Mary Anne Rooney, President of the Port of Hueneme port commission has been named vice chair of the Association of Pacific Ports. As a result of this honor, the Port of Hueneme will host the APP annual conference in 2016.

“I am very honored to be selected by my peers and have the opportunity to leverage the port and industry needs of our region. We look forward to hosting the 103rd anniversary of the Association of Pacific Ports.” said Commission President Rooney.

“President Rooney has been an active and valued Executive Committee member and will serve well as an APP Vice President,” said Lisa Pomasl, Executive Director of APP.

The Association of Pacific Ports is a trade and information association founded for the purpose of promoting increased efficiency and effectiveness of the ports of the Pacific. Programs of the Association of Pacific Ports are aimed at enhancing the technical and governance expertise of commissioners and other port officials through meetings, educational seminars and the exchange of appropriate communications. These programs are also pertinent to the needs of ports’ management and technical staff.