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JAXPORT’s Board of Directors elects new officers

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October 23, 2017


New JAXPORT Board Chairman Ed Fleming receives gavel from
former Chairman Jim Citrano 

The JAXPORT Board of Directors unanimously selected a new slate of officers during its regular monthly meeting today. The following officers will each serve a term ending Sept. 30, 2018:

  • Chairman: Ed Fleming

  • Vice Chairman: John Falconetti

  • Treasurer: John Baker

  • Secretary: Jamie Shelton

Ed Fleming is retired CEO/President of Atlantic Marine Holding Co, LLC; John Falconetti is the President of Drummond Press; John Baker is Executive Chairman of FRP Holdings, Inc. and Jamie Shelton is the President of bestbet Jacksonville.

Other members of the JAXPORT Board of Directors include immediate past chairman Jim Citrano, retired Managing Director, CBRE Group’s Jacksonville office; Dr. John Newman, Senior Pastor, The Sanctuary at Mt. Calvary and Joe York, CEO, AT&T Florida, Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands.

Also during today’s meeting, the following members were appointed to serve on the JAXPORT Board of Directors’ Audit Committee: Falconetti, who as Board Vice Chairman will serve as committee chairman, Baker and Shelton.

In addition, Shelton agreed to continue his service as JAXPORT’s liaison with the North Florida Transportation Planning Organization, the independent regional transportation planning agency for Clay, Duval, Nassau and St. Johns counties.

JAXPORT’s unpaid, appointed seven-member Board of Directors provides policy guidance. Four board members are appointed by the Mayor of Jacksonville and three members are appointed by the Governor of Florida.

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