WATERWAYS COUNCIL, INC. ELECTS DIRECTORS, EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE, OFFICERS AND AUDIT COMMITTEE

Washington DC – As its Annual Meeting and Board of Directors Meeting in Chicago on November 14, 2018, Waterways Council, Inc. (WCI) elected Directors for a Three-Year Term ending November 2021 as follows:

Ohio Valley Region
Bruce McGinnis, McNational, Inc., South Point, OH

Mississippi Region Category
Rob Innis, LafargeHolcim, Dundee, MI

Southern Region
Scott Leininger, CGB Enterprises, Inc., Covington, LA

Shipper’s Category
Ken Applegate, Valero Energy, Houston, TX

Carrier’s Category
Matt Woodruff, Kirby Corporation, Houston, TX

Waterways Services Category
Cherrie Felder, Channel Shipyard, Metairie, LA

Associations/Government Category
Troy Jones, St. Louis-Kansas City Carpenters Regional Council, St. Louis, MO

At Large Category
Chris Blanchard, Cooper/T. Smith, New Orleans, LA
Mary Ann Bucci, Port of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
Rob Carlisle, Carlisle & Bray, Covington, KY
Marty Hettel, American Commercial Lines, St. Louis, MO
Kevin Mulholland, Phillips 66, Houston, TX
Mario Munoz, Turn Services, LLC, New Orleans, LA
Ken Hartman, National Corn Growers Association, Waterloo, IL
Brent Nissen, ARTCO/ADM, Decatur, IL
Caryl Pfeiffer, LG&E & KU Services, Louisville, KY
Martha Scott Poindexter, Bunge Corporation, Washington, DC
Rodney Weinzierl, Illinois Corn Growers Association, Bloomington, IL

Board Members by virtue of their title:
Michael Toohey, President and CEO, Waterways Council, Inc., Washington, DC, Nov.
2019
Dan Mecklenborg, General Counsel, Ingram Barge Company, Nashville, TN, Nov.
2019

The following WCI Executive Committee, Officers, and Audit Committee Members were also elected by the Board of Directors:

Executive Committee
Peter Stephaich, Chairman
Tim Parker, Immediate Past Chairman
Michael Toohey, President and CEO
Matt Ricketts, First Vice Chairman
Steve Golding, Vice Chairman
Rob Innis, Vice Chairman
Caryl Pfeiffer, Vice Chairman
Rodney Weinzierl, Vice Chairman
Dan Mecklenborg, General Counsel
Marty Hettel, Secretary
Cherrie Felder, Treasurer
Merritt Lane, At Large
Scott Leininger, At Large
Lee Nelson, At Large
Jeff Webb, At Large
Matt Woodruff, At Large
Rick Calhoun, Honorary Past Chairman
Mark Knoy, Honorary Past Chairman
Berdon Lawrence, Honorary Past Chairman

Officers
Peter Stephaich, Chairman
Tim Parker, Immediate Past Chairman
Michael Toohey, President and CEO
Matt Ricketts, First Vice Chairman
Rob Innis, Vice Chairman
Steve Golding, Vice Chairman
Caryl Pfeiffer, Vice Chairman
Rodney Weinzierl, Vice Chairman
Matt Woodruff, Vice Chairman
Dan Mecklenborg, General Counsel
Marty Hettel, Secretary
Cherrie Felder, Treasurer
Debra Calhoun, Senior Vice President
Paul Rohde, Vice President

Audit Committee
Lee Nelson, Chairman
Caryl Pfeiffer
Matt Ricketts
John Wepfer

Waterways Council, Inc. is the national public policy organization advocating for a modern and well-maintained national system of ports and inland waterways. The group is supported by waterways carriers, shippers, port authorities, agriculture, labor and conservation organizations, shipping associations and waterways advocacy groups from all regions of the country. Visit www.waterwayscouncil.org.

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