Tidewater announced that John Pigott has been selected to serve as a member of the Inland Waterways Users Board for a term that will run through June 30, 2011.
The Inland Waterways Users Board is an industry Federal advisory committee whose eleven members represent all geographic areas on the fuel-taxed inland waterways system of the United States. The Board’s purpose is to make recommendations to the Congress and the Secretary of the Army on the priorities and spending from the Inland Waterways Trust Fund for construction and rehabilitation projects on the fuel-taxed waterways system. Such recommendations are made in an annual report to the Secretary of the Army and the Congress.
John Pigott has been with Tidewater since 1997 when he was hired as Port Captain, he was promoted to General Manager in 2005, and most recently assumed the position of Assistant to the President focusing on government and industry affairs.