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.

Darrell L. McNair, Board Chair

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

Jan Roller, Vice Chair

Jan Roller was appointed to the Board of Directors by the County Executive in 2012.  She was elected Vice-Chair in March, 2017.  Bio

Patricia Ramsey, Secretary/Fiscal Officer

Patricia Ramsey was appointed to the Board of Directors by the Mayor of the City of Cleveland in 2016.  She was elected Secretary/Fiscal Officer in March, 2017.  Bio

Harriet Applegate

Harriett Applegate was appointed to the Board of Directors by the County Executive in 2014, and reappointed in 2016.  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

J. Stefan Holmes

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