Denis Caron took the helm on January 1 as president and chief executive officer of the Belledune Port Authority
(BPA). He succeeds Raymond Doucett, who retired December 31 after 10 years in the position. The St. Louis County Board has reappointed its longest serving commissioner, Steve Raukar, to a third term on the board of the Duluth Seaway Port Authority
. Originally appointed to the port authority in 1998, Mr. Raukar currently serves as its president. The Port of Seattle
welcomed its newest commissioner, Fred Felleman, as he took the oath of office along with reelected Commissioner Courtney Gregoire at the January 12 meeting of the port commission.