Distinguished Service and Port Champion Awards

May 9, 2013

NORFOLK, Va. — The Virginia Maritime Association (VMA) presented its "Distinguished Service Award" to Captain J. William (Bill) Cofer, president of the Virginia Pilot Association. The VMA also presented its “Port Champion” award to the Honorable S. Chris Jones, Virginia House of Delegates, 76th District. Shirley G. Roebuck, president of VMA, made the awards presentations in front of an audience of 900 at the Association's 93rd Annual Maritime Banquet the evening of May 9 at the Norfolk Waterside Marriott.  Captain Cofer and Delegate Jones were presented with Resolutions of Appreciation for their respective and unique contributions promoting, protecting and encouraging the ports of Virginia.

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