The Board of Directors of the New Orleans Public Belt Railroad Corporation is comprised of six Directors. With the Port’s acquisition of the New Orleans Public Belt Railroad effective February 1, 2018, Port Commissioners also serve as Directors of the New Orleans Public Belt Corporation Board. The Governor of Louisiana appoints Board of Commissioners of the Port of New Orleans members from a list of three nominations submitted by 19 local civic, labor, education and maritime groups. They are unsalaried and serve five-year staggered terms.

Current members include: Chairman Arnold B. Baker, Vice-Chair Tara C. Hernandez, Secretary-Treasurer Darryl D. Berger, Laney J. Chouest, William H. Langenstein, and Charles H. Ponstein. New Orleans Public Belt Railroad Corporation Directors meetings are held at 1350 Port of New Orleans Place, New Orleans, LA 70130.

Future Board Meetings

October Board Meetings

  • October 21 Committee Meeting Agenda
  • October 24 Regular Board Meeting

2019 Regular Board of Directors Meetings

  • October 24
  • November 21
  • December 19

For information on past board meetings click here.