The Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans consists of seven commissioners. They are unsalaried and serve five-year staggered terms. The Governor of Louisiana appoints Board members from a list of three nominations submitted by local civic, labor, education and maritime groups.

The Board reflects the Port’s three-parish jurisdiction, with two members from Jefferson Parish, four from Orleans Parish and one from St. Bernard Parish. Vice-Chairman Jack C. Jensen, Jr. and Secretary- Treasurer Joseph F. Toomy represent Jefferson Parish. Commissioner William H. Langenstein, III, Commissioner Walter J. Leger, Jr. Commissioner James J. Carter, Jr., and Commissioner Sharonda R. Williams represent Orleans Parish. Chairman Charles H. Ponstein represents St. Bernard Parish.

Charles Ponstein, Commissioner, Board of Commissioners

Charles H. Ponstein

Chairman

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Jack Jensen, Commissioner, Board of Commissioners

Jack C. Jensen, Jr.

Vice-Chairman

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Joseph F. Toomy

Secretary-Treasurer

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William Langenstein, Commissioner, Board of Commissioners

William H. Langenstein, III

Commissioner

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Walter J. Leger, Jr.

Commissioner

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James J. Carter, Jr.

Commissioner

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Sharonda R. Williams

Commissioner

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