May 1 - The Port of Vancouver, USA has appointed Elizabeth Gotelli as chief financial and administrative officer (cfao).

Gotelli's duties as cfao will include strategic planning; development of port business policies; operations and budget responsibility for the administration, contracts, finance and IT departments; and ensuring the port complies with local, state and federal regulations and laws governing port operations.

Elizabeth Gotelli

At the Port of Long Beach, USA, Suzanne Plezia has been named senior director of the engineering bureau's program delivery group, a position which also holds the title of chief harbor engineer. Tom Baldwin has been named director of program management.

Baldwin, who previously served as assistant director of program management, will oversee the port's capital improvement programme which includes dredging, wharf, terminal, building, railroad, bridge, safety, roadway and utility projects.


Suzanne Plezia and Tom Baldwin