McClash re-elected Port Manatee chair
Manatee County Port Authority's board of directors has re-elected Joe McClash as the board chairman for the coming year.
McClash, who as one of seven county commissioners automatically has a seat on the separate, port authority board, is also chairman of the West Coast Inland Navigation District and the Manatee County Tourist Development Council, and is on the board of several other local oversight bodies.
The port authority also elected Ron Getman as first vice chairman, Carol Whitmore as second vice chairman, and Amy Stein as third vice chairman. Other board members are Gwendolyn Brown, Donna Hayes and Jane von Hahmann.