posted on February 19, 2015 08:47
DRBA Commission Reorganizes; Elects Chair, Vice Chair
(New Castle, DE) Today, William E. Lowe, III of Lewes, Delaware, and James N. Hogan of Franklinville, New Jersey, were sworn-in to the leadership posts of Chairman and Vice Chairman respectively at the bi-state agency’s monthly meeting. Hogan and Lowe were unanimously selected to serve in the leadership roles by their fellow Commissioners at the conclusion of last month’s meeting held on January 21, 2015. The leadership posts of Chairman and Vice Chairman rotate between the States of Delaware and New Jersey every two years.
Jim Hogan (pictured left) congratulates Bill Lowe on his election as Commission Chairman and presents him with the meeting gavel. Beginning his second term as Commission Chairman, Bill Lowe has guided vessels up the Delaware River as a Pilot for the Pilots’ Association of the Bay and River since 1989. Vice Chairman Hogan, who serves as Gloucester County Clerk – a position he has held since 1998 – just completed his third term as Chairman during his Commission tenure.
About the Delaware River and Bay Authority
The DRBA, a bi-state governmental agency created by Compact in 1962, owns and operates the Delaware Memorial Bridge, the Cape May- Lewes Ferry, and the Delaware City – Salem Ferry Crossing. The DRBA also manages corporate and aviation properties through its economic development powers - two airports in New Jersey (Millville Airport and Cape May Airport) and three in Delaware (New Castle Airport, Civil Air Terminal and Delaware Airpark). All DRBA operating revenues are generated through the bridge, ferry and airport facilities. For more information, visit www.drba.net