Maritime Occupation and Support Industries Working Group

The Alaska Maritime Education Consortium (AMEC) is a collaboration between the University of Alaska (UA) and the Alaska Vocational Technical Center (AVTEC) to combine efforts in providing access to education and training for afloat and ashore careers that will support and strengthen the maritime workforce. Their focus is on the Marine Occupations and Support Industries (MOSI) sector listed in the Alaska Maritime Workforce Development Plan.  


  • Teri Cothren, AMEC Co-Lead, UA Workforce Development, Associate VP
  • Cathy LeCompte, AMEC Co-Lead, AVTEC, Director
  • Reid Brewer, UAA KPC Kachemak Bay Campus, Director
  • Gabe Dunham, UAF Alaska Sea Grant, Marine Advisory Faculty
  • Dennis Humphrey, UAA Prince William Sound College, Director 
  • Priscilla Schulte, UAS Ketchikan Campus, Director 
  • Lorraine Stewart, UAA Kodiak College, Maritime Workforce Development Coordinator


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