SANDUSKY RESIDENT TOM PASCOE APPOINTED TO NATIONAL NAVIGATION SAFETY ADVISORY COUNCIL
COLUMBUS, OH - Sandusky resident Tom Pascoe was recently appointed to serve a three-year term on the 21-member national Navigation Safety Advisory Council. His term runs through November 4, 2010, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Watercraft.
The Navigation Safety Advisory Council (NAVSAC) was established by Congress to advise the Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard and Secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation on matters relating to the prevention of boating-related accidents such as collisions and groundings. The council has also provided significant contributions to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Council members are appointed based upon their expertise and knowledge of the navigational rules of the road, aids to marine navigation, navigational safety equipment and vessel traffic service, separation schemes and routing.
"I am pleased to be able to serve NAVSAC as its only member from Ohio and the Great Lakes region in representing the interests of our recreational boaters," said Pascoe.
Pascoe is currently the president of the Ohio Waterways Safety Council. He is a 1962 graduate of Sandusky High School and 1967 graduate of Otterbein College. He also is a former part-time police officer for the Village of Put-In-Bay and deputy sheriff in Erie County. Pascoe recently completed his second term as Perkins Township trustee in Erie County.
For Further Information Contact:
John Wisse, ODNR Division of Watercraft