CWIL Founder Janiece Longoria, Chairman of the Port Commission, Port of Houston Authority, has been named the 2017 Maritime Person of the Year by the Greater Houston Port Bureau.
“The Board of Directors of the Greater Houston Port Bureau is honored to recognize Chairman Longoria’s leadership and accomplishments in the Port of Houston. Chairman Longoria’s enthusiastic dedication to advancing the port region and building for the future of maritime commerce has positioned the Port of Houston as a globally competitive port and a key economic driver for the Houston region.”
-Charles Flournoy, chairman of the Greater Houston Port Bureau
Longoria was unanimously appointed as Chairman by the City of Houston and Harris County on January 8, 2013, and has served on the Port Commission since 2002.