SCI Announces New President

Tuesday, October 02, 2007
The Board of Trustees of the Seamen’s Church Institute of New York and New Jersey (SCI) has called the Rev. David M. Rider to be the organization’s ninth President and Executive Director. Rider succeeds the Rev. Dr. Jean R. Smith, who retires after 17 years of service. Rider comes to SCI after ten years with The Church Pension Group, where he served as Managing Trustee of the Episcopal Church Medical Trust and Senior Vice President (Claims) of The Church Insurance Company. Since 2001, Rider has served as interim leader of two large Episcopal Churches, Grace Church in New York City and St. Mark’s Church, New Canaan, CT. Already, Rider is getting his feet wet as he prepares to take the helm. He has visited ships in Port Newark, and in early October will attend an industry conference and visit SCI’s Houston and Paducah sites, meeting staff and stakeholders. Rider brings decades of experience in chaplaincy ministry, along with advanced management training to his work at SCI. In addition to many years in parish pastoral ministry, he has been a hospital chaplain in Manhattan and a pastoral counselor in Washington, DC. While at The Church Pension Group, he completed The General Manager Program and additional training in non-profit management in the Executive Education division of Harvard Business School Founded in 1834 and affiliated with the Episcopal Church, the Seamen’s Church Institute of New York and New Jersey (SCI) is the largest, most comprehensive mariners’ agency in North America. Annually, its chaplains visit 3,400 vessels in the Port of New York and New Jersey and along 2,200 miles of America’s inland waterways. SCI’s maritime education program provides navigational training to nearly 1,600 mariners each year at simulator-based facilities located in Houston, Texas and Paducah, Kentucky.
Maritime Reporter May 2015 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

People & Company News

New Dry Bulk Facility at Khalifa Port

New AED 20 million facility will pack and transport dry bulk products for petrochemical and mineral manufacturers    Abu Dhabi Ports celebrated the groundbreaking

Port of Duluth Intermodal Project Underway

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administrator, Chip Jaenichen, today joined Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken, Congressman Rick Nolan, Duluth Mayor Don Ness,

Star Clippers to Build Massive Square Rigger

Tall ship sailing specialist Star Clippers has announced that it has started building a fourth ship to add to its fleet of graceful square-riggers; its first new-build

Shipbuilding

Star Clippers to Build Massive Square Rigger

Tall ship sailing specialist Star Clippers has announced that it has started building a fourth ship to add to its fleet of graceful square-riggers; its first new-build

Mercury Diesel Engines for 16 New USCG Boats

Mercury Marine has entered an agreement with Metal Shark Aluminum Boats to power 16 U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) boats with Mercury diesel engines.   “Mercury Marine’s 2.

HHI Launches Korea’s Second Minelayer

Shipbuilder Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) launched the second minelayer, MLS-II Nampo, for the Korean Navy.   In attendance at the MLS-II launching ceremony were Baek Seung-joo,

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Security Naval Architecture Navigation Offshore Oil Pipelines Pod Propulsion Ship Repair Ship Simulators Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.1330 sec (8 req/sec)