NAMEPA (North American Marine Environment Protection Association) was founded 11 years ago by Clay Maitland (International Registries Inc- the Marshall Islands Ship Registry) and Carleen Lyden Walker (CEO Morgan Marketing and Communications). Based on the strength and breadth of their maritime industry experience, NAMEPA has grown to over 200 members covering North American and into Europe. Further, Carleen has utilized her over 12,000 strong marketing database and expertise to leverage the organization into global recognition at the International Maritime Organization (IMO) level.