JAXPORT’s Board of Directors elects new officers

Oct 26, 2015 | Press Releases

The JAXPORT Board of Directors unanimously selected an updated slate of officers during its regular meeting today. The following officers will each serve a term ending Sept. 30, 2016:

  • Chairman: Dr. John Newman
  • Vice Chairman: James Citrano 
  • Treasurer: Ed Fleming
  • Secretary: Joe York

Dr. Newman, who continues as Chairman, is Senior Pastor of The Sanctuary at Mt. Calvary; Citrano is retired Managing Director of CBRE Group’s Jacksonville office; Ed Fleming is retired CEO/President of Atlantic Marine Holding Co, LLC and Joe York is CEO, AT&T Florida, Puerto Rico, and U.S. Virgin Islands. 
Other members of the JAXPORT Board of Directors include immediate past chairman John Falconetti, President, The Drummond Press Inc. and John Rood, Chairman, The Vestcor Companies and former U.S. Ambassador to the Bahamas. One board seat currently remains open.
Also during today’s meeting, Vice Chairman Citrano agreed to serve as JAXPORT’s liaison with the North Florida Transportation Planning Organization. The North Florida TPO is the independent regional transportation planning agency for Clay, Duval, Nassau and St. Johns counties.
JAXPORT’s unpaid, appointed seven-member Board of Directors provides policy guidance. Four board members are appointed by the Mayor of Jacksonville and three members are appointed by the Governor of Florida.