Meet the Executive Officer
Commander Brian Meier
Commander Brian Meier assumed the duties as Executive Officer, Coast Guard Training Center Petaluma in July 2017.
Prior to reporting to Petaluma, Commander Meier served as the Chief of Response for Sector Puget Sound in Seattle, Washington. His other operational tours include: Sector Lake Michigan, Marine Safety Office Memphis and USCGC BRAMBLE (WLB-392). As a staff officer, he has served as the Chief of the Port Operations School at Training Center Yorktown and as an Assistant Professor of Chemistry at the U. S. Coast Guard Academy.
A native of Cincinnati, Ohio, Commander Meier graduated the U. S. Coast Guard Academy in 1996 with a Bachelor of Science in Marine and Environmental Science. He earned a Master of Science in Environmental and Industrial Hygiene from the University of Cincinnati in 2002. His awards include two Coast Guard Meritorious Service Medals, three Coast Guard Commendation Medals, and numerous other personal and unit awards.