Jason Adams is chief operations officer at Inland Marine Service, an inland vessel management company in the United States and a leader in compliance excellence. With over 20 years of experience in the environmental, health and safety industry, Adams overseas all daily operations including safety, security and environmental requirements for the company’s vessel and shoreside operations. He is an American Waterways Operator (AWO) and Towing Vessel Inspection Bureau (TVIB) Responsible Carrier Program certified auditor, shipyard competent person and a crew endurance management system expert. Adams is a past chairman of the AWO Interregion Safety Committee and is a member of the Murray State University Occupational Safety and Health Advisory Council. He received his designation as a Certified Safety Professional in 2001.