Waterways Council Inc. Names New Officers And Directors

The Waterways Council Inc.’s Board of Directors elected the following new officers for 2011-13 at its annual meeting on Oct. 19 in Pittsburgh:

Chairman, Matt Woodruff, (Director, Government Affairs, Kirby Corp.); Vice Chairman, Steve Little, (President, Crounse Corp.); General Counsel, Dan Mecklenborg, (Senior Vice President, HR & Chief Legal Officer, Ingram Barge Co.); Immediate Past Chairman, Rick Calhoun, (President, Cargo Carriers).  All other officers were re-elected to their current positions.

The following new members have been elected to the Arlington, Va.-based council’s Board of Directors:

Gary Anderson, Vice President, Grain Marketing, CHS Inc.; Bruce Hahn. Executive Vice President, Marquette Transportation; Martin Hettel, Manager, Captive Services, AEP River Operations; and Michael McLean, Senior Vice President, Consol Energy Inc.

“The Board of the Waterways Council is purposely diverse, with representation from across the waterways system and across the spectrum of waterways users, including shippers, carriers, ports, service providers, labor and agricultural interests.  We are united in the view that maintaining a safe, efficient and reliable system of waterways is essential to our nation’s future.  The sustained commitment of high level executives from our member organizations to serve as officers and directors of WCI is a testament to the importance of the council’s work to these groups,” Woodruff said in a council press release. 

The full list of WCI’s Board of Directors can be found at http://www.waterwayscouncil.org/AboutUs/BoardofDirectors.pdf and its Officers and Executive Committee at http://www.waterwayscouncil.org/AboutUs/ExecutiveCommittee.pdf 


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