Green Elected GPA Chairman

Monday, June 25, 2007
The Board of Directors of the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA) elected Stephen S. Green of Savannah to serve as Chairman of the Board. Green was first appointed to the Board of Directors in July 2004 by Governor Sonny Perdue and previously served as vice chairman. He is the President and CEO of Stephen Green Properties, a Commercial Real Estate Investment and Development Corporation. Green, who has served on numerous professional, civic and charitable boards and organizations, currently serves on the boards of Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport Commission, the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce, the Board of Directors of First Chatham Bank and the Savannah Vocational Technical College Foundation Board of Trustees. Green is one of the Founding Organizers of The First Chatham Bank and previously served as Chief of Staff to Congressman Lindsay Thomas. Green said the GPA has a number of excellent opportunities and challenges in the coming year.

Other Board members elected to one-year offices were Sunny Park of Atlanta, vice chairman and Rusty Griffin of Valdosta, secretary/treasurer. In other action, the Board of Directors approved $57,200,000 of contracts to purchase additional container handling equipment. The new container handling equipment purchases includes four additional ship-to-shore container cranes and fourteen Rubber Tired Gantry Cranes.

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