Betsy Benac has been elected to a one-year term as chairwoman of the Manatee County Port Authority, the governing board of Port Manatee
. William T. Bergeron is the newly-elected chairman of the Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans
. Steven Plate – a 30-year employee of The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey
– has been promoted to the newly created position of chief of major capital projects. Port of Tacoma
commissioners named Connie Bacon to lead the 2016 commission at their December 17 meeting. Commissioners Don Johnson and Clare Petrich also were sworn in following their November re-elections.