Meet the Staff

IVODGA Commitment To The Dangerous Goods Transportation Industry

Our pledge to you - IVODGA's highly skilled, efficient and congenial staff is available to personally answer member's questions regarding ocean borne container traffic of dangerous goods. We are a member-responsive industry association that consistently strives to achieve total member satisfaction.

IVODGA contracts with Hazardous Materials / Dangerous Goods transportation industry professionals of Currie Associates Inc. to provide professional association management services to this dynamic organization.



Currie Associates Inc. - is a privately held New York corporation founded in 1990. The corporation has historically provided, on a worldwide basis, dangerous goods / hazardous materials transportation consulting, training, auditing and association management services.

Tom Ferguson, Administrator and Chief Technical Officer

Christine M. Yakush, Administrator

Anne Barry, Director, Marketing and Communications

Laurie West, Administrative Coordinator


Instructors & Regulatory Compliance Specialists:

L'Gena Shaffer, Director, Regulatory Compliance  

Julie Prescott, Sr. Regulatory Compliance Specialist

Rodolfo Koria Maynez, Regulatory Compliance Specialist

Ana Diaz, Regulatory Compliance Specialist