The New Orleans Public Belt Railroad Commission for the Port of New Orleans is comprised of six Commissioners. Since the alignment of the Port of New Orleans and the New Orleans Public Belt Railroad in February 2018, and in accordance with La R.S. 33:4530 et seq., Port Commissioners also serve on the New Orleans Public Belt Railroad Commission. The Governor of Louisiana appoints Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans’ members from a list of three nominations submitted by local civic, labor, education and maritime groups. They are unsalaried and serve five-year staggered terms.
Current members include: Chairman Joseph F. Toomy, Vice Chairman Walter J. Leger, Jr., Secretary-Treasurer James J. Carter, Jr. Commissioner Sharonda R. Williams, Commissioner Jeanne E. Ferrer, Commissioner Darryl D. Berger and Commissioner Todd Murphy.
Upcoming 2023 Regular NOPB Commission Meetings (all meetings will take place at 1:30 p.m. unless otherwise posted)
- September 26 *begins at 10:00am* (This board meeting falls on a Tuesday)
- October 19
- November 16
- December 14
For information on past board meetings click here.