John D. Kennedy was reappointed to the Port Commission by the Harris County Commissioners Court Feb. 27. He was originally appointed to the Port Commission in December of 2012.
Theldon R. Branch III was reappointed to the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority by the Houston City Council Feb. 7.
Port Commissioner Stephen H. DonCarlos was recently appointed for another two-year term by the Harris County Mayors and Councils Association. The organization represents around 16 cities in Harris County.
As Port Houston closes out another year, port facilities continue to deliver solid results. Executive Director Roger Guenther reported that main drivers of the port’s growth include containers and steel imports.
Port Houston Chairman Janiece Longoria provided a “State of the Port” address at the Greater Houston Partnership’s luncheon Nov. 16.
Port Houston held its quarterly Small Business Advisory Council meeting recently, with Senior Director of Small Business and Education Outreach Gilda Ramirez and staff providing an update on port small business engagement activities and events.
Port Chairman Janiece Longoria was honored with the University of Texas School of Law's Distinguished Alumna for Community Service Award Oct. 6.
Port Commission Chairman Janiece Longoria was honored with the prestigious “Maritime Person of the Year” award at the Greater Houston Port Bureau’s Annual Maritime Dinner August 19.
In July, Port Houston’s small business department hosted a graduation reception for the Interagency Mentor Protégé Program 2017 class on the M/V Sam Houston.