Dean E. Corgey has been reappointed to the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority Jan. 25, 2017, by the Houston City Council. He serves on the port’s Pension and Benefits Committee.
He has been vice president of the Seafarers International Union (SIU), and has been responsible for the Gulf Coast region since 1990. He supervises SIU activities ranging from Charleston, South Carolina, to Brownsville, Texas. Corgey oversees a staff of 25 representatives and administrative assistants while representing 7,500 members.
Corgey is also a trustee for the Seafarers Pension Plan, Seafarers Health and Benefits Plan, Joint Employment Fund, Training/Safety Fund and Transportation Institute.
A graduate of Houston’s Milby High School, Corgey attended Southwest Texas State University. He graduated from an apprentice program at the Paul Hall Center for Maritime Training and Education in Piney Point, Maryland, earning a chief engineer’s license.
Port Commissioners serve two-year terms without pay.