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. Secretary-Treasurer Jack C. Jensen, Jr. and Commissioner Joseph F. Toomy represent Jefferson Parish. Chairman William H. Langenstein, III, Commissioner Darryl D. Berger, Commissioner Tara C. Hernandez and Commissioner Walter J. Leger, Jr. represent Orleans Parish. Vice-Chairman Charles H. Ponstein represents St. Bernard Parish.

William Langenstein, Commissioner, Board of Commissioners

William H. Langenstein, III

Chairman

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Charles Ponstein, Commissioner, Board of Commissioners

Charles H. Ponstein

Vice-Chairman

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Jack Jensen, Commissioner, Board of Commissioners

Jack C. Jensen, Jr.

Secretary-Treasurer

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Darryl Berger, Commissioner, Board of Commissioners

Darryl D. Berger

Commissioner

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Tara Hernandez, Secretary-Treasurer, Board of Commissioners

Tara C. Hernandez

Commissioner

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Joseph F. Toomy

Commissioner

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Walter J. Leger, Jr.

Commissioner

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