Commander Keith M. Donohue is currently seconded to the International Maritime Organization, a specialized agency of the United Nations, at the Regional Activity Center/Regional Marine Pollution Emergency Information and Training Center for the Wider Caribbean Region in Curacao. In this position he works directly with Nations and Territories facilitating technical assistance and capacity building in order to ratify and implement international conventions aimed at preventing and responding to oil spills, and other threats to the marine environment from ships. Prior to this assignment he served in positions such as Commanding Officer of the Pacific Strike Team; International Port Security Liaison Officer throughout Europe, Africa and Middle East; Chief of Response in Port Arthur Texas; and Environmental Specialists at U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters. CDR Donohue received his commission from USCG Officer Candidate School in 1997. He holds a Master of Arts in Marine Affairs from the University of Rhode Island; a Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemical Oceanography from Florida Tech; and Merchant Mariner Credentials for Uninspected Passenger Vessels and Inland Vessels. He is a certified Type 1 Incident Commander, ICS Instructor and a Master Exercise Practitioner. His personal awards include two Meritorious Service Medals, five CG Commendation Medals, two CG Achievement Medals, two Humanitarian Service Medals, the Commandant’s Letter of Commendation Ribbon, and the Overseas Service Ribbon.