COMMAND SENIOR ENLISTED LEADER
Master Chief Petty Officer Brian W. Marek
Master Chief Petty Officer Brian W. Marek assumed the responsibilities of Command Master Chief for PSU 301 on October 01, 2021. Master Chief Marek is the senior enlisted leader for the unit, the primary advisor to the Commanding Officer on all enlisted personnel matters and provides counsel and guidance to enlisted personnel.
Master Chief Marek is a native of Long Island, NY. He enlisted in the Coast Guard in November of 1997 and entered the Coast Guard Reserve in January 2008. MCPO Marek’s previous assignments include the Senior Enlisted Reserve Advisor Base Boston, Senior Enlisted Reserve Advisor Station New York, Base Boston C5I Electronics Support Detachment New York, Electronics Support Unit Detachment Cape Cod, a plank-owner of USCGC Walnut, and USCGC Sassafrass out of Honolulu, HI. He has been recalled to active duty most recently as the FEMA Nation-Wide COVID-19 Vaccination Site Team Leader for the USCG Director of Operational Logistics (DOL-1), as the Wave 3 Senior Enlisted Leader for the CG Southwest Border
Operation, and for C5I logistical management and support for the Deepwater Horizon industrial disaster. Master Chief Marek's awards include three Coast Guard Commendation Medals, five Coast Guard Achievement Medals, a Commandant Letter of Commendation and other personal, team, and service awards. He has earned a permanent Command Master Chief (Silver Badge) Insignia, and is currently working on earning a Port Security Unit insignia.
Master Chief Marek is a graduate of the CG Senior Enlisted Leadership Course, Reserve Class 34 of the CG Chief Petty Officer Academy, CG Information Systems Management School, and has earned certifications as a High Power Submarine Cable Tech, as well as a Tower Climber. In his civilian capacity he currently is employed as a federal employee working as the USCG District One Telecommunications Manager and Designated Agency Representative (DAR) for the USCG C5I Service Center Kearneysville, WV, detached duty out of NYC, NY, where he holds and maintains various other certifications, including COR Level 2, FAC P/PM, Security+ and ITIL.
Master Chief Marek is married to the former Stacy A. Fiske of Pittsgrove, NJ. They live with their two children, Jameson and Maia, and two dogs, Bailey and Maple in Burlington Township, NJ.