Captain Elizabeth Gedney Passenger Vessel Safety Award
This award is named in honor of Captain Elizabeth “Beth” Gedney, who was PVA’s Director of Safety, Security and Risk Management for many years. It is presented annually to recognize actions by PVA Vessel members and their employees through safety training, seamanship, and dedication to the best standards of the passenger vessel industry that have resulted in a significant, positive outcome. More simply, actions taken in response to a crisis or emergency, resulting in a substantial, and possibly life-saving, impact (i.e. man-overboard).
To apply for the Captain Elizabeth Gedney Passenger Vessel Safety Award, click here to complete the online application form. Nominations are due by November 30.
Roger Murphy National Marine Safety Award
This award is named in honor of PVA Past President Roger Murphy, the founder of the PVA Safety and Security Committee and is given annually to a deserving employee of a PVA member, as recognition for demonstrating, enhancing or contributing to the overall safety of their company or organization and the passenger vessel industry.
To apply for the Roger Murphy Award, click here to complete the online application form. Nominations are due by November 30.
For questions about either award, contact PVA’s Eric Christensen at 1-800-807-8360 x 26 or firstname.lastname@example.org.