Marine Emergency Response Group
Maritime Training for Maritime Professionals

Public Safety Emergency Response Training
NASBLA BOAT Program Courses
USCG Captains License Courses
Jet Boat Operations


Terry is a man of many talents. Terry owns and operates a marina, a TowBoatUS towing and salvage company, a canvas shop, and a full service marine repair facility, all located within the Washington DC Metropolitan Area.

He has held a USCG 100 ton Master license for over 25 years and presently holds a Master of Towing license with an unlimited radar endorsement.

Terry has been involved in the design and construction of the first MetalCraft fireboat Firestorm and the Phoenix models as well as the MetalCraft Towboat series. 

Through his involvement with the Potomac River Rescue Association, Terry has planned and conducted numerous multi-jurisdictional maritime response drills in the National Capital Region and been a facilitator between jurisdictions to improve interoperability and cooperation for marine emergency response in the region.

Terry has been a salvage surveyor for BoatsUS Marine Insurance Claims for hurricanes Ivan and Katrina performing salvage coordination and logistics in the Pensacola Florida and Gulfport / Biloxi Mississippi region.

Terry currently is the Chairman of the Potomac River Rescue Association, a member of the USCG National Capital Region Area Maritime Security Committee and currently Chairman of C-PORT (the national association for marine assistance towing and salvage). Terry sits on the Prince William County Wetlands Board and Chesapeake Bay Area Preservation Board. In addition, he has been a Mercruiser, Volvo, and OMC certified Marine Technician for over 15 years and a certified diver for 30 years.

He is an honorary member of the Occoquan-Woodbridge-Lorton Volunteer Fire Department and qualified fireboat operator.