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 members from a list of three nominations submitted by 19 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 Walter J. Leger, Jr. and Commissioner Darryl D. Berger represent Orleans Parish. Vice-Chairman Charles H. Ponstein represents St. Bernard Parish.

Upcoming 2021 Regular Port NOLA Board Meetings

  • April 22
  • May 20
  • June 24
  • July 22
  • August 26
  • September 23
  • October 21
  • November 18
  • December 16

For information on past board meetings click here.