Pilot Board Investigation and
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.
2021 Pilot Board Investigation and Recommendation Committee:
Captain David Foret Jr., Chairman – The ACTion Group Companies
Captain Robert Thompson – Houston Pilots Association – Presiding Officer
Captain Michael Curtiss – Houston Pilots Association
Captain Steve Nelson – Houston Pilots Association
Captain Marcus Woodring – Port of Houston Authority
Captain Paul Brown – Retired Houston Pilot
Captain Mike Usher – Maritime Industry Representative
Tom Marian – Buffalo Marine Service, Inc.
Captain Richard Russell – AET, Inc. Limited
Captain M. Tyler Gavis, PBIRC Compliance Coordinator – Pilot Board Executive Director
Rachel de Cordova, Pilot Board General Counsel
The agendas and minutes from the Pilot Board Investigation and Recommendation Committee can be found here:
December 15, 2016 – Minutes