TVIB Course Reschedule Alert!

March 13, 2020

Dear Industry Partners and Friends,

Due to the growing concerns of the COVID-19 virus and out of an abundance of caution we have decided to reschedule the upcoming Annual Survey of Towing Vessels (ASTV) course scheduled for April 14th – 16th at our main office in Channelview, TX.

We have rescheduled this training for June 23rd – 25th in Channelview, TX. We hope those that have already registered for the original dates will move to the new dates in June. Of course, anyone unable to attend can have those funds placed on account for future courses or request a full reimbursement.

Finally, if you’ve reserved a room at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites, you will need to contact the hotel directly at 346-410-5050 and cancel within the timeframe specified in your reservation details to prevent penalties.

We will greatly miss our time together, but we look forward to seeing you at one of our future training dates. If you have further questions or concerns, we are here to help! Always feel free to email or call 832-323-3992.

Kind Regards,

Your TVIB Staff

TVIB Staff News

We’ve expanded our administrative support staff recently by adding the position of Office Administrator/Bookkeeper in our main office. We would like to welcome Danielle Munoz to the TVIB team. Danielle will be working alongside the TVIB staff to support our auditor/surveyor members, training /quality and bookkeeping.

Danielle is a seasoned Administrative Assistant with 14 years in the field. She has extensive experience with all administrative tasks and working with C-level executives. Having held positions in the Plastic Distribution and Oil & Gas Industries she is able to tailor skills to meet the needs of various clients. She has increased efficiency in her assigned roles and prides herself with time management and strong organizational skills.

Danielle recently completed 10 years in the Oil & Gas Industry, serving as an Executive Assistant for 8 years before transitioning to support the Recruiting Department. Within 3 months Danielle was promoted to Senior Recruiter where she, along with the Business Developmental Director, developed and implemented several new programs. Danielle led a team of recruiters and administrative assistants to successfully place over 250 contract employees for a large renewable energy client.

Danielle attended Bradford School of Business where she received her Business Administrative Certificate. She continues to improve her performance by attending training courses, conferences and networking. 

In addition to her administrative assistant role, Danielle enjoys volunteering at her children’s school and sports teams where she can use her creativity and craft skills to assist with classroom parties, school dances and team activities. Danielle also enjoys a variety of exercising and is always eager to try the next level of workout to challenge herself.

Please be sure to welcome Danielle when you get a chance, you will find her contact information on the website under Contact Us and Our Staff.

TVIB Training Opportunity Alert – First Annual Survey of Towing Vessels Course for 2020!

New in 2020! Our ASTV course has been shortened from a 4-day to a 3-day in class training with additional online pre-course modules that must be completed prior to class start date.

Are you looking to get certified to become a Sub M Surveyor to conduct TVIB Third Party Organization annual surveys?  Or perhaps you’re performing surveys as part of an internal survey program?

Our Annual Survey of Towing Vessels course is ideal for you!

Since the inception of the training, TVIB has hosted more than 30 USCG personnel, including investigators and inspectors from across various sectors. The combination of students from both industry and the USCG has proven to be an invaluable mix for the course, resulting in dynamic and informative discussion and insights.

Dates: Tuesday, April 14 – Thursday, April 16, 2020
Time: 8:00 am – 5:00pm
Location: ACTSafe Training Room, 15201 East Freeway, Ste. 214A Channelview, TX 77530
Course Fee: $975   TVIB Members OR $1275 Non-Members

*Please note that our only other ASTV course for 2020 is set for November 3-5 in Harahan, LA

Register for the April training at the link below or contact Cindy Hunsaker at: 832-323-2182 — for assistance.