Board of Directors

Ken Applegate
VP Transportation Services
Valero Energy Corporation


Chris Blanchard
Cooper/T. Smith Corporation


Brian Blowers
Director, Marine HSSE and
Government Affairs
Phillips 66


Mary Ann Bucci
Executive Director
Port of Pittsburgh Commission


Richard Calhoun
Cargo Carriers


Robert Carlisle
President and Partner
Carlisle & Bray Enterprises


Joe Devall
Devall Towing


John P. Eckstein
Marquette Transportation Company, LLC


John Engelen
Vice President, Government Affairs
CHS, Inc.


Cherrie Felder, Treasurer
Vice President
Channel Shipyard Companies


David Frederick
Manager, Fuel and Transportation Procurement
FirstEnergy Corporation


Steve Golding
Golding Barge Line, Inc.


Michael Hennessey
Vice President, Sales and
Brownsville Marine Products


Martin T. Hettel
Vice President, Government Affairs
American Commercial Barge Line


Rob Innis
Manager, Marine Operations
Lafarge Holcim


Charles Jones
Chairman of the Board
AmherstMadison, Ltd.


Jeff Kiefer
Managing Director – Operations
AEP – River Transportation


Gary LaGrange
President and CEO
Port of New Orleans


Merritt Lane, Immediate Past Chairman
President and CEO
Canal Barge Company


Scott Leininger
Vice President, CTLC
and Marine Divisions
CGB Enterprises, Inc.


Bruce McGinnis
President and CEO
McNational, Inc.


Daniel Mecklenborg, General Counsel
Senior Vice President, Chief Legal
Officer and Secretary
Ingram Barge Company


Lee Nelson
President and CEO
Upper River Services, LLC


Garry Niemeyer
Former Chairman
National Corn Growers Association


Brent Nissen
Director, Maritime Compliance


Tim Parker, Chairman
Parker Towing Company, Inc.


Caryl Pfeiffer, Vice Chairman
Director, Corporate Fuels and
LG&E and KU Services Company


Martha Scott Poindexter
Vice President, Government and
Industry Affairs


Scott E. Ramshaw
Business Development & Government Relations
Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 562


Matt Ricketts
President and COO
Crounse Corporation


Dale Roth
Business Representative
St. Louis/Kansas City Carpenters Regional Council


Todd Sandifer
Manager, Marine Transportation
Marathon Petroleum Company, LLC


Stephen Sheridan
Executive Vice President and
Chief Commercial Officer
Trinity Marine Products, Inc.


Jeff Shoaf
Senior Executive Director,
Government Affairs
Associated General Contractors


Mike Somales
Murray American Transportation


Peter H. Stephaich, Vice Chairman
Campbell Transportation Company


Michael J. Toohey, President and
Waterways Council, Inc.


Rodney Weinzierl, Vice Chairman
Executive Director
Illinois Corn Growers Association


John Wepfer
Wepfer Marine, Inc.


Matt Woodruff,
Director, Public & Government Affairs
Kirby Corporation