PORT COMMISSION ELECTS OFFICERS
FREEPORT, Texas – The Port Commission of Port Freeport elected new officers at August 26th regular meeting.
Thomas S. Perryman was elected as Port Commission Chairman. Mr. Perryman has been a member of the Port Commission since 1991 and is currently in his fourth term. He is a resident of Angleton and graduated from Texas A&M University with a bachelor’s degree in Business Management. Mr. Perryman is president of Perryman Property Investments, LLC and also serves as chairman of Clute-based First State Bank Corp.
Mr. Perryman will also serve as a Director for the Brazos Harbor Industrial Development Corporation and a Commissioner of the Brazos Pilot Board.
Bill Terry was elected as Port Commission Vice Chairman. The other positions are as follows: Paul Kresta Port Commission Secretary, J. M. Lowery Port Commission Assistant Secretary, James F. Brown, Jr. Port Commissioner, Ravi Singhania Port Commissioner.
Port Freeport currently ranks 16th among U.S. ports in international cargo tonnage handled. With a present channel of 45-foot depth, soon to be widened and deepened, just 3 miles from open Gulf of Mexico waters, Port Freeport offers more than 7,500 acres for future development. Port Freeport serves its customers and stakeholders through development and marketing of competitive world-class navigational capabilities, technically advanced marine and multimodal terminal services and port-related industrial facilities while achieving profits and creating jobs as a leading economic catalyst for the Texas Gulf Coast.