St. Joseph Regional Port Authority


Meetings are held quarterly and as the board determines necessary to fulfill the required duties.


County Appointed

  • Chris Dunn                                                  Term expires December 31, 2028
  • Joseph Houts                                              Term expires December 31, 2026
  • Robert Norton                                            Term expires December 31, 2027

City Appointed

  • Glen Drake
  • Ken Beck
  • Royal T. Turner

Mark Woodbury (Board)

About the Regional Port Authority

The mission of the authority is to promote the general welfare of the community by increasing the volume of commerce through encouraging private capital investment by fostering the creation of industrial facilities and industrial parks, enhancing economic development, and job creation and developing the intermodal potential of the Missouri River for the commercial benefit of the region.

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