pilot Board.

2018 Pilot Board Investigation and Recommendation Committee
Captain Marcus Woodring, Chairman – Port of Houston Authority
Captain Mark Mitchem - Houston Pilots Association - Presiding Officer
Captain Michael Curtiss – Houston Pilots Association
Captain Steve Nelson - Houston Pilots Association
Paul Caruselle – Moran Shipping Agency
Captain Richard Ford – USCG (Ret.)
Captain David Foret – The ACTion Group Companies
Tom Marian – Buffalo Marine Service, Inc.
Captain Richard Russell – AET, Inc. Limited

M. Tyler Gavis, PBIRC Compliance Coordinator- Port of Houston Authority

Erik Eriksson, Pilot Board General Counsel – Port of Houston Authority

The agendas and minutes from the Pilot Board Investigation and Recommendation Committee can be found here: