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DRPA Names Director of Port of Philadelphia and Camden
The Delaware River Port Authority has named Kate McNamara, former assistant general counsel at DRPA, to the position of Director of the Port of Philadelphia and Camden (PPC).
As director of the Port of Philadelphia and Camden, Ms. McNamara will focus on DRPA's port related operations which include the Philadelphia Cruise Terminal at Pier 1 and the RiverLink Ferry System.
“We are pleased to have Kate onboard. Her previous work experience with PPC will serve her well as she transitions into her new role as director. We look forward to her leadership and new ideas for promoting and improving the cruise terminal and RiverLink Ferry System,” said DRPA Chief Executive Officer John J. Matheussen.
Ms. McNamara had previously served as assistant general counsel for DRPA where her practice focused on legal issues relating to port operations, as well as labor negotiations, transactional and real estate work.
Ms. McNamara holds a bachelor's degree in Geography, with a concentration in International Business and World Trade from the State University of New York in Buffalo, New York. She also holds a Juris Doctorate from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She is on the board of directors of the Friends of the Free Library of Philadelphia and a member of the Leadership Philadelphia Class of 2004.
Ms. McNamara resides in Philadelphia with her husband and son.
The Delaware River Port Authority is a regional transportation and development agency. DRPA owns and operates the Benjamin Franklin, Walt Whitman, Commodore Barry and Betsy Ross bridges, the PATCO High Speed Line, the Philadelphia Cruise Terminal at Pier 1 and the RiverLink Ferry.
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