Prospective Study Panels

Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Title 5, Appendix 2, § 15, NAPA is required to provide public notice of the names and brief biographies of appointed study panel members, and provide a reasonable opportunity for the public to comment on such appointments.

View the language of the Act (page 10-11).

PROJECT: Maritime Alignment Study

CLIENT: Maritime Administration.

DESCRIPTION: The National Academy of Public Administration will appoint a five member Panel to conduct a six-month study to develop a report that examines the Agency’s programs, management, resulting outcomes, and opportunities for improving efficiency.


Lewis Crenshaw (chair)
Mortimer Downey III
Beverly Godwin
William Kenwell - Vice Chairman, National Defense Transportation Association. Senior Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer, Maersk Line. Limited. Vice President of Sales, CSX Transportation. Vice President of Partner Relations, GT Nexus. Positions with the Sea-Land Service. 
Marvin Phaup