Byron Dunn Receives 2018 Navigator Award
Byron Dunn is the recipient of GSSC's 2018 Navigator Award which honors an individual each year who has displayed outstanding leadership or made other significant contributions to the development of the maritime workforce.
Founding president of GSSC, Byron's commitment to workforce development as it relates to the shipbuilding and ship repair industry cannot be denied. Jeff's comments regarding Byron's award say it all, "Leading a newly-formed regional association with 8 charter members, Byron envisioned a standardized workforce system for the industry. Under his leadership, GSSC developed the industry's first standardized structural fitter curriculum and a replicable boot camp model that delivered 100 percent employment and launched a national organization committed to fulfilling his vision on a national scale."