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 19 local civic, labor, education and maritime groups.

The Board reflects the Port’s three-parish jurisdiction, with four members from Orleans Parish, two from Jefferson Parish and one from St. Bernard Parish. Commissioner Jack C. Jensen and Commissioner Joseph F. Toomy represent Jefferson Parish. Chairman Arnold B. Baker, Vice-Chair Tara C. Hernandez, Secretary-Treasurer Darryl D. Berger and Commissioner William H. Langenstein, III represent Orleans Parish. Commissioner Charles H. Ponstein represents St. Bernard Parish.

Arnold Baker, Vice-Chairman, Board of Commissioners

Arnold B. Baker

Chairman

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Tara Hernandez, Secretary-Treasurer, Board of Commissioners

Tara C. Hernandez

Vice-Chair

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Darryl Berger, Commissioner, Board of Commissioners

Darryl D. Berger

Secretary-Treasurer

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William Langenstein, Commissioner, Board of Commissioners

William H. Langenstein, III

Commissioner

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Charles Ponstein, Commissioner, Board of Commissioners

Charles H. Ponstein

Commissioner

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Jack Jensen, Commissioner, Board of Commissioners

Jack C. Jensen, Jr.

Commissioner

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Joseph F. Toomy

Commissioner

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