Technology, Systems and Ships - Virtual First!
On August 4th, the ASNE community gathered for exciting presentations from a list of high-powered speakers.
- Live remarks from Admiral Karl L. Schultz, Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard
- Live remarks from Rear Admiral Jason Lloyd, USN, Chief Engineer and Deputy Commander for Ship Design, Integration and Naval Engineering, NAVSEA-05
- US Congressman Rob Wittman (VA-01)
Introduction from ASNE Executive Director Dale Lumme (2 minutes)
Introductory Video of USCG Commandant Admiral Karl L. Schultz (2 minutes)
Remarks and Q&A from USCG Commandant Admiral Karl L. Schultz (46 minutes)
Remarks and Q&A from Rear Admiral Jason Lloyd, USN, Chief Engineer and Deputy Commander for Ship Design, Integration and Naval Engineering, NAVSEA-05 (42 minutes)
Introduction by Rick Hepburn (2 minutes)
Remarks from U.S. Congressman Rob Wittman (11 minutes)
Concluding Remarks by Rick Hepburn and ASNE Executive Director Dale Lumme (3 minutes)
Admiral Karl L. Schultz
Commandant, United States Coast Guard
Admiral Karl L. Schultz assumed the duties as the 26th Commandant of the United States Coast Guard on June 1, 2018. He previously served from August 2016 to May 2018 as Commander, Atlantic Area where he was the operational commander for all Coast Guard
missions spanning five Coast Guard Districts and 40 states. He concurrently served as Director, DHS Joint Task Force-East, responsible for achieving the objectives of the DHS Southern Border and Approaches Campaign Plan throughout the Caribbean Sea
and Eastern Pacific Region, including Central America.
Prior flag assignments include Director of Operations (J3), U.S. Southern Command in Doral, Florida; Commander, Eleventh Coast Guard District in Alameda, California; and Director of Governmental and Public Affairs at Coast Guard Headquarters in Washington,
Rear Admiral Jason M. Lloyd
Deputy Commander for Ship Design, Integration and Engineering, SEA-05, Naval Sea Systems Command
Rear Adm. Jason Lloyd is a native of Maryville, Tennessee, graduated from Florida State University with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and earned his commission through the Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps program. He also holds
a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the Naval Postgraduate School.
His shipboard tours include USS Bainbridge (CGN 25) and USS Nimitz (CVN 68). From May 2013 until June 2016, he served as the first Reactor Officer on USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) in Newport News, Virginia. During these assignments, Lloyd conducted deployments
to the Mediterranean Sea and North Atlantic Ocean as well as executed a Refueling Complex Overhaul and a New Construction testing program.
Ashore, Lloyd served as a Deputy Project Superintendent at Norfolk Naval Shipyard, Maintenance Coordinator at Commander Naval Air Forces, Principal Assistant Program Manager at PEO Carriers, Program Manager Representative for Refueling Complex Overhaul
and Program Manager Representative for New Construction Carriers at the Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Newport News. Following his Reactor Officer tour, Lloyd served as the Executive Assistant to Commander, Naval Sea Systems Command. From June, 2017
until March, 2020 Lloyd served as the Commanding Officer of the Supervisor of Shipbuilding, Newport News, Virginia. In May 2020, Lloyd assumed duties as Chief Engineer and Deputy Commander for Ship Design, Integration and Engineering, Naval Sea Systems
As the Navy’s chief engineer and NAVSEA deputy commander for Ship Design, Integration and Naval Engineering, Lloyd leads the engineering and scientific expertise, knowledge and technical authority necessary to design, build, maintain, repair, modernize,
certify and dispose of the Navy’s ships, aircraft carriers, submarines and associated combat and weapons systems. He is authorized to wear the Legion of Merit (three awards), Meritorious Service Medal (four awards), the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation
Medal (four awards), Navy Achievement Medal (two awards) in addition to various unit awards.
Congressman Robert J. Wittman
Virginia’s First Congressional District
Rob Wittman was first elected to serve the First Congressional District of Virginia - America's First District - in December of 2007. He was re-elected for his sixth full term in the House of Representatives in November 2018. For more than 20 years, Rob
has served in several levels of government, from Montross Town Council to United States Congress. Rob won his first campaign for public office in 1986 when he was elected to the Montross Town Council, where he served for 10 years, four of them as
Mayor. In 1995, Rob was elected to the Westmoreland County Board of Supervisors and was elected its Chairman in 2003. In 2005, voters in the 99th Legislative District elected Rob to the Virginia House of Delegates, where he served until he was elected
to the United States House of Representatives in 2007.