Jerry Streeter Named President of the Marine Tech. Society

Jerry Streeter, vice president, sales and marketing of Houston-based J P Kenny Inc., the John Wood Group subsidiary specializing in subsea and pipeline engineering, has been elected president of the Marine Technology Society.

The Marine Technology Society is an international, not-for-profit professional society serving the diverse interests of the ocean community. Technical areas of expertise include advanced marine technology, marine law and policy, ocean engineering, and marine resources. The 40-year-old organization has approximately 2500 members who are ocean professionals in academia, industry and government.

"Man will continue to use and become even more dependent upon the oceans as a resource, but for this to happen successfully the public must become aware of the importance of a healthy ocean," Streeter stated. "I encourage the members of the Marine Technology Society to share their knowledge, experience and ideas with fellow members of the oceans community and to reach out to their local communities, helping to increase public awareness of the impact oceans have on our daily lives and the impact we have on the oceans."

Prior to being elected to the two-year presidential term, Streeter served as president-elect for two years, and was Southern Region vice president for four years. He is also a member of The Metals, Minerals, Materials Society (TMS), and served as the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) Program Committee Chair, and on the Underwater Intervention Technical Conference Committee.