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February PSC Monthly Social: Presentation on Marine Surveying!

  • 18 Feb 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Rhodeside Grill, 1836 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, Virginia 22201

February PSC Monthly Social -- 3rd Monday of every month

February 18, 2019

Time: 6 PM for appetizers/dinner/drinks; 7 PM for Presentation

Location: Rhodeside Grill, 1836 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, Virginia 22201

SPEAKER: Doug McDaniel
PRESENTATION: Marine Surveying
Doug will talk about the Marine Surveying process and answer any questions.  His bio is at the bottom of this message. 


Not a member?  Interested in sailing or learning to sail?  Come to the social and learn about our club, our sailing classes, and our sailing opportunities on the Potomac River, Chesapeake Bay, and elsewhere.

All are welcome to attend the social!!!


Doug McDaniel recently retired after 33 years with the Alexandria Fire Department. In 2012, he apprenticed with True Heading as a marine surveyor then took over the day-to-day operations of, and is now the owner of, True Heading Marine Surveying and Consulting. Doug has done hundreds of marine surveys. He is a member in good standing of the Society of Accredited Marine Surveyors (SAMS®) as an Accredited Marine Surveyor®. In addition, he is a member of the International Association of Marine Investigators, Inc. (IAMI), American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC), National Fire Protection Association, and the Aquia Harbour Yacht Club (AHYC).  Doug's hobbies include boating and working on his boats, coaching youth baseball, golfing, playing and watching baseball, and playing guitar in a local rock band.

Doug's certifications and education include:

*SAMS® Accredited Marine Surveyor®

*ABYC - Marine Standards and Marine Systems Certified

*Chapman School of Seamanship - Yacht and Small Craft Surveying Graduate

*Chapman School of Seamanship - Damage Claims Survey Training Graduate

*Fire Officer III *Fire Instructor II

*Hazardous Materials *EMT-D

*All Technical Rescue Discipline (Rope, Trench, Vehicle, Confined Space)

*Incident Safety Officer *NIMS ICS-100, 200, 300, 400, 700, 701, 800

*Associates of Applied Science - Fire Science Administration

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