Port of Grays Harbor Executive Director Gary Nelson has officially begun his role as Chairman of the Board for the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA).
His term will last for one year.
The AAPA represents more than 130 public port authorities in the U.S., Canada, the Caribbean and Latin America.
It was announced in March that Nelson was unanimously elected as the Chairman, placed in the role at AAPA’s 108th Annual Convention in Norfolk, VA.
Nelson joined the Port of Grays Harbor in 2000, working with port customers, staff, as well as state and federal agencies and the local community in an effort to expand and improve the Port. During his time has seen growth in cargo, investments, and business activity, according to a release from the local taxing authority.
Nelson will serve as AAPA’s Chairman for a one-year term. He also chairs the association’s U.S. delegation.
More information on the AAPA is available at aapa-ports.org.
Information on the Port of Grays Harbor is available at portofgraysharbor.com or satsop.com.