New commissioner appointed to Duluth Seaway Port Authority

Tuesday, January 10 2012

Duluth, Minn., USA - Chris Dahlberg was appointed by the St. Louis County Board to a six-year term on the Duluth Seaway Port Authority Board of Commissioners effective Jan. 3, 2012. He fills the vacancy created when Commissioner Bill Kron's term ended in December.

Dahlberg, who was elected to the St. Louis County Board in 2008, had served as a member of the Duluth City Council in 1992-94. President of the Dahlberg Law Office, P.A., he is a graduate of the University of Minnesota Law School, with degrees in public policy from the University's Humphrey Institute, political science from the University of Minnesota Duluth, and in Mandarin from the Defense Language Institute in Monterey, Calif.  

Dahlberg has been a member of the U.S. Army Reserves for 23-plus years. He currently holds the rank of major and is with the Brigade Judge Advocate attached to the 330th Medical Brigade, Fort Sheridan, Ill.  He served in Baghdad in Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2004-05. Dahlberg is also active with several Duluth civic and business organizations including the YMCA Youth Services Committee, Bethany Crisis Shelter Advisory Committee and the Lake Superior Zoological Society Board.

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, and three by the Duluth City Council.

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