Recreational Boating Safety Specialist, Coast Guard District 11, Alameda, CA
Office Phone: 510.437.5364
Doug Leavell is Recreational Boating Safety Specialist, Coast Guard District 11 in Alameda, CA, a post he began in January 2020.
A 30-year veteran of the United States Coast Guard, he retired as a Chief Warrant Officer 4 in 2019. Mr. Leavell spent his career primarily in the search and rescue and law enforcement communities, responding to hundreds of recreational boating incidents from minor break-downs, to high profile events involving loss of life.
Mr. Leavell has held command at a multi-mission Coast Guard Station and was certified to operate multiple types of Coast Guard boats. He is a graduate of the Maritime Law Enforcement Academy, and holds degrees in management, and administration as well as multiple credentials including IMS, ice rescue, and public affairs to name a few.