Congratulations to Captain David Pereira who was elected president of the National Association of Marine Surveyors (NAMSGlobal) for the 2020-2022 term.
Captain Pereira is a Certified Marine Surveyor (NAMSGlobal-CMS). In addition to his contribution as a member, mentor, speaker, he has been active on committees, NAMS governance, and has served as the organization’s Vice President.
David Pereira is the President of Sabine Surveyors, Ltd where he is responsible for over fifty (50) staff members across eight (8) offices in the United States. Pereira joined Sabine Surveyors in 1991 as a staff surveyor in the New Orleans office and was promoted to Area Manager in 1995, Vice President in 2007, and President in 2016.
Captain Pereira is a graduate of the United States Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nautical Science and holds a United States Coast Guard (USCG) Ocean Master, unlimited tonnage license. He sailed in various capacities with the Masters Mates & Pilots, Marine Engineers Beneficial Association and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. He also completed periodic courses in ISO 9001 auditor training, internal quality auditing, dredging contract fundamentals, industrial hydraulic techniques, Radiation Safety Management and Automated Dredging Systems. He holds USAP credentials and has experience as an expert witness in numerous marine damage/loss and marine-related personal injury litigations.
In addition to his professional profile, he is an active outdoorsman, and the father of two. David and his wife Susan live in Covington, LA and spend their spare time at their hunting/fishing camp in Southwest, LA.