Our staff of 20 maritime professionals have a full plate building, maintaining and repairing vessel tracking sites and weather stations at over 130 locations in Alaska; maintaining a 24x7 Operations Center; and aiding the maritime industry comply with a plethora of state and federal regulations.

A glance at the below resumes, reveals an exciting and wide range of skill sets - under one roof - with extensive experience in Alaska maritime operations.
Captain Ed Page
Captain Ed Page
Executive Director
Captain Page is a 1972 graduate of the U.S. Coast Guard Academy who served in the Coast Guard for 29 years after graduation.

Brett Farrell
Brett Farrell
Assistant Director
Brett joined the Marine Exchange in April 2006 after a career that spanned more than 21 years in the Coast Guard.

Rick Sypeck
Rick Sypeck
Administrative Assistant
Rick has lived in Alaska for 20 years. Originally from Miami, Florida, he moved to Alaska after serving in the United States Marine Corps for 3 years.
Ken Phillips
Ken Phillips
Compliance Manager
Originally from Arvada, Colorado, Ken joined the Marine Exchange in July 2013 after more than 22 years in the Coast Guard.

Kristin Cadigan-McAdoo
Kristin Cadigan McAdoo
Finance Manager
Kristin, daughter of a retired Coast Guard Captain, was raised in Juneau after transferring here when she was 10 years old.

Jonathan Wood
Jonathan Wood
Assistant Finance Manager
Originally from Kentucky, Jonathan joined the Marine Exchange staff in May 2014.

Captain Bill Benning
Captain Bill Benning
Chief Technical Officer
Bill is a 23 year graduate of the U.S. Coast Guard.

Ed Mayer
Ed Mayer
Engineering Technologist
A graduate of the State University of New York at Binghamton, New York, Ed joined the Marine Exchange in the fall of 2010.

Rob Mayer
Rob Mayer
IT Systems Technician
Rob joined the U. S. Air Force right out of High School.

Jen Karnik
Anna Branch
Director of External Affairs
Anna was born and raised in Southeast Alaska. She joined the Marine Exchange of Alaska over 10 years ago.
Shawn Mauldin
Shawn Mauldin
Technical Project Manager
Shawn hails from Valdez. He spent 24 years with the U.S. Coast Guard.

Jen Karnik
Jen Karnik
Maritime Operations Analyst
Jen likely acquired her wanderlust and fascination with underwater acoustics from her father, a former Navy submarine sonarman.

Matt York
Matt York
Operations Watch Supervisor
Matt enlisted with the Coast Guard in 1989 and served on the PT HARRIS out of Honolulu, HI.

      Jessica Dreibelbis
      Jessica Dreibelbis
      Maritime Information Specialist
      Jessica joined the Marine Exchange in March of 2016.
      Taron Wood
      Taron Wood
      Maritime Information Specialist
      Originally from California, Taron found his way to Utah and Idaho in search of great snow and world class river rafting.
        Amanda Landvik
        Amanda Landvik
        Maritime Information Specialist
        Amanda was born and raised on the Oregon Coast. She comes from generations of ocean-loving mariners and fisher-people and has always felt most at home near the sea.


        Nick Hatch
        Nick Hatch
        Field Technician
        Originally from Massachusetts, Nick joined the Marine Exchange technical staff in March 2013.

          Erik Bachmann
          Erik Bachmann
          Field Technician
          Erik began his nautical career at an early age of 7 months when his parents purchased a Nor’Sea 27 sailboat.

            Zoe
            Zoe
            Ship's Dog
            Zoe joined the Marine Exchange in the beginning of 2011.