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Port Authority Advisory Committee

Transportation Code, sec. 55.006 establishes the Port Authority Advisory Committee with members appointed by the Texas Transportation Commission.

The committee provides a forum for the exchange of information between the Transportation Commission, TxDOT and committee members representing the port industry in Texas and others who have an interest in ports.

The committee's advice and recommendations provide the commission and the department with a broad perspective regarding ports and transportation-related matters to be considered in formulating department policies concerning the Texas port system.

Membership

The Transportation Commission appoints seven members to the committee with staggered three-year terms unless removed sooner at the discretion of the commission. The commission appoints one member from the Port of Houston Authority of Harris County, three members from ports located on the upper Texas coast and  three members from ports located on the lower Texas coast.

Members

Eduardo A. Campirano
Port Director
Port of Brownsville
Lower Coast Representative
John LaRue
Executive Director
Port of Corpus Christi
Lower Coast Representative
Glenn Carlson
Port Director
Port of Freeport
Upper Coast Representative
John R. Roby
Director of Customer Service
Port of Beaumont
Upper Coast Representative
Roger Guenther
Executive Director
Port of Houston
Permanent Member
Jennifer Stastny
Executive Director
Port of Victoria
Lower Coast Representative
Larry Kelley
Deputy Port Director
Port of Port Arthur
Upper Coast Representative