Erie Port Names New Executive Director

Categories:  News & Politics    Community
Tuesday, August 26th, 2014 at 1:07 PM
Erie Port Names New Executive Director by Erie Reader Staff
porterie.org

As of 1 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 26, the Erie-Western Pennsylvania Port Authority has a new executive director: Brenda Sandberg.

The announcement of Sandberg's appointment comes on the heels of the retirement of Raymond Schreckengost, who served as the Port's executive director for twenty years. His final day in the post will be Oct. 31.

Sandberg currently serves as the director of economic and community development for the City of Erie, a position she's been in since Oct. 2011. Prior to that, she served as the executive director of the Erie Downtown Partnership and was a zoning officer for the City of Erie.

According to a press release issued by the Port, "Brenda comes to us with an extensive amount of experience in government functions, public relations, grant writing, economic development, and is a lifetime Great Lakes resident. We feel strongly that Brenda will continue the good works that we have enjoyed under Mr. Schreckengost’s direction. The Board of Directors takes their role of managing the assets of the Erie Bayfront very seriously, and we will give Brenda the necessary support to manage them for the good of the region."

Check ErieReader.com for updates regarding this appointment, and follow us on Twitter @ErieReader.com.

Erie Reader: Vol. 7, No. 24
Now Available — Pick It Up Today

CURRENT

Be part of something meaningful 

Pennsylvania, Prohibition, and the renegade pastor who took on his town

Is Murder on the Orient Express interesting enough to hold its own against the full massive blockbusters?

Celebrate Yuletide in the style of the Emerald Isle with Danu.

The Erie Philharmonic kicks off the most wonderful time of the year with “Come Home for the Holidays”

IN THIS ISSUE

Be part of something meaningful 

Pennsylvania, Prohibition, and the renegade pastor who took on his town

Is Murder on the Orient Express interesting enough to hold its own against the full massive blockbusters?

Celebrate Yuletide in the style of the Emerald Isle with Danu.

The Erie Philharmonic kicks off the most wonderful time of the year with “Come Home for the Holidays”

What better way to greet December than with a full slab of bone-crushing metal?

Vulfpeck is an emergent band brimming with youthful energy.

Post-election reactions after Erie Democrats gain a narrow victory

Guys Focus

Thor: Ragnarok is a good attempt at something new, but it could’ve gone even weirder!

2017 Best of Erie Voting Now Open! Vote Now!
Closing in
Click here to close now