Board of Directors

A nine-member board of directors sets the policies and procedures governing the port.  The city appoints six members to the board, while the county appoints three.  Each board member serves a minimum four-year term.

Jan Roller, Chair

Jan Roller was appointed to the Board of Directors by the County Executive in 2012.  She served as Vice-Chair from 2017 - 2019, Ms. Roller was elected Chair on March 7, 2019.  Bio

Patricia Ramsey, Vice-Chair

Patricia Ramsey was appointed to the Board of Directors by the Mayor of the City of Cleveland in 2016.  She most recently served as Secretary/Fiscal Officer from 2017 - 2019.  Ms. Ramsey was elected Vice-Chair on March 7, 2019.  Bio

Harriet Applegate, Secretary/Fiscal Officer

Harriett Applegate was appointed to the Board of Directors by the County Executive in 2014, and reappointed in 2016.  Ms. Applegate was elected Secretary/Fiscal Officer on March 7, 2019.  Bio

J. Stefan Holmes

J. Stefan Holmes was appointed to the Board of Directors by the Mayor of the City of Cleveland in 2018.  Bio

Paul Hoogenboom

Paul Hoogenboom was appointed to the Board of Directors by the Mayor of the City of Cleveland in 2010, and re-appointed in 2014 and 2018.  Bio

Darrell L. McNair

Darrell McNair was appointed to the Board of Directors by the Mayor of the City of Cleveland in 2016, and reappointed in 2018.  He served as Board Chair from March, 2017 - March 2019.  Bio

Christopher Ronayne

Chris Ronayne was appointed to the Board of Directors by the County Executive in 2011.  Bio

Robert C. Smith

Bob Smith was appointed to the Board of Directors by the Mayor of the City of Cleveland in 2007, and was re-appointed in 2016.  Bio

David J. Wondolowski

David Wondolowski was appointed to the Board of Directors by the Mayor of the City of Cleveland in April, 2018. Bio