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Chair David L Wmstead, Secretary
of Transportation
(410) 859 7397

The Maryland Port Commission was formed in
1988 (Chapter 541, Acts of 1988) The Commis
sion oversees the Maryland Port Administration
By devising flexible procedures, particularly for
personnel and procurement, the Commission
works to give the Port of Baltimore the competitive
edge in maritime trade
The Commission has seven members Six are
appointed to three year terms by the Governor with
Senate advice and consent The Secretary ofTrans
portation serves as chair (Code Transportation Ar-
ticle, sees 6 201 through 6 204)


Tay Yoshitam, Executive Director
James J White, Deputy Executive Director

World Trade Center Baltimore
401 East Pratt St
Baltimore, MD 21202—3041 (410) 385-4400

The Maryland Port Administration began in
1956 as the Maryland Port Authority (Chapter
2, Acts of Special Session of 1956) The Author
ity became the Maryland Port Administration in
1970 (Chapter 526, Acts of 1970) The Admini-
stration was made part of the Department of
Transportation in 1971
The Administration works to promote and in-
crease waterborne commerce in Maryland, particu-
larly at the Port of Baltimore The Administration
improves facilities and strengthens the workings of
the private operator If private facilities are made
quatc, the Adminstration may construct and, if
necessary, operate supplementary public facilities
(Code Transportation Article, sees 6 101 through
6 502) In 1979, operation of the Port of Cam-
bridge was placed under the control of the Admim
stration (Chapter 280, Acts of 1979)
The Administration operates field offices in New
York, Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, and Chicago, and is
represented in London, Haifa, Tokyo, and Hong
Kong The Administration also owns and operates
the World Trade Center Baltimore

Stephen M Feller, Director
(410) 385-4421

Administration and Finance was first the Ad
ministration and Business Management Depart
ment In 1993 the Department was renamed
Administration The fiscal responsibilities of this

office started as the Finance Department which was
reorganized in 1993 as Financial Services It
merged in 1996 with Administration to form Ad
ministration and Finance
This office is responsible for the Port Admini-
stration's personnel system, training and education,
fair employment practices, and office support serv-
ices It oversees governmental affairs. Port Corn
mission staffing, and certain business law practices
This office also directs financial affairs and manage-
ment information systems of the Port Admmistra
tion, including accounting, budget, procurement,
and real estate leasing

Mary B Hughes, Manager
(410) 385 4710

World Trade Center Marketing and Leasing
began in 1977 as the World Trade Center—Balti-
more It received its present name in 1995
This office manages the World Trade Center
Baltimore It also markets the Port of Baltimore,
Baltimore City, and the State of Maryland to other
countries through the World Trade Center Associa-
tion, which has over 200 members in 54 nations

Roy A Schleicher, Director
(410) 385-4455

Through a network of regional and interna-
tional offices, the Marketing Department promotes
the movement of waterborne commerce through
Maryland's marine terminals, thereby creating
revenues and employment and improving the
State's economy

James J, White, Director
(410) 385-4415

Operational Services started as the Operations
Department It was reorganized under its present
name m 1993 Operational Services works to provide
safe and efficient manne terminals for handling water
borne commerce The terminals are located at Seagirt,
Dundalk, North and South Locust Pomt, the Inter -
modal Container Transfer Faculty, Clinton Street ter-
minal, and Fairfield Automobile terminal

James J White, President
(410) 385 4415

Maryland International Terminals, a nonprofit
subsidiary of the Maryland Port Administration,
was created m 1990 to give the Administration a
direct role in labor negotiations and m operating
public port facilities



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