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Port Fernandina, OHPA Seek Executive Director

The Board of Directors of the Ocean Highway & Port Authority (OHPA) of Nassau County and Port Fernandina are seeking proposals and qualifications for an Executive Director.

OHPA intends to initially fund the Executive Director position with grant and/or ARPA Covid relief funding through December 2024. The Executive Director, in coordination with OHPA, shall work toward securing additional financial resources to support the long-term funding of the Executive Director position and its office. Interested candidates should submit a formal proposal, as further outlined here, to Rossana Hebron at, no later than April 15, 2022. The Executive Director will report directly to the OHPA Board of Directors and shall be responsible for representing and acting on behalf of OHPA pursuant to its State Charter and Florida law. The ideal candidate will have extensive port operations and related logistics experience, preferably in Florida.