Houston businessman Ric Campo was appointed Chairman of the Port Commission of the Port of Houston Authority by the City of Houston and Harris County Commissioners Court.
Campo, Chairman and CEO of Camden Property Trust, says he is honored and humbled to be appointed to the position.
“The best is yet to come for our region, and our port will help drive us into a bright future,” Campo says.
Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner and Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo presided over the meeting, which was held at Port Houston’s executive offices. By state statute, the Chairman of the Port Commission is appointed by the governing bodies of the City of Houston and Harris County Commissioners Court in a joint session.
Campo will replace Janiece Longoria, whose third and final term as chairman expires February 1. She provided 16 years of strong leadership on the Port Commission. Port Commissioners serve two-year terms without pay.