Marine Liaison Officer Jeannot Smith came to Vineyard Offshore after a career in the United States Coast Guard. During his time in the Coast Guard he worked throughout the United States focusing on Maritime Search and Rescue, Oil Spill Response, and Disaster relief efforts. He most recently served as the Deputy Sector Commander for Sector Southeastern New England based out of Woods Hole, MA. Prior to the Coast Guard he earned a Master Degree in Marine Management from Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia where he focused on Integrated Marine and Coastal Zone Management. He grew up in New York City and currently resides with his wife and two children in East Falmouth, Massachusetts.