The Port of San Diego is pleased to announce the appointment of two new executives, both of whom bring considerable leadership experience and expertise from the private sector.
Vice President/Chief Marketing Officer Bella Heule, formerly Executive Vice President of World Trade Centers Association, began work on December 1, 2015.
Vice President/Chief Operating Officer T. Scott Edwards, a former executive in the consumer technology industry, began work on October 19, 2015.
The document, titled, “The Port of San Diego Maritime Emergency Restoration Plan,” was developed in 2015 to ensure that the reopening of the port after a transportation security incident or catastrophic disaster would be conducted in a safe and seamless manner.
The Port of San Diego swore in its 2016 Board of Port Commissioners Executive Officers at a State of the Port event on Thursday, January 7, 2016 at the USS Midway Museum. Commissioner Marshall Merrifield was sworn in as chairman, along with Commissioner Robert "Dukie" Valderrama as vice chairman, and Commissioner Rafael Castellanos as secretary. The ceremony also honored outgoing Chairman Dan Malcolm, who will continue to serve on the board.