Speaker Profiles

Dr. Clarissa Anderson
Executive Director, Southern California Coastal Ocean Observing System Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Travis Black
Team Lead, Port Development and Intermodal Planning Office of Ports and Waterways Planning, U.S. Maritime Administration
Frank Colonna
Commissioner, Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners Port of Long Beach
Kristin Decas
Chief Executive Officer Port of Hueneme
Kris English
Chief Innovation Officer PortLink
Jason H. Giffen
Vice President, Planning & Environment Port of San Diego
Jason C. Golumbfskie-Jones, PE, N40
Commander Navy Installations Command, Southwest
Gus Hein
Gateway Director, Mid-Pacific Region U.S. Maritime Administration
Zachary Hughes
President Salus Resources
Duane Kenagy, PE
Capital Programs Executive Port of Long Beach
Lauren Knapp, Ph.D.
Office for Coastal Management, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Don Krusel
Industry Leader
Michael LaFleur
Vice President, Maritime Services Port of San Diego
John Lemieux
Director, Strategic Accounts and Government Services Matson Logistics
Eileen Maher
Director, Environmental Conservation including Aquaculture and Blue Technology Port of San Diego
Jane McIvor
Executive Director Association of Pacific Ports
Katie Miller
Director, Human Resources & Administrative Services Port of Stockton
Larry Oetker
Executive Director Port of Humboldt Bay
Sarah Pautzke
Scientist Lynker
Kate Quigley
Natural Resource Economist Office for Coastal Management, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Theresa Stevens
Senior Project Manager U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Regulatory Division, Los Angeles District
Joe Stuyvesant
President and CEO Port of San Diego
Shalini Vajjhala, PhD
Executive Director San Diego Regional Policy & Innovation Center