Don Welch Succeeds Clifford O'Hara As President Of AAPA

The American Association of Port Authorities concluded its 69th annual convention, held in Norfolk, Va., recently with the election of officers and directors for the coming year. Don Welch, executive director of the South Carolina Ports Authority, was elected president of the Association that represents ports in the Western Hemisphere.

Other officers for the coming year are: Ned Reed, executive port director and general manager, Port of New Orleans, who becomes first vice president; Mel Shore, port director, Port of Sacramento (California), second vice president; and Lloyd Anderson, executive director, Port of Portland, third vice president.

Mr. Welch succeeds Clifford B.

O'Hara, director of port commerce for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, as president of the Association.

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