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Stephen DonCarlos Re-Appointed to Port Commission

HOUSTON, Jan. 25, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Harris County Mayors’ and Councils’ Association re-appointed Stephen H. DonCarlos to the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority (Port Authority). The reappointment was made during a meeting held Jan. 21. Port Commissioners serve two-year terms without pay. Mr. DonCarlos has served since September 2013.

Stephen H. DonCarlos has served as Mayor of the City of Baytown since May 2006, and is an attorney with the firm of Reid, Strickland & Gillette, L.L.P. Mr. DonCarlos has served as chair of the Harris County Hospital District, was on the Board of Directors of the Baytown Chamber of Commerce, and is a member of the East Harris County Bar Association, the Board of Directors of the Texas Medical Center, and the Houston Bar Association.

Mr. DonCarlos was appointed by the Harris County Mayors and Councils Association as Port Commissioner in September of 2013. He is Chairman of the Governance Committee and serves on the Community Relations Committee.

About the Port of Houston Authority
For more than 100 years, the Port of Houston Authority has owned and operated the public wharves and terminals of the Port of Houston – the nation’s largest port for foreign waterborne tonnage and an essential economic engine for the Houston region, the state of Texas, and the nation. It supports the creation of nearly 1.175 million jobs in Texas and 2.7 million jobs nationwide, and economic activity totaling almost $265 billion in Texas – 16 percent of Texas’ total gross domestic product – and more than $617 billion in economic impact across the nation. For more information, visit the Port Authority website at: www.portofhouston.com.

CONTACT: Lisa Ashley, Director, Media Relations Office: 713-670-2644; Mobile: 832-247-8179 E-mail: lashley@poha.com

Source:Port of Houston Authority