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When you talk about the Port Authority, this is the authority.

The Duluth Seaway Port Authority is governed by a seven-member Board of Commissioners, two appointed by the Governor of Minnesota, two by the St. Louis County Board of Commissioners, and three by the Duluth City Council.

The Board of Commissioners is responsible for the technical, financial, and organizational development of the Port Authority. Appointed to six-year terms with varied expiration dates, commissioners meet monthly to set policy, approve contracts, and determine budgets. The Board also hires the agency's executive director and oversees agency operations.

Any of the commissioners can be reached through the Port Authority office:
218.727.8525  admin@duluthport.com

Ray Klosowski Ray Klosowski
Vice President

Ray Klosowski, retired Duluth Airport Authority executive director, was appointed to a six-year term on the Port Authority Board by the Duluth City Council in October, 2004,  reappointed in 2010 and again in 2016. Klosowski, a retired Brigadier General, commanded the 148th Fighter Wing at Dulu…More

 
Rick Revoir Rick Revoir
Treasurer

Rick Revoir was re-appointed to the Port Authority Board of Commissioners for a six-year term by the Duluth City Council in Oct. 2012, having been appointed initially to fill a vacancy two years earlier.  An assistant professor in the School of Business and Technology at the College…More

 
Norm Voorhees Norm Voorhees
Secretary

Norm Voorhees, market development representative for the Iron Workers Local 512, was appointed to the Duluth Seaway Port Authority Board of Commissioners by the Duluth City Council in December 2008 and reappointed in 2014. Voorhees, a Duluth native, brings a strong voice for labor to the Port Autho…More

 
Tony Sertich Tony Sertich
Commissioner

Tony Sertich was appointed to the Duluth Seaway Port Authority by Governor Mark Dayton for a six-year term, effective Feb. 25, 2013. Sertich, a former DFL legislator who hails from Chisholm, Minn., is a fourth generation Iron Ranger. Named president of the Northland Foundation in January …More

 
Yvonne Prettner Solon Yvonne Prettner Solon
Commissioner

Yvonne Prettner Solon was appointed by Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton to a six-year term on the Port Authority Board, effective Feb. 14, 2015. This is her second term on the Board, having first served from 1990-94 as an appointee of the Duluth City Council (elected president in 1993). Prettner So…More

 
Pete Stauber Pete Stauber
Commissioner

Pete Stauber was appointed by the St. Louis County (SLC) Board to complete the remaining term of former commissioner Steve Raukar on the Duluth Seaway Port Authority Board, effective January 5, 2017. Stauber retired from professional hockey and began his career in law enforcement with the Duluth …More

 
Patrick Boyle Patrick Boyle
Commissioner

Patrick Boyle was appointed by the St. Louis County Board to complete the remaining term of former commissioner Chris Dahlberg on the Duluth Seaway Port Authority Board, effective January 5, 2017. Boyle, a nurse practitioner for the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, was first elected to t…More